Samsung has added widescreen to its TFT monitor range with the 17” Syncmaster 172W. The display is ideal for viewing spreadsheets, wide format images or illustrations. It features a 16:9 screen format with a maximum resolution of 1280x768, 450 cd/m2 brightness and 400:1 contrast. The monitor has both an analogue and digital interface. Recommended retail price (RRP): from $1899. Sales and marketing materials for Samsung channel partners are available through the Samsung reseller web site.