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SAMSUNG Announces New Large-Screen, Feature-Rich 20.1" LCD Monitor


Perfect For The Home Or Business User, SyncMaster 204B Features Ergonomically Designed Features, Ultra-Fast Five -Millisecond Response Time and Much More.

22, Feb, 2006, Irvine, CA -- Samsung, the world’s leading manufacturer of LCD computer monitors and professional displays, continues its fine tradition of providing top-notch, high quality displays with the addition of the SyncMaster 204B to its family of award-winning large-screen LCD monitors. Targeted for business and home users alike, the monitor features Samsung’s proprietary “magic” set of technologies that work to produce an ultra realistic picture with rich, natural colors. The SyncMaster 204B is currently available at retail locations and through Samsung’s distribution channel across the U.S. with an estimated street price $629.99.

“With the introduction of the SyncMaster 204B, Samsung raises the bar of display perfection even higher providing best-of-breed technology that delivers great image quality at an affordable pricing point,” said David Nichols, Director of Display Marketing for Samsung’s Information Technology Division (ITD). “We are utilizing our resources and display expertise to further understand our user’s needs and this new display offers all the benefits of Samsung’s digital technology and superior image quality. The new SyncMaster 204B is the ideal monitor of choice for the home and business user.”

The SyncMaster 204B utilizes Samsung’s MagicTune technology that enables users to have full control over all display features with extensive color adjustment capability with just a click of the mouse. Completed with no additional cable or interface, all MagicTune communication is completed through the video cable. Based upon the best front of screen performance for the optimal personalized viewing experience, MagicTune allows users the ability to save the various display profiles for whatever environment or mode the users chooses.

The SyncMaster 204B combines Samsung’s MagicColor and MagicBright technologies to make sure the users onscreen picture is more realistic and rich with color. MagicColor intelligently enhances color automatically for areas that need color correction. MagicColor selectively improves color through three modes: Intelligent Mode, which enhances color quality except specific colors whose changes are easily recognized; Full Mode, which is a full color enhancement that includes skin tone color; and Demo Mode, which displays the improved image on the left and the original image on the right. The monitors also utilize Samsung’s MagicBright technology. This allows users to change the brightness and contrast of the display to adjust for various applications with the simple push of one button. MagicBright offers settings for text computing, viewing video on the Internet and for entertainment applications such as gaming, video streaming or even viewing DVDs on your display through your computer or video interface.

Samsung’s latest large-screen LCD monitor delivers a maximum 16.7 million colors, an 800:1 contrast ratio and a brightness of 300cd/m2. With its 1600x1200 its maximum resolution, ultra-fine pixel pitch of 0.255mm and a horizontal/vertical viewing angle of 160-degrees, the display delivers crisp clean text and bright, vivid colors.

Incorporating Samsung’s MagicSpeed technology, the SyncMaster 204B features a fast five-millisecond response time, making this monitor perfect for users who use multimedia-driven applications, gaming, animation or viewing video via the Internet. MagicSpeed technology offers an improved response time that significantly reduces the ghosting and ensures better performance of motion video producing smooth edges, clearer images and a more natural image response.

Available in either stylish sliver or black cabinet colors, the SyncMaster 204B utilizes both analog and digital interfaces and features a four-way adjustable stand that offers pivot ability, height adjustment, tilt and swivel capabilities for unsurpassed ergonomic functionality. With its narrow bezel design and removable base, it is perfect for a crowded office or for the home user wanting to maximize space. The beautifully designed display features a built-in power supply for added space saving and is VESA wall mount compatible.

To ensure reliability and performance, Samsung backs the SyncMaster 204B with a three-year, parts and labor warranty, including the backlight as well as toll-free technical support 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. In addition, Samsung offers a three-year Advanced Replacement Program, three-year Repair and Return or Exchange and three-year Shuttle Exchange for hassle-free repairs.

For more information about Samsung’s SyncMaster monitors or for the name of the dealer near you, contact Samsung toll free at 1-800-SAMSUNG or via the Internet at

About Samsung’s Information Technology Division
Samsung Electronics America’s Information Technology Division (ITD), located in Irvine, California, is the U.S. subsidiary of Samsung Electronics Company, Ltd. (SEC). Samsung’s ITD markets a complete line of award-winning TFT and CRT display products, color and monochrome laser printers, fax machines and multifunction devices for professional, corporate and SOHO users. ITD also markets large-screen plasma displays designed specifically for the professional and commercial markets.

The Samsung Electronics America organization oversees the North American operations of Samsung’s Consumer Electronics Division (CED) and Information Technology Division (ITD), as well as its subsidiaries including Samsung Telecommunications America (STA) and Samsung Semiconductor, Inc. (SSI).

About Samsung Electronics
Samsung Electronics Co., Ltd. is a global leader in semiconductor, telecommunication, digital media and digital convergence technologies with 2004 parent company sales of US$55.2 billion and net income of US$10.3 billion. Employing approximately 113,600 people in over 90 offices in 48 countries, the company consists of five main business units: Digital Appliance Business, Digital Media Business, LCD Business, Semiconductor Business and Telecommunication Network Business. Recognized as one of the fastest growing global brands, Samsung Electronics is a leading producer of digital TVs, memory chips, mobile phones, and TFT-LCDs. For more information, please visit


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