Samsung has announced the popular M8 smart display is refreshed for 2023, with a new 27-inch size joining the previous 32-inch option, and both 4K displays get HDR10+ support, new portrait orientation, and Moreover.
At $700 (32-inch) and $650 (27-inch), the M8 models feature a flat-panel 4K UHD LCD panel that offers 400 nits, 60Hz refresh rate (non-variable), 99% sRGB and an adaptive picture technology that It automatically adjusts screen brightness and color temperature for viewing comfort.
Both models retain key features like USB-C charging connectivity, AirPlay support, a built-in webcam, and plenty of smart TV features housed in a distinctive iMac-like design. Samsung’s M8 doesn’t support the P3 color gamut and can’t match the brightness of Apple’s Studio 5K display, but as a more affordable alternative it now looks much more appealing.
The M8 now swivels up to 90 degrees for portrait orientation, and it supports VESA standards for those who prefer different mounting solutions. The included SlimFit 2K camera has been upgraded, and there’s new mouse support for many on-screen apps like the Samsung Gaming Hub, SmartThings Hub for managing connected home devices, and a smart hub for dedicated apps like Prime Video, Netflix, YouTube, and more.
Both sizes have an 11.39mm thick chassis, which is 0.1mm thinner than Apple’s iMac, and include a flat back, thin bezels, and a height and tilt adjustable stand. Both models are available from June in four color options, including Warm White, Sunset Pink, Baby Blue and Spring Green. See Samsung press release for a full summary of all technical specifications.