Samsung's bringing again the TV 'set' with the Serif TV

Samsung's bringing back the TV 'set' with the Serif TV

The standard tv wasn’t all the time the extremely-skinny, wall-mounted “equipment” we all know at this time — it was a piece of furnishings, wrapped in a chic case of wooden, plastics and metallic. Now, Samsung is bringing the thought of a stylized ‘TV Set’ again, introducing a an costly, font-impressed tv referred to as the Serif TV.

The identify is a wildly overt nod to the tv’s form — a thick chassis with ledges that jut out from the highest and backside of the display. When seen in profile, these ‘serifs’ give the TV the distinct form of a capital letter ‘I.’ This charming design can get up by itself, however add a pair of retro-wanting legs and the design turns into shockingly nostalgic. It is all about seems: there’s even a cloth panel on the TV’s bottom to cover connectors and ports.

Ronan & Erwan Bouroullec, the design agency behind the Serif TV, additionally revamped Samsung’s Sensible TV interface into one thing it calls “curtain mode.” This pulls a cloth-like filter over regardless of the TV is displaying and provides a easy menu with Bluetooth speaker performance, apps, a photograph gallery and a easy clock mode.

Samsung says the Serif TV will are available three fashions: a big UHD mannequin (about forty-inches) a medium sized Full-HD mannequin (30-inches) and in addition to a smaller 24-inch set. All the units may have constructed-9in WiFi and Bluetooth, as properly. They’re fancy, however not low cost — when the forty-inch set hits shops within the UK, Sweden, Denmark and France on November 2nd, it’s going to value £1,199 (about $1860). There’s additionally no phrase but if these TVs shall be hitting the worldwide market in any respect, however we’ll let you already know if we hear something.

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