Samsung launches Smart Monitor M8 in India, a sleek monitor that allows working without a PC and doubles as a Smart TV – Samsung Newsroom India
Experience PC-free productivity, make video calls, browse the web, edit documents, work on projects and more without the need for a separate PC
Doubles as a Smart TV and offers a variety of OTT services including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and Apple TV
Samsung, India’s largest and most trusted consumer electronics brand, today launched the M8 Smart Monitor, its latest addition to the Smart Monitor series with an improved and sleek design. It’s thoughtfully designed for modern users who need a product that offers both functionality and entertainment, allowing them to watch, play and live in style. The new smart monitor comes with a Slim Fit Camera for a seamless video conferencing experience.
The M8 Smart Monitor is part of a family of the world’s first smart monitors that not only provide a PC-less experience for seamless working, but also allow users to enjoy a variety of OTT services, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and Apple TV via Wi-Fi without connecting to a PC or TV.
The Smart Monitor M8 lets you browse the web, edit documents and work on projects, all without the need for a separate PC. With the new work mode, you can also remotely access another PC, use Microsoft 365 programs, and even connect to Samsung mobile devices with Samsung DeX for seamless work.
Consumers pre-booking Smart Monitor M8 from June 10-14, 2022 will get Galaxy Buds2 worth INR 11,999 and Samsung Smart Wireless Keyboard worth INR 3,499 absolutely free along with instant discount on basket INR 3,000. Additionally, consumers pre-booking the M8 until 11.59pm on June 10 can also get BookMyShow and The Body Shop vouchers worth INR 500 each. Consumers who have pre-booked the M8 can enjoy
Discount of INR 5,000 when purchased.
“With Smart Monitor M8, we aspire to create a product that matches the evolved lifestyle and design taste of Gen Z and Millennial consumers, as they constantly seek a one-stop solution to work, learn and play. Our new Smart Monitor M8 is designed for a PC-free experience for work and entertainment. Its iconic sleek design is meant to complement and enhance any living space. Integrated with consumer-favorite content, productivity and video calling apps, we’re confident it’ll be a joy to use every time,” said Puneet Sethi, Vice President, Consumer Electronics Enterprise Business, Samsung India.
When it comes to aesthetics, the 32-inch Smart Monitor M8 offers both space and work efficiency in an ultra-sleek design. To amp up your style game, it comes in new colors such as Sunset Pink and Spring Green. Eventually, it will also be available in Warm white and daylight blue colors. The M8 also includes a Height Adjustable Stand (HAS) that allows users to find the perfect position for every project, movie night, or study session.
The thinness of the new model is 11.4 mm, which is about three quarters thinner than the previous models. Featuring a sophisticated flat-back design, the sleek, ergonomic design of the M8 is inspired by materials found at home and adds aesthetic value to a consumer’s living space.
Smart TV experience
As a next-generation smart monitor designed for work, play and everything in between, the M8 Smart Monitor comes with Smart Hub functionality that allows users to enjoy popular streaming services such as Netflix , Amazon Prime Video, Disney+ and Apple TV in true 4K HDR. so you can enjoy content exactly as intended, without needing to connect to an external device like a PC or TV.
Additionally, consumers also get free access to Samsung TV Plus content with no download or signup requirement, and personalized content recommendations from Universal Guide.
When it comes to productivity, the Smart Monitor M8 has it all. It provides a perfect home office environment without using a PC by connecting to various computing devices through the upgraded Smart Hub. The Workspace UI offers all the services needed to work on a single screen, helping users connect wirelessly to a Windows or Mac PC and efficiently use a wide range of useful features, including Samsung DeX , Apple AirPlay 2 and Microsoft 3652 cloud service, as well as mirroring content from the smartphone to the M8.
SlimFit camera for a smooth video conferencing experience
The Smart Monitor M8 comes with a magnetic and detachable SlimFit Cam that can be connected to the monitor while keeping the desk space clean without tangled wires. The SlimFit Cam further features Face Tracking and Auto Zoom features that quickly identify a person’s face when displayed and automatically focus on the subject. Additionally, the monitor comes with built-in speakers and a Google Duo video chat app, allowing consumers to work remotely or interact via video conferencing at home or in the workplace without additional speakers. .
IoT hub for connected living
Smart Monitor M8 has an IoT hub called Smart Things Hub which allows users to wirelessly connect all IoT devices. The SmartThings app allows users to easily track IoT devices throughout their home. The app’s intuitive control panel displays all the information provided by other devices connected to the M8, such as light switches and the power socket.
Equipped with a high-sensitivity Far Field Voice microphone, the assistant controls devices such as Bixby and Amazon Alexa using voice commands. Additionally, the microphone uses an Always on Voice feature, displaying conversation information onscreen when Bixby is activated, even if the monitor screen is off.
To go along with the monitor’s wide range of features, the screen offers adaptive picture technology, enhancing viewer comfort by automatically adjusting screen brightness and color temperature.
Price and availability
The versatile new M8 offers Samsung’s iconic slim design in new colors such as Sunset Pink and Spring Green will be available from 15th June 2022 in India at a starting price of INR 59,999 at Samsung’s official online store Samsung Shop , Amazon, and all major retail stores, while Daylight Blue and Warm White variants will be available later this year.
For more information, please visit, https://www.samsung.com/in/monitors/smart/smart-m8-32-inch-uhd-4k-ls32bm80puwxxl/
|Display||Screen size (inches/cm)||32 / 81.3|
|Brightness (Typ.)||400 cd/m2|
|Characteristic||HDR||Yes (HDR 10+)|
|Eye saver mode||Yes|
|Clever||VOD (Netflix, YouTube, etc.)||Yes|
|PC on screen||Yes|
|voice assistant||Yes (far-field voice)|
|video communication||Yes (Google Duo, MS Teams)|
|TV to Smart Monitor (TV access)||Yes|
|Multiple view||Yes (2 views)|
|Speaker||2.2CH (5W x 2 with tweeter)|
|Camera||In the Box (FHD Cam.)|
|Design||Color||warm white, sunset pink,
Daylight Blue, Spring Green
|Type of support||Bracket A|