Tag Archives: 4K

Samsung Unmasks Must-See TVs

Samsung will unveil its 2016 range of TVs to media tonight in Auckland but despite UHD or 4K displays dominating, the company’s still holding back on releasing its UHD/4K Blu-ray player here. It’s also opted not to offer the groundbreaking Atmos soundbar in this market (although its new soundbar range includes 5.1 and 7.1 options with wireless speakers that […]

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May Days for First 4K Blu-rays

The Revenant will be the first new release to be distributed here on 4K/UHD Blu-ray. It will go on sale on May 18, a month after its US bow and two weeks after 4K re-issues of X-Men: Days of Future Past, The Martian, The Maze Runner, The Maze Runner: Scorch Trials, Life of Pi and […]

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LG Goes One Better With New ‘Budget’ OLED TV

This week LG will roll out to more than 20 retailers nationwide its second-generation Curved OLED TV for under $7000. It comes ahead of the company releasing its latest UHD or 4K TVs and amid the country’s first “hybrid” TV, which has dual Freeview|HD and satellite tuners, going on sale. The new OLED TV is […]

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LG Unveils World’s Biggest OLED TV for NZ Plus Expanded UHD Line-Up

LG’s 2014 range of TVs will include the world’s largest Ultra HD Curved OLED model and an HD hybrid TV that combines Freeview satellite and terrestrial tuners. The company unveiled its line-up tonight to media in Auckland but has yet to provide pricing and release dates. It also demonstrated the biggest change to their Smart […]

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LG Drops OLED TV Price to Sub $10K

LG’s out-of-this-world OLED TV, the 55EA9800, is now for sale in more stores for less. The Korean company that’s overtaken Samsung and Sony for its range of cutting-edge eye candy has improved distribution to stores nationally, expanding from the Noel Leeming chain to Harvey Norman and others. At the same time, it’s dropped the price […]

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Ole! OLED the New TV Leader

OMG! OLED leaves other TV technologies DOA – dead on arrival. This month I had the privilege of appraising in my home the first large OLED screen to go on sale here, LG’s Curved OLED Cinema 3D Smart TV (55EA9800). OLED stands for organic light emitting diodes and it looks set to be the next […]

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Sony Announces NZ Launch of Expanded Ultra HD TV Range

Sony will release more affordable — but smaller — Ultra HD TVs in July. Six months after unleashing its 84-inch behemoth, Sony will offer 65- and 55-inch variations at prices yet to be disclosed. Sony is scaling back its struggling TV production division to concentrate on mobile technology and those displays at the top end […]

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Sony NZ Promises Ultra HD This Year

The race is on to deliver 4K resolution TV to New Zealand, with Sony today announcing its first display would go on sale here before the end of the year. LG also is planning to launch a 4K TV this year and while the NZ pricing of Sony’s 84-inch “ultra-definition” TV has still to be […]

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