Samsung has announced the global availability of its all-new Smart Monitor to meet the new needs of today’s consumers, who are now working, learning and consuming entertainment at home. Samsung Smart Monitor comprises of powerful smartphone and PC connectivity, remote home office and learning features as well as Smart Hub, a comprehensive entertainment hub, just like Samsung’s built-in Smart TV platform. Mind you! The Samsung Smart Monitor is currently available in United States, Canada and China. However, Samsung plans to expand launching markets starting the end of November.
The monitor is available in two variants:
- The M7 supports Ultra-High Definition (UHD) resolution in 32-inch
- The M5 supports Full HD (FHD) resolution in 32-inch and 27-inch
Emphasising that work, education and entertainment have transformed into home-centered activities across the world, Hyesung Ha, Senior Vice President of Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics, said, “With this new normal, it is no surprise that most indicators show a rise in digital activities and many are rethinking their technology use at home. Our new Smart Monitor is a direct response to that demand. Consumers no longer have to choose between a screen for one or the other as this display brings it all together.”
Furthermore, the new Samsung Smart Monitor provides numerous connectivity options for both PCs and smartphones. Users can connect their personal mobile devices with just a simple tap using Tap View, App Casting or Apple AirPlay 2. Users can also connect to the monitor with Samsung DeX for a complete desktop experience using a mobile device.
According to Samsung, the display operates Microsoft Office 365 applications without a PC connection thanks to embedded Wi-Fi, allowing users to view, edit and save documents in the cloud directly from the monitor for home office and learning. The USB Type-C port allows for data, display and power — up to 65W — with just a single connection. Multiple USB ports and Bluetooth 4.2 allow for additional connection versatility while the display has built-in two channel speaker.
With Samsung’s Smart Hub, the display of the Smart Monitor also operates as a complete entertainment hub as it can stream content. The monitor’s app store allows users to stream their favourite content including Netflix, HBO and YouTube even without a connection to a PC or mobile device. The display can also be controlled by voice thanks to Bixby integration.
Samsung’s Smart Monitor also comprises of technology designed to make viewing more comfortable. Adaptive Picture optimizes picture quality for any viewing environment by automatically adjusting brightness and color temperature in response to room conditions. With a special eye-saver mode to reduce blue light, this device ensures the most comfortable viewing experience in any environment.
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