Samsung launches new Smart TV & AV lineup for home entertainment

Samsung unveiled its 2013 Smart TV and digital AV lineup (with prices) in Singapore today, at its roadshow in Vivocity.

A peek into the future. Samsung also showed off the massive 85-inch S9 UHD TV during the launch. The Ultra High Definition Smart TV is pivoted in a floor-mounted frame that also houses the audio speakers and camera that enables Xbox Kinetic-like remote gesture control of the TV.

A peek into the future. Samsung also showed off the massive 85-inch S9 UHD TV during the launch. The Ultra High Definition Smart TV is pivoted in a floor-mounted frame that also houses the audio speakers and camera that enables Xbox Kinetic-like remote gesture control of the TV.

Samsung’s 2013 Smart TVs feature a revamped Smart Hub that comprises three panels: Apps; Photos, Videos & Music; Social.

Samsung 2013 Smart TVs

Samsung 2013 Smart TVs

For the more high-end F7500, F8000 and F8500, Advanced Smart Interaction allows viewers to use everyday language and casual gestures to find content or command and control the TV.

SmartView allows users to move their content seamlessly between devices in real-time while AllShare connects the TV to compatible mobile devices wirelessly and creates a smart centre for media and whole-home automation.

The display on compatible Samsung GALAXY tablets and phones can also be mirrored onto the TVs for lean-back viewing comfort.

“By partnering various content producers including MediaCorp, SingTel and StarHub, we offer additional content choices for consumers in Singapore,” said Irene Ng, Vice President of Marketing, Samsung Asia.

Existing owners of Samsung’s 2012 flagship Premium TVs (from ES7500 upwards) are not left out.

Slotting in an Evolution Kit offers both software and hardware updates that include access to the 2013 Smart Hub and other Smart features, and upgrades the TV’s dual-core processor to quad-core, resulting in faster internal processing speeds.

The pricing and availability of Samsung 2013 Smart TVs can be found here.

Big is IN

There is an increasing consumer demand for larger screen sizes in Singapore.

The proportion of LED TV sales of 46” and larger screen TVs have more than tripled since 2010 with almost 61,680 larger LED TVs sold in 2012, based on LED TV sales volume derived from GfK Singapore retail audit 2010-2012.

Samsung is therefore expanding the number of models available that are 60” and above.

Samsung also showcased its new digital AV lineup with 15 new products in 4 product lines.

Samsung 2013 Digital AV line-up

Samsung 2013 Digital AV line-up

These product lines include Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Home Entertainment Systems, AirTrack Soundbars, and the DA-F61 Portable Wireless Speaker.

The pricing and availability of Samsung’s latest lineup of digital AV products can be found here.

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