Samsung Electronics, introduced its new premium monitor, the 19-inch SyncMaster 971P. The SyncMaster is the follow-up to Samsung’s previous premium design-based model, the 970P. The 971P, which is part of Samsung’s award-winning line of SyncMaster displays, features up to a 1500:1 contrast ratio, 6ms (GTG) response time, 178/178 degree viewing angle, and 1280×1024 resolution.
In addition, the 971P features all seven of Samsung’s Magic Technologies that are available in the U.S.:
MagicBrightII: Optimizes brightness and contrast based on the specific application with the push of a button. Features Text, Internet, Sports, Movie, Game and Custom modes. MagicColor: Enhances color in two modes: Full (overall enhancement) and Intelligent (enhances color without affecting delicate skin tones). MagicTune: An easy-to-use, on-screen interface that enables users to use their mouse to control all their Magic Technology picture adjustments from one place. MagicStand: Ultimate ergonomics with dual and triple-hinge designs that allow Samsung monitors to fold, pivot, tilt, swivel, raise and lower. MagicContrast: Offers contrast ratios of up to 1500:1, which combine with brightness and resolution to yield high image quality. MagicSpeed: Speeds of up to 6ms (GTG) lend unsurpassed clarity to motion video, DVD movies and games. MagicAuto Rotation: Images are automatically rotated when the monitor is pivoted.
With design being a big part of this line, the 971P features a shiny black bezel, a blue LED power button at the end of the stand, and a unique triple-hinge stand that enables users to fold the monitor flat or into a variety of positions. The 971P is offered though both retail and commercial channels at $379.99 MSRP.
‘The SyncMaster 971P is a true combination of brains and beauty,’ said Andrew Weis, product marketing manager, display products, Samsung Electronics America, Inc. ‘Not only is the 971P attractive to look at, it offers impressive specifications that make it a perfect display for anyone who wants a monitor with outstanding looks and performance.’
The SyncMaster comes with a three-year parts and labor warranty, including the backlight, as well as toll-free technical support for the life of the display.