You thought you have a cool HDTV, it's a 45 inch screen, has great resolution and you're the envy of your neighbors--until now. |
At the recent Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas the awesome 4K TV (Ultra HDTV) was introduced to consumer attendees with much hoopla. Considered the next "big thing" the buzzword everywhere is 4K TV and other models presented include OLED (organic LED)and Ultra HD.
Although the current HDTV isn't going away, but those wanting a full blast Home Theater Experience will now look toward 4K TV and the like.
Okay, so what does the name mean?
The future of HDTV watching will be 4K TV with reportedly astounding resolutions, 4X times the high definition resolution of 1080p. Displaying more picture quality detail with less pixels on a monster sized screen.
For those wanting to delve into >>> 4K Projectors they're available too.
Toshiba, Samsung and Sony are the big players but other tv manufacturers are jumping on the 4k TV bandwagon with production for summer 2013. But more than that, Sony's 4K tv content will come from servers where the user will download content to watch.
Affordability is not on the agenda as these "futuristic" TV's are quiet expensive, a OLED with a 84 inch screen is around $10,000.00 and the 4KTV readily available, Sony's "Bravia" runs about $20,000.00.
So, if you've got an extra $20,000.00 to splurge on an OLED or 4KTV, then the top manufacturers promises a totally unique viewing experience, and other goodies include: audio sound systems, 3D technology (using 3D polarized glasses), wi-fi support, smartphone support, and surely much more to come for the price.
Not to worry, there's plenty of time to consider before upgrading your regular HDTV, as the demand is trickling in. Hopefully you can wait until the price drops considerably.
The OLED is a plus, and is as thin in width as your cellphone with superior contrast capabilities.
Though the trend for both is heating up many steer toward the OLED, in unmatched viewing.
The difference between the two is the OLED is really a new technology where the panel is made up of millions of tiny LED lights. Another plus is that OLED are highly energy efficient as they produce their own light.
At a hefty price and many bells and whistles, these newer TV's will definetly have you wanting to explore their optioins.
So there you have it, the newest trend in HDTV!
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