October 18, 2005 in Social Responsibility News

SAMSUNG Introduces New Elegant And Sophisticated 19"Display Solution

Irvine, CA - Samsung, the world’s leading manufacturer of TFT computer monitors and professional displays, continues to raise the bar on groundbreaking LCD monitor technology with the introduction of the elegant SyncMaster™ 970P display. The SyncMaster 970P is a high-end dual interface 19-inch monitor that is built and designed for performance. The display surpasses even the most rigorous computing applications for end users who also demand attractive styling for their personal computing needs. The SyncMaster 970P is currently shipping with an Estimated Street Price of $549.
Designed for home and business users, the 970P incorporates Samsung’s MagicTune software, which makes adjustments to the monitor a truly hands-free experience. The monitor also features several proprietary Samsung technologies for optimized performance including MagicStand™, MagicRotation™, MagicSpeed™, MagicBright II™, MagicColor™, MagicContrast™ and MagicZone™ technologies.
“Samsung continues its proud tradition of offering end users display solutions that combine technology superiority, high-end performance and design elegance with the introduction of the new SyncMaster 970P monitor,” said David Nichols, Director of Display Marketing for Samsung’s Information Technology Division (ITD). “The monitor is truly the one piece of computer equipment that users look at all day long. It is only natural that, Samsung, the worldwide display leader, provides its customers with the most stylish, technologically advanced and ergonomically enhanced display available today. The SyncMaster 970P offers sleek design appeal with top-notch performance.”
The SyncMaster 970P features several unique Samsung technologies to maximize image performance and user functionality. Samsung’s MagicTune technology enables users to have full control over all display features with extensive color adjustment capability per an individual’s personal viewing criteria. This produces the best front of screen performance for the optimal personalized viewing experience. MagicTune allows users the ability to save the various personalized display profiles for whatever environment or mode the user is in. MagicTune lets users change the monitor’s various settings with a simple click of a mouse. All of this functionality is completed with no additional cable or interface: all MagicTune communication is completed through the video cable.
For unsurpassed ergonomic functionality, the SyncMaster 970P utilizes Samsung’s MagicStand, an innovative four-way, triple-hinge adjustable stand that offers pivot ability, height adjustment, tilt and swivel capabilities. The display also incorporates Samsung’s MagicRotation, an automatic pivot feature that instantly tracks the display’s new orientation when users shift the screen from portrait to landscape for greater visibility of documents, Web pages and e-mail communications.
Samsung’s MagicSpeed technology ensures the SyncMaster 970P offers an ultra-fast six-millisecond response time (gray to gray), making the monitor ideal for computer gaming and multimedia-driven applications such as streaming video. A faster response time ensures better performance of motion video, and produces smoother edges, clearer images and a more natural image response. Response time is a critical factor that users should consider when purchasing an LCD monitor.
The 970P also includes Samsung’s MagicBright II technology, which allows users to select the proper optimized setting of brightness, contrast and gamma correction for the type of media being displayed. The user can select one of the following five modes: Game, Movie, Sports, Internet or Text. With the push of a button, the end user can improve the image clarity of the specific type of media being displayed. The monitor also utilizes Samsung’s MagicColor technology, which selectively enhances color automatically for the areas that need color correction. For example, MagicColor allows users to remove the unwanted glare of an image and bring back the natural color appearances automatically.
The full-featured SyncMaster 970P also employs Samsung’s MagicContrast and MagicZone technologies. MagicContrast offers a high 1000:1 contrast ratio and an extra-wide 178-degree viewing angle that’s ideal for providing detailed onscreen images when viewing on and off-axis. Contrast ratio is the measurement of the difference in light intensity between the brightest white and the blackest black. With its high 1000:1 contrast ratio, the 970P offers greater legibility when reading or viewing content on the monitor’s screen. MagicZone allows the user to select any area of the screen and change its characteristics. MagicZone parallels the On Screen Display function for the specified window, enabling users to alter the contrast, brightness, color and sharpness within the selected window.
Offered in an elegant silver and white colored cabinet, the SyncMaster 970P incorporates the company’s proprietary Patterned Vertical Alignment (PVA), the latest technology advancement in liquid crystal cell structure for improved viewing. The monitor features a fine pixel pitch of 0.294mm and a maximum resolution of 1280 x 1024. The 970P also allows users the option of using a digital or analog interface for viewing images and text delivering a maximum of 16.7 million colors.
Samsung backs all of its monitors with a three-year, parts and labor warranty, including the backlight as well as toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In addition, Samsung offers a three-year Advanced Replacement Program, three-year Repair and Return or Exchange and three-year Shuttle Exchange for hassle-free repairs.
For more information about Samsung's SyncMaster monitors or for the name of the dealer nearest you, contact Samsung toll-free at 1-800-SAMSUNG or via the Internet at www.samsung.com
About Samsung’s Information Technology Division

Samsung Electronics America’s Information Technology Division (ITD), located in Irvine, California, is the U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC). Samsung’s ITD markets a complete line of award-winning TFT and CRT display products, color and monochrome laser printers, fax machines and multifunction devices for professional, corporate and SOHO users. ITD also markets large-screen plasma displays designed specifically for the professional and commercial markets.

The Samsung Electronics America organization oversees the North American operations of Samsung's Consumer Electronics Division (CED) and Information Technology Division (ITD), as well as its subsidiaries including Samsung Telecommunications America (STA) and Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. (SSI).
About Samsung Electronics

Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2004 parent company sales of US$55.2 billion and net income of US$10.3 billion. Employing approximately 113,000 people in over 90 offices in 48 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing brands, Samsung Electronics is the world's largest producer of color monitors, color TVs, memory chips and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit www.samsung.com.


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