Las Vegas – January 5, 2015 – Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. the leader in Home Entertainment for nine consecutive years, today unveiled an extensive lineup of SUHD TVs – setting a new standard in premium UHD content and elevating the viewing experience to new levels.
The innovative SUHD TV celebrates a major milestone in the UHD era. It surpasses the limitations of previous displays, delivering superior picture quality with stunning contrast, striking brightness and spectacular colour.
Additionally, Samsung’s SUHD TVs have a number of new and exciting features–its SUHD re-mastering engine delivers an unrivaled viewing experience; its stylish curved design provides viewers with a more immersive viewing experience; and its Smart TV functions are now powered by Tizen, giving viewers easy access to their favorite content.
“Samsung continues to push the boundaries of the home entertainment experience to enable Canadians to experience new possibilities,” said John Srebrnjak, Director of Product Marketing & Sales Operations, Consumer Electronics, Samsung Canada. “Regardless of the content source, Samsung is committed to providing an excellent picture and will continue to do so with our SUHD TVs. Canadians can trust that we are more committed than ever to consistently deliver a superior home entertainment experience for years to come.”
Introducing Exceptional Picture Quality
Utilizing Samsung's proprietary, eco-friendly nano-crystal technology and intelligent SUHD re-mastering picture quality engine, Samsung SUHD TVs demonstrate groundbreaking advances in contrast, brightness, colour reproduction, and detail to deliver an overall superior picture quality experience.
SUHD TV’s nano-crystal semiconductor transmits different colours of light depending on their size to produce high colour purity and light efficiency. This technology produces a wide range of more accurate colours, providing viewers with 64 times more colour expression than conventional TVs.
The SUHD re-mastering engine automatically analyzes the brightness of images to minimize additional power consumption while expressing ultimate contrast levels, producing images with much darker blacks and an elevated brightness up to 2.5 times brighter than conventional TVs. and twice the colour adjustment points for a more accurate colour display.
By collaborating with the leading Hollywood studio 20th Century Fox, Samsung has been able to optimize content to meet premium quality SUHD standards. This allows for consumers to have an unrivaled UHD viewing experience.
Most recently, Samsung partnered with the Fox Innovation Lab to re-master multiple scenes from its critically acclaimed film, Exodus, specifically for the SUHD TV. The result was spectacular – generating more vivid colours and lifelike scenes.
Furthermore, Samsung’s SUHD TVs use environmentally friendly technology to deliver exceptional energy efficiency and reliability.
Sophisticated And Improved Curved Designs
When Samsung introduced the curved form-factor in 2014, it dramatically enhanced the home entertainment experience for consumers. Taking cues from contemporary art and architecture, Samsung TVs were designed and enhanced with many modern and minimalist highlights.
Samsung SUHD TV JS9500 will feature Samsung’s Chamfer bezel design, adding more depth to the TV screen, and the elegant frame makes the TV look like a piece of art when mounted on the wall.
SUHD TV JS9000 model has a soft, textured Shirring design on the back, ensuring the TV maintains its stylish edge from any angle.
New Smart TV Redefines the Future Entertainment Experience
New for 2015, all of Samsung’s Smart TVs, including the new SUHD TV, will be powered by Tizen, an open-source platform that supports the web standard for TV app development. Thanks to Tizen, Samsung’s new Smart TV platform not only has a bevy of new features, but it also allows consumers intuitive access, a more integrated entertainment experience, and more choices for content than ever before.
- The new user interface for Samsung’s Smart Hub is more responsive and playful, allowing users easier access to the content they want. It is simplified to just one screen, displaying your most recent content and tailored content recommendations for even more entertainment options.
- With Quick Connect, Samsung Smart TVs automatically recognize Samsung smartphones once paired via BLE (Bluetooth Low Energy) technology. Consumers can share video content from their Samsung smart phone to their Smart TV with the press of a button. Also, users can watch TV through their mobile devices without any apps or complicated pre-settings.
- Samsung Smart TV owners can wake-up a bit easier with Briefing on TV. Samsung Smart TVs now act as an alarm, and sync up with Samsung mobile devices, to turn on and display important items such as the time, weather and your schedule with a large screen for the day.
- Samsung’s platform powered by Tizen allows Samsung Smart TVs to become part of a much larger content ecosystem, allowing easy collaboration with a number of partners for ultimate flexibility and unparalleled access.
- Tizen’s compatibility with other devices establishes Samsung’s Smart TVs as the control centre of any Smart Home. Samsung’s new Smart TV with Tizen redefines the entertainment experience.
Samsung will offer four new series of SUHD TVs – JS9500, JS9100, JS9000 and JS8500 – in nine screen sizes from 55”to 88”, so consumers are able to purchase not only an excellent picture, but a TV that best fits their needs.
To see these and more new and innovative Samsung home entertainment products first-hand at CES 2015, visit the Samsung Booth in Central Hall, Booth #11906.
About Samsung Electronics Canada Inc.
Samsung Electronics Canada is a global leader in technology, opening new possibilities for young minded consumers everywhere through innovation, stylish design and premium experiences. Through relentless innovation and discovery, Samsung is transforming the worlds of TVs, smartphones, tablets, PCs, cameras, home appliances, printers, LTE systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. As a result, Samsung has become a true leader in the technology industry. In 2013, Samsung was ranked #7 in the Interbrand 100 Best Global Brands while the Canadian arm was named as one of Strategy Magazine’s 2013 Brands of the Year and Marketing Magazine’s 2012 Top 10 Marketers of the Year in Canada. Globally, Samsung employs 286000 people across 80 countries with annual sales of US$216.7 billion.
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