The Samsung UN55JU6500 is a very budget friendly model first released last year and has proved very popular,  no doubt in part due to its entry level price for a large screen 55 inch 4K TV from a reputable and well established manufacturer.

Appearance

The JU6550 is a flatscreen 4K television that, at less than 2 inches deep, is quite thin with narrow borders around the screen.  It has a centre pedestal stand that is about 30 inches wide so will fit on most tv units.

 

Samsung UN55JU6500 Quick Reference guide

Picture Quality

To keep the price as affordable as possible, Samsung have not included 3D with this model and this is something you need to be aware of if it is an important feature for you.

It is a VA panel with a 60Hz refresh rate so is best for viewing from in front and is not as good when viewed from an angle.  So think about your room layout and angle of view.

There is not much blur with this screen so it is ideal for watching sports and with the low input lag, is also good for gaming.

 

Connectivity

You get good connectivity options with 4 HDMI 2.0a inputs, each capable of handling HDCP 2.2 decoding , plus 3 USB ports and the usual legacy inputs.

 

Smart TV

Samsung Smart Hub Equipped with the SmartHub interface, you can get the major streaming services like Netflix, Amazon and Youtube directly on your television using the built-in wifi or a wired ethernet connection.

This gives you access to native 4K content using the inbuilt decoding without needing to buy a separate box for streaming.

And because the tv has HDCP 2.2 it will be able to decode 4K content coming from other attached devices as they become available.

 

Summary – Samsung UN55JU6500 55inch 4K TV

If you are looking for a 4K television that is less than $1000 and you want a flatscreen, then you really want to take a close look at this Samsung UN55JU6500 Smart TV. Not only is a good looking set that will look fabulous in your living room, but It also represents great value for money, especially at this discounted price.

And you can see reviews from other people who have already purchased by clicking here to see what they said

 

 

 

 

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The Samsung UN55JS8500 is the 55 inch model in the 2015 SUHD line-up from Samsung and is a great combination of design, features and picture quality.  In the US this is a flatscreen model whereas in the UK, it has a curved screen – No idea why there should be this difference, but do be aware – and you may notice the difference in our review video below.

Samsung UN55JS8500 Appearance

This is a truly great looking TV.  It is the entry level model of the SUHD range from Samsung which are their top of the range televisions.  No one is quite sure what the “S” in “SUHD” stands for and Samsung are remaining enigmatic, apparently preferring to create an aura of mystery around this moniker.

Samsung UN55JS8500 SUHD 4K TV Styling Features

Slim and Stylish Brushed Silver Bezel

The styling is high class with a textured brushed silver finish to the narrow bezel surrounding the screen and just a discreet SUHD in the top right corner.  The rear has also been styled with a ridged texture that is quite different but shows great attention to detail.  And the slim T-shape table stand is straight and sleek, again in the brushed silver finish.

Samsung UN55 JS8500 Rear

Ridged Brushed Silver Rear of the UN55 JS8500

Video Review of the Samsung JS8500

Here you can see a great video review of the JS8500 from Marks Electrical in the UK.  Note that, as previously mentioned, the UK model is curved, whereas the US model is flat.

 
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SMART JS8500

With it’s built in SMART TV functionality, you are ready to enjoy streaming 4K content from Netflix and Amazon out of the box.  All you need is a good internet connection and you can connect either by WiFi or by ethernet cable to the LAN port.
Smart Tizen TV JS8500

JS8500 Smart RemoteSamsung have changed their Smart interface this year to one using the proprietary TIZEN system which has a comprehensive and intuitive menu system.  This is much better than their old Smart interface which was a bit clunky.

Added to this, they now have a Quad-Core Processor which provides a more fluid browsing experience and faster response when you want to switch between apps, streaming content and other media inputs.

This is a much more satisfying user experience, letting you access your favorite program choices, live TV, video on demand, apps, and social media in one easy-to-browse navigation experience. (although, it is not as good or intuitive as LG’s WebOS2)

The sleek Smart Remote Control has a touchpad to make navigation easy and quick, lets you give voice commands with the built-in microphone, or use the remote like a mouse and simply point and click.

 

JS8500 Connections

Most of the connections are housed in the Mini OneConnect box that you can position where you like and this has a single cable that goes into the back of the TV –  a neat connection solution – especially if you want to wall mount.

The mini OneConnect box is equipped with 4 HDMI 2.0 ports, (1 DVI, 1 ARC, 1 MHL), compatible with HDCP2.2 capable of 4K at 60fps and 4:4:4 chroma, digital optical out, and 2 USB 2.0 on the side of the box.  This enables you to de-clutter the connections to your TV with a more streamlined approach to making audio and video connections to external TV components such as AV receivers, blu-ray players etc.

On the back of the TV itself are a USB 3.0 port, component and composite in, wired LAN (ethernet), RF aerial input,  a headphone socket and the connection socket for the mini OneConnect box.

JS8500 SUHD Picture Quality

Samsung UN55JS8500 Brilliant Color range

Nano Crystal Color

The SUHD range is Samsung’s top end for 2015.  These TVs are equipped with the latest picture technology to squeeze every last drop of  picture quality from the LED panels and will process HDR (High Dynamic Range) content when it arrives later this year.

Nano Crystal Color is Samsung’s version of Quantum Dot technology which gives a brighter, more true to life, picture with a wider range of colors than before.

You also get “Peak Illuminator Pro” which gives greater LED illumination in bright areas of the picture so you can enjoy greater picture detail.

JS8500-Peak-Illuminator-Pro

Peak Illuminator Pro

 

Precision Black improves the contrast with deep black levels and bright whites. And the contrast enhancer improves the depth of vision across the screen.

And even if you don’t have access to much 4K content yet, the built in Upscaling gives enhanced details and optimized picture quality to standard HD programming.

