The new Samsung Freestyle Gen 2 portable projector is loaded with cloud gaming

Aug 21, 2023, 5:49 PM UTC
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The new Samsung Freestyle Gen 2 portable projector is loaded with cloud gaming
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Samsung has just unleashed its latest game-changer onto the scene — The Freestyle Gen 2 portable projector. If you thought the first-gen model was impressive, trust me, this bad boy comes loaded with a feature that’s about to blow your mind — the power to game from virtually anywhere, thanks to cloud gaming.

Imagine transforming any surface into a massive 100-inch cinematic screen. Well, that’s precisely what the Freestyle Gen 2 does, and it does it oh-so-well. Boasting Full HD screen resolution, this pocket-sized projector delivers visuals that are not just impressive, but jaw-droppingly clear. But here’s the kicker — this projector isn’t just meant for the wall in front of you. With a nifty cradle stand that swivels a full 180 degrees, you can even watch content on your ceiling, turning your room into an immersive entertainment zone.

And that’s not all. Smart technologies like Auto Leveling, Auto Focus, and Auto Keystone ensure your picture is optimized for perfection. And thanks to Samsung’s PurColor tech, colors pop like never before. Top it off with the Smart Calibration feature, which takes colors and contrast to the next level, and you’ve got yourself a visual powerhouse.

But hold your horses, because here comes the real game-changer (pun intended). The Freestyle Gen 2 is not just a projector; it’s a window to the world of cloud gaming. Imagine this: access to a whopping 300 games from wherever you are. Thanks to Samsung’s Gaming Hub, you can dive into your favorite games streamed via big names like NVIDIA GeForce NOW, Xbox, Amazon Luna, Utomik, Antstream Arcade, and Blacknut. And if you’re all about that immersive gaming experience, go ahead and connect a Bluetooth controller. This projector isn’t limited to just gaming though. YouTube, Spotify, and more of your go-to apps are also right at your fingertips, making sure you’re never bored again.

The Freestyle Gen 2 isn’t just about gaming and projecting. It’s a hub for all things entertainment. Running on the user-friendly Tizen OS, it gives you access to Samsung TV Plus, live TV channels, and a whole universe of apps. And guess what? More memory means no hiccups while you navigate through your entertainment wonderland. Want to share your smartphone screen? No problem. The SmartThings app makes screen mirroring a breeze. And let’s not forget the eco-friendly touch – a SolarCell remote that charges itself using solar panels, giving a nod to sustainability while keeping you in control.

Hold on, it’s not just about what you see, but also what you hear. The Freestyle Gen 2 comes armed with 5W speakers powered by Dolby Audio, giving you audio that matches the spectacular visuals. The built-in 360-degree sound takes you right into the heart of the action. And yes, Alexa support is part of the package, because let’s be honest, who wouldn’t want a little voice-activated convenience in their lives?

Alright, let’s talk numbers. The Freestyle Gen 2 could easily be mistaken for a premium gadget with a hefty price tag, but guess what? It’s priced at $799.99, making it a more budget-friendly option compared to its older sibling. Plus, here’s a little cherry on top – if you’re quick to pre-order in the US by August 30, 2023, Samsung is throwing in a Freestyle IP55-rated case worth $59.99 for free. Not a bad deal, huh?

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