Hisense H9E-Plus 4K LED-LCD TVs With Android Smart TV OS Hit Stores
Hisense is now shipping its H9E Plus “ULED” 4K Ultra HD LED-LCD TV series featuring the Android smart TV platform with Google Assistant AI voice control and HDR10 and Dolby Vision high dynamic range (HDR) support.
The series includes two models, one each in the 55- ($699.99 suggested retail) and 65-inch ($1199.99) screen size class.
Other key features in the H9E Plus series models include: Wide Color Gamut (90% of the DCI-P3 color space), Motion Rate 240 (120 Hz native refresh rate), thin-panel design, local dimming, Bluetooth Audio linking and in the 55-inch model on-board sound enhanced by Harman/Kardon technology and engineering.
Hisense uses the trademarked sub-brand “ULED” to indicate its premium LED-LCD sets with full-array LED backlighting and local dimming optimized for “better dynamic range and perception of black and white while enhancing color, contrast, black level, brightness and smooth motion.”
This year the company adds to the H9E Plus series Dolby Vision HDR with dynamic metadata for scene-by-scene brightness and color grading in supported content. Hisense said Dolby Vision will be added to the televisions through a forthcoming firmware update.
Television’s in the 2018 Hisense premium 4K UHD model tiers for the United States add the Android TV operating system which features an extensive library of supported streaming apps. It also includes Google Assistant voice AI technology that lets users speak simple commands to make adjustments to the television as well as control compatible home automation-enhanced appliances, like Hisense portable air conditioners, networked thermostats, lighting and smart cameras. Users can also ask questions that the system will fetch and answer through the Internet.
Additional key features of the Hisense H9E Plus Series include:
• Dolby Vision HDR & HDR10
• Wide Color Gamut
• Motion Rate 240 (120 Hz native refresh)
• Local Dimming
• UHD Upscaler
• Android TV
• 4K Media Player
• 30w Harman/Kardon Sound (on 55” model)
• dbx-tv Audio Technology
• Bluetooth Audio Out
• Android TV with Google Assistant
Hisense said the H9E-Plus series models are availble now through www.Hisense-Direct.com, Wal-Mart and Best Buy. Check with retailers for current pricing.
By Greg Tarr
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