SAM­SUNG IN­TRO’S NEW 8K & MI­CROLED TV TECH­NOL­OGY AT CES, IT’S IM­PRES­SIVE

SmartHouse - - CES 2018 // Samsung - Writ­ten by DAVID RICHARDS

If demon­stra­tions are any­thing to go by Sam­sung’s new 2018 TV tech­nol­ogy is go­ing to be hard to beat, it in­cludes new Mi­croLED and new 8K TV tech­nol­ogy that de­liv­ers crys­tal clear im­ages that some an­a­lysts are tip­ping with give the edge back to the Korean com­pany in the TV mar­ket.

At CES 2018 tonight the big Korean TV Com­pany vealed their new 8K TV plat­form that up­scales con­tent to 8K and it’s im­pres­sive.

A new 85-inch Q9S QLED TV will be Sam­sung’s first com­mer­cial 8K tele­vi­sion. Us­ing pro­pri­etary tech­nol­ogy and a unique al­go­rithm Sam­sung can now up­scale con­tent to 7680 x 4320 res­o­lu­tion.

They have also in­tro­duced new Mi­croLED TV tech­nol­ogy that se­ri­ously chal­lenges OLED and brands such as Hisense that are still ped­dling bot­tom end 4K LED TV tech­nol­ogy

in an en­vi­ron­ment that is now all about cut­ting edge TV tech­nol­ogy.

At an ex­clu­sive event in Las Ve­gas ahead of their main press con­fer­ence Sam­sung has also re­vealed “The Wall” – the world’s first consumer mod­u­lar Mi­croLED 146-inch TV.

The mod­u­lar, self-emit­ting Mi­croLED 146” TV is the largest TV in the World.

Sam­sung’s new 8K AI tech­nol­ogy, which will be launched in­ter­na­tion­ally, start­ing with Korea and the US dur­ing the sec­ond half of 2018 is not ex­pected in Aus­tralia un­til the last quart or 2018 and even then it could be a 2019 prod­uct.

At tonight’s event Sam­sung also show­cased 2018 Sam­sung Smart TV’s en­hanced con­nec­tion and con­ve­nience func­tions at their First Look event, in­clud­ing Bixby, SmartThings and Univer­sal Guide.

Sam­sung TV’s with Bixby which is an in­tel­li­gent as­sis­tant plat­form en­ables eas­ier in­ter­ac­tion be­tween the TV and its users, due to its in­tu­itive UX, and com­pre­hen­sive voice anal­y­sis ca­pa­bil­i­ties.

2018 Sam­sung Smart TVs will also of­fer eas­ier shar­ing and con­nec­tiv­ity, via Sam­sung’s IoT plat­form hub.

First Look also high­lighted a va­ri­ety of prod­uct zones, show­cas­ing 8K-AI tech­nol­ogy, 4K HDR Gam­ing, HDR10+, Smart TV ex­pe­ri­ence and more. Th­ese ar­eas gave guests at First Look 2018 the chance to get hands-on Sam­sung’s most ex­cit­ing in­no­va­tions in TV.

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