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Samsung shows off monitor that can wirelessly charge your phone

Written by Andre Yoskowitz (Google+) @ 27 Jul 2015 22:08

Samsung shows off monitor that can wirelessly charge your phone Samsung has unveiled a new monitor today, the SE370, one that comes with built-in wireless charging for your mobile devices.
The monitor is available as a 23.6-inch model or as a 27-inch model and Samsung promises that the monitor "declutters work areas by doing away with unnecessary cables and ports needed to charge mobile devices." This is true, as long as your mobile device can be charged wirelessly using the Qi standard.

The full specs:
••Panel Type: PLS
••Resolution: 1920×1080
••Response Time: 4ms
••Brightness: 250 cd/m2 for 23.6-inch and 300 cd/m2 for 27-inch
••Contrast Ratio: 1000:1 (typical)
••Viewing Angle (H/V): 178°/178°
••Color: White High Glossy
••Interface: 1 HDMI(1.4), 1 DP(1.2), 1 D-Sub
••OS Compatibility: Windows (including Windows 10), Mac
••Essential Features: Wireless Charging, Eco Saving Plus, Magic Bright, Magic Upscale, Game Mode, Eye Saver Mode, Flicker Free, FreeSync, Image Size


"Technology should support, not interfere with, active lifestyles,"
added Seok-gi Kim, senior vice president of Samsung's visual display business, said in a statement. "Our customers increasingly rely on mobile devices to obtain information and interact with others; so by doing away with the clutter on their desks, we are helping them to use their mobile devices in a smarter way."

Samsung has not priced the monitor yet but it is not expected to break the bank.

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