Samsung Electronics has announced world’s first monitor, the SE370, that has integrated wireless charging dock which can charge a smartphone wirelessly. All mobile devices compatible with the the Qi wireless charging technology can be charged with this monitor.
Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge are the first Samsung have wireless charging capabilities. The upcoming Galaxy S6 Edge Plus and Galaxy Note 5 are also expected to pack this wireless charging technology. These devices can now be charged through the new SE370 monitors wirelessly. In fact even smartphones of other companies that are compatible with the Qi technology can be charged with this monitor.
The wireless charging technology has been integrated into the stand of the SE370 monitor. Your smartphone can be charged by simply placing it on the charging area of the stand. The charging starts automatically and is indicated by an LED light. Two models of the monitor offer this facility – the 27-inch S27E370DS and the 23.6-inch S24E370DL.
Both the monitors have a resolution of 1920 by 1080 pixels and feature a PLS panel, 178 degree wide viewing angle, up to 300 cd/m2 of brightness, 1000:1 contrast ratio, 4ms response time and AMD FreeSync technology offering the user an improved viewing experience. They have HDMI, DP and D-Sub ports.
With the added wireless charging capabilities of the monitors, you can say goodbye to cables and ports resulting in a clutter-free work area. It will also save you the hassle and cost of maintaining a separate charging kit.
Samsung hasn’t provided any details about the pricing and availability of the two monitors but it is hoped that we will hear more about them at the IFA to be held in Berlin in early September.
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