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2009-10-08T16:42:27Z
Samsungintroduced a premium LED monitor,the SyncMaster XL2370 today. This monitor offers 1080 HD quality, a dynamiccontrast ratio of 5,000,000:1, and a 2 millisecond response time. The XL2370also has a thin profile, measuring 3/4 inch at the top and weighs less than eightpounds. The SyncMaster XL2370 is expected to cost just under $300 and will beavailable at Best Buy beginning October 12 and through other retailers in lateNovember. 


Samsung’s Latest Ultra-Slim LED Monitor Offers HD Quality Picture

Samsung’s SyncMaster XL2370 LED Monitor Offers Impressive Color and
HD Capabilities Allowing Images to Jump Off the Screen

RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Samsung ElectronicsAmerica Inc., a subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Corporation, the number oneworldwide brand of LCD display products, today announced the debut of itspremium LED monitor, the SyncMaster XL2370. At an estimated street price of$299, the XL2370 produces picture perfect, HD quality in a sleek, aerodynamicdesign. It will be available at Best Buy starting October 12 and throughdistribution and retailers in late November.

“This monitor will definitely set a new standard for thiscategory. Samsung is taking its monitors to the next level by creating a highend monitor with a sharp design. It has an amazing picture quality that ourhigh-end users appreciate at a price that our cost conscious consumers alsolike,” said Doug Albregts, vice president, Information Technology Division,Samsung Electronics America Inc.



EXCEPTIONALPERFORMANCE (MONITOR to MOVIE SCREEN)

Whether you’re watching a Blu-Ray movie or video clipsonline, the XL2370’s LED edge-lit backlight performs at 1080 HD quality andyields a brighter range of colors than typical CCFL backlights. Colors,regardless of dark or light, are vivid and crisp with the XL2370’s dynamiccontrast ratio of 5,000,000:1 and the 2 millisecond response time ensures thatfast moving scenes are clear. Movies can be fully appreciated in 16:9widescreen formats without distortion or stretching.

FUTURISTIC DESIGN(MONITOR to WORK OF ART)

The XL2370’s sleek design features a Samsung Touch of Colormatte black finish, which appears liquid black in ambient light with a richcharcoal gray gradation in brighter light. A crystal-like acrylic neck andbezel trim give the impression that the monitor is floating and can also betilted up to 25 degrees. The XL2370’s ultra thin profile saves space, measuringjust 3/4" at the top and weighing under eight pounds. The On ScreenDisplay (OSD) lights up when used and disappears into the trim when dormant.



ENVIRONMENTALLYFRIENDLY (MONITOR to MULCH)

Being a true friend to the environment, the XL2370 isregistered EPEAT® Gold, ENERGY STAR® compliant, and partially constructed outof post consumer materials, complying with the EU directive on restricting theuse of hazardous substances (RoHS). The monitor lacks the hazardous componentsof CCFL backlights, such as halogen, mercury or lead. The Touch of Colorprocess eliminates the use of harmful paints and volatile organic compounds(VOCs), reducing CO2 emissions. Energy consumption is also improved, using upto 33% less power than CCFLs.

“Consumers can generally buy a monitor for relatively cheap,but the XL2370 satisfies our customers’ appetite for an ultra slim LED HDquality monitor that is visually appealing,” said Young Bae, director,Information Technology Division, Samsung Electronics America Inc. “This monitoris a great addition for users that need enhanced video capabilities to watchmovies and play games in high definition.”

XL2370
  • 1920x1080 resolution
  • MEGA Dynamic contrast ratio of 5,000,000:1
  • 16:9 Aspect Ratio
  • 2ms response time
  • Low power consumption at 26 watts
Monitors are available through Samsung resellers anddistribution channels, which can be located by calling 1-800-SAMSUNG or byvisiting www.samsung.com. Samsung PowerPartners receive special promotions, lead referrals, training and technicalsupport, as well as collateral and marketing materials. Samsung also recyclesall monitors through RECYCLING DIRECT Program.

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Lev_Astov
2009-10-08T17:31:39Z

That's pretty nice! Especially with only 26 watts of energy consumption. Still, I really wish they'd get rid of the large bezels, what with Eyefinity coming along and all.

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2009-10-08T18:11:53Z

I totally agree Lev; I want the bezels need to be shrunk down to the smallest area too. If a monitor had an ultrathin bezel, I wouldn't care if it was eight inches deep.

Still, this is a relatively nice monitor. My current monitor is a Samsung, and it's been great.

tanka12345
2009-10-08T18:47:38Z

My local PC store has this monitor is stock for NZ$699, and they said they've nearly sold out their first shipment!

gibbersome
2009-10-08T18:57:31Z

Eyefinity is working on a fix on the bezel alignment issue so I wouldn't be too worried if that's the only major issue with this monitor. As EyeFinity gains more traction in the public's eye, I think we'll start seeing smaller and smaller bezels.

gibbersome
2009-10-08T19:00:04Z

Found a cnet review for this monitor.

http://reviews.cnet.com/...505-3174_7-33683882.html 

Cons: The Samsung SyncMaster XL2370 lacks ergonomic features and its base is quite wobbly.

Errr...I think that makes it a good review.

Kyouya
2009-10-08T21:13:25Z

I'll pass on it...I'll wait for the XL2370 HD. It comes with a HDTV Tuner. That is what I am waiting for. If it does not appear by DEC, I'll just have to find a brick and mortar reseller store that sells the P2370 HD which is awesome as well.

aybabtu
2009-10-09T07:56:43Z

This article doesn't mention how much screen size you get for your $300. By the part number, I am guessing 23". Still not a bad deal at all...

realneil
2009-10-09T08:50:42Z

I'd like two of them, mounted to the wall in front of me to clear up some desk space please.

Soupstyle
2009-10-09T21:36:31Z

I'd buy it if it had no bezel. I think it would be reasonable at $250 as is though.

And yeah, based on the Model #, I'd wager it's a 23" screen.