Samsung Launches Its Biggest And Best Smart TV Ever

Aug 15, 2012

75 inches of exceptional picture quality wrapped in a luxurious rose-gold frame

SYDNEY, Australia – August 15, 2012 – Samsung Electronics Australia, today announced the launch of its biggest TV to-date – the Series 9 75inch Slim LED* Smart TV. The introduction of the new Smart TV aims to meet the rising market demand for larger screen sizes and marks Samsung's continued commitment to delivering an outstanding TV experience.

"Samsung understands that when purchasing a new smart TV consumers want amazing picture quality, connectivity and content, along with a sophisticated design," said Phillip Newton, Director – AV, Samsung Electronics Australia. "Samsung's Series 9 Smart TV is crafted with the enthusiast in mind, and offers Samsung's most immersive large screen entertainment experience ever," he added.

Designed with Stunning Rose-Gold

Samsung's Series 9 is one of the most unique and attractive smart TVs on the market, encased in a stunning rose-gold finish and a slim-line body, the timeless design concept features a super-slim 7.9 millimetre curved bezel. The effect cleanly complements the TV's square stand. In addition, the TV's built-in camera is hidden within the top of the bezel, maintaining the TV's clean lines when not in use.

Smart Signature Services

The latest unit includes the complete suite of Samsung's Smart TV features – including Smart Interaction** and Smart Content^. Thanks to a built-in HD camera and dual-microphones consumers are able to communicate via Voice Control, Motion Control, and Face Recognition – providing an alternative to the remote control when it is not desired or convenient. Say 'Hi TV' to turn on Voice Control, 'Web Browser' to open up a webpage and then browse and select search results or increase the volume with grabbing or swiping hand gestures, all from the comfort of the couch**.

In Australia, Samsung's Smart TV Apps** delivers a wide range of Smart Content both local and international, including:

  • Foxtel on Internet TV#: Watch up to 30 live streaming services on this subscription service without the need for a lock-in contract or a set-top box installation.
  • Quickflix™: Access to hundreds of movies and TV shows from studios such as HBO, NBC Universal, Lionsgate, Sony Pictures and MGM.
  • Samsung Music HubTM##: A subscription based music service offering access to millions of tracks from four major record labels as well as thousands of music videos, available across multiple compatible Samsung platforms.
  • Wiggle Time TV: Australian children are able to enjoy the world of The Wiggles through Wiggle Time TV's video service and access special promotions, discounts and presales (Ticket presales are offered to Wiggle Time TV subscribers if and when made available from The Wiggles' ticketing agencies and venues).
  • AFL Game Analyser: See all the goals, marks and defining moments from every 2012 AFL game and skip to the best bits with the AFL Game Analyser.
  • NRL Game Analyser: A seamless merger of full match replays and intricate game statistics.

Ultimate in Samsung Picture Quality

Samsung's Series 9 offers consumers rich, optimised colour and detail, making for the ultimate Samsung viewing experience. Thanks to the Micro Dimming Ultimate and Precision Black technology consumers can enjoy exceptional sharpness and black levels and outstanding brightness levels.

Exceptional Smart TV Experience

Sound Share, one of the newest Samsung Smart TV features, can wirelessly connect the TV audio via Bluetooth from the Series 9 Samsung Smart TV to Samsung's Series 6 and Series 7 Wireless Audio with Dock Systems making it easy to experience surround sound. The Series 9 also offers a fast and virtually seamless smart TV experience to fit the ultimate lifestyle, through a dual-core processor that allows consumers to download and use multiple apps while browsing the Web**.

Pricing and Availability

The Samsung ES9000 will be available at all leading retail stores in September for RRP $9,499.

