Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd, today showcased a range of category-defining products in TVs, home appliances, printing and mobile devices at its Southwest Asia Forum in Bali, Indonesia.
“One of the key pillars of growth for the Southwest Asian market is the strong trust we have built with our customers and partners,” said Mr. BD Park, President & CEO, Samsung South West Asia. “In 2014, Samsung will continue to achieve positive growth by providing our consumers with innovative products and technologies that will help consumers discover a world of possibilities.”
Through its broad product range, Samsung demonstrated how it is bringing consumers seamless navigation, intuitive control and smart solutions into the home and workplace. Samsung’s key products shown at its Southwest Asia Forum include:
l The 78-inch U9000 Samsung Curved UHD TV is the most curved TV in the world with 4,200 radii for the perfect viewing experience.
l The UD590 is Samsung’s 2014 Ultra High Definition (UHD) monitor that delivers detailed, high-pixel imaging and stunningly realistic colors. The UD590 delivers unrivaled detail color quality as it is capable of displaying one billion colors, which is 64 times more colors than the standard monitor. It also includes UHD up-scaling technology that converts low resolution content to UHD-level picture quality and creates sharper images.
l Samsung featured its Food Showcase refrigerator, which combines clever internal storage design and innovative fridge technology to keep food fresher for longer. The new WA4000HH top-loader washing machine is specifically designed to meet the needs of Southwest Asian customers, and delivers groundbreaking performance with functional design latest technologies. And the new air conditioner AR7000 is engineered to deliver exceptional cooling, comfort and hygienic benefits with a striking triangular design.
l For easy, on-the-go printing that combines NFC and Wi-Fi Direct technologies, Samsung unveiled a complete range of new mono laser printers and multi-function printers: the Xpress M2885 Series, as well as its series of color laser printers and multi-function printers, the Xpress C1860 Series.
l Samsung’s 12.2-inch Galaxy NotePRO presents mobile users with an industry-leading WQ-XGA display, offering crystal clear resolution with more than 4 million pixels, for a best-in-class tablet experience for both content consumption and powerful productivity. Galaxy NotePRO tablet is running the most recent version of Android 4.4.
l The NX30 interchangeable-lens camera has an advanced 20.3 MP APS-C CMOS Sensor, Tiltable Electronic Viewfinder (EVF) and exceptionally fast 1/8000 sec Shutter Speed and 9 FPS continuous shooting capability, to create high quality images with faster than ever performance. The NX30 features NFC and Wi-Fi capabilities—including the ‘Tag & Go’ function—that lets users tap to share memories instantly and easily when paired with NFC enabled mobile devices. Furthermore, the Galaxy Camera 2 captures images quickly and beautifully with revolutionary technology for instant sharing capabilities, thanks to its 16.3 effective megapixel BSI CMOS sensor, 21x optical zoom lens, 1.6GHz Quad Core processor and the Android platform.
The Ultimate Immersive Experience with Samsung Curved UHD TV, Further Enhanced by Localized Features
Samsung continues to lead the TV industry – not just in terms of sales in Southwest Asia, but also as the first company to offer an innovative Curved UHD TV series.
Samsung’s U9000 Curved UHD TV provides a wider field of view, a panoramic effect that makes the TV seem even bigger than it is, offering twice the enhanced contrast ratio of a flat TV. Above all, Samsung’s Curved UHD TV has a curve of 4,200 radii, making it the most curved TV in the world, and creates the perfect viewing experience so everyone watching the TV can enjoy the best seat in the house. Additionally, viewers can experience a 3D effect without glasses with the new Auto Depth Enhancer feature. In Southwest Asia, Samsung is introducing Curved UHD TVs available in 78-inches, 65-inches and 55-inches.
Samsung’s UHD TV experience is further enhanced through new proprietary technologies that provide incredible image depth, detail and color, including PurColour™ technology, which expresses more detailed shades, and a UHD up-scaling process that converts HD and Full HD content to near-UHD quality. Through its three UHD TV series – S9, U9000 and U8500 – Samsung will offer a full lineup of UHD Smart TV models in 2014, in both curved and flat form factors, enabling consumers to choose the UHD TV that best fits their lifestyle.
To meet the needs of Southwest Asian consumers, Samsung has customized its TVs with exciting new features tailored specifically for the local market. The H4100 and H5100 offer Joy Plus, which delivers a variety of features that provide something for everyone in the family, making the entertainment area a family-friendly space. Further, the new Cricket Mode provides advanced features specifically designed for a more enjoyable cricket-watching experience – including optimized picture and sound quality, as well as zoom options to allow viewers to get closer to the action.
Complementing the astonishing Curved UHD TV is a range of wireless home entertainment audio equipment designed for an extraordinary acoustic experience, led by the HW-H600 SoundStand and soundbars HW-F850, H751 and H551. Samsung also unveiled the MX-HS9000 GIGA Sound, a portable component audio system offering 3400W of robust audio power.
Picture Perfect UD590 UHD Monitor
Consumers are now able to bring Samsung’s leading 4K UHD technology into the home with Samsung’s 28-inch UD590 UHD monitor, which provides four times the resolution of Full HD (FHD) displays. With a response time of 1ms, the UD590 displays movies, games and Internet-streamed content perfectly and smoothly without any blurring or ghosting for a completely immersive viewing experience. The UD590 delivers unrivaled detail color quality as it is capable of displaying one billion colors, which is 64 times more colors than the standard monitor. It also includes UHD up-scaling technology that converts low resolution content to UHD-level picture quality and creates sharper images.
