Samsung Transforms Smart TV Experience in Korea with Launch of Evolution Kit

on April 19, 2013
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Samsung Electronics announced the availability of its first-ever 2013 Evolution Kit in Korea, making Samsung Smart TVs the only Evolutionary TV available to consumers. Through the installation of the Evolution Kit, consumers can now upgrade their 2012 Samsung Smart TV to enjoy the latest Smart TV features and technologies, without the need to purchase a new TV.


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As innovative performance improvements are available, the 2013 Evolution Kit will upgrade 2012 Samsung Smart TV’s to include latest features and functions included in 2013 Samsung Smart TV models. By simply installing the Evolution Kit, consumers can now enjoy simplified content discovery, more natural ways to control the TV and faster speeds via Samsung’s 2013 Smart TV features including Smart Hub, S Recommendation with Voice Interaction, enhanced Smart Interaction and a new quad-core processor.


In addition, through Evolution Kit, Samsung S9 supports a timeless compatibility to all types of upcoming UHD standards in the future. The TV will be renewed to the latest standards and features and consumers will have no difficulties in watching any UHD contents regardless of future UHD standardizations.


Samsung’s Evolution Kit is compatible with select 2012 Samsung Smart models, including ES7000 and ES8000. The Smart Evolution Kit is packaged with the 2013 Smart Touch Remote and will be available next week. Owner’s of Samsung’s ES8000 and ES7000 TVs can use the coupon provided to them and receive 50% off the Smart Evolution Kit for a price of 300,000 won. Alternatively, ES8000 and ES7000 owners can register their TV’s serial number at to receive 50% off the Smart Evolution Kit.


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

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