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Samsung announces M5 and M7 Lifestyle Smart Monitors with DeX, Office 365, & more


Samsung Electronics has announced two new Lifestyle Smart Monitors(M5, M7) today. Both of them have Mobile and PC connectivity, remote home office, and run Tizen OS. Samsung, which calls them the ‘do-it-all screen’, has launched it globally in countries like the USA, Canada, China.

samsung M5 M7 Smart Monitor
Samsung Smart Monitors Left: M5 Right: M7

Samsung Smart Monitors M5, M7- Pricing, Availability

Samsung’s new Smart Monitor includes two models- M5, and M7. M5 is available in two size variants- 27-inch(27M50A), 32-inch(32M50A). However, the M7 has only one variant- 32-inch(32M70A). All the Smart Monitors will be available starting November 16 in China, the USA, and Canada as of now.

However, Samsung plans to expand to other countries by the end of November. For now, you can take a look at the US pricing(via The Verge) below:

  • M5(27-inch)-$230(₹17,100)
  • M5(32-inch)-$280(₹20,990)
  • M7(32-inch)-$400(₹29,800)

To capitalize on the pandemic situation, Samsung‘s New Smart Monitors offer work-from-home features like Tap View connectivity, App casting/Apple AirPlay 2, and Samsung DeX. Additionally, the monitors also support home office features like Microsoft Office 365 applications, Remote access.

It also has entertainment features like Smart Hub(VOD), Mobile casting/mirroring, Bixby 2.0 integration, and more. Further, all the models run Samsung’s Tizen OS v5.5, have a speaker of 5W, and support VESA (100mmx100mm) wall mounts.

*VOD is video-on-demand and allows users to stream content on OTT apps like Netflix

, YouTube without accessing PC/Mobile.

Samsung Smart Monitor M5- Specifications

The Samsung M5 models come in two sizes- M5(27-inch), and M5(32-inch). Both of them feature a 1,920×1,080(FHD) VA(Vertical Alignment) panel. Weighing in at 5.0kg(27″), and 6.2kg(32″) with a vertical stand, the monitors measure 615.5×455.4×193.5mm, and 716.1x517x193.5mm respectively.

Both the models have a flat display with a 16:9 aspect ratio, and 178° viewing angles. Brightness is up to 250cd/m2(nits), and support HDR10. For connectivity, you get 2xHDMI 2.0, 2xUSB 2.0, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 4.2, and Bixby 2.0.

Samsung Smart Monitor M7- Specifications

Samsung’s M7 has a single variant- M7(32-inch). However, unlike the M5 models, this monitor supports resolution up to 4K(3840×2160 pixels). The display(VA panel) has 16.1M colors, 60Hz refresh rate, HDR10, 178° viewing angles, 16:9 aspect ratio, 250cd/m2(nits), and 3000:1 static contrast ratio.

As for connectivity, unlike the M5, this Monitor supports USB-C charging of up to 65W. You get a 1xUSB-C, 3xUSB 2.0, 2xHDMI 2.0, Wi-Fi 5, Bluetooth 4.2, and Bixby 2.0.

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