At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, Samsung showcased their latest 3D device lineup which include LED 9000, LED 8000 and LED 7000 as well as LCD and plasma televisions and Blu-ray players.
Showcasing its new 3D device lineup, an HDTV-based application store, and innovative eBook readers, Samsung has unveiled its latest range of technologies at the Consumer Electronics Show press conference. The manufacturer has bagged 23 prestigious CES 2010 Innovation Awards including three Best of Innovations: three eco-design honors, three LED HDTVs, one Plasma HDTV, three Blu-ray players, one home theater system, two digital audio players, two digital cameras, one refrigerator, six mobile phones and one monitor for multi display.
Creating the Future of Home Entertainment
Samsung will propel 3D forward with an extensive line-up of 3D-capable home entertainment products. The maker will deliver the first complete 3D eco-system with an advanced 3D television, sophisticated 3D Blu-ray player, stylish active shutter 3D glasses and a home theater system.
The full 3D product lineup includes the LED 9000, LED 8000 and LED 7000 as well as LCD and plasma televisions and Blu-ray players. These all are compatible with multiple 3D standards including half and full HD resolution formats, as well as the Blu-ray Disc Associate ratified “Blu-ray 3D” standard.
The flagship 9000 series specifically is Samsung’s most impressive HDTV to date – the quintessential slim LED TV with a premium touch-screen remote control and built-in 3D technology, setting a new standard for jaw-dropping home theater picture quality and connectivity.
Driving the home entertainment market further, Samsung unveiled Samsung Apps, the world’s first HDTV-based application store where users can download and purchase applications from select 2010 Samsung HDTVs, Blu-ray Players and Home Theater systems via the upgraded Internet@TV feature.
Content partners will include AccuWeather.com, AP News, Accedo Games, Blockbuster, Fashion TV, Netflix, Picasa, Pandora, Rovi, Travel Channel, Twitter, USA TODAY, Vudu and YouTube. A public software development kit is on the way. Samsung Apps doesn’t stop at home – it also supports select mobile phones around the world. Samsung Apps Mobile is already launched in England, France and Italy, and will expand to approximately 50 countries worldwide in 2010.
Samsung announced its goal to sell 10 million LED TVs worldwide in 2010. Continuing to advance the category, Samsung presented new additions to its extensive lineup with models that have a built-in 3D processor, connected interactive experiences and chic design. It will also continue to offer choice to customers, with its variety of LCD and Plasma HDTVs. The newly announced 750 and 650 LCD Series include enhanced picture quality and advanced connectivity. With DLNA networking capabilities, and new Touch of Color designs, these HDTVs raise the bar of excellence in their respective categories. The 750 Series features built-in 3D technology, making images leap off the screen.
A new portfolio of ultra-slim Plasma HDTVs arrives with the 8000, 7000 and 6500 Series. Each provides technologies to deliver superior picture quality, advanced connectivity with the updated Internet@TV feature and compliance with the revised EnergyStar 4.0 standard – all in a slim form factor that is just over an inch thick.
The latest lineup of Blu-ray Players from Samsung makes its appearance at CES. Among them is the winner of the “CES Best of Innovations 2010” award, the BD-C6900, featuring built-in 3D playback and supporting the new 3D Blu-ray standard. The BD-C7500 offers the slimmest Blu-ray player to date, with a nature-inspired, contemporary form factor. The BD-C6500 combines performance and speed and the entry-level BD-C5500 delivers an environmentally-friendly design. All players in the 2010 lineup support Internet@TV for the first time, providing access to a wide range of online content.
In addition, Samsung unveiled the next-generation Blu-ray Home Theater Systems; the HT-C6730W, which also received the “Best of Innovations 2010” award, the HT-C7530W and the HT-C6500. All three models introduce a new retro, no-grill speaker design and Samsung’s newly-introduced immersive Crystal Amplifier Pro technology, which ensures accurate sound reproduction and minimal noise interference.