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April 28, 2009


LUXEON REBEL ES—WORLD’S FIRST POWER LED SPECIFIED FOR
MINIMUM 100 LUMEN PER WATT PERFORMANCE

High efficacy LED supports the nation’s energy innovation agenda and simplifies
development of more energy efficient lighting solutions.

SAN JOSE, CA — Philips Lumileds today released LUXEON Rebel ES, the world’s first
high-efficacy power LED specified to deliver a minimum of 100 lumens per watt. As the
global demand for efficient lighting solutions increases, Philips Lumileds is focusing on
the performance characteristics that are most important to the lighting industry. The
company’s attention to efficacy makes it simpler to create solid-state lighting solutions
that eclipse conventional solution efficiency in many applications such as outdoor and
refrigeration.

“LUXEON Rebel ES meets two complementary objectives: extending the energy-saving
ability of LED technology and simplifying LED product selection to make it easier for
lighting designers to take advantage of those capabilities,” said Steve Barlow, Executive
VP of Sales and Marketing at Philips Lumileds. “Both of these features will help the
industry meet its energy reduction and sustainability goals.”

Creating energy efficient SSL applications is easier because, flux binning and forward
voltage (Vf) binning selections are pre-determined to deliver 100 lumen per watt efficacy.
With one simple selection, color (CCT), lighting engineers can adopt LUXEON Rebel ES
for their most efficient applications and begin reducing the energy required for many
solutions.

LUXEON Rebel products are already known for their extremely small size, high-light
output, long-useful life and ruggedness. LUXEON Rebel ES retains all these benefits
while also offering:

   •   Specified 100 lumen per watt performance.
   •   A path to minimizing energy consumption and reducing our carbon footprint.
   •   Simpler LED selection to speed design and manufacturing and to lower
       development costs.
   •   Robust performance over temperature to reduce efficacy and light output
       fluctuation.
These performance benefits are enabled by full implementation of Philips Lumileds’ thin
film flip chip technology and the continuous improvement of epitaxial processes.
Through these and other ongoing technology advances, the company continues to
support the lighting industry’s need for brighter, more efficient, long-lasting power LEDs.

Availability
LUXEON Rebel ES is available from Future Lighting Solutions
(www.futurelightingsolutions.com) with standard lead times. Future is the exclusive
provider of LUXEON power LEDs and a strategic partner dedicated to making it easier
for luminaire manufacturers to develop solid-state lighting solutions.

About Philips Lumileds
Philips Lumileds is the world's leading provider of power LEDs for everyday lighting
applications. The company's recent records for light output, efficacy and thermal
management are direct results of the ongoing commitment to advancing solid-state
lighting technology and enabling lighting solutions that are more environmentally friendly,
help reduce CO2 emissions and reduce the need for power plant expansion. Philips
Lumileds' LUXEON LEDs are enabling never before possible applications in hospitality,
outdoor lighting, retail lighting and in homes. More information about the company's
LUXEON LED products and solid-state lighting technologies can be found at
www.philipslumileds.com.

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 approximately 116,000 employees in more than 60
countries worldwide. With sales of EUR 26 billion in 2008, 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 flat TV, male shaving and
grooming, portable entertainment and oral healthcare. News from Philips is located at
www.philips.com/newscenter.


For further information contact:
Heather Kelly, SSPR
heather@sspr.com
+1 719-634-8274

Tracy Annandale, TKO
tracy@tko.co.uk
+44 (0)1444 473555

								
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