The new Series 7 HDTV monitor (TB750) includes HDTV functionality with a built-in TV tuner and integrated wireless display (WiDi) technology from Intel for added connectivity to the TB750 as well as integrations with mobile devices like smartphones and tablets.
The Series 7 Smart Station, available in 24- and 27-inch configurations, and the Series 7 HDTV monitor, available in 24- and 27-inch configurations, will be available on display during the 2012 International Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, January 10-13.
Series 7 Smart Station
By linking their Android MHL-compatible smartphone, users can take advantage of the Series 7 Smart Station's new Mobile High Definition Link (MHL) and enjoy content from their mobile devices directly on the much larger screen and with the benefit of built-in stereo audio. Users can more easily keep an eye on their smartphone, browse to it and even charge the device.
Expanding upon the auto wireless detection feature included in the original Central Station, Samsung's new Series 7 Smart Station can find a laptop equipped with the included wireless USB adapter once it is moved within a 5-foot radius of the device. It also includes a new Mobile Control feature which allows users to simultaneously connect to a tablet or smartphone, granting them complete control over their mobile device via the Series 7 Smart Station?s unified hub interface and a traditional mouse and keyboard. Users can quickly browse between their laptop and smartphone interfaces to reply to incoming SMS messages or alerts on their mobile devices and return to more involved tasks on their laptop within seconds.
Sporting an updated design, the Series 7 Smart Station features smooth lines, a wide-angle viewing panel and new base-mounted connection ports that reduce desktop clutter.
Samsung?s new Series 7 Smart Station a single-hinge base. They feature three USB ports (two USB 3.0 and one USB 2.0), an HDMI input, enabling users to connect Blu-ray players, set top boxes, or gaming devices in order to take full advantage of the 1080p LED backlit display. Users can also enjoy sound from their connected Blu-ray player or laptop through integrated speakers, or via external speakers through the audio out port.
Series 7 HDTV Monitor
The Series 7 HDTV monitor features Mobile High Definition Link (MHL) support, allowing MHL-enabled smartphones and tablets to use it as an external display, giving users the ability to share content like images and videos, while taking advantage of the bigger display and built-in speakers. For compatibility with nearly any device, the Series 7 HDTV monitor incorporates dual HDMI ports and a VGA port.
Along with the addition of the HDTV tuner, the Series 7 HDTV monitor includes Samsung's SmartHub function providing users with the opportunity to access a suite of downloadable apps for accessing additional content like Hulu Plus, Netflix, games and more.
The new Series 7 HDTV monitor features the asymmetrical design introduced in the 2011 950 Series. With the neck placed to the right of the display, the screen hovers over its slim stand and its slim profile tilts to the user's optimal viewing angle. It also features Samsung?s MagicAngle feature to optimize the image based on the users' position.
The integrated picture-in-picture (PiP) display allows users to even continue working while simultaneously viewing television.
The Series 7 Smart Station and Series 7 HDTV 750 monitor will be available in March 2012. Pricing for the Series 7 Smart Station will begin at $549 while pricing for the Series 7 HDTV monitor will begin at $599.