Samsung Unveils New Windows 8 Touch-Screen Monitors

The Series 7 is extended with the 24-inch SC770 which provides up to 10 points of simultaneous touch, Samsung said, allowing users drag, rotate or select objects on the monitor using their fingers. The MVA panel provides a resolution of 1080p, a brightness of 250 cd/m2 and a static contrast ratio of 5000:1.

Also new is the 27-inch (non-touch) SC750 with a brightness of 300 cd/m2 and a static contrast ratio of 5000:1, as well as the professional 27-inch monitor S27B970 with a PLS panel and 2560 x 1440 pixel resolution.

Samsung will be showcasing the new displays at CES. Pricing was not announced, but stay tuned.

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Model Number:Feature CategoryFeature DescriptorSC770SC750S27B970
DisplaySizeRow 0 - Cell 2 24”(16:9)27" (16:9)27"(16:9)
Panel TypeRow 1 - Cell 1 MVAWVA LEDPLS
ResolutionRow 2 - Cell 1 1920x10801920x10802560 x 1440
BrightnessRow 3 - Cell 1 250 cd/m2300 cd/m2285 cd/m2
UniformityRow 4 - Cell 1 Row 4 - Cell 2 Row 4 - Cell 3 Min. 90%
Contrast RatioStatic5000:15000:11000:1
Color DepthRow 6 - Cell 1 Row 6 - Cell 2 16.7M16.7M
Response TimeRow 7 - Cell 1 5ms (GTG)5ms (GTG)5ms (GTG)
Viewing Angle(Horizontal/Vertical)178°/178°178°/178°178°/178°
Input & InterfaceHDMIRow 9 - Cell 2 YesYesYes
DVIRow 10 - Cell 1 Row 10 - Cell 2 NoYes (dual link)
DisplayPortRow 11 - Cell 1 Row 11 - Cell 2 NoYes
USB HubRow 12 - Cell 1 Yes(1up)NoUSB 2.0 (1 up/2 down)
SpeakerRow 13 - Cell 1 Yes(3W x 2)NoYes (7W x 2)
Mobile ConnectivityMHLMobile High Definition LinkRow 14 - Cell 3 NoYes

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  • DjEaZy
    ... and fingerprints all over the screen....
  • math1337
    Don't touch the screen.
  • innocent bystander
    Fingerprint magnet... barf.

    Even if I end up going to Windows 8 I'll stick with KB/M and a clean monitor.

  • hate machine
    So tempted to buy 2x of the S27B970 if they can beat Dell's 27" pricing. Touchscreens do sound nifty though.
  • wiyosaya
    IMHO, this screams ergonomic issues.
  • dimar
    Imagine a person reading an online newspaper, while eating fried greasy pork sandwich and then touching the screen to move to the next page/article.. Samsung could integrated a self cleaning mechanism for the screen, maybe use a self-cleaning oven as an example?
  • freggo
    In the past the kitchen sponge was the most germ laden piece in a household.
    Soon to be replaced by your high tech monitor :-)

    And how close do you have to sit to a 27" monitor to use the 'touch' features ergonomically ?

  • killerclick
    1080p on 27" and you have to sit close enough to it to touch it?

  • damianrobertjones
    There's some really stupid posts on here. Have you seen most users screens out there? They don't 'touch' the screen yet they're STILL covered in all manner of crap including excessive dust, ball point pen, scissor marks etc.

    Maybe one day negative posters will just stop.
  • killerclick1080p on 27" and you have to sit close enough to it to touch it?Fail
    No screen bezels in my peripheral vision then :p