Entries Tagged as 'News'

2014 Shootout for Best HD and UHD 4K TV

August 15th, 2014 · No Comments · 21:9 Curved UHDTV, 3D HDTV, 3D UHDTV, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, News, OLED, Plasma

New York TV retailer Value Electronics will be conducting their 10th annual TV Shootout this Saturday August 16th and Sunday August 17th. All the contending models are optimized for best, most accurate performance prior to the event. The team is lead by veteran ISF TV calibrator Kevin Miller. Audience members will hear presentations from manufacturers […]

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Vizio Issues a Recall on 245,000 HDTVs for a Tip-Over Problem

August 7th, 2014 · No Comments · LED LCD Flat Panels, News

Vizio just issued a recall on several HDTV screen sizes sold during the last 7 months for the potential of tipping-over. This is due to the defective table stands included with the TVs. Vizio states there have been 51 reports of table stand failure of its 39- and 42-inch models. If you have one of […]

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Panasonic and Sony Are Back Together for New OLED Venture

August 1st, 2014 · 3 Comments · 3D UHDTV, 4K Flat Panel, News, OLED

Yesterday, a new OLED venture was announced in Japan called JOLED. Its purpose: to combine Panasonic and Sony’s R&D for Organic Light Emitting Diode display panels. Both TV makers first displayed samples of ink-jet printed OLED TVs at the 2013 Consumer Electronics show. Sony and Panasonic had a prior OLED joint development agreement. It lasted […]

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LG’s Ultra High Definition 4K OLED TV Price Leaked

July 28th, 2014 · 11 Comments · 3D UHDTV, 4K Curved Screeen, Connected TVs, News, OLED, UHDTV

LG announced at the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show it would ship a 65-inch Ultra High Definition 4K OLED (organic light emitting diode) TV this year. Thanks to leaked information we now know it will carry a retail price of $8,999 but sells for $6,999 (UPP). Learn the availability, features and more after the break.

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Samsung 105-inch Curved UHD 4K TV Costs $120,000

July 22nd, 2014 · No Comments · 21:9 3D LED LCD Flat Panels, 21:9 Curved UHDTV, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, News, UHDTV

  Today Samsung announced the availability of its biggest curved screen TV ever. First shown at the 2014 CES, the 105-inch UN105S9W UHD 4K TV sells for $119,999.99 . Unlike Samsung’s other curved models which incorporate the HDTV and UHDTV standard 1.78:1 aspect ratio, this one uses an ultra wide panel with 2.37:1 aspect ratio. […]

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Samsung UN55HU8550 UHD 4K TV Review

July 16th, 2014 · 4 Comments · 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, UHDTV

Anyone shopping for a new television today may be tempted to future proof their display investment by choosing a model that features the new high-resolution technology, dubbed Ultra High Definition 4K. UHD feeds you eyeballs with four times the number of pixels compared to 1080p screens.  The Samsung UN55HU8550 UHD 4K TV delivers an impressively […]

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J.D. Power: Samsung Leads HDTV Satisfaction Survey as Vizio Falls

July 10th, 2014 · 2 Comments · 3D HDTV, News, Plasma, Reference Materials

Yesterday,  market research firm J. D. Power published its annual High Definition Television Satisfaction Report surveying customers who recently purchased an HDTV. Samsung won the top spot for both HDTV categories- under 50-inch screens as well 50-inch and larger models. Vizio, which held the overall top spot in 2012 and 2013 (with a 1st place […]

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End of an Era: Samsung To Exit Plasma HDTV Production

July 9th, 2014 · 3 Comments · Connected TVs, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Plasma

Samsung’s plasma TV panel making division has decided to pull the plug on its plasma production at the end of November. What are the implications? We give you the details after the break.

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