Last November Samsung presented A new range of smart monitors that offer features commonly found on company smart TVs. Based on Samsung’s proprietary Tizen operating system, the Samsung Smart Monitor range offered users a new all-in-one experience with wireless DeX support, Bixby voice control and support for a variety of popular streaming services. The intelligent monitors made their way to the Indian market Early this year in April. Samsung is now expanding its range to include four new models.
The second generation Samsung Smart Monitor product line includes a 43-inch M7 Smart Monitor with 4K UHD display and HDR10 support, a 24-inch M5 entry-level Smart Monitor with FHD display and new white variants of the existing model 27-inch and 32-inch Smart Monitor M5 models. The new 43-inch M7 smart monitor is now the premium offering in the product range and comes with a new solar-powered all-in-one remote control made from recycled plastic. The two new models have a 16: 9 display, a viewing angle of 178 degrees, 250 peak brightness and HDR10 support. The monitors also contain 10W speakers.
The new Samsung Smart Monitor lineup includes some major software enhancements, including a TV Plus feature that allows users to access free live TV and on-demand content. This Universal Guide feature provides content recommendations based on users’ viewing patterns and customizable support for voice assistants. The last feature is especially useful as users can change the voice assistant on their smart monitors to Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. In addition, Samsung will update the RAS function to “PC on Screen” in June in order to activate it “Simple and secure connectivity between the smart monitor and external PCs for improved usability.”
Samsung has not published any pricing or availability information for the new smart monitors at this time. We’ll update this post as soon as the company shares more details. Contact Samsung for more information on the new range of Smart Monitors website.