The 65-inch screen weighs 17 pounds and comes out in the spring; the 77-inch version goes on sale in the second half of 2017. Unfortunately, due to its structure, it can not stand on its own, so the only option is to mount the TV on the wall. TCL, one of the fastest growing TV manufacturers in the US, is aiming to do away with that notion, bringing a total of 25 new Roku TVs to the North American market in 2017, offering previously high-end features like high dynamic range (HDR), which offers increased contrast and color depth.
"Why the 'W?'" LG Electronics USA marketing vice president David VanderWaal rhetorically asked when introducing the TV, according to Phys.org.
Sony has come out with a new OLED television whose USP is not its high-end nature, but the fact that the TV is speakerless and uses vibrations on its display to emit audio directly from the screen. Availability or pricing has yet to be announced.
A Sony OLED TV on show at CES in Las Vegas on January 4, 2017. (NYSE:DLB) today announced that Sony's newly announced premium 4K HDR TV line will feature Dolby Vision high-dynamic-range (HDR) technology.
Samsung is also working on new QLED TVs, with the three models being the Q9 and Q7, which are flat screens and the Q8 curved model. With Google Home compatibility, voice-control the TV via the Google Home device for a smarter connected home.More news: Dak Prescott, Ezekiel Elliott combine for 5 TDs as Cowboys dominate Lions
"It can provide travel info on its large display, and even walk you through the terminal if you're lost", Engadget said of the Airbot. The company declined to identify the vendor of its OLED displays. Fortunately, LG continues to develop its LCD TVs to serve users for whom OLED is out of their price range. OLED TVs have been LG's thing over the last several years, with most other TV makers focused on LCD panels.
Lawler is referring to the fact that many smartphone companies that offer phones with OLED screens purchase the screens from LG. But no backlight also means a much thinner screen, with the OLED material and electronics mounted on a sheet of glass.
While you'll be able to buy a 50-inch P Series panel for under $500 in the US, Larson was keen to reassure CES visitors that "picture quality can not be sacrificed".
There's also a new HDR effect feature that is created to bring some of the benefits of HDR to standard definition content by processing the picture frame by frame to increase brightness in certain areas, enhance contrast ratios and display more precise images.