Samsung Launches 3D TV Range

Samsung is first off the blocks with the introduction of 3D TV to Aussie…

Samsung Electronics has released Australia’s first Full HD 3D TVs in Australia, the LED and Plasma Series 7. The LED TVs will be available in-store from 19 April 2010 and the Plasma in May.

Samsung is offering three different models of 3D glasses, one battery type model plus a rechargeable model available in two sizes. Two sets of glasses are included with every TV and additional sets can be purchased from $129 RRP. Plus, to celebrate the launch of its 3D TV lineup, Samsung has partnered with DreamWorks Animation to include one 3D Blu-ray Disc of DreamWorks Animation’s, Monsters vs. Aliens, for a limited time with every purchase.

With built-in Ethernet connection and wireless-ready capabilities, Samsung says its 3D TV line-up is ready to help consumers connect to the internet. Consumers are provided with Internet@TV, an expanded, easy to navigate selection of content and applications from leading services, including YouTube, Twitter, Skype, Accuweather, Getty Images, Picasa, History App, Sudoku and Texas Hold’em Poker.

In addition, the new All Share feature allows consumers to view content on their Samsung TV from a PC, camera or mobile phone wirelessly through their network.

The total 2010 3D TV product range includes the LED Series 7, 8 and 9, as well as the Series 7 LCD and Plasma Series 7 plus 3D Blu-ray player. Prices for the TVs range from a RRP of $2,499-$4,799 with the Blu-ray player retailing at $599 RRP. All products are compatible with multiple 3D standards including half and Full HD resolution and use the Blu-ray Disc Association ratified Blu-ray 3D standard.