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Samsung launches ViewFinity S9 5K to beat Apple Studio Display

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Image credit : Samsung After providing a sneak peek of its competitor to the Apple Studio Display in January, ViewFinity has now launched the ViewFinity S9 5K monitor, bringing a pretty impressive spec sheet to the table and pricing details as of July. This intriguing alternative to the Apple Studio Display is now available for purchase. Initially, Samsung introduced pre-orders for the new monitor last week, subsequently retracting them, and has chosen Amazon as the platform for its debut availability. Designed for creative professionals, the ViewFinity S9 boasts a 5K panel, 99% DCI-P3 color gamut coverage, an in-built color calibration engine, and a 4K webcam, among other features. [caption id="attachment_192081" align="aligncenter" width="1186"]Viewfinity_S9 Image credit : Digital Photography Review[/caption] Resembling Apple's Studio Display, the ViewFinity S9 sports a metal construction and includes attributes that Apple offers as paid upgrades. These comprise adjustability in terms of height, tilt, and pivot, a matte screen, all of which come standard with the $1,599 price. Samsung initially made the monitor accessible through the official Amazon listing for the ViewFinity S9. Currently, the monitor can also be acquired from samsung.com and Best Buy. In terms of connectivity, the ViewFinity S9 offers a Thunderbolt 4 port, three USB-C ports, and a Mini DisplayPort. Moreover, it provides 90 watts of power for devices connected via the Thunderbolt 4 port. [caption id="attachment_192082" align="aligncenter" width="1920"]samsung-ViewFinity-S9-5k-Monitor Image credit : GadgetMatch[/caption] The monitor includes a detachable 4K SlimFit webcam with tilt adjustments and Auto Framing capabilities, reminiscent of Apple's Center Stage feature. Furthermore, built-in speakers with an Adaptive Sound+ option for automatic noise level adjustment are also integrated into the monitor's design. Also read : Samsung Viewfinity S9 5k Monitor Will Be Launched Globally Additionally, the monitor incorporates Smart TV apps and a remote control, enabling it to function as a TV without requiring a computer connection. It supports popular streaming apps and features the Samsung Gaming Hub, facilitating cloud-based gaming from platforms like Xbox and NVIDIA.

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