Out of the box, the picture settings are pretty good but there is an effective range of calibration controls that can be used to improve the picture settings.

The standard 2D performance gives brilliant, next to natural colors due to the excellent video processing and deep blacks.

The JS8500 has Active 3D with bright and accurate images but only one pair of 3D active glasses (SSG-5150GB) with the set.  The supplied glasses can be worn over prescription glasses and use button cell batteries which keeps the weight down.

This set can also upconvert standard 2D content into 3D content which is a great feature if you enjoy viewing in 3D.

For full specifications, you can download the JS8500 Spec Sheet here

And you can also see the feedback that other purchasers of the JS8500 have given here.

 

Samsung UN55JS8500 Summary

This is the top flatscreen SUHD 4K TV from Samsung in 2015 and will handle High Dynamic Range (HDR).  It is a very attractive quality television with accurate color, sophisticated video processing giving great picture quality.

Fully featured with slick Smart TV and Active 3D this TV will give you hours of viewing pleasure with all the latest standards to future-proof your purchase.

 

 

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Sony XBR55X810C 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV

If you are shopping for a great quality picture with a large 55″ screen sub $1,000 it is really hard to beat this Flatscreen Sony XBR55X810C 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV.

Appearance

You’re getting a very attractive looking TV that can be wall mounted or can be placed on a pedestal. The pedestal stand is included in the box but you’ll need to buy a bracket if you want to wall-mount your TV.

The supplied pedestal stand is positioned in the centre of the base and takes up about half of the overall width of the TV.  This means that you won’t need a full width unit to put it on, although if it overhangs the unit, you need to make sure its positioned so that it won’t get knocked accidentally.

Sony XBR 55 X810C Quick Reference Guide

Picture Quality

This Sony has a VA panel with 120Hz refresh rate to give nice black levels and good contrast when you’re watching from in front of the TV.  If you’re sitting off to the side, then the colours and contract will drop off so be aware of this if you need wide viewing angles.

The screen has a semi-gloss finish and gives the best viewing experience in darker rooms so its probably not the best choice if you want it for daytime viewing in a room with a lot of windows.

If you want it for watching Movies and Sports then you will be delighted with your choice. Motion handling is good for sports and combined with a low input lag makes it suitable for gaming too.

Now, you need to know that this TV does not have 3D nor is it an HDR screen. But, overall this is great value for money – a quality picture with good upscaling so it will handle even Standard Definition (SD) material well.

Connectivity

The Sony XBR55X810C is equipped with 4 HDMI ports, each of which is configured for HDCP . 2.2, plus 3 USB ports and a range of legacy connections. One of the HDMI inputs is MHL-compatible for viewing photos and videos from a compatible smartphone on the TV screen.

It also has a 3.5mm headphone socket and a digital audio out in case you want to connect up to a sound system or external speaker system.

Sony XBR55X810C Connectivity

SMART TV

Sony XBR55X810C Smart TV

This is a Smart TV which means that it can connect directly to your home internet either by wifi or by wired ethernet connection.

The Smart OS is Android TV and you can use this to stream from Netflix, Amazon, YouTube and many others. So you don’t need a separate streaming box and can access movies and original TV series in 4K Ultra HD direct from the source.

And other Apps can be downloaded from the Google Play store

Sony XBR55X810C 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV – Review Summary

This is probably the best 4K UltraHD television available in this price range. You are getting a nice big 55 inch screen, Smart tv and a really gorgeous picture.

Things to be aware of are that it is not a 3D screen, it is most suitable for watching straight on, rather than from an angle and the sound is not great so an external sound system or speaker is recommended for maximum enjoyment.

This is currently our top recommendation for a 4K UltraHD television for under $1,000.

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UPDATED APRIL 2016 – With the JS7000 Series 4K SUHD TV, Samsung made 4K televisions much more affordable.  Released just last August, the entry level model in the premium SUHD range, the Samsung UN60JS7000 features 4K UHD resolution (3840 x 2160) and Nano-crystal technology for vivid colors, enhanced contrast, and a brighter, more true-to-life picture.

You can get this 60 inch television at a jaw-dropping price right now – click here to see the latest price

According to Samsung, the JS7000 series TVs all use 8-bit, non-3D-capable panels – so if you want or need 3D then you’ll need to look elsewhere. And the JS7000 fills in the premium SUHD TV series with a range of models, 50″, 55″ and 60″  that are more attractively priced to strengthen the SUHD lineup

JS7000 Series Appearance

The JS7000 series are Flat Screen TV’s with a V shaped stand and are finished in “Dark Titan”.  Note that unlike the other SUHD TV’s, this does not have a separate One Connect or One Connect Mini box – all the inputs are on the back of the TV.  However, this could be useful for some buyers who find that the positioning of their new TV is difficult if the one connect cables with all the are too short and cannot be extended.

There aren’t many TV’s that come as 60 inch so if you are looking for a new TV in this size, this is a good contender at less than $2000 for a premium range TV from an established and well-respected brand.

JS7000 in Dark Titan

 

 

Samsung JS7000 Picture Review

This entry level SUHD TV comes with nanocrystal technology for enhanced color and  is also HDR (High Dynamic Range) ready for richer contrast, being able to decode and display HDR – an 8 Bit HDR TV which should give a very nice HDR picture for the price once content in this format becomes available.

The SUHD 4K TVs are designed to give you stunning colors, deep contrast, incredible brightness, and 4K resolution

Coming in 3 sizes – 60-inch UN60JS7000, 55-inch UN55JS7000 and 50-inch UN50JS7000, this is a flat screen 4K TV that features local dimming technology to improve black levels and contrast performance..

