June 23, 2010 in Computing News

Samsung Launches 50 Series LED-Backlit Monitors, Combining Technology Leadership, Stylish Design, Ecological Awareness

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J., June 23, 2010 – Samsung Electronics America Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corporation, the number one worldwide brand of LCD display products, today announced the launch of its line of 50 Series LED-backlit monitors. The displays, which range from 20 to 24 inches, combine top-flight image quality, design leadership, and are created to be ecologically responsible throughout their life cycle.

“The 50 Series LED monitors redefine what a desktop display should deliver to users,” said Young Bae, director of display marketing Samsung Information Technology Division. “Samsung created this family with the complete user experience in mind. These monitors deliver top-quality images and, with a slim 19mm profile, elegant housing and sophisticated Touch of Color™ gray bezel, are just as attractive on the eye when turned off. Samsung has also incorporated a range of design features to reduce energy consumption and make the monitors fully recyclable. This ensures that the 50 Series’ footprint on the environment is as small as on the user’s desktop.”

Top-flight image quality
Samsung’s 50 Series LED backlit monitors are available in four sizes – the 20 inch, BX2050, 21. .5 inch BX2250, 23 inch BX2350 and 24 inch BX2450. Each delivers formidable image quality, with a >95% sRGB color gamut and 170 degree horizontal viewing angle. The monitors also contain Samsung’s “Magic Angle” technology, ensuring that whatever angle the image is viewed from, the user can tailor settings to maintain full contrast and color depth.

Eco-conscious design
Users of 50 Series monitors can both save money on their electricity bills and save landfills from hazardous waste. The displays each consume up to 40 percent less energy than same-sized CCFL backlit monitors. The 50 Series LED monitors contain no mercury, halogens or volatile organic compounds, ensuring they are fully recyclable. Thanks to this, 50 series monitors have earned the prestigious Energy Star 5.0 rating.

High-end styling
The 50 Series LED monitors are an attractive addition to any home or office. They each incorporate an ultra-slim, 19mm profile and are designed with a Touch of Color gray bezel. In addition, the displays have a sophisticated wave pattern back and a chrome-plated boomerang stand. The starlight touch buttons controlling the displays’ functions add another layer of style to the 50 Series.

BX2050 Key Specs

Ultra-slim 19mm design

MEGA Dynamic Contrast Ratio (Static Contrast Ratio 1000:1)

5ms response time

VGA, DVI-D inputs

1600x900 resolution

“Touch of Color” (ToC™) technology

BX2250, BX2350, BX2450 Key Specs

Ultra-slim 19mm design

MEGA Dynamc Contrast Ratio (Static Contrast Ratio 1000:1)

Ultra-fast 2ms (GTG) response time

VGA, two HDMI inputs, audio output

1920x1080 resolution

“Touch of Color” (ToC™) technology

The 50 Series will be available in July 2010, priced at $229 (BX2050), $269 (BX2250), $329 (BX2350) and $359 (BX2450). All monitors are available through Samsung resellers and distribution channels, which can be located by calling 1-800-SAMSUNG or by visiting www.samsung.com.

About Samsung Electronics America Information Technology Division
Based in Ridgefield Park, N.J., Samsung’s Information Technology Division (ITD) is a division of Samsung Electronics America (SEA), a U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC), the world’s largest technology company based on revenue. As one of the fastest growing IT companies in the world, Samsung ITD is committed to serving the needs of consumers ranging from the home user to the Fortune 500 elite and supporting the valued channel partners who serve our customers. Samsung ITD offers a complete line of award-winning color and mono-laser printing solutions, desktop monitors, laptop computers, digital signage solutions and projectors. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com or call 1-800-SAMSUNG.

About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. (SEA), a wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd., markets a broad range of award-winning, digital consumer electronics and home appliance products, including HDTVs, home theater systems, MP3 players, digital imaging products, refrigerators and washing machines. A recognized innovation leader in consumer electronics design and technology, Samsung is the HDTV market leader in the U.S. Please visit www.samsung.com for more information.

About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2009 consolidated sales of US$116.8 billion. Employing approximately 188,000 people in 185 offices across 65 countries, the company consists of eight independently operated business units: Visual Display, Mobile Communications, Telecommunication Systems, Digital Appliances, IT Solutions, Digital Imaging, Semiconductor and LCD. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.

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