Samsung European Forum 2014: Samsung Showcases Latest Consumer and Business Monitors

Jan 27, 2014

Samsung’s 2014 lineup of monitors offers UHD, a unique design and superior picture quality for the home and office

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. today announced it will be showcasing a lineup of its latest monitors at the Samsung European Forum in Malaga, Spain from 27thJanuary to 8th February 2014. The line-up includes the UD590, SD590, SD390 and SD360 monitors, all of which provide both consumers and businesses with the latest innovations in display technology, packaged into a functional and aesthetic design.

The UD590 is an Ultra High Definition (UHD) monitor that delivers detailed, high-pixel imaging and stunningly realistic colours. Capable of producing lifelike images with the most accurate colour representation, the SD590 features a modern, minimalistic design with a super slim narrow bezel that is nearly invisible. Both the SD390 and SD360 boast an elegant design featuring a new Touch of Colour (ToC) element with pure blue infused throughout the entire bezel.

Phil Gaut, General Manager, Samsung Display, UK and Ireland said: “We’re excited to showcase our latest monitors with our partners and distributors here at the Samsung European Forum. Our new lineup meets the increasing demand from both consumers and businesses that are seeking the highest resolution, improved picture quality, unique designs and the best multimedia for entertainment.”

UD590 UHD Monitor

Consumers are now able to bring Samsung’s leading 4K UHD technology into the home with Samsung’s 28-inch UD590 UHD monitor, which provides four times the resolution of Full HD (FHD) displays. With a response time of 1ms, the UD590 displays movies, games and Internet-streamed content perfectly and smoothly without any blurring or ghosting for a completely immersive viewing experience. Capable of displaying one billion colours, the UD590 delivers unrivalled colour quality which is 64 times more colours than the standard monitor. It also includes UHD up-scaling technology that converts low resolution content to UHD-level picture quality and creates sharper images.

The UD590 features advanced multitasking technology, with Samsung Picture in Picture (PIP) 2.0 which supports native sources resolution of up to FHD, as well as Picture by Picture (PBP) which connects two different PCs to one monitor screen with native resolutions. It has a game mode option that easily makes a dark and blurry picture bright and clear, and provides a display port and two HDMI inputs to connect PCs and various AV devices. The UD590 can also display UHD content from game consoles such as Xbox one, PlayStaion4 using HDMI port 1.4version.

SD590 Monitor

The minimalistic design of the 23.6-inch and 27-inch SD590 monitors allows consumers to concentrate on content without any distraction. The SD590 sports a nearly invisible, super narrow bezel that gives users more screen space to enjoy, and is complemented by a modern and sophisticated T-shaped linear stand with a metallic face that gives the illusion that the monitor is floating in the air.

The SD590 also offers superior picture quality as the panel’s wide viewing angle enables users to experience consistent natural colour and contrast ratio from any angle within 178 degrees. With Magic Upscale technology, users can experience better picture quality even with low resolution content as it prevents broken images when scaling to FHD. The SD590 also includes a game mode option and provides a D-sub and two HDMI inputs.

SD390 and SD360 Monitors

Featuring a new Samsung signature Touch of Colour (ToC) design, the stylish 23.6 inch and 27-inch SD390 (black) and SD360 (white) monitors will stand out in any room. The narrow bezel illuminates a subtle hint of soft pure blue that sets an elegant glow around the monitor. At the same time, the slim, sleek body and transparent crystal neck create a sophisticated and tasteful look.

The monitors also offer a wide viewing angle, Magic Upscale technology and FHD, a game mode option, D-sub and HDMI input.

Key Specifications:







Minimalist Design

New Touch of Colour



28" (16:9)

27" (16:9) and 23.6" (16:9)

27" (16:9) and 23.6" (16:9)


UHD / 4K (3840 x 2160)

1920x1080 (Full HD)

1920x1080 (Full HD)

Response Time

1ms (G2G)


300 cd/m2

Refresh Rate


(DP1.2 60Hz, HDMI 1.4 30Hz)

Contrast Ratio


Mega DCR (Static 1000:1)

Mega DCR (Static 1000:1)

Panel Type


Wide Viewing Angle LED (PLS Panel)

Viewing angle


178/178 (H/V)

Essential Feature

UHD Up-scale

Magic Upscale

Game Mode

Game Mode


Eco Saving

PIP 2.0


1 Display Port (1.2Ver.) / 2 HDMI (1.4Ver.)

1 D-sub / 2 HDMI / Headphone out

1 D-sub / 1 HDMI

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