Samsung’s “120 motion rate” technology, (which is a 60Hz native refresh rate with additional image processing and backlight manipulation) makes moving subjects appear clearer on the screen, reducing motion blur.

All standard content is upscaled to simulated 4K using Samsungs UHD Upscaling which uses inbuilt software to upgrade all lower resolution media to a near ultra high-definition picture with enhanced detail and optimized picture quality. So even though there isnt a huge amount of 4K content just yet, you can still get great benefits from this new tv.

There is no 3D with this TV so you will need to go up to the JS8500 if you want a SUHD with 3D capability.

And, the Samsung JS7000 60-Inch 4K SUHD Smart TV has an Ultra Clear Panel designed to absorb ambient light and reduces reflections to minimize glare for a great picture from quite a wide angle.

Ultra Clear Screen that minimized glare from any angle with a screen that absorbs ambient light and reduces reflectionsJS7000 Series SMART TV features

With Samsung’s Tizen smart TV operating system and HEVC decoding you can access online streaming services such as Netflix, Amazon Video, Hulu, YouTube and many others.  Of course you’ll need a stable and reasonably fast internet connection  for content streaming(min 10mbs for HD and 25 Mbs for 4K) and you can connect via wired ethernet (Cat 7 recommended) or using the built in Wi-Fi, 802.11ac standard.

Because of the built in quad-core processor you get a smoother and more responsive experience and can quickly switch between apps, streaming content, and other media.  Samsung have also built in a full web browser, Skype video calling, and screen mirroring so that the screen will display a compatible smartphone or and tablet’s display.

And with ConnectShare Movie, you can watch videos, play music, and view photos via a USB connection.

Smart View 2.0 lets you can easily access and play your favorite content and you can also watch TV on your compatible mobile device.

You can find the full spec sheet here.

Remote Control TM1260C

The JS7000 comes with just the Standard Remote (TM1260C) so if you want the Smart Remote, you’ll need to buy this seperately.  Seems a tad penny pinching by Samsung but also demonstrates that they have really built this model to get an SUHD tv available at as attractive a price as possible.

Connectivity

As mentioned above, this TV has inputs on the TV itself, not via a connect box.  But it is very well equipped with 4 HDMI 2.0 inputs which all are HDCP 2.2 compatible for connecting 4K content devices when they are available.  The HDMI inputs include 1 DVI (HDMI 1), 1 MHL(HDMI 2 ) and 1 ARC(HDMI 3),  a LAN (ethernet) port, RF input (aerial), 3 USB inputs (1 USB 3.0 and 2 USB 2.0), optical digital audio output, stereo minijack out and legacy component/composite video input.

Recommendation

If you want to get the most futureproof bang for your buck with a competitively priced SUHD flatscreen televsion, then the JS7000 is the model that you’ve been waiting for.  With 4K resolution, nano-crystal technology, HDR ready and HDCP 2.2 compliant you have a choice of 50″, 55″ and 60″ currently priced between $1,000 and $2,000.

Other buyers are extemely satisfied with their putchse saying things such as “Fantastic out of the box 4K television” and “Great overall TV” – see the detailed reviews – just click here.

 

 

 

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UPDATED APRIL 2016 – Hisense are a recent entrant to the US television market so their name is still new.  But, they are a well respected and premium brand in their home country, China.

And this TV is a 4K television, with four times the number of pixels than a standard full high-definition TVs – BUT at a similar price to a 1080p TV.  So if you’re in the market for a new TV, you can get all the benefits of 4K now without paying a lot more than you would for a regular HD tv.  Its available in three sizes – 50 inch, 55 inch and 65 inch.

So, let’s take a closer look at these Hisense 4K television models and see what we think.

If you already know that this is the Television for you, then you can check out the latest price for the 50 inch screen here.

Appearance

HiSense 55H7B2 Quick Reference Guide.The H7 series is a 2015 model flatscreen television with a sleek and attractive design.  It has two feet on the bottom that sit at a slight angle and you’ll need a stand at least 36” wide and 9” deep to accommodate them safely.  The set has a black finish, to suit most decors and a slim bezel around the screen.

All connections are located on the rear bottom left and on the left side rear (as you look from the front)

There is also a manual control panel on the bottom left rear – in case you mislay the remote.

And, if you prefer to wall mount your TV then this is wall mountable and meets VESA standards (wall mount brackets are sold seperately)

Picture Quality

The panel is Full Array LED with edge lit backlighting which helps provide a deeper contrast ratio, but also limits the off axis viewing angle Native Refresh Rate is given as  120Hz

One point to note is that it does not have 3D capability so do be aware if this is a feature that you prefer to have.

For non-4K content, there is built in upscaling so that you can enjoy all sources.  This means that the TV can convert content that is in a lower resolution to 4K picture resolution.

It comes with over 30 pre-installed apps, a built-in wireless feature and Ethernet port and integrated dbx-tv audio technology. Although a 50 inch screen is considered by some to be on the small side for a 4K resolution, it will be appreciated by anyone who has limited viewing space. 

Say, for example, you currently have a 32 inch HD television and watch from a distance of 4 feet away.  Well, with a 4K resolution television you could comfortably watch a 50 inch screen from a similar distance.  This is a massive increase – more than doubling your screen space, and  that will have a significant effect on your viewing experience.

For Gamers, there is a dedicated Game Mode that you can select in settings the will reduce screen latency.

And for Sports Fans, there is a “Sports Mode” that reduces motion blur in fast action scenes.

You can read some customer reviews here

Connectivity on the HiSense H7GB

Hisense H7 rear and connections

There are 4 HDMI ports, two of which are HDMI 2.0/HDCP 2.2 compliant and 3 USB ports, one of which is USB 3.0.

And it has a full set of legacy connections, component/composite inputs and a co-ax for cable/antenna.

