While CES 2017 has kicked off in full swing, TV manufacturers have showcased their latest in display technology. Let’s take a look at the top TV CES 2017 announcements.
Samsung, one of the leading display technology manufacturers has unveiled its latest QLED TV series. Samsung claims that the new displays offer the best in image quality and viewing experience. The QLED TVs reaches a peak brightness between 1500 and 2000 nits. Color reproduction of these displays reaches 100% color volume that handles DCI-P3 accurately. Despite the requirement of backlighting unlike OLEDs, the new QLEDs appear very clear in any lighting situation. The new Samsung displays run on the latest Tizen software. The TVs also feature an invisible connection cable arrangement- a neat and clean way to hide the wiring of the device. Prices are yet to be confirmed.
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LG has unveiled their all-new super slim 4K OLED displays that are only 2.57mm thick and weighs 17 pounds. This is possible thanks to the non-requirement of backlighting which saves space. It’s so thin, you will need to mount it to the wall. The OLED lineup includes the B7, C7, E7, G7, and the W7. All these devices feature HDR Video, HDR10, Dolby Vision, and HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma). WebOS remains to be the primary software. LG has yet to confirm the pricing.
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Here comes the stylish and sleek Sony Bravia XBR-A1E 4K OLED with “unprecedented black levels, rich and lifelike color, dynamic contrast, blur-less image, and a wide viewing angle”. The displays bring support for Dolby Vision HDR. The TV is powered by the 4K HDR Processor X1 Extreme. The AE1 comes in 55-inch, 65-inch and 77-inch display sizes. Additionally, Sony’s new displays run on Android TV OS. Sony has yet to announce the pricing of the new displays.
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Panasonic announced their EZ1002 that’s claimed to be the first true HDR OLED TV which supports Hybrid Log Gamma and HDR10. The TV’s Absolute Black Filter captures ambient light to reduce reflections for a true black-level experience. The display has a new processing chip called the Studio Colour HCX2 that tackles the problem of losing detail in near-black video content. No word on the cost of these devices as of yet.
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While most of the TV players are focusing on 4K OLED panels, Hisense takes a different route to the massive 100-inch Laser 4K TV which utilizes a short-throw projector to project 4K video content on the bundled screen via HDMI or USB. The TV offers a wide color gamut and a 5.1 sound channel system. That said, Hisense also announced the H10D, a 4K HDR TV that uses Hisense’s patented ULED display tech with quantum dot wide color gamut and full-array local dimming. The H10D comes in 70-inch and 75-inch display sizes. The Hisense 100-inch Laser 4K TV cost about $13,000 (almost AED 50,000). tHE H10D comes at a starting price of $3499 (AED 13000).
Via: The Verge