|[October 17, 2013]
New Samsung Smart Media Player Helps Any TV Get Smart
RIDGEFIELD PARK, N.J. --(Business Wire)--
Samsung (News - Alert) Electronics America, Inc. announced today the availability of
the Samsung Smart Media Player (GX-SM530CF), bringing live TV content
and all of the Smart TV apps consumers know and love to their current
TVs that lack Smart Hub capabilities. Packed with more than 100 Smart
Apps including Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, VUDU and YouTube (News - Alert), the
Smart Media Player also enables viewers to access cable content without
having to pay expensive monthly rental fees associated with a cable box.
The Samsung Smart Media Player combines live cable TV content and over 100 Smart TV Apps to offer consumers an enhanced and seamless home entertainment experience all in one affordable device. (Photo: Business Wire)
At just $149.99, the Samsung Smart Media Player delivers an affordable
way for consumers to easily discover and enjoy the live TV programming
and movies they love. With the included remote, viewers can seamlessly
switch between cable content to the many video and social apps available
through the device.
"With our new Samsung Smart Media Player, we're providing consumers with
an all-in-one solution that makes the TV-watching experience 'smarter,'"
said Jim Kiczek, Director of Digital Audio and Video at Samsung
Electronics America. "This great product brings the Samsung Smart TV
experience to any digital TV, giving customers a seamless home
entertainment experience that combines live cable content and Smart TV
applications all in one devic."
The Samsung Smart Media Player supports content from major cable
providers and does not require monthly service fees associated with a
cable box rental, making it a great addition for a second TV that
doesn't have Samsung Smart Hub capabilities. Getting live cable content
has never been easier with the Smart Media Player. Customers can rent a
CableCARD from their cable provider and insert it into the device,
providing access to local channels and content. With the remote, viewers
can seamlessly toggle from cable content to movies, videos, games and
other Smart TV content all with a simple finger swipe. The one-time
purchase of a Samsung Smart Media Player enables consumers to achieve
significant cost savings over time while delivering a new TV viewing
Packed With Smart Technology
Bringing the best of the Samsung Smart TV experience to other TVs, the
Samsung Smart Media Player comes packed with more than 100 Smart apps
including favorites such as Amazon Instant Video, Netflix, VUDU, YouTube
and more, giving viewers a vast variety of content to choose from. The
built-in Samsung S-Recommendation feature helps customers discover what
they want to watch without surfing channels. Based on what customers are
watching, S-Recommendation becomes smarter and will queue new shows and
content to watch now or in the future.
Giving consumers the flexibility to take their favorite movies and shows
on the go, Samsung Smart Media Player comes with AllShare, which allows
viewers to share content from their mobile devices to their TV from
anywhere. With the Screen Mirroring feature, customers can easily share
video and photos on the big screen with the push of a button on a
compatible smartphone or tablet.
The Samsung Smart Media Box (News - Alert) will be available on October 23rd
at the retail price of $149.99.
About Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
Headquartered in Ridgefield Park, NJ, Samsung Electronics America, Inc.
(SEA), is a recognized innovation leader in consumer electronics design
and technology. A wholly owned subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Co.,
Ltd., SEA delivers a broad range of digital consumer electronics, IT and
home appliance products. Samsung is the market leader for HDTVs in the
U.S. and America's fastest growing home appliance brand. To discover
more of the award-winning products you love with Samsung, please visit www.samsung.com.
About Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd.
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in technology, opening
new possibilities for people everywhere. Through relentless innovation
and discovery, we are transforming the worlds of televisions,
smartphones, personal computers, printers, cameras, home appliances, LTE (News - Alert)
systems, medical devices, semiconductors and LED solutions. We employ
236,000 people across 79 countries with annual sales of US$187.8 billion.
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