The UD590 features advanced multitasking technology, with Samsung Picture in Picture (PIP) 2.0 that supports native sources resolution up to FHD and Picture by Picture (PBP) that connects two different PCs to one monitor screen with native resolutions. It has a game mode option that easily makes a dark and blurry picture bright and clear, and provides a display port and two HDMI inputs to connect PCs and various AV devices. Especially, UD590 can display UHD contents from game console like Xbox one, PlayStaion4 using HDMI port 1.4version.
A Smarter Home with Premium, Design Led Appliances
Samsung introduced the Samsung Food Showcase Refrigerator, which combines outstanding looks with clever internal storage design and innovative fridge technology that keeps food fresh longer and creates more space inside. The refrigerator is equipped with an exterior door ShowCase compartment for easy access to drink and snacks, as well as an interior InnerCase compartment for longer lasting ingredients. To ensure freshness, the ShowCase is equipped with a Metal Cooling door and the InnerCase with an All-Around Cooling system. Also, the Water and Ice Dispenser makes it easy to enjoy refreshing, chilled and filtered water, and to fill a pitcher with cubed or crushed ice.
Specially customized to meet the needs of Southwest Asian consumers, Samsung unveiled the WA4000HH top-loader washing machine. The new washer combines exceptional performance and convenience by addressing local consumers’ needs with advanced technologies. Its Activ Wash+TMfeature showcases a transparent sink equipped with a dedicated water jet for hand- and pre-washing purposes. Samsung’s innovative WobbleTMtechnology helps protect delicate fabrics while enhancing washing ability. Diamond Drum is also cleverly designed to prevent fabric damage with water exit holes designed to a minimal size.
The new Samsung Air Conditioner AR7000 is engineered to deliver exceptional cooling, comfort and hygienic benefits with a striking triangular design. This innovative design allows for a wider inlet, wider outlet and bigger fans while maintaining a compact exterior profile to enhance the overall air conditioning experience.
Its unique triangular design delivers improved performance by circulating cool air faster, farther and wider while Samsung’s Digital Inverter Technologyprovides significantly greater energy efficiency. In addition, the Virus Doctor and Easy Filter eliminate dust, contaminants, allergens, bacteria and viruses.
These appliances are powered by Samsung’s Digital Inverter Technology, which automatically adjusts the speed of the key components such as motor and compressor depending on how hard it has to work. As a result, consumers get more durability, less noise and energy savings—all backed by a 10-year warranty on the motor and compressor.
Easy On-the-Go Printing with Samsung’s Xpress Series
In 2013, Samsung underscored its leadership in advanced mobile printing technologies by releasing the Xpress C410 and C460, the world’s first color laser printer series with NFC capabilities. Today at its Southwest Asia Forum, Samsung further proved its leadership in the mobile printing market by unveiling its new mono laser printer and multi-function printers, the Xpress M2885 Series, as well as its series of color laser printer and multi-function printers, the Xpress C1860 Series. The mono laser printers feature high-speeds of 28 pages per minute, while the color laser printers can print 18 pages per minute.
Thanks to the NFC and Wi-Fi Direct technologies, users can simply tap their smartphones on the printers to easily and securely print pictures, documents, e-mails and web content. Mobile printing is also supported via Samsung’s mobile printing application, which can be downloaded from the Google Play and Apple App stores for free. Additionally, Samsung GALAXY users can easily print by touching the “print button” on their GALAXY devices. Finally, users can print on the Xpress—whatever they want, from wherever they are—through Google Cloud Print.
Samsung also provided a demonstration of its Business Core Printing Solutions targeted at small- and medium-sized businesses to increase workplace efficiency through easy to use, server-less printing. Business Core Printing Solutions enable these companies to meet their specific document handling, output management and print accounting needs, while delivering robust security, maximizing productivity and minimizing expenditures. Samsung Business Core Printing Solutions can be utilized through Samsung printers that have the XOA Embedded open platform installed.
Do More, Enjoy More with the Galaxy NotePRO
Productivity, performance and portability put the “PRO” into Samsung’s new line-up of powerful GalaxyPRO tablets. The Galaxy NotePRO deliver the industry’s best tablet viewing experience with the world’s first 12.2-inch WQXGA display incorporating more than 4 million pixels. Galaxy NotePRO has a viewing area that is 48-percent wider than traditional 10-inch tablets, allowing users to enjoy stunning Full HD video play and more information at a glance, as well as a new, more intuitive UX design that enhances every type of content consumption imaginable.
The model sports advanced productivity features like Multi Window that allows users to view up to four windows on their screen at once, Remote PC, interactive e-meetings and video conferencing. The optimized virtual keyboard leverages haptic feedback to produce a more realistic and intuitive typing experience.
For additional value and productivity right out of the box, the Galaxy NotePRO will come with a selection of pre-loaded or free downloadable premium apps, content and services for the ultimate user content gift package.
NX30: Discover Life’s Hidden Moments with Faster than Ever Image Capture
Samsung’s new smart compact system cameras provide the fast connectivity and seamless sharing of pictures that consumers have come to expect from Samsung cameras. The NX30 interchangeable-lens camera includes new and improved technology features, including a powerful DRIMe IV Image processor, 20.3MP APS-C CMOS Sensor and NX AF System II technology, to capture every moment in brilliant clarity and rich color. Its tiltable EVF makes it simple to shoot from a different angle and capture shots with a unique perspective. Photo sharing is easier than ever with the NX30’s new “Tag & Go” features, while its tiltable EVF makes it simple to shoot from a different angle and capture shots with a unique perspective
The Android-powered GALAXY Camera 2 combines the quality imaging of a high end camera with intuitive sharing capabilities. The next-generation Galaxy camera is a high performance camera with 16MP and 21x optical zoom and full benefits of the Android platform coupled with improved 28 Smart Mode features.