This time Samsung introduced its newest smart monitor variant, the Smart Monitor M8. This monitor is arguably an alternative to Studio Display. The meaning of the alternative here is as a more affordable option. Samsung has introduced this device at the 2022 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas.
However, this is the first time the order has been opened in stages for the global region. This monitor has a stylish design and has many color variants to choose from. The reason Samsung presents many color variants is to provide a product that can suit the lifestyle of its consumers.
Kyounghoon Kim, Executive VP & Head Design Team, Visual display Business, Samsung Electronics, said “The color palette of the Smart Monitor M8 is inspired by the theme “Shades of Nature”. Gazing up at the blue sky on a sunny day, recharging energy in a lush green forest, or finally take a bath in the sunset.”
Comes in One Size
It’s still a matter of design, the available color options include Warm White, Sunset Pink, Daylight Blue, and Spring Green. The thickness is only 11.4mm and the height can be adjusted according to taste. Although not using the VESA standard. This device has a screen measuring 32 inches with a flat panel and a 16: 9. The resolution reaches 4K UHD, a maximum brightness of 400 nits, and supports HDR10 + content. The panel used is VA type with a refresh rate of 60Hz, a contrast ratio of 3,000 :1, and a wide viewing angle of 178 degrees.
This device supports 1 billion colors, suitable for content creators because it supports 99% sRGB color coverage. For connectivity, pa On the back, there is the option of 1 micro HDMI port and 2 USB-C ports, one of which supports charging up to 65W. Other wireless connection alternatives are Wifi 5 and Bluetooth 4.2. Samsung pinned two built-in speakers, each 5W and equipped with an integrated tweeter. It includes a remote control and a full HD resolution webcam in the purchase package.
Samsung Smart Monitor M8 Has Sophisticated Features
Not only can it be used to project the display from other devices. This monitor runs the built-in TizenOS operating system and can be considered smarter than Studio Display. This monitor is equipped with OTT platform applications such as Amazon Prime Video, Netflix, Disney+, and Apple TV via a WiFi connection.
With support for Samsung DeX, Apple AirPlay 2, and Microsoft 365, computer and smartphone devices can also be connected wirelessly. It can even be used to work by simply connecting the Smart Monitor M8 with a keyboard and mouse, without the need for other devices.
Still not finished, this monitor also supports advanced features specifically for video calls. The magnetic SlimFit camera is supported by features such as face tracking and auto-zoom. Can automatically adjust the appearance of the face captured by the camera. The microphone can also pick up voice messages remotely, via voice assistant services like Bixby and Alexa. Smart Monitor M8 can also be used to control other Samsung IoT devices. For the price, the Samsung Smart Monitor M8 retails for $279.