Samsung Unveils ViewFinity S9, an Astounding New 5K Monitor

27-09-2023
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Lifelike colour representation and extremely high resolution bring quality visuals to work and entertainment in one monitor

 

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. has expanded its ViewFinity monitor lineup with the global availability of the 27-inch ViewFinity S9 (S90PC model). The launch of the ViewFinity S9 strengthens Samsung’s high-resolution monitor lineup following the introduction of the ViewFinity S8 (S80PB model) in June 2022, which featured an Ultra High Definition (UHD) resolution. The new ViewFinity S9 is optimised with all the tools needed in industries like graphic design and photography, and also being named a CES Innovation Award honoree in 2023.

 

“Our new 5K monitor is designed to deliver the highest performance and best experience for professionals in creative and visual industries,” said Hoon Chung, Executive Vice President of the Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. “With the ViewFinity lineup, we will provide creatives with top-notch visual experiences, along with the lifelike colour clarity and the versatile connectivity they need to achieve the best in any project.”

 

 

The new ViewFinity S9 offers a 27” screen with a 5K (5,120 x 2,880) resolution with exceptional picture and text clarity. It allows for professionals to work on ultra-high resolution content without needing to zoom in, so they can view their projects in 5K while still keeping all their editing tools visible on screen.

 

With its 99% DCI-P3[1] and 218 PPI (pixels per inch), the ViewFinity S9 provides saturated and vivid colours with crisper details, perfect for those who rely on visual fidelity.[2] Furthermore, a typical brightness of 600 cd/m2 makes it easy to work in nearly any lighting environment. Samsung’s calibration technology helps users achieve the accurate colour they want. During production, the monitor’s colour is factory-calibrated for incredible Delta E accuracy immediately out of the box.[3]

 

The ViewFinity S9 uses the Smart Calibration feature controlled with smartphones[4], and users can conveniently customise the ViewFinity S9’s screen for precise settings without expensive, complex calibration equipment whenever they want. Using the SmartThings app, users can choose to calibrate in basic mode for a quick and easy adjustment of white balance and gamma settings, or they can use professional mode for complete control of colour temperature, luminance, colour space and gamma settings. Users can start this process simply by pointing their smartphone camera at the ViewFinity S9’s screen, and after calibration they can view a report detailing the adjustments made and the Delta E colour accuracy.

 

 

The ViewFinity S9 also supports its users with TUV-certified Intelligent Eye Care features to reduce eye strain, even over extended periods of use. Additionally, Samsung’s Matte Display limits light reflection and glare on the monitor, minimising distractions while working.

 

The visual performance of the ViewFinity S9 is enhanced by features designed to make professionals’ lives easier.

 

The ViewFinity S9 features versatile connectivity for users of both Mac and Windows PCs, with Thunderbolt 4 and mini DisplayPort inputs in addition to USB-C. The Thunderbolt 4 compatibility allows users to charge devices with up to 90W of power and transfer data reliably at speeds up to 40 Gbps.[5]

 

The monitor comes equipped with a built-in 4K SlimFit camera that connects via pogo pin without additional cables or equipment. The camera’s high resolution delivers crystal clear quality for video calls on apps such as Google Meet. The camera tilts to fit the angle of your monitor, and Auto Framing[6] keeps you visible and in-shot, even when you shift position.

 

The ViewFinity S9’s slim metal design works for any space. With its ergonomic design, this product can provide comfort and improve productivity by adjusting to almost any position or posture. A height-adjustable stand matches the user’s eye level, and the screen can tilt to match viewing angles. In Pivot mode, the screen rotates 90 degrees, so users can read long documents with less scrolling. With VESA mount compatibility, users can save space and keep desks clutter-free.

 

Embedded Smart TV apps give users the full TV experience when it’s time to switch to entertainment after work. Instant access to popular streaming apps like Netflix, YouTube and Disney +, and shows without needing a separate PC, built-in speakers with Adaptive Sound+ that automatically adjusts noise levels, and a remote control make this a well-rounded monitor for both work and play.

 

 

For more information about Samsung’s high-resolution monitors and the full ViewFinity lineup, please visit: https://www.samsung.com/.

 

Specifications

 

S90PC
Display Screen Size 27”
Panel Type IPS, Flat
Resolution 5K (5,120 x 2,880)
Colour Gamut DCI-P3 99%
Brightness (Typical) 600 cd/m2
Refresh Rate (Max) 60Hz
Response Time 5ms (GtG)
Contrast Ratio (Static) 1000:1
Matte Display Yes
Features Calibration Smart Calibration
Intelligent Eye Care Adaptive Picture / Eye Saver Mode / Flicker Free
Camera 4K (3,840 x 2,160), In-box
Smart TV Apps Yes
Gaming Hub Yes (KR, US, CA, BR, GB, FR, DE, IT, ES)
Interface Connection Types 1 Thunderbolt 4 (90W)

1 miniDP, USB-C (3DN)

Design Stand Type HAS / Pivot / Tilt
Wall Mount 100×100

 

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[1] Colour representation calculated in CIE 1976.

[2] Colour accuracy figures may vary based on the measuring device and the measuring point. Screen features may vary depending on system environment, such as computer components, duration of use, or other factors.

[3]Factory calibration is measured for accuracy in sRGB under shipment conditions. Value may vary depending on the measurement environment. Users can find the factory calibration report in the on-screen display (OSD) settings.

[4] Smart Calibration is available on Galaxy S10 or later, Galaxy Note10 or later, Galaxy Fold devices, Galaxy Flip devices, iPhone 11 or later, and the second generation iPhone SE 2 or later. It requires the latest version of the SmartThings app.

[5] Certain devices using MacOS 13 may have limited compatibility.

[6] Auto Framing works when using the built-in applications.

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