Audio out is available through Digital Optical out and Analog Audio Output plus 3.5mm standard headphone jack.

And you can connect to the internet through a wired Lan port or using built-in WiFi

There is no support for HDR or enhanced color compatibility but these are still relatively new features and are unlikely to be found anywhere near this price point.

Smart TV

Video On Demand (VOD) Apps for Netflix, Amazon Video, YouTube, and VUDU are all built in and also have dedicated buttons on the Remote control for ease of access.  Another useful button on the remote is the “LiveTV” button that takes you straight to live channel input from any other App or media device.

You can also access Pandora but at the moment, there are no Apps for Hulu or Spotify.

It is notable that this TV is one of the first 4K televisions to be awarded the “Netflix Recommended” designation.  To qualify for this seal of approval, the TV turns on and launches Netflix with one press of the Netflix button on the supplied remote. In addition, the Netflix App can resume quickly and return to where you left off viewing – which is a great timesaver.

For streaming you have HEVC H.265, VP9 and HDCP 2.2 content copy protection for connected 4K devices (when available) You can connect to the internet using the a built-in wireless feature or hard wire to the LAN Ethernet port.  HiSense also have a built in Parental Control feature for added peace of mind.

And the Opera based OS includes a built in web browser.

The main Smart Menu is easy to navigate, with just 4 main choices, Live TV, VOD (video on demand), Media and Apps.

Warranty

Hisense give a 2 year warranty with this set when your register your purchase.  And, because these TVs are larger than 50”, they qualifies for in-home service.

See details here – http://www.hisense-usa.com/warranty/

This is a significant benefit and will give you savings if you had intended to purchase an extended warranty anyway.

Summary

At this price level, this is the largest screen 4K UHD TV that you are likely to find.  It is definitely a budget-friendly 4K TV and offers very good specifications for the price.

Definitely great value and with the 4 year guarantee included, you can’t really go wrong with the Hisense H7GB 4K TV

Check out the latest price of the 50 inch set here.

Hi Sense H7GB 4K TV

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The VIZIO M70-C3 70-Inch 4K Smart TV is the 70″ flat screen version of the all-new for 2015 VIZIO M-Series 4K Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart 4K TV at an incredible price point.  This is a really large television and with metal feet at the bottom corners it needs a wide stand if you are not wall mounting it.

The screen surround is just over 1/2 ” wide and the edges are finished in a silver coloured metal in which gives a sleek and up-market finish to the set.  Owners of the M-series are, on the whole, very pleased and rate it 4.3 out of 5 – you can read some reviews here

VIZIO M70-C3 70-Inch 4K Smart TV Specifications

With 4K UltraHD resolution you get over 8.3 million pixels in every image which is four times the resolution of 1080p Full HD.  On a large screen, such as this 70″ VIZIO M70-C3 4K TV you will really notice the difference as there is so much more detail – just what you need for such a large screen.  And Vizio’s M-Series Ultra HD is designed to display fantastic detail and clarity.

VIZIO M-Series with 32 Active LED Zones

VIZIO M70-C3 comes with Full-Array LED backlighting and has 32 Active LED Zones

The M70-C3 comes with Full-Array LED backlighting.  It has 32 Active LED Zones in the panel enabling it to produce superior light uniformity together with an extremely high contrast giving deep, pure black levels.  This makes it somewhat thicker than other models and also means that the best viewing is limited by the viewing angle.

Sports and action fans will appreciate the Clear Action 720 powerful image processing of the M-Series with a super fast 240Hz effective refresh rate enhanced with backlight scanning to produce sharper detail in fast action scenes.

For a 70 inch 4K screen with Full Array, this is an incredibly well priced set.

 

Getting 4K content on the Vizio M70-C3

The M-Series is designed and optimized to deliver all of your favorite entertainment in stunning 4k Ultra HD right out of the box.

You get HEVC decoding and ultra-fast 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi so that you can enjoy 4K streaming from popular apps like Netflix, Amazon Instant Video and UltraFlix – assuming that you have a good. fast broadband connection.

And with the built in powerful Spatial Scaling Engine you can enjoy your 720p and 1080p HD sports, movies, and TV shows in simulated 4K Ultra HD.

VIZIO M70-C3 70-Inch 4K Smart TV

VIZIO M70-C3 SMART 4K TV

This M series comes with 5 HDMI inputs with support for the latest HDMI standards, future proofed to enable 4K playback from next generation cable and satellite receivers, Blu-ray players and game consoles that require HDCP2.2 to transmit 4K content between devices.

The ports are configured as follows and you can see that three ports have HDCP 2.2, although only one of these is also HDMI version 2.0 :-

HDMI 1 – Version 1.4b (HDCP 2.2)
HDMI 2 – Version 1.4b (HDCP 2.2)
HDMI 3 – Version 1.4b (HDCP 2.0)
HDMI 4 – Version 1.4b (HDCP 2.0)
HDMI 5 – Version 2.0  (HDCP 2.2)

Conclusion – Vizio M70-C3

If you are looking for a large screen 4K TV at an affordable price then this Vizio M70-C3 70″ flatscreen TV comes highly recommended.  This is a set that you will want in your main viewing area and the only issue is that the angle of view is a little limited.  So, best to watch from in front, rather than at the side.

Amazon have a fantastic price available and will include Enhanced Delivery in the price which has a Low Price Guarantee.  And, Amazon Prime members also qualify for a further $50 reduction making this a steal at the price.

If you are considering an oversized TV then don’t miss out on this special offer.

 

 

 

 

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VIZIO M43-C1 43-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED HDTV

The VIZIO M43-C1 43-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED HDTV is from the new 2015 M-Series from Vizio.

This model has excellent color, brightness and black levels and the 4k definition looks so much better in comparison to the older HD E series.  The television is light and has a thinner bezel – looking modern, cool, and up to date.

