Brilliant interactive display with SmoothTouch: Philips 242B9T available now in Egypt and Saudi Arabia


A sturdy, water and dust resistant touch screen monitor for flexible use anywhere, with articulating stand to fit angles you need. Offering simple and intuitive use across applications, greatly boosts up productivity.

Cairo, Egypt: MMD, the leading display specialist and brand license partner for Philips monitors, today announced the availability of the new B Line LCD SmoothTouch monitor                      (242B9T) in Egypt and Saudi Arabia. The Philips 242B9T 24” panel (23.8″/60.5 cm diagonal), 1920 x 1080-pixel resolution (Full HD) offering a brilliant interactive display. The Philips New B Line SmoothTouch is sturdier compared to other monitors thanks to the water and dust resistant touch screen. Along with that, the monitor is for flexible enough to be used anywhere and comes with an articulating stand to fit angle that suits you. These features offer simple and intuitive use across applications and greatly boosts up productivity.


The new Philips B Line LCD SmoothTouch monitors (242B9T) uses projected capacitive 10-point touch technology for a fluid response. You can fully utilize the new capabilities of touch-based applications and even bring your older applications to life from touch-type with 10 fingers or play exciting interactive games with your friends. You can also collaborate with colleagues interactively at a work or school environment to increase your productivity and efficiency.

Water and dust resistant:

For less than perfect environments, you need a monitor meets the international IP rating for water and dust resistance that is designed to hold up to the splashes of water and dust. Ingress Protection (IP) ratings defined in international standard IEC/EN 60529, and are used to define levels of sealing effectiveness of electrical enclosures against intrusion from foreign bodies and moisture which both Philips 242B9T fully supports.

16:9 Full HD display:

Picture quality matters. Regular displays deliver quality, but you expect more. This display features enhanced Full HD 1920 x 1080 resolution. With Full HD for crisp detail paired 

with high brightness, incredible contrast and realistic colors expect a true to life picture.


SmartContrast is a Philips technology that analyses the contents you are displaying, automatically adjusting colours and controlling backlight intensity to dynamically enhance contrast for the best digital images and videos or games where dark hues are displayed. When Economy mode is selected, the contrast is adjusted and backlighting is fine-tuned to make it easier to use everyday office applications and decrease power consumption.

LowBlue Mode:

Studies have shown that just like ultra-violet rays, shortwave length blue light rays from LED displays can also affect vision over time and can potentially cause eye damage. Developed with digital wellbeing in mind, the Philips LowBlue Mode setting uses a smart software technology to reduce harmful shortwave blue light.


Philips SmartStand allows for flexible adjustment of the display. Its Z-type structure with smooth tilt, height adjustment and folding capabilities enable you to use it in various ergonomic positions. You can set the stand in upright position for better touch control, or recline it backwards to make it easy for you to draw or annotate. It even allows you to put the screen almost flat on the table for some applications if needed.

Connectivity Options and High-speed data transfer:

Aside from support the traditional VGA input and the newer Display port input, the new Philips B Line LCD SmoothTouch monitors (242B9T) brings the power of HDMI that can deliver high-definition video and audio all in a single cable. This port also makes the monitor compatible with not just PCs, but with a variety of other AV sources as well. Users can also take advantage of the high-speed file transfer thanks to the USB 3.1 port.

The new Philips B Line LCD Smooth Touch Monitor 242B9T is available with our Channel partners: “El-Shrouk Advanced Solutions”, “Al Masria Office Solutions”, “United advanced systems”, “East Asia showrooms” and “ALHODA Domyat”in Egypt. “Midan Al sherra” and “Nojoom Al Raqia” in Saudi Arabia, also the product in available on All Philips monitors comes with a standard 3-year warranty.

About MMD:

MMD-Monitors & Displays Holding B.V. (‘MMD’), registered in the Netherlands, with their head offices in Amsterdam, is a wholly owned company of TPV Technology Limited (‘TPV’), which is one of the world’s leading monitor and LCD TV manufacturers.

MMD-Monitors & Displays Holding B.V. (‘MMD’) exclusively markets and sells Philips-branded LCD displays worldwide under trademark license by Koninklijke Philips N.V. By combining the Philips brand promise with TPV’s manufacturing expertise in displays, MMD uses a fast and focused approach to bringing innovative products to market.

About Philips Monitors:

Philips was founded as far back as 1891 in the Netherlands, and has since engaged in more than a century of innovation and entrepreneurship. 

Thanks to the company developing timeless business values, Philips has become one of the most highly recognized and trusted brands in the world today. This comes from a tradition of caring about people’s needs, innovating based on ever-changing insights, and working to make a positive change in people’s lives – tr    aditions as meaningful now as they were in the company’s beginnings. 

Philips monitors stand for excellent picture quality, and providing innovative solutions to problems people really care about. To reflect this Philips commitment, Philips has created the slogan: ‘Innovation and You’.