In November 2020, Samsung launched the first “do everything” smart monitor in the form of M5 and M7. They provide monitor functionality and are designed to act as smart TVs as well. Expanding the lineup, the company unveiled a new M8 smart monitor with a 4K display, slim form factor, and a variety of color options. Let’s take a look at the details below.
Samsung M8 Smart Monitor: Specifications and Features
The new Samsung M8 Smart Monitor is similar to previous models (and colorful iMacs), but Samsung has significantly reduced the bezel around the screen. It’s also very thin and fits in just 11.4mm. This gives the monitor a sleek, modern look and also comes with a height-adjustable stand (HAS) with tilting capabilities.
Samsung offers a new 32-inch optional smart monitor with a 16: 9 aspect ratio, a refresh rate of 60Hz, and a UHD panel that supports HDR10 +. It also has a contrast ratio of 3000: 1 and supports 1.07 billion colors.Like its predecessor, the new M8 smart monitor Can be used as a PC monitor or stand-alone smart TV.. With Wi-Fi support and running Samsung’s Tizen platform, users can access OTT platforms such as Netflix, AppleTV +, and Prime Video without having to connect to a PC or set-top box.
Users can also use it as a stand-alone machine because it comes with Google Duo, a web browser, and a Microsoft 365 program. You can also use Samsung Dex to connect your smartphone to your monitor. Samsung has also added support for AirPlay 2.In addition, M8 monitor Can also be a hub for IoT devices In addition to SmartThings support, it comes with built-in Bixby and Alexa.
For I / O ports and wireless support, it comes with an M8 smart monitor Versatile USB-C port that supports up to 65W charging and data transfer2nd USB-C port for accessories, micro HDMI port, 2 speakers with tweeter, Bluetooth version 4.2, and Wi-Fi 5.
In addition to these, the new smart monitor comes with an additional slim fit cam. Magnetic webcam It can be attached to or removed from the monitor on demand. Users can easily attach a slim-fit cam to the top of the monitor during a video conference without having to deal with cumbersome wiring. Fit Cam supports face tracking and auto-zoom features.
According to the company, the M8 Smart Monitor has been awarded the CES Innovation Award Honoree by the Consumer Technology Association (CTA) for its advanced display technology.Come in Four aesthetic color options: Daylight Blue, Spring Green, Warm White and Sunset Pink.
Price and availability
Now coming to the price, Samsung is offering the M8 smart monitor for $ 729.99 (~ Rs55,526).However, warm white variations are offered at a slightly lower price. $ 699.99 (~ Rs 53,241).. All color variations of the M8 Smart Monitor are now available for pre-order on Samsung’s official website. Samsung hasn’t disclosed the shipping date at this time.
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