Customers who have purchased this 43″ 4K TV have been very pleased with their purchase and you can see a selection of their reviews here.

Smart TV Apps for 4K Streaming

You can watch streaming 4k content from Netflix, Amazon and Ultraflix directly from this smart TV with all the Apps built right in. All you need is a good broadband connection and the relevant subscriptions to enjoy the latest entertainment is fabulous 4K.  This set has HEVC decoding and ultra-fast 802.11ac dual-band Wi-Fi built in so you can enjoy your favorite entertainment in 4k Ultra HD resolution right out of the box.

Vizio M43-C1 4K TV Remote Control - 4KUltraHDTV.netWell Designed Remote Control

Vizio has paid attention to detail with the Remote Control.  Not only does it have dedicated buttons for the most popular Netflix and Amazon Apps, but it also has a QWERTY keyboard on the reverse side.

Customers also report that Vizio customer service is great so you won’t have any concerns in the unlikely event that  something goes wrong.

Picture Quality

M-Series Ultra HD displays produce so much more detail and clarity with over 8.3 million pixels in every image which gives four times the resolution of 1080p Full HD.  They also have Full-Array LED backlighting and up to 28 Active LED Zones which means that you get uniform light levels across the display with high contrast, and deeper, purer black levels.

Sports and action fans are catered for with Clear Action 360 which has powerful image processing and a 120Hz effective refresh rate enhanced with backlight scanning for sharper detail in fast action scenes.

Even on a 43″ Screen, you can see the difference between HD and 4K – more colours, better detail – altogether more lifelike and natural.

 

VIZIO M‑Series UHD vs HD

4K Content

Even though there is not a lot of native 4K content available at the moment, this 43″ Vizio has built in upscaling of HD and Full HD content to 4K UHD resolution.  The “Spatial Scaling Engine” converts everything you watch into Ultra HD by automatically.  And whilst the upscaling is very good, it does depend on working with a good quality HD or Full HD source to get the best results.

And new sources of 4K content are coming onstream every day now from large providers such as Netflix and Amazon Video.

 

Connectivity

Equipped with 5 HDMI ports, 3 with HDCP 2.2 and 2 with HDCP 2.0, gives support for the latest HDMI standards including HEVC needed to playback Ultra HD from soon to be released next gen cable and satellite receivers, Blu-ray players and game consoles.

Now, one thing to note is that the built in YouTube app doesn’t currently play 4K videos at 4K, because Google uses the VP9 standard for YouTube, and although many 2015 4K TVs now have VP9 support built in, the Vizio M series currently does not. But 4K YouTube videos still look amazing on this set due to the built in upscale – they’re just not native 4K.

Conclusion

Vizio has come up with an impressive 4K television range in the new M series.  Not only is it technically adept, it is also attractive and produces pretty much everything you would want in a 4K television.  If you are looking to replace or upgrade your TV then at this price it is pretty much a no brainer.  And you can be assured of great aftercare when you buy from Amazon and the best prices too.

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SONY XBR-65X930C Review

Sony have refreshed their range of 4K televisions for 2015 and the XBR65X930C is their top of the range 65” 4K TV. One of the main reasons that you might choose 4K is if you want or need a larger screen — 55 to 65 inches or more, that benefits from the increased detail that your get with higher resolution.

Sony XBR-65X930C Overview

The Sony XBR-65X930C is a fabulous hi-spec model that has the famous Sony wedge shape providing superior sound quality.  You immediately notice the difference – the screen is bordered by two black vertical panels that include powerful front facing speakers and built-in subwoofers. Audio is crisp and clear, thanks to the Sony XBR-X930C’s Hi-Res audio.
This TV oozes quality – sleek and stylish – and can be placed on a unit or wall mounted (nb mounting kit not included, but VESA compatible – take a look at the Chief XSMU ). The supplied table top stand consists of “legs” at either end, but they can be moved towards the middle if you want to place the TV on a unit that is narrower than the TV – this is a well-thought-out design feature.
The 65-inch screen is a great size for 4K viewing. Some may find anything smaller than 60 inches to be too small, but they are also unwilling to purchase one quite as large as a 75-inch TV.  So, with the Sony XBR65X930C, you get the optimum size for your viewing enjoyment.  And one of the benefits of 4K is that you can sit closer to the screen and benefit from a more immersive experience.

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XBR65X930C Picture Quality

Sony are renowned for their picture quality – maybe you remember the Trinitron CRT sets? This XBR-65X930C is no exception. Color accuracy is courtesy of another Sony signature technology, the TRILUMINOS display with the widest color range ever and dynamic color correction for accurate, consistent colors. With Edge LED backlight and local dimming your get accurate colours and a bright and vibrant picture.
And thanks to Sony’s X-tended Dynamic Range technology, contrast is also better than ever, getting peak brightness as well as the deeper blacks.
Sony definitely excels in the 4K field, so we should expect that the Sony XBR65X930C will overdeliver and it does not disappoint. The X93C is equipped with the new and powerful 4K Processor X1 engine. The result is heightened accuracy in color and greater clarity, whether it is playing 4K video or upscaling HD video – Blu-ray movies actually look as if they are native 4K

Sony X930C Smart TV

Sony have incorporated the Android smart OS into their 2015 smart televisions so that you can now take advantage of video streaming directly through through the TV. This is very important as streaming boxes don’t currently have 4K capability so built in apps are the only way to access online 4K content. Sony includes apps for Netflix, Amazon Video, Youtube and more are regularly added with software updates.

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If you are already an Android user, you’ll find the interface familiar and can add a huge collection of apps, games and content from Google Play
The X930C also includes built in Google Cast which means that you can output photos, video and other media directly from your mobile device and enjoy them on the large screen.

