Want to upgrade your 2012 Samsung Smart TV to the latest 2013 generation? The <a href=http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1358343240><b>Smart Evolution Kit</b></a> allows you to do that. It will debut in April 2013 and cost 299 Euro.<br /><br /><b>Update:</b> Samsung USA has confirmed that the US version will ship in May for $299.<br /><br /><h3>Samsungâ€™s Evolution Kit will cost 299 Euro</h3>Last year, Samsung introduced TVs with Smart Evolution Kit, which basically is a port on the backside of the TV that allows you to upgrade the Smart TV features from year to year, up until 2016.<br /><br /><p align=center><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/evolutionkit.jpg" alt="Samsung Smart Evolution Kit"><br><i>Samsungâ€™s Smart Evolution Kit can upgrade the processor in your Samsung Smart TV</i></p><br />The 2013 Evolution Kit includes a faster processor to speed things up. It also supports the new Smart TV platform that will be installed automatically on your 2012 Smart TV. It works on the ES7000, ES8000 & ES9000 LEDs, and the E8005 & E7000 plasmas. The high-end 2013 TVs also come with the Evolution Kit port so you can upgrade in the future.<br /><br />Samsung confirms that the Evolution Kit will be available in April for a suggested price of 299 Euro. US pricing details have not been announced yet.<br /><br />FlatpanelsHD had some hands-on time with the Evolution Kit during CES. Read our <a href=http://www.flatpanelshd.com/news.php?subaction=showfull&id=1358343240><b>Evolution Kit report here</b></a>.