Remember Samsung’s refrigerator gaining a Wi-Fi certificate? Well, it has got its due today as it was unveiled in South Korea. The Zipel e-diary targets the affluent South Korean crowd with lots of features usually not found in a conventional high-end refrigerator.
It features a 10-inch touchscreen display, Wi-Fi and is compatible with DLNA devices. Samsung says the screen can be used to take notes, has Google Calendar support, can show current weather conditions, shows more than 500 different kinds of food with their nutritional content and news from the internet.
The refrigerator also doubles up as a digital frame as it can wirelessly show images on the door’s LCD or uses a memory card to display them.
The Zipel e-diary will come in “chic, sophisticated cream white pattern” carrying a price tag of 2.49 million won (US$2170).
Additionally, Samsung also announced a luxurious refrigerator designed by Italian jewelry designer, Massimo Zucchi. The fridge has been created with a special theme of water and ice so as to depict the freshness of the food in the refrigerator. It will be sold for 2.99 million won (US$2600).