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Samsung's Sero is a vertical 4K TV perfect for TikTok and Instagram

Mashable 06 Jan 2020 02:30
I mean, look at all that content at once.
I mean, look at all that content at once.
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If you've been itching to get your hands on the Samsung Sero—a TV that rotates between portrait and landscape mode—you're in luck.

At this year's CES, Samsung announced the TV is officially coming to the U.S. And we got to check it out.

The 43-inch TV comes equipped with a 4K display and 60-watt speakers built into the stand. It'll also be available on wheels, just in case you want to transport this bad boy from room to room. 

The company describes it as a TV designed for the "mobile generation," aka millennials and Gen-Z. You know, the ones who have no idea what it's like to not to watch video on their phones. 

So how does it work? Once you sync your Galaxy to the TV,  you can cast content from your phone. It also works with AirPlay, so those with iPhones aren't left out.

Every time you flip the orientation of your phone, the TV automatically follows suit. Seeing it switch back and forth during the demo was actually pretty cool. Although, I couldn't help but think it looked like a giant T-Mobile Sidekick. 

It's an interesting height, too. Of course, TV is best consumed while sitting down but I couldn't help but notice how awkwardly short it is when I was standing up. 

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