Samsung Electronics America., Inc. today announced a colorful upgrade to its innovative Smart Monitor line with all-new M8 series that enables users to enjoy a smart TV experience, seamless workspace connectivity and video chat functionality in one “do-it-all” stylish screen. The versatile new M8 delivers Samsung’s iconic slim design in four new colors – Warm White, Sunset Pink, Daylight Blue, and Spring Green – and is available now for pre-order starting at $699.99 in 32-inches with UHD resolution and HDR10+, and includes a SlimFit Cam with face tracking and auto zoom functions.

“We aspired to create a product capable of matching the lifestyles of all kinds of people and preferences,” said Kyounghoon Kim, Executive Vice President and Head of Design Team, Visual Display Business, Samsung Electronics. “The M8’s palette of four colors was inspired by the theme ‘Shades of Nature.’ Gazing at the clear blue sky on a bright sunny day, recharging in the lush green forest, or finally bathing in the glow of a sunset,” he added.

Smart TV Experience

First introduced in November 2020, Samsung’s Smart Monitors are the world’s first “do-it-all” screens designed for modern day users whose lifestyle needs include a product with both work functionality and entertainment at home. Not only does it function as a traditional monitor, the M8 also allows users to enjoy a variety of OTT services1, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+, and Apple TV via Wi-Fi without having to connect to a PC or TV. Samsung TV Plus also offers free live and on-demand content with no downloads or sign-up needed, while Universal Guide provides personalized content recommendations2.

Iconic Slim design

When it comes to style, the Smart Monitor M8 offers both space and work efficiency in an ultra-stylish design. The thinness of the new model is 11.4mm, about 75% slimmer than the previous models.  Featuring a sophisticated flat-back design, M8’s range of colors complement any environment based on the user’s personal preferences.

PC-less productivity

For consumers seeking a monitor for working at home, the M8 has it all. The monitor provides a perfect home office environment, without the need of a PC, by connecting to various IT devices through the upgraded Smart Hub. With new the Workspace feature, users can remotely access another PC, use Microsoft 365 programs and even connect to Samsung mobile devices with Samsung DeX for seamless working3

For those looking to connect with convenience, the USB type-C port enables users to power up, transmit data, and even send display signals between devices with just one connection.

SlimFit camera

The M8 has a magnetic and removable SlimFit Cam that can attach to the monitor, keeping desk space neat without any unsightly wires. The camera also features face tracking and auto zoom functions, making it a perfect option for an active presentation or livestreaming.

IoT Hub

The Smart Monitor M8 includes an IoT hub called SmartThings Hub, where users can connect all their IoT devices wirelessly. The SmartThings app allows users to track IoT devices throughout the house easily with the app’s intuitive control panel highlighting all information provided by other devices connected to the M8, including light switches and plug power.4

Multiple Voice Assistants

Equipped with a high-sensitivity Far Field Voice microphone, the assistant controls devices such as Bixby and Amazon Alexa5 using voice commands. Additionally, the microphone uses an Always On Voice function, displaying conversation information on screen when Bixby is activated, even if the monitor screen is turned off. 

“The M8 series is designed to meet the needs of today’s consumers now that the home has become the center of life, including work as well as leisure,” said Mark Quiroz, Vice President of Marketing, Samsung Electronics America. “Our goal is to ensure that people don’t have to choose between technology devices. With our new Smart Monitor, they really can do it all from one single screen as we’ve equipped it with all the necessary tools and features needed to seamlessly transition between work, entertainment, and learning.”

To accompany the monitor’s wide array of features, the display offers adaptive picture technology, enhancing viewer comfort by automatically adjusting display brightness and color temperature. The M8 also includes a height adjustable stand (HAS) and tilt functionality, allowing users to find the perfect ergonomic position for every project, movie night or study session.

Available to Pre-Order Now

The Smart Monitor M8 earned CES® Innovation Awards Honoree from the CTA (Consumer Technology Association) in recognition of a wide array of its display technologies and is now available to pre-order globally6. Additionally, every pre-order will come with $100 Samsung credit.

DisplayScreen Size32”
Flat / CurvedFlat
Aspect Ratio1970-01-01 16:09:00
Resolution3,840 x 2,160 (UHD)
Brightness (Typical)400 cd/㎡
HDR Yes (HDR 10+)
Refresh Rate60 Hz
Response Time4ms (GtG)
Contrast Ratio3,000:1 (Typ.)
Viewing Angle178° (Horizontal) / 178° (Vertical)
sRGB Coverage99% (Typ.)
Color support1.07B
Eye care featureEye Saver Mode / Flicker Free
DesignColorWarm White / Sunset Pink / Daylight Blue / Spring Green
Stand TypeHAS
InterfaceConnectivity1 micro HDMI / 2 USB-C (1Up/1Dn) *Max 65W charging
WirelessWiFi5, BT4.2
Speaker2.2CH (5W x 2 with tweeter)
CameraIn-Box (FHD Cam.)
Remote ControlIn-Box (USB-C charging)
1 Streaming service availability varies by country. Subscriptions may be required.
2 App availability may vary by country and separate subscriptions may be required. Requires internet connection and TV tuner is not included.
3 Microsoft 365 requires Microsoft account. Wireless DeX supported on selected Galaxy, Note, and Tab devices. Windows 10 Pro, Mac OS 10.5, or higher, and compatible network settings are required for this feature.
4 A separate SmartThings Dongle(VG-STDB10A) is required to connect to Zigbee devices(Connection to Z-Wave device is not supported.) VG-STDB10A can be purchased within April.
5 Amazon Alexa availability varies by country.
6 Pre-order schedule varies by country.
*This content was revised on March 4, 2024.