When LG and Sony launched the first 84-inch UHD 4K TVs in December of 2012, they were priced at an eye popping $25,000. In March of 2013, Samsung countered with its 85-inch UN85S9 UHD 4K TV priced at $40,000. Next month (according to our source), Samsung will be offering its latest 85-inch large screen UHD 4K TV for $9999.
Read all the details after the break.
Designated the UN85HU8550, this 85-inch flat screen UHD 4K TV is loaded with Samsung’s 2014 features including Local Dimming , Quad Core Processor, Voice Command, LED Edge Lighting and more.
Its closest 2014 competitors are the 2014 LG LG 84UB9800 for $15,000 and the Sony XBR85X950B selling for $25,000
Below is the list of features, as provided to HD Guru by our source:
UHD Upscaling delivers the complete UHD picture experience with a proprietary process including signal analysis, noise reduction, UHD upscaling and detail enhancement to seamlessly upconvert SD, HD or full HD content to UHD-level picture quality.
UHD Dimming precisely scans an incredible amount zones across the entire image and adjusts brightness to deliver deeper darks and brighter whites. It virtually eliminates the “halo” effect and image distortion, so you’ll enjoy a crystal clear picture.
Precision Black Local Dimming
Experience sharper contrast with Precision Black Local Dimming. It dims LEDs behind the darkest area of the picture for greater contrast and darker blacks, while the brighter elements remain as bright as they should be. Sit back and enjoy the picture.
UHD 4K Standard Future Proof
Stay current as UHD 4K standards continue to advance. Not only does the One Connect Box update your TV with the newest software and features, it also makes your TV ready for any and all possible 4K formats. With the One Connect Box, the evolution of UHD 4K will never leave you behind.
With Wide Color Enhancer Plus, you’ll witness a wider spectrum of colors on your screen, just like the director intended. You’ll enjoy enriched colors while watching your favorite movies and shows, even older, non-HD content.
Explore movies, shows, apps, and social media on the intuitive and intelligent Samsung Smart TVs. Browse a new world of TV entertainment quickly and simply with a powerful processor and helpful tools like S-Recommendation.
Enjoy a fluid browsing experience with Quad Core Processor. Seamlessly switch between apps, stream content and multi-task faster.
Enjoy everything you love in one place. The Smart Hub organizes your entertainment into five panels. Effortlessly navigate through live TV, movies, streaming content, social networks, apps plus games and more.
Transform your TV into four screens that can access live TV, video clips and the web all at once. Watch your favorite golf tournament on one screen and search the web for current standings on another. Then watch a video tutorial to master your swing while navigating your Smart TV panel on the fourth screen.
Easily control your TV with Smart Interaction. Voice command lets you talk to the TV to search what’s on or to perform basic commands such as last channel,” record” or turn off.” You can also add an accessory camera, which recognizes your hand motions to browse the Smart Hub, play games and more.
Smart Remote Control
The Smart Remote Control gives you ultimate control of your Smart TV. Select TV functions by talking into the built-in microphone. You can also use the touchpad to navigate quickly, or use the remote like a mouse and simply point and click.
Smart View 2.0
Turn your compatible mobile devices into a second TV with Smart View 2.0. Whatever is playing on your TV, Netflix, VOD or live TV can be streamed to your mobile device as a second viewing option. This lets you watch your favorite movies, shows and sports all around the house.
Receive personalized TV and movie recommendations based on your own preferences and what’s popular and trending. Just ask your TV things like “what action movies are on” or open the Smart Hub to browse suggestions.
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