And it is wireless AC compatible for top wireless speed with the newer ac routers as well as having the usual LAN ethernet connectivity for wired connections.

Another advantage you can enjoy is the Voice Search feature which helps you find the program that you want to view.

Recommendation

If outstanding picture quality is important to you, then the Sony XBR65X930C is one of the top performing LED 4K Televisions available this year.  Gorgeous 4K resolution, a dramatic combination of enhanced color and contrast, and powerful front-facing speakers.  All of your HD movies and shows are upscaled to super-clear 4K. Even 4K streaming is enhanced. Add in Sony Android TV with apps, voice search and Google Cast for an ultimate smart TV experience.

Sony have a long and well maintained reputation for quality products so you can be confident in your buying choice.

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$4,499.99
 
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This 49 inch 4K TV from LG has an elegant Cinema Screen Design and is fully equipped with Smart webOS and Passive 3D with Magic Remote and 3D glasses included. Brimming with quality and features, the UB8500 Series puts the stunning clarity of Ultra High Definition, or 4K, into more compact screen sizes of 49″ and 55″ at an affordable price.

Our LG 49UB8500 4K Ultra HD TV Review

There is no reason that you can’t get top quality along with a lot of features for a good price. Innovative IPS or “In-Plane Switching” panel technology distinguishes the LG 49UB8500 from the rest of the pack, making it stand out as one of the leaders in entertainment products. In Plane Switching panels give a wider angle of view which makes them ideal for family viewing.

Besides the panel, the LG 49UB8500 has the Tru-4K Engine Pro which will upscale HD content to near 4K quality – in fact you’ll probably find it difficult to tell the difference.

Like an upgrade to content that’s not upgraded – and that means that you don’t need to wait for movies or your other media to be created with 4K technology in order to enjoy it.

LG 49UB8500 4K Ultra HD TV ReviewYou can go ahead and use whatever media that you currently have. LG’s exclusive Tru-ULTRA HD Engine converts your SD/HD video to near 4K standards. This enhancer will ensure that you get great quality every time you watch one of your older technology items.

The High Efficiency Video Coding or HEVC is what’s used with 4K technology. With 4K, it’s going to keep on advancing and keep on creating marvelous ways for consumers to enjoy their entertainment.

This is an important feature for a 4K television. You need the decoder in order to view future content as it changes. It has the new WebOS platform for better tracking of what kind of content that you want to see.

When you watch certain fast paced things on a larger television, such as sports – or you’re playing your video games, you can sometimes get a jump. This television prevents that with the UCI or Ultra Clarity Index that’s just for LG Ultra HD televisions.

And the connectivity with this LG 49UB8500 is fantastic – You get 1 HDMI 2.0,  3 HDMI 1.4, 1 USB 3.0,  2 USB 2.0, together with 1 Component, 1 Composite, 1 Digital Audio Out (optical), 1 PC Audio, 1 LAN, and 1 Headphone socket.

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LG UB8500 Benefits

Because this is a Smart television, it”s easy to enjoy on-line entertainment streamed directly to the set. And this model has the new WebOS platform with Magic Remote control. WebOS has been widely acclaimed as the best smart TV UI currently available.  Viewing online content has never been easier or faster so you can hook up with content companies such as Netflix or YouTube and have what you want to see brought up fast.

You’ll be able to go through shows and movies for your selection and applications as well. Since each customer is different and has different content they prefer, this model allows users to set up the home screen with media that’s favorited.

Oh – and the Ultra HD Cinema 3D televisions can also turn 2D into 3D for an extra enjoyment – particularly if you have children who love 3D movies.  With built in Passive 3D – just like they use in the cinema – you can enjoy 3D movies right in your sitting room with lightweight theater-style glasses.

Plus, this television comes with a magic remote. Using this remote lets users do more than simply change the channel. You can use it to control your music, the movies you want to see and even games. The remote can respond with touch or voice commands.

And if the 49″ is not quite big enough for you, check out the 55″ model, the LG 55UB8500 here

You can download the Manual for the LG 49UB8500 4K TV here

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If you are buying a new 2015 TV under $1000 then the Samsung UN40JU6700 Curved 40-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV is definitely one to consider. Technology has moved on and 4K will likely be mainstream in the next year or two.

So if you want to enjoy the latest programmes in ultra high definition, and are planning to keeping this TV purchase for the next 3 – 5 years then 4K resolution is definitely something you’ll want to have on your “must-have” list.

And of course you’ll be able to enjoy a new level of immersion with the Samsung curve and its amazing picture.  Read on for our Samsung UN40JU6700 Review.

Entry level 40″ Curved 4K TV – sub $1,000

The Samsung UN40JU6700 delivers bright lifelike pictures quality in glorious 4K UHD. Native 4K content is increasing on a daily basis with Netflix and Amazon Instant Video leading the way. However, you can watch your HD programmes in a new light with the built-in UHD upscaling.

This technology uplifts HD content to simulated 4K definition which allows you to enjoy a better picture with enriched colors. Samsung have very good software for upscaling so keep this in mind when you make your choice.

Picture quality is one of the most important feature of a TV and you’re getting Samsung’s Ultra Clear Panel with the JU6700 range that is designed to reduce reflections, display deeper blacks and enhance the contrast for a natural clear picture.

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Not only will you be able to enjoy all the extra detail that you get with the 4K picture quality but this TV has some great specs including SMART TV for internet access and online streaming apps.

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Samsung UN40JU6700 Review

You will need a good stable internet connection for 4K streaming and, although this TV has wifi built in, personally I prefer a wired connection to get the best signal. Netflix, Amazon, YouTube and Hulu are built right in so you won’t need a separate box to access these services. This is important because no set top boxes currently deliver 4K so you’ll need the built in apps to get it.

