Tag Archives: UHD

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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New Super Slim LG TVs Still Not as Slender as Sony’s

LG will launch its slimmest UHD LCD TV yet this week at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas (January 6-9). But the new premium “LG Super HD” displays will still be marginally thicker than Sony’s breathtakingly svelte X90C range: 6.6mm vs 4.9mm. Despite the thin profile, LG claims the harman/kardon speaker system will still […]

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Mayday for Swanky Samsung TVs

Samsung will roll out its groundbreaking SUHD TVs in New Zealand from May 1, with prices ranging from $6499 for a 55-inch model to an earth-shattering $20,000 for the 78-inch colossus. There will be three new series of SUHD TVs – JS9500, JS9000 and JS8000 – in six screen sizes as well as four new UHD […]

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Sony Launches New 4K TVs at Last

Sony is about to roll out its 2014 range of 4K or UHD TVs just in time for HD coverage of the Commonwealth Games on Sky Sports. While Australia and the rest of the world were shipped the 55-, 65- and 79-inch displays ahead of the Soccer World Cup, Sony’s absence here was conspicuous by […]

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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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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 to Beef Up UHD Heavyweights

Sony has yet to confirm when its expanded range of Ultra HD TVs will go on sale in NZ. But it has announced there will be two models in its new BRAVIA X8500A series. The 55- and 65-inch screens will have the same display technologies as the X9000 series but with Active 3D technology. Sony […]

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