Origin Of News Release: Irvine, CA
Original Release Date: October 25, 2007
Announcement: SyncMaster 942BW 19" Monitor
Samsung Electronics America, Inc., a world-leading manufacturer of professional LCD and PDP display products, today introduced the newest addition to its award-winning line of SyncMaster displays, the SyncMaster 942BW.
Featuring an ultra-narrow bezel and a 16:10 wide-screen format, the 942BW monitor's wide viewing area can support multiple simultaneous application windows, thereby helping to improve work efficiency and reducing the need for two monitors. The 942BW monitor's viewing experience is further enhanced by a fast response time of 5ms GTG, providing for vivid and true-to-life motion reproduction while gaming or watching movies. Furthermore, the model features a high 1440 x 900 resolution, allowing the monitor to deliver clear and precise images, along with a height adjustable stand.
The 942BW monitor features Samsung's proprietary Magic technologies for enhanced performance and image quality: MagicTuneT, MagicBright3T and MagicSpeedT. MagicTune is an intuitive on-screen interface that allows users to control all of the Magic Technology picture adjustments by simply using their mouse. MagicBright3 automatically optimizes brightness, contrast and gamma correction, based on the specific application. With a push of a button, users can easily switch between Text, Internet, Movie, Game, Sports, Custom and Print View modes to help ensure the best picture quality. MagicSpeed provides for an ultra-fast response time compared to traditional LCD monitors.
"Samsung is committed to meeting the growing consumer demand for high-quality, yet affordable, widescreen displays" said Young Bae, senior product marketing manager, display products, Samsung Electronics America Inc. "By coupling a super fast response time with a wide format viewing area, the 942BW is an outstanding choice for both personal and professional users looking for outstanding image quality and enhanced productivity for both personal and professional users."
The 942BW monitor, priced at $249.99 MSRP, also offers a 500:1 contrast ratio and 300 cd/m2 of brightness.
Intended for both retail and commercial applications, the 942BW monitor can be used across a variety of industries including manufacturing, engineering, banking and various digital signage applications such as food service, transportation and healthcare.
Home users will experience very high resolution video images and superb quality due to the HDCP supported Digital Visual Interface (DVI). Combined with quick response times, these features make the monitor ideal for viewing DVDs and games.
The 942BW monitor is currently available in select retail locations as well as through Samsung resellers and distribution channels, which can be located by calling 1-800-SAMSUNG or by visiting www.samsung.com. Samsung Power Partners receive special promotions, lead referrals, training and technical support, as well as collateral and marketing materials. To find out more about becoming a Samsung Power Partner visit http://www.samsungpartner.com.
All Samsung displays are backed by a three-year warranty on labor and parts, including the backlight, as well as toll-free technical support for the life of the display.
About Samsung Electronics America Information Technology Division
Samsung's Information Technology Division (ITD) markets a complete line of award-winning LCD Monitor products, including professional large format LCD and Plasma displays. ITD also markets an award-winning line of color and monochrome laser printers and multifunction devices, video security systems and the family of Samsung Q1 Ultra-Mobile Personal Computers (UMPC). Samsung ITD is committed to supporting the needs of its channel partners in the professional, commercial, corporate, and SOHO markets. Based in Irvine, California, ITD is a division of Samsung Electronics America (SEA), a U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC). The SEA organization oversees the North American operations of Samsung including Samsung Telecommunications America, LP, Samsung Electronics Canada, Inc. and Samsung Electronics Mexico, Inc. Please visit http://www.samsung.com for more information or call 1-800-SAMSUNG.
About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2005 parent company sales of US$56.7 billion and net income of US$7.5 billion. Employing approximately 128,000 people in over 90 offices in 51 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 global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit http://www.samsung.com.