Samsung Electronics today unveiled an expanded lineup of Curved TV and audio products that provide 'Total Curved Solutions' for consumers. The lineup includes 17 Curved TVs in FHD, UHD and LED ranging in size from 48" to 105"; its 105" Bendable UHD TV, and a new Curved Soundbar.
At IFA 2014, Samsung will present a wide selection of Curved TV and audio products, including 17 Curved TV models in UHD, FHD and LED, ranging in size from 48" to the world's largest 105" Curved UHD TV - launched in the European market in July.
The 105" Curved UHD TV is featuring a panoramic 21:9 aspect ratio, an 11 million pixel (5120X2160) screen resolution and adjusts any content to UHD resolution. Additionally, Peak Illuminator, Samsung's proprietary picture quality technology, distinguishes subtle differences of brightness and highlights contrasts to expand the range of brightness on the screen for better details, in even the darkest screen images. The Samsung 105" Curved UHD TV also features a 160W built-in speaker.
Samsung also unveiled the first and largest bendable television for the European market with its revolutionary Bendable UHD TV. Boasting a 105" UHD display and a 21:9 aspect ratio, the Samsung Bendable UHD TV seamlessly goes from flat to curved, allowing users to decide how they want to watch TV - on a flat or curved panel. This newest creation from Samsung features a Timeless Gallery design and a curvature of 4200R when curved. It also offers UHD Dimming and UHD Upscaling, reduction of light diffusion and enhanced contrast.
Extending the curved experience beyond TVs, Samsung announced the release of HW-H7500 and HW-H7501, the first TV-matching Curved Soundbar that pair with Samsung's Curved TVs. It is offering an 8.1 sound system with powerful surround sounds on each end.
Samsung also unveiled its newest Wireless Audio Multiroom, the M3. This affordable addition to the Samsung family of Wireless Audio Multiroom, the M3 offers two-way speaker functionality and simple control from users' smart devices to bring multiple music sources together into one system.
In addition, Samsung announced a partnership with Spotify that gives users Spotify Connect, the ability to have their music follow them throughout their home. And it also allows playing more than two Samsung Wireless Audio Multirooms at once - for the first time for Spotify Connect.
Samsung is also partnering with some of the biggest names in entertainment, such as Amazon, Netflix and major European content partners including maxdome, Wuaki.tv and CHILI; while major broadcasting services throughout Europe will offer select TV, movie and sports programs in UHD resolution to owners of Samsung Curved UHD TVs.
This September, Samsung Curved UHD TVs will be able to support Netflix UHD streaming in additional European countries as Netflix further expands its service; enabling favorite titles like House of Cards Season-2 to be viewed in UHD resolution. Amazon is working with major Hollywood studios and network partners to deliver hit movies and TV shows, along with its Amazon Studios original TV series, in Ultra HD picture quality this year.
Samsung has also been working with partners in the industry to develop a solution for secure UHD content distribution. By working with the Secure Content Storage Association (SCSA), whose founding members include SanDisk, 20th Century Fox, Warner Bros., and Western Digital to establish content storage security standards, Samsung will be able to provide Hollywood studios? premium quality content to consumers via a download service.