Samsung 9 series monitor
Samsung's new 9 series monitor with 2560x1440 res

04 Jan 2012 | Rasmus Larsen |

Samsung has just unveiled their new 9 series monitor with PLS panel, 2560x1440 pixel resolution, and a MHL port. It will be available from March 2012 with a $1199 price tag.

Samsung series 9 monitor

Samsung is following up on last year’s 9 series with a new 2012 variant with a new design. Samsung describes it as ”floating in mid-air”. The monitor is supported by a height-adjustable aluminum stand with input connectors in the base.

Samsung 9 series monitor
Samsung’s new 9 series monitor


The monitor uses Samsung’s own PLS (Plane Line Switching) panel technology and has a Natural Color Expert system that covers hardware color calibration tools and a pre-calibrated profile. Samsung hopes to please photographers and amateur graphic artists with the offerings.

Samsung 9 series monitor
Samsung’s new 9 series monitor


Other specs include a 2560x1440 pixel resolution, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 5 ms (g2g) response time, 300 cd/m2 brightness and 178/178 viewing angles. Samsung also offers HDMI, DVI, DisplayPort, speakers, MHL (Mobile High Definition Link) and a built-in USB hub.

Samsung has only announced a 27-inch variant so far called S27B970. The 27-inch version will debut in March 2012. Pricing will begin at $1199. The monitor will be exhibited at CES 2012.



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