The Samsung JU6700 has a quad-core processor powering the Smart TV engine and this makes switching between apps a breeze. You also get Smart View 2.0 which is designed to make content sharing from your TV and your smartphone over the same wireless network very easy to do.

And this TV delivers when it comes to watching action packed movies and sports as it has Motion Rate 120 which provides an excellent level of motion clarity.

Samsung UN40JU6700 Curved 40-Inch

We recommend this as the best 40″ 4K Ultra HD TV sub $1,000 and if you buy now you can enjoy great entertainment with a stylish and bang up to date model.

Addtional Features of the Samsung UN40JU6700

Smart Remote Control — With easy navigation and built in microphone for voice control

Smart View 2.0 — Turn your phone, computer, or tablet into a second TV

Screen Mirroring — Share content from your compatible mobile devices on the big screen wirelessly

Smart TV — Easily access your favorite programs, live TV, online streaming, apps, and social media in one place

Built-in Web Browser — Surf from your sofa – online shopping, social media, entertainment news – anything!
S Recommendation — Just ask and S Recommendation helps you find what to watch

Voice Control — Smart interaction with your TV with your voice to search and command

OPTIONAL camera – Lets you make Skype calls from your TV and hand motion control things like volume, browsing, and playback

Dolby Digital Plus, DTS Premium Sound and DTS Studio Sound built in

5.1 Refresh Rate: 120Hz (Native);

240 Clear Motion Rate (Effective)

And, you can just click here to check out the UN40JU6700 Specification Sheet

 

 

 

 

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In this review we are looking at the exceptionally well priced and increasingly popular 55-Inch LG 55UB8500 4K Ultra HD TV.  This LG 4K TV is an elegant Cinema Screen design flat panel 4K TV at a mind-blowing price – well below list.

LG’s UB8500 Series puts is a great choice if you are looking for a cutting edge Smart 4K LED television with the stunning clarity of Ultra High Definition resolution and lots of features at a great value price..

Check out some of the highlights:

  • PICTURE: Ultra HD 3840 x 2160 (4 x 1080p) Resolution – IPS (in Plane Switching)  4K LED Panel – 120 Hz refresh rate – 1200 UCI (Ultra Clarity Index) – 10 bit color depth display
  • UPSCALING: Tru-ULTRA HD engine converts non-4K content to near 4K standards
  • SMART TV: Magic Remote Control – webOS – Smart Share – Built-in WiFi – Web Browser
  • 3D FEATURES – Passive Cinema 3D with 2 pairs of battery-free glasses, 2D to 3D up- conversion, Dual Play enabled
  • DESIGN: – Cinema Screen design – sleek, low profile bevel – wide
  • CONNECTIVITY: – 4 x HDMI inputs – Smart Share and Screen Share for smartphone and tablet content sharing

And if you are choosing between LG and Samsung for a 55-inch 4K TV in this price range, you might also be interested in our comparison of the Samsung UN55HU6840 vs the Samsung UN55HU6950 and LG 55UB8500 here.

Picture Quality

This UHD 4K LED TV gives an amazing picture compared to regular HD resolution – it’s a bit like the difference between DVD and Blu-Ray – once you’ve experienced it you can really appreciate the difference. Even though native 4K content is a bit thin on the ground at the moment, LG’s exclusive Tru-ULTRA HD Upscaling engine will make non-4K content look better than any HDTV will.

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Passive 3D

LG’s 4K TVs come equipped with Passive 3D as opposed to active like in most other TVs. With the higher 2160 line resolution that you get with 4K, passive 3D is ideally suited because there are enough lines to give great resolution. And this means that the glasses required to enjoy passive 3D are much cheaper and do not need a power source. So, no batteries and no charging and no running out of power part way through the movie.  This is the same technology as cinemas use – which means that you can use the 3D glasses that you get from a movie theatre.  If your kids have lots of friends who come round to watch 3D TV, this is a massive saving.

Note: Passive 3D produces a 3D effect by interpolating each horizontal line, presenting one line for you left eye and one line for your right eye.  So this reduces the overall resolution available by 1/2. BUT – on a 4K TV this means you’re only stepping down from 2160 lines to 1080 which is Full HD anyway so the quality is great – particularly on the smaller 4K screen sizes of 49″ and 55″ in the UB8500 range.

Futureproof

One thing to be aware of is that the software in this TV is being updated regularly.  So, when you get it out of the box, one of the first things to do is connect to the internet and run the upgrade to get the latest firmware installed.  A few customers reported issues until they did this, and surprisingly, the LG support team were not fully up to speed on this issue.  But now you know, so you won’t have a problem and will skip any learning curve there.

Internet Connection

TP-LINK-TL-PA6010KIT-AV600-Powerline-Adapter-Starter-KitWhilst on the subject of connecting to the internet, you can connect this LG 4K TV using wifi or ethernet.  Wherever possible, do connect with an ethernet cable as you will get a more stable connection and avoid any interference issues that may occur with wifi.

If your router is a distance from your tv and you don’t want to trail cables around the room, then a good option is a highspeed Powerlink Network Adaptor that uses your electrical wiring circuit to extend your broadband to a new area of the house without additional cabling.  You can get the TP-LINK TL-PA6010KIT AV600 Powerline Adapter Starter Kit, Up to 600Mbps, Gigabit Ports, Plug and Play, Power Saving Mode  from Amazon for about $60 – check current price here

SMART TV

And – you also get a Smart TV as well. The LG webOS is innovative, intuitive, and responsive and is widely considered to be the best Smart tv software interface on the market today.  And if it’s user friendly, you are so much more likely to use it so it”s easy to enjoy premium on-line entertainment streamed directly to the TV.  You can access Netflix, YouTube, Hulu Plus, etc… all streamed directly to your television via wifi or ethernet direct connection.

