Now with 4K UHD Streaming capability
As cable and satellite prices continue to rise, many consumers are looking for alternative ways to view television programming. Thus, the cord cutter revolution was born. To save money, many households are moving to over-the-air broadcast TV programming with the use of an antenna connected to their TV.
…The Most Affordable Ultra HD TV Brands for 2016
As the New Year kicks off, so does the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) held in Las Vegas this year. Ultra HDTVs, as expected, continue to be one of the main attractions at this year’s event. And of course every major TV manufacturer was on hand to display their new wares for 2016.
Update: Samsung unveils pricing for the UBD-K8500 4K Blu-ray player at CES 2016 in Las Vegas. Retail price will be $399.99 in the US and is due to ship in March 2016. Order now through Amazon.com
The wait for 4K Blu-ray players is almost over… Samsung’s recent announcement at the IFA electronics show in Berlin, showcased the “curved design” UBD-K8500 which will be the world’s first Ultra HD Blu-ray player and is expected to be released early next year (2016), however many industry experts and enthusiast are hoping for a launch date that will be just in time for the holidays.
Vizio’s New 4K Reference Series – The TVs that have no Equal
Update: Pricing Now Available!
The wait is almost over…after much anticipation and many delays, Vizio’s Reference Series is set to appear on the market. Release dates still unknown, but coming very soon.
Update: Both models available now.
…but the price of admission isn’t cheap.
Update: New flat panel (non-curved) models now available – *plus huge price drops on current models.
OLED TVs have been hovering just under the public radar as far as consumer mass awareness is concerned. Walk into your local big box store and you’ll notice only a few OLED TVs on display. And as recent as late last year and the beginning of 2015, these displays were of the 1080p variety only.
Samsung Adds New Model to Their SUHD Lineup
The UN78JS9100 was recently added to its 2015 SUHD premium series of 4K Ultra HD TVs. This series also includes the JS9500, JS900, JS8500 and JS850D.
Update: Select 4K UHD Models Now Available!
Sharp Aquos Beyond 4K UHD TV
Sharp’s Aquos 2015 4K Ultra HD TVs will soon be available. This lineup will include three new series: the UB30, UE30 and UH30, and will be offered in seven screen sizes ranging from 43″ to 80″. These TVs will include the latest 4K specs, including a quad-core processor, H.265 and VP9, which is an all new codec that allows 4K content to play back in its native form.
Update: Vizio’s Latest M Series 4K UHD TVs – All Models Available Now!
The popularity of 4K Ultra HD TVs continues to rise, and with that rise, comes falling prices. And speaking of pricing; when Vizio launched its P Series 4K Ultra HD TVs in October of 2014, a new bench mark was set in the price vs. performance market segment. At that time,Vizio introduced a 50-inch 4K UHD TV for a very affordable $999.00.
JS9500 – Image credit Samsung
Samsung’s 4K SUHD and Tizen technology showcase this year’s TV lineup
4K UHD displays are rolling out in huge numbers this year, with many manufacturers 2015 line-up consisting of almost all 4K models. Samsung is part of this growing change-over from 1080p to 4K displays.
Spring time is almost here, and for many electronics consumers and enthusiast, your wait will finally be over – the new 2015 HDTV lineups are about to kick off. In this article I will report on Sony’s 2015 models about to arrive at your local electronics department.