Entries Tagged as 'LCD Flat Panel'

Hisense To Acquire Sharp’s U.S. TV Business

July 31st, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

Chinese TV manufacturer Hisense revealed early Friday that it is acquiring Sharp’s North and South American TV businesses for $23.7 million. In a terse statement issued from Hisense’s headquarters in Qingdao, the company said it is purchasing all equity and assets of Sharp’s TV factory in Mexico and will gain the rights to use the “Sharp” brand name […]

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HD Guru’s Glossary Of Developing Terms

July 30th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDMI, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Video technologies and products are advancing so rapidly these days that it’s easy to find yourself swimming in a sea of alphabet soup trying to keep up with the latest terms and abbreviations. In an effort to bring things down to basics, we’ve decided to start a glossary of terms that our readers can use […]

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Vizio Makes Your Data Key In New Business Direction

July 27th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Amazon, Audio, Connected TVs, Full Array LED Backlit with Local Dimming, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, Sound Bars, Surround Sound, Test Equipment, UHDTV

Vizio, the king of value-priced TVs traditionally sold through discount chains and warehouse clubs, is looking at you as it revamps its business model. The California-based company filed a Form S–1 with the Securities and Exchange Commission on Friday looking to raise at least $172.5 million from its initial public offering. The company plans to sell Class […]

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Nothing Refreshing About Refresh Rates This Year

July 21st, 2015 · No Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Plasma, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Back in 2012, the HD Guru warned readers that most TV manufacturers had started substituting industry standardized specifications for LED LCD TV motion smoothing technologies with proprietary terminology and corresponding numbers that at first glance appeared to be high native refresh rates but actually weren’t. Here we are in 2015 and the practice, for the […]

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Samsung Adds JS7000 Series SUHD TVs With HDR

July 16th, 2015 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News

UPDATED! Samsung introduced Thursday a new JS7000 series to its lineup of “high dynamic range” (HDR) capable SUHD TVs. The JS7000 models include full array backlighting with local dimming and cover three screen sizes: the 50-inch UN50JS7000, the 55-inch UN55JS7000 and the 60-inch UN60JS7000, carrying unilateral pricing policy (UPP) prices of $1,299, $1,599 and $2,099, respectively. More on […]

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4K Ultra HDTV Deals Lined Up For Amazon ‘Prime Day’

July 14th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, Amazon, Connected TVs, Digital Camera/Camcorder, Digital Cameras, Digital Media Receivers, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

Amazon will kick off its much-hyped Prime Day event for members of its Prime subscriber program starting at 3 a.m. EST/midnight PT tonight — July 15th — including a number of TV specials. The event, which promises to rival promotions offered on Black Friday, will include “thousands of deals” including “lightning deals” on a number of television specials […]

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What’s a 10-bit TV, and is it better?

July 8th, 2015 · No Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, OLED, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

Starting this year you’ll be able to buy 10-bit LCDs. Well, true 10-bit. Excited? Would it help if we talked about what that means? Probably. Here’s why 10-bit LCDs will be (and are) cool, and what they mean for the future of TVs.

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Westinghouse Resurfaces With Value 4K Ultra HD TV Line

July 1st, 2015 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

A new value-priced line of 4K Ultra HD LED-LCDTVs launched this week under the Westinghouse brand on Best Buy.com. The complete 2015 line will include six models in the 85- ($6,999.99), 75- ($3,999), 65- ($1,299), 55- ($799.99), 50- ($699), and 42-inch ($499) screen sizes, Westinghouse Electronics said. The first of the 4K models – the […]

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