Entries Tagged as 'Product Reviews'

Panasonic Reveals OLED-Like High-Contrast IPS LCD Tech

December 2nd, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, HDR, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, OLED, Plasma, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

  Panasonic revealed this week that it has developed a new IPS LCD panel with a 1M:1 contrast ratio that is claimed to be a quality equivalent to OLED panels. The contrast ratio is said to be 600 times that of conventional liquid crystal panels with an average contrast ratio of 1,800:1. The company said […]

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Review: LG’s 65E6P 65” 4K Ultra HD OLED TV Impresses

September 6th, 2016 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 3D HDTV, 3D UHDTV, 4K Flat Panel, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, LG Electronics, OLED, OLED, Product Reviews, UHD 4K OLED, UHDTV

  Since it’s the start of football season we’ll paraphrase Broadway Joe Namath to summarize our review of LG’s OLED65E6P flat-screen 4K Ultra HD OLED TV: I can’t wait ‘til tomorrow because [OLED TVs] keep getting better looking every day. What we mean by this is LG Electronics continues to significantly improve and refine its […]

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Review: UHD Blu-ray `The Revenant’ Paints Harrowing Tale With Light

May 6th, 2016 · No Comments · 2160p, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Disc Reviews, HDR, Product Reviews, Review, Surround Sound, UHDTV

The Ultra HD Blu-ray format is only a couple of months old, and already we have an impressive body of about 30 discs carrying 3840×2160 resolution images supported by strikingly realistic contrast, detail and color through the use of the new tool (for the home at least) of high dynamic range (HDR). The Revenant, which […]

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Review: New 1080p Roku TV Streaming Stick

April 25th, 2016 · 1 Comment · Amazon, Connected TVs, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, Headphones, Product Reviews, Streaming Services

Major TV manufacturers have been trying to solve the puzzle to building a successful and satisfying smart TV system for the better part of a decade now, but the truth is that Roku has been one-step ahead of most of them since before they started integrating complex operating systems and IP functionality into dumb displays. […]

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Review: Samsung’s UBD-K8500 Sets Bar High For Ultra HD Blu-ray

April 18th, 2016 · 2 Comments · 2160p, 3D HDTV, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Blu-ray Discs, Blu-ray Players, Blu-ray Titles, Connected TVs, HDMI, HDR, Product Reviews, Review, Surround Sound, UHDTV

Samsung’s UBD-K8500 Ultra HD Blu-ray player (above) has a curved design but no readout. Since the introduction of the first DVD player, Samsung has sought to be first-to-market with all of the latest optical disc technologies to come along. The company’s track record includes the introduction of the first DVD player, the first Blu-ray player […]

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Review: Samsung’s 4K Ultra HD UN65KS9500 Brings HDR Home

March 31st, 2016 · 3 Comments · 2160p, 4K LED LCD, Connected TVs, Curved Screen, HDR, News, Product Reviews, Review, UHDTV

Last year, 4K Ultra HDTVs with high dynamic range (HDR) and a wide color gamut (WCG) were brand new, and we had no parameters with which to measure performance for the additional luminance and color we were supposed to be seeing. At the start of Year Two, the Ultra HD Alliance has given us a […]

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Set-Up Tips to Make Your HDTV or 4K Ultra High Definition TV Super Bowl-Ready

February 5th, 2016 · 1 Comment · 2160p, 4K Flat Panel, 4K LED LCD, Cable TV, Connected TVs, Digital Media Receivers, Full HD 1080p, HDMI, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, News, OLED, Plasma, Satellite TV, Satellite UHD 4K TV, Streaming Services, UHD (4K) Media Players, UHDTV

The Consumer Technology Association estimates that better than 20 percent of all HDTVs are purchased for the specific purpose of watching the Super Bowl. But around 1 in 5 HDTV owners end up NOT watching the big game or other programs in high definition due to improper setup (source: The Nielsen Company). At the same […]

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Review: Panasonic Goes For Value With Bright TC-55CX400 Entry 4K UHD LED TV

January 31st, 2016 · 3 Comments · 4K Flat Panel, 4K Front Projection, 4K LED LCD, Amazon, Connected TVs, HDMI, LCD Flat Panel, LED LCD Flat Panels, Product Reviews, Review, UHDTV, Uncategorized

Panasonic’s late-year introduction of the TC-55CX400U 4K UHD LED LCD TV came as a surprise on a number of levels, as the company moved from providing a high-performance product lineup of 4K UHD LED TVs most of the year to offering a couple of “value” lines intended to offer a basic feature set, with good […]

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