Product Specifications

Product/Model Features
ES9000
  • Available in a 75-inch (189 centimeter) screen size, with a Full HD 1080p resolution, 800 CMR, and 3 HDMI and 2 USB ports
  • Features a clean and simple yet timeless design, with a square stand, super-slim curved bezel and luxurious rose-gold-coloured finish
  • Includes a delicately tailored camera that retracts within the top bezel when not in use
  • Utilises Samsung's Micro Dimming Ultimate technology, which divides and analyses small blocks of screen cells to offer amazing noise control and 2D and 3D picture quality with greater detail, brighter pictures and higher contrast ratios compared to Samsung TVs without Micro Dimming Ultimate
  • Samsung's Precision Black panel technology delivers exceptional picture sharpness and black levels
  • Samsung's new Smart Interaction technology allows users to easily manage their TV experience through Motion Control, Voice Control and Facial Recognition^
  • Includes Sound Share, a new feature that allows TV audio from your ES9000 to connect wirelessly via Bluetooth to Samsung's Series 6 and Series 7 Wireless Audio with Dock Systems
  • With its dual-core chipset, functionality is fast
  • Samsung's smart TV apps, including Family Story, Fitness and Kids, allows users to do more with their TV and connect easily with family and friends**
  • Includes Samsung Link^^ for sharing content across compatible Samsung devices
  • Other features include Built-in Wifi and Skype® capabilities and Web Browser**

* Slim LED: Samsung Slim LED TV's utilise LCD screens with LED edge lights

** Smart Content: Performance may vary depending on the language spoken and surrounding environment including ambient noise. Voice Control may not be available in all languages and dialects. Certain features may require Internet access. Data charges may apply. Use of the Samsung Smart Touch Remote Control is recommended for Voice Control. Face Recognition does not provide as high a level of security as logging in with an ID and password.

^ Smart Interaction: Some features may require additional peripheral devices which are sold separately. Certain advertised features, applications and services may not be available on all devices and regions and are subject to change without notice. Internet connection required. Data download and subscription charges may apply. Visit www.samsung.com.au/tv for more information.

^^ Samsung Link: To use Samsung Link cloud storage requires separate registration with a third-party storage provider. Usage is subject to service provider agreements. Samsung Link cloud storage is accessible via compatible Windows based PC's and Samsung mobile android devices. Internet connection required. Data download and subscription charges may apply. Samsung Link is compatible across DLNA products. Samsung takes copyright seriously. Samsung's Samsung Link application is intended solely for private and domestic use. Any other use may be contrary to the law, including copyright law. It is a breach of copyright to record any broadcast other than solely for private and domestic use by watching or listening to the material broadcast at a more convenient time. Samsung does not authorise, sanction, approve or countenance any use of its Samsung Link application that infringe copyright or is otherwise contrary to law.

# Foxtel on Internet TV: Broadband Internet connection with a minimum of 2Mbps required. ISP, data download and subscription charges apply. Some features may require additional peripheral devices which are sold separately. Visit www.samsung.com.au for more information.

## Samsung Music Hub: The Samsung Music Hub application must be downloaded and activated from Samsung Apps. Streaming to multiple devices is available on premium subscription only. Mobile subscription ($9.99 per month) gives you access from one compatible Samsung Android Smartphone or one compatible Samsung Tablet. Premium subscription ($14.99 per month) gives you access from four compatible Samsung devices and via the web browser of any PC or Mac. Internet access is needed to access the Samsung Music Hub. Data charges from your mobile or broadband provider may apply. See samsungmusichub.com.au for subscription prices and device details.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2010 consolidated sales of US$135.8 billion. Employing approximately 190,500 people in 206 offices across 68 countries, the company operates two separate organisations to coordinate its nine independent business units: Digital Media & Communications, comprising Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, and Digital Imaging; and Device Solutions, consisting of Memory, System LSI and LCD. Recognised for its industry-leading performance across a range of economic, environmental and social criteria, Samsung Electronics was named the world's most sustainable technology company in the 2011 Dow Jones Sustainability Index. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com

CONTACT:
Paul Phillips
Edelman for Samsung Australia
P: +61 2 9291 3313
M: +61 415 949 004