Smart View Lets You Watch Your Smart TV on Your Galaxy S II

Posted Mon Jun 6, 2011 at 11:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

More devices are in the works, including the Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab.

Say what you will about blind brand loyalty - allegiance to one company over others can have some distinct advantages when it comes to compatibility and special features.

Samsung's new Smart View, for example, is an application for the Galaxy S II which lets you watch whatever's on your TV on your phone. You don't even have to be watching a Smart TV feature - the app will pull whatever's on your screen, whether you're watching cable, a blu-ray or anything else you have attached to your television.

Smart View works with 2011 D7000, D8000 and D9500 televisions and is currently only available for the Galaxy S II. Samsung says the Galaxy Player will be getting the app next month and the Galaxy S and Galaxy Tab will get it later this year.

Source: Engadget

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Tags: Galaxy S II, Smart View , Samsung (all tags)