[CES 2012] Samsung’s flagship LED and Plasma TV

on January 10, 2012
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Samsung Electronics unveiled new innovations in its latest LED and Plasma TV series that will redefine the way consumers manage their home entertainment experience, interact with their smart TVs and other devices and access the industry’s broadest range of content.



• Smart Interaction – Launch and use apps more easily through Motion Control, Voice Control and Face Recognition.
• Smart Content – Share photos, memories and memos with family from the TV to the cloud to smart devices, manage your own health directly from the TV, and access educational content for kids. The industry’s broadest offering of movies, TV shows and streaming videos can be enjoyed via Samsung Apps, the industry’s preferred TV apps platform, and Samsung Media Hub. Samsung Smart Hub offers true multi-tasking – surf the web while using or downloading multiple apps simultaneously.
 Smart Evolution – Select Samsung TVs in 2012 will allow consumers to enjoy new experiences as their TV is ‘reborn’ each year with the latest smart technology, simply by installing kits.

Samsung’s flagship LED UNES8000 and Plasma PNE8000 series TVs, along with the ES7500 and ES_6800 series of LED TVs, received CES 2012 Innovations Design and Engineering Awards.






Samsung’s premium 2012 Smart TVs will feature Samsung’s Smart Interaction technology – an intuitive platform that uses Motion Control, Voice Control and Face Recognition commands for the TV. Smart Interaction complements the remote and seeks to offer users greater choice and convenience in how they control their home entertainment experience.



For example, users can turn on the TV and launch the Web browser simply by speaking and with a wave of their hand, search and choose a movie they would like to watch and start the program. The intuitive controls recognize movement in the foreground with the built-in HD camera and two unidirectional array microphones recognize voice at an incredibly accurate rate. Noise cancellation technology helps separate any background noise from the users’ commands.


Samsung’s 2012 line of Smart LED and Plasma TVs also support connectivity with select wireless keyboards and mice, making it more convenient than ever for users to access and navigate content.



Samsung Smart TVs Get Even Smarter and Closer to the Family


Samsung Smart TVs now bring the family back to the living room. The new TVs embrace the promise of a multi-screen world by allowing users to do more with their TV through Samsung’s new suite of exclusive services, the first of its kind in the industry:


• Family Story’s album lets users organize photos and enjoy slide shows on the big screen. Family members can also share memos and reminders anywhere they are via the phone, tablet, PC or TV.
• Fitness allows users to connect their Samsung TV to a Samsung smartphone via a mobile Fitness app. They can also connect to a WiFi-enabled scale to manage their weight goals and use the TV’s built-in camera to create a virtual mirror to monitor their exercise routines.
•  Kids  offer a wealth of infotainment and games in a kid-friendly interface that parents can control and monitor.

Samsung’s premium Smart TVs – including the UNES8000 LED TV and PNE8000 Plasma TV – are powered by a new dual-core processor to enable multi-tasking, so apps no longer need to be exited and relaunched.


Searching for movies, browsing the Internet, downloading apps via Samsung Apps, accessing Video on Demand content or chatting with friends has never been more convenient.


Samsung’s Smart Hub user interface has also been redesigned for faster performance and improved convenience with a cleaner, more intuitive interface in Full HD. With a tabbed web browser, users can open multiple pages at a time, while the new Content Bar remembers recent activities for easy access to content.




Video fans will have even more reason to celebrate in 2012. With over 1,400 apps globally, Samsung Apps has established itself as the industry’s leading TV apps platform, with the broadest range of video content from leading brands. In addition to popular favorites such as CNBC Real Time, ESPN ScoreCenter, Hulu Plus, MTV Music Meter, Netflix and TIME TV, new apps in 2012 include Angry Birds, Bravo, Discovery Channel, M-GO from Technicolor, The Daily and VH1’s ‘I Love the 80’s Trivia’.


Also new in 2012, Samsung will extend the availability of its successful Media Hub app, currently pre-loaded on GalaxyS smartphones and GalaxyTabs, to the TV. The app offers consumers all-star entertainment and a diverse selection of movies and TV shows the day after they air, as well as past seasons of the shows. In addition, select movies will be available the day they are released on DVD.


Samsung’s new AllShare Play marks an evolution of its AllShare feature. AllShare Play allows users to upload and share multimedia content with AllShare Play compatible devices such as smartphones, tablets, cameras and computers.



Future Proofing Your TV with Smart Evolution


2012 Samsung Smart TV will be “future proof” for years to come. Thanks to its proprietary system-on-chip technology, Samsung is the only company that can deliver an evolving TV, which allows you to easily enjoy the benefits of the latest TV technology year after year without purchasing a brand new set. With a simple slot-in to the back of TV, Samsung’s Evolution Kit will bring the latest and greatest TV technology to life.





Samsung’s 2012 line of Full HD LED TVs continue to raise the bar in picture quality. Whether users are viewing a detailed shot from a camera or seeing incredible 3D depth, images are breathtakingly real with detailed contrast.


Both the Samsung UNES8000 Smart LED TV and ES7500 Smart LED TV series offer cuttingedge technologies that deliver clear images in both 2D and 3D.The UNES8000’s Micro Dimming Ultimate analyzes the picture in hundreds of pieces to optimize the LED backlight and video signal for each piece in real time, by increasing peak whites in areas of lower gradation. This leads to an overall 20 percent increase in brightness and allow home entertainment enthusiasts to enjoy richer colors, brighter pictures and higher contrast ratios. The technology also eliminates the “halo” effect and image distortion associated with diffused light.


Samsung is taking its minimalist and luxurious design identity further with this year’s LED line. The 0.2 inch ultra-slim bezel design, first introduced in 2011, returns for premium models while the rest of Samsung’s entire LED line will feature a slim 0.5 inch slim bezel. In all cases, consumers enjoy a larger screen size without increasing the overall size of the TV when compared to conventional models.




The UNES8000 also sports a new metallic U-shape stand that adds to the sophistication this TV brings to any room. The stand’s unique, minimalistic design belies its sturdiness and stability. Together, the TV and stand form a harmonious composition of straight lines and curves, appearing as a timeless objet d’art.


Samsung also offers an optional ultra slim wall-mount so that users can show off the TV’s slim form factor by hanging it like a picture frame on the wall.



Samsung’s Best Plasma Yet – Form Meets Function without Compromise


Samsung’s PNE8000 Plasma TVs combine a new black bezel design with enhanced display technologies for the most exceptional Plasma TV Samsung has ever created.


The PNE8000 sports a slim 1.5-inch profile and Samsung’s Plasma +1 ultra-slim bezel design, which reduces the gap between the bezel and screen content, yielding more screen real estate without increasing the size of the TV. The bezel is a new titan black metal color with a transparent crystal-like border, resulting in a more immersive entertainment experience than ever before.


Users will experience some of the deepest black levels ever achieved on a Samsung TV, thanks to the PNE8000’s innovative Real Black Pro Panel. The new panel combines advancements in the structure of the Plasma panel with software improvements, yielding blacker blacks, bolder color, higher contrast, and exceptional picture quality. This technological improvement improves black levels by 10%, creating an incredible cinematic viewing experience.


As with the UNES8000 LED TV, the PNE8000 includes Smart TV features, 3D, Smart Interaction and a dual-core processor for multitasking – truly the ultimate in Plasma TVs.


CES-specific information may be found at www.samsungces.com. For more information about Samsung, including press releases, video content and product images, please visit www.global.samsungtomorrow.com.


All functionality, features, specifications and other product information provided in this document including, but not limited to, to benefits, design, components, performance, availability and capability of the product are subject to change without notice or obligation.


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