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Samsung Smart Monitor M8, no need for PC speed

Dale Davies |
Samsung launched the Smart Monitor M8, its latest addition to the Smart Monitor series.

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The Smart Monitor M8 allows you to browse the web, edit documents and work on projects, all without the need for a separate PC. With new Workmode, you can also remotely access another PC, use Microsoft 365 programs and even connect to Samsung mobile devices with Samsung DeX for seamless working. When it comes to aesthetics, the 32-inch Smart Monitor M8 offers both space and work efficiency in an ultra-stylish design. To amp-up your style game, it comes in new colors such as Sunset Pink and Spring Green. Eventually, it will also be available in Warm White and Daylight Blue colors.

The M8 also includes a height adjustable stand (HAS) that allows users to find the perfect position for every project, movie night or study session. The thinness of the new model is 11.4mm, about three-quarters slimmer than the previous models. Featuring a sophisticated flat-back design, the M8’s sleek and ergonomic design is inspired by materials found at home adds aesthetic value to a consumer’s living space. As a next-generation smart monitor designed for work, play and everything in-between, the M8 Smart Monitor comes with Smart Hub functionality that allows users to enjoy popular streaming services in real 4K HDR without the need to connect to an external device like a PC or TV.

Additionally, consumers also get free access to Samsung TV Plus content with no downloads or sign-up requirement, and personalized content recommendations from Universal Guide. When it comes to productivity, the Smart Monitor M8 has it all. It provides a perfect home office environment without using a PC by connecting to various IT devices through the upgraded Smart Hub. The Workspace User Interface offers all services needed to work on one screen, including Samsung DeX, Apple AirPlay 2 and Microsoft 3652 cloud service, as well as mirroring content from smartphone to the M8.

The Smart Monitor M8 comes with a magnetic and detachable SlimFit Cam that can be connected to the monitor while keeping desk space neat without any tangled wires. The SlimFit Cam additionally has Face Tracking and Auto Zoom functions that quickly identifies a person’s face while on display and automatically focus on the subject. In addition, the monitor comes with in-build speakers and video chat app Google Duo, allowing consumers to work remotely or interact using video conferencing at home or at the workplace, without additional speakers.

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