At the South East Asia, Oceania and Taiwan Forum, Samsung has unveiled their new line of products for 2012, with the vision of delivering connectivity and content across all their devices – TVs, mobile phones, tablets, laptops, digital cameras and home appliances.
Samsung ES8000 LED TV
The Samsung ES8000 Smart LED TV sports a new metallic U-shape stand that gives a unique, minimalistic design. It claims to offer crisp images in both 2D and 3D. It features Micro Dimming Ultimate technology that can analyze the picture and optimize the LED backlight and video signal in real time. This provides 20 percent increase in brightness, richer colors and higher contrast ratios. The technology also helps to eliminate the "halo" effect and image distortion associated with diffused light.
The Smart TV also features Smart Content, Smart Interaction and Smart Evolution. Smart Content allows users to share photos, memories and memos with loved ones from the TV to the cloud to smart devices. You can also access wide offerings of movies, TV shows and streaming videos via Samsung Apps, while Samsung Smart Hub provides multi-tasking between apps simultaneously. The 55-inch Samsung ES8000 LED TV will be available End March 2012 at S$6,499.
The Samsung WB850F has an ultra-compact body and boasts a 21x optical zoom, and 16.2-megapixel BSI CMOS sensor technology that can reduce image noise and distortion, even in low light conditions. The camera also features 3-inch VGA AMOLED screen, Wi-Fi direct that lets users link the WB850F to a phone or tablet for photo sharing, and Auto Backup function that enables user to transfer images to the PC without having to carry around cables. The Samsung WB850F is available in Black from April 2012.
Samsung GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) and GALAXY Tab 2 (10.1)
Samsung has announced the GALAXY Tab 2 (7.0) and GALAXY Tab 2 (10.1) tablets which are powered by a 1GHz dual core processor, and runs Google Android 4.0 ICS operating system. Available in 3G and Wi-Fi versions, the 7-inch model is designed for personal on-the-go, while the 10.1-inch model is suited for home and family. Both the GALAXY Tab 2 will be available in Q2 2012, in 16GB.
Samsung Series 9 Notebook
The Samsung Series 9 claims to be the world’s thinnest and most compact laptop in the market. Thanks to the company's MaxScreen technology that minimize bezel size, it features a vivid 15-inch display fitted into a stylish 14-inch chassis. The Series laptop measures 14.9mm thin and weighs 1.59kg, which claims to be almost 50 percent more compact than other 15-inch thin and light. Incorporating Intel Core i7 processor and Samsung SSD, the notebook powers up in just 9.8 seconds and wakes in only 1.4 seconds. The Samsung Series 9 will be available in Q2 2012.