Philips' CosmoPolis Xtra outdoor lamp features 50% longer lifetime than predecessor

Nov. 30, 2011
Date Announced: 30 Nov 2011 Eindhoven, the Netherlands - Philips has increased its CosmoPolis lamp’s lifetime by 50%, from to four to six years (24,000 hr). This warm-white light offers a CCT of 2800K. The CosmoPolis Xtra delivers efficacy of up to 120 lm/W and is available in 45W, 60W, 90W and 140W versions. The dimmable 2800K light is the preferred color temperature for outdoor application, enhancing the ambience of outdoor spaces wile improving the safety on roads and motorways, and in residential and urban areas. David Vanbeselaere, Senior Business Development Manager HID Systems, commented: “Many local governments, urban planners and municipalities are under pressure to reduce costs and carbon emissions, while ensuring that safety and atmosphere in towns and cities are not sacrificed. The upgraded CosmoPolis Xtra provides the perfect solution - high quality warm-white light, with the benefit of extended lifespan, meaning that lamps need to be replaced often, reducing maintenance and re-lamping costs. With EU legislation in 2012 phasing out the use of inefficient conventional lighting, the new CosmoPolis Xtra provides an excellent alternative.” About Royal Philips Electronics Royal Philips Electronics of the Netherlands (NYSE: PHG, AEX: PHI) is a diversified health and well-being company, focused on improving people’s lives through timely innovations. As a world leader in healthcare, lifestyle and lighting, Philips integrates technologies and design into people-centric solutions, based on fundamental customer insights and the brand promise of “sense and simplicity.” Headquartered in the Netherlands, Philips employs over 120,000 employees with sales and services in more than 100 countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 22.3 billion in 2010, the company is a market leader in cardiac care, acute care and home healthcare, energy efficient lighting solutions and new lighting applications, as well as lifestyle products for personal well-being and pleasure with strong leadership positions in male shaving and grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at

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