Samsung unveils full-HD touch-screen monitor optimised for Windows 8 ahead of CES

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Samsung unveils full-HD touch-screen monitor optimised for Windows 8 ahead of CES
Samsung has unveiled the Series 7 SC770 Touch Monitor optimised for Windows 8, days before CES.

The 24-inch Series 7 SC770 Touch Monitor is Samsung's first multi-touch display optimised for Windows 8. It supports up to 10 points of simultaneous multi-touch, letting users drag, rotate or select objects on the monitor using their fingers.

The full-HD monitor provides a contrast ratio of 5000:1 and viewing angles of 178 degrees/ 178 degrees. It also comes with a USB hub and in-built speakers (3W x 2).

Samsung also announced 27-inch Series 7 SC750 that focuses on design and performance, minus the frills like touch-screen, speakers and USB hub. At 300 cd/m2, it is rated brighter than the SC770 (250 cd/m2).

"We are committed to serving an expanding market of aspiring young professionals with the professional-grade monitors that match their needs," said Junghhwan Kim, Senior Vice President of the Visual Display Business at Samsung Electronics. "As the industry leader for seven consecutive years, Samsung is exploring new technology that provides discerning users with affordable, cutting-edge monitors that deliver a differentiated user experience."

As per Samsung, both monitors will be available worldwide in Q1 2013. It will also be showcasing the two monitors later this month at CES 2013 , alongside the Series 9 SB970 monitor, that was released in the US second half of 2012.



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