• Now work, watch and live in style with Samsung’s Smart Monitor M8 for AU$1199 RRP
• Total sales of Samsung’s Smart Monitor series exceed 1 million worldwide
• Visit Samsung at Semi Permanent in Sydney, May 25-27
With Samsung’s Smart Monitor M8 arriving in stores across Australia this week, Samsung Electronics is proud to announce its partnership with the celebrated creative and design festival Semi Permanent. Returning to his hometown of Sydney from 25-27e In May, semi-permanent visitors will be welcomed by Samsung to experience the Smart Monitor M8 in an experiential environment curated by New York-based furniture and fashion designer Jonathan Saunders. Saunders curation, of course, shows how Samsung’s Smart Monitor M8 vision seamlessly enables you to work, watch and live in style.
Cumulative sales of Samsung’s Smart Monitor series have surpassed one million devices worldwide. Following this trend in popularity, Samsung has expanded its range of premium Smart Monitors, with 11 models including the M8, M7 and M5 in a variety of screen sizes and colors.
Samsung’s most recent Smart Monitor addition, the M8, has gained worldwide recognition for its iconic sleek and sleek design, so the era of dull and lifeless desks is officially over. With people spending more time at home, Samsung has answered the need for personalization and customization of the home office with the ability to turn off once work is done and become a smart TV for entertainment.
The Smart Monitor M8 handles all your work-related tasks without the need for a separate PC or laptop, creating a neat and clean ‘desk interior’. With the Smart Monitor M8 you can search the web, check email and access Microsoft 3651 just by connecting to wifi. You can easily continue your work by logging into your account and uploading files directly to the cloud. The most notable advantage of the Smart Monitor M8 is that you can remotely access your work desktop and remain as agile and productive as you are in the office. It is also equipped with a SlimFit camera with tilt function to create the perfect angle while using various video calling apps such as Google Duo, which can be accessed directly from the monitor.
For those not satisfied with just a beautifully designed, highly speckled, traditional monitor, the Smart Monitor M8 also allows the user to switch to a Smart TV experience, in 4K UHD resolution with HDR10+. Complete with remote control and built-in speakers, M8 owners can enjoy a variety of streaming services2including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and Apple TV over Wi-Fi without connecting to a PC or TV.
The Smart Monitor M8 has an IoT hub called SmartThings Hub that allows users to wirelessly connect all their IoT devices. The SmartThings app makes it easy to track IoT devices around the house with the app’s intuitive dashboard, which highlights all the information provided by other devices connected to the M8, including light switches and plugs3†
Samsung’s Senior Director of Display and Brand Memory, Phil Gaut, said: “Samsung is excited to showcase the new Smart Monitor M8 at Semi Permanent. With flexible work and hybrid lifestyles leading our daily lives, more of us are looking for ways to make the most of our spaces in the home and we look forward to interacting with attendees to inspire how best to work from home.
We design rooms to be more functional for our needs and this has given way to new innovative technology that also fits the brief. What makes Samsung’s Smart Monitor M8 so special is that it can seamlessly switch from a monitor to a smart TV in seconds! From streaming your favorite content to hosting a video call, it’s clear there’s more to this monitor than meets the eye.”
“In a new ultra-slim design in a warm white color, dedicated wireless camera and built-in video communication apps, Samsung’s Smart Monitor offers all the features for a clean and modern desk setup. With HDR10+, the latest 4K processor, 400 nit brightness and 99 percent RGB, it offers a premium viewing experience, and with access to popular streaming services such as Netflix and YouTube, it is the ideal companion for work and play.” Gaut concludes.
The Smart Monitor M8’s advanced connectivity to your mobile device allows you to watch your favorite content on a bigger screen. Simply connect your smartphone to the Smart Monitor using Tap View or Screen Mirroring. With a single click, you can be transported instantly to another country or to your favorite singer’s concert, all thanks to the monitor’s large screen and rich picture quality. Samsung DeX also enables multitasking and turns your smartphone into a touchpad. With two screens at once, you can take an online art class or watch videos of your favorite music group on a larger screen while still using your compatible phone as a phone.
The Smart Monitor series also features Apple AirPlay2 integration, allowing users to easily enjoy movies, music and photos stored on their smartphones or laptops on the big screen.
It is the seamless integration of the Smart Monitor M8 that enhances hybrid lifestyles, naturally aligning with the semi-permanent festival and its audience. Known for his unique use of colour, pattern and modernist design, New York-based Scottish designer Jonathan Saunders embodies this new way of living according to his career path and pivotal approach to his passions.
“Semi Permanent is about connecting and inspiring the creative community with the best leaders in the field, so it makes perfect sense for the festival to partner with Samsung to launch the Smart Monitor M8. The way we all work, look and live has evolved tremendously in the past two years, and so have our technological needs. The Smart Monitor M8 is a fantastic piece of superior technology that meets the many needs of today’s world and is also visually appealing thanks to its modern design,” said Jonathan Saunders.
Jonathan continued: “As a designer, living and breathing hybrid life, I see this as a really interesting opportunity and I look forward to working with Samsung and the team at Semi Permanent, managing the space to lead by example. of how the Smart Monitor M8 can enhance your home, through a mid-century style from my own creative lens.”
Samsung’s Smart Monitor M8 is now available in stores across Australia in the soothing and comfortable Warm White color with a suggested retail price of $1119 AUD. For those who order on Samsung.com for 22nd May 2022 qualify for a bonus pair of Galaxy Buds.
For more information on the Smart Monitor range and comprehensive line of Samsung products, please visit: Samsung Electronics Australia website†
For more information about Semi Permanent and to purchase tickets, please visit: www.semipermanent.com
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