Samsung presented an updated line of Smart Monitors. It includes models M5 (M50C), M7 (M70C) and M8 (M80C). The first is available in 27″ and 32″ sizes, the others are only 32″. The devices have a minimalist design that somewhat resembles monoblock iMacs. Especially considering that the Smart Monitor is also offered in several pastel colors.
The younger M5 series is equipped with Full HD screens with a brightness of 250 nits, a refresh rate of 60 Hz, support for HDR10 and a response time of 4 ms. The M7 series has a UHD panel, 300 nits brightness, 99% sRGB coverage and HDR10 support. The top M8 series, in turn, offers a UHD display with a brightness of up to 400 nits, 99% sRGB coverage and HDR10+ support.
Among the connection interfaces, one HDMI 2.0, one USB-C (65 W) and two USB-A are available in the M7 and M8 models. The M5 monitors have two HDMI 1.4 and two USB-A ports. Also, all monitors have two 5 W speakers. The M8 comes with a webcam, for other series the accessory will have to be purchased separately.
The monitors come with the Samsung Gaming Hub system, which provides access to services such as YouTube, Netflix and Prime Video. The M7 and M8 models additionally have support for voice assistants Bixby and Amazon Alexa, as well as a stand that allows you to rotate the screen by 90 degrees.
The price of the Smart Monitor M8 model is $699.