The LG 55UB8500 4K Ultra HD TV comes with a Magic Remote Control and voice recognition control too. Users love the Magic Remote saying that it is awesome, allows you to move a cursor and make selections like on a computer.  The cursor follows your hand movements and is connected by Bluetooth so you don’t have to point at the screen. It’s simple yet effective.

Should I Buy Now?

Although this TV is a very new model, at the moment you can get an awesome deal at Amazon, saving over $1,000 off list price, at just $1,299. This is amazing value for money, considering everything that you get and is proving to be a very popular choice for those who want to buy a future proof TV at a great value price.

You also get Free enhanced delivery, Amazon’s low price guarantee for peace of mind and 2{37b377f2558520a9da118d41feeda7fc6f8ceb60e0d0b871501449428a71f154} back in rewards. Stocks will not last long at this price so if this is the TV for you, get in quick!

CLICK HERE TO BUY THE LG Electronics 55UB8500 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D Smart LED TV from Amazon.com

 

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Samsung released this great looking curved 65-inch television design with 4K display in March 2014. The design alone is enough to make this television a wise choice when you’re looking to buy one. But when you factor in the features, you end up with a top of the line television at a great price – sub $3K at 1st June.

This price drop is partly because Samsung have released a 2015 version of this model – the Samsung UN65JS9000 – currently priced around $700 dollars higher.  So you have an opportunity, while 2014 stocks last, to get this TV at an exceptionally good price with free shipping too.

Samsung UN65HU9000 4K TV – Producing an immersive experience with the new curved design and lifelike UHD 4K picture quality with Smart Apps built in for easy inline access to 4K content.

Here are some of the main features:-

  • Refresh Rate: 120Hz (Native);
  • Clear Motion Rate 1440 (Effective)
  • Backlight: LED (Edge-Lit w/Local Dimming)
  • Smart Functionality with Motion and Voice Control and Built In Pop-up Camera
  • Active 3D
  • Dimensions (W x H x D): TV without stand : 57.1” x 33.4” x 4.4”, TV with stand : 57.1” x 35.1” x 12.9”
  • Inputs: 4 HDMI 2.0, 3 USB, 1 Component, 2 Composite
  • Accessories Included: Smart Remote Control, 4 Pairs of 3D Active Glasses (SSG-5150GB)

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SAMSUNG UN65HU9000 Curved 65" 4K TV

SAMSUNG UN65HU9000 Curved 65″ 4K TV

Like some of the other 4K televisions, you get things like the 4K upscaling ability, the innovative smart remote control and the auto depth enhancer. But with this model, you get so much more for your money.

Televisions that improve the viewing experience are what all consumers want and Samsung has responded to this demand. The addition of the Ultra Clear Panel eliminates any unwanted glare. This panel has the ability to actually absorb light rather than bounce it off, unlike some other televisions.

Now, just taking care of the glare would seem like a good enough feature, but the Samsung UN65HU9000 doesn’t stop at good enough. It goes on to greatness by employing the Eco Sensor.

This means that the television is capable of changing the images on the screen so that the quality is not affected by the light. The television also has the technology that makes it capable of fixing any issues that arise with picture contrast thanks to the UHD Dimming feature.

With this feature and the clear panel, you get a great television, but it also makes sure that fast moving images don’t leave viewers with any of that lag-behind blur. It uses a 1440 refresh rate to prevent this blur. The colors are brighter and sharper because of the wide color enhancer.

You also get the Smart Hub feature for easy access to all of your online content.

This streamlines any busy life so that you can have immediate contact with what you want to see. The television does come with a built in camera, so you don’t have to purchase that as a separate accessory.

Take a look at what other purchasers think about the Samsung UN65HU9000 4K TV – just click here

With the quad screen, a feature that many consumers enjoy, you can divide your television into four separate screens so that you never miss anything that you need or want to view.

You can watch movies and keep up with your social media at the same time. The quad core processor gives this television the power to handle all tasks efficiently and easily.

You can tell the television what you want it to do using the voice command – or you can use the smart remote. This works with the ability of the microphone it has built in, with the touchpad, or like a computer mouse – and if you can’t find the remote, you can still operate the television without it by giving commands to the television.

$4,999.99
 
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VIZIO P502ui-B1 Review – Introduced in late 2014, the VIZIO P-Series 4K Ultra HD Full-Array LED Smart TV has great features at a jaw-dropping price - the 50 inch is currently selling at Amazon for just Check Latest Price


But many people steer clear of 4K because of the initial high cost of these sets. Now that Vizio have entered the market with their P-series range of televisions from 50" up to 70", the choice to go 4K is becoming attainable for more and more consumers.

One thing you should be aware of is that this TV does not have 3D built in - so if 3D is an important feature on your shopping list, then, as an alternative take a look at the LG Electronics 49UB8500

VIZIO P502ui-B1 - Design

The design of the Vizio P502ui-B1 is quite basic with a dark silver coloured finish around the screen edge and a thin black bezel around the screen. The corners are very slightly rounded and the base is open and fixed - i.e. there is no swivel in the stand.  

This 50" entry model comes with a table stand or can be wall mounted - whichever suits you best. It has minimalist styling that is discrete and contemporary to look good in any room.  But the central stand has the great advantage that it is not the full width of the TV which means that it will sit quite comfortably on many existing TV units- although you need to make sure that the positioning precludes being knocked from the side (tip: some small blobs of blu-tack or similar, strategically placed under the TV stand can help it to grip the unit and avoid movement from minor knocks).

Vizio have focussed all their efforts and costs on the performance of the P series, leaving the design basic but clean. There is nothing objectionable but nothing outstanding either. In practice, when you are immersed in TV, the design is not the most important factor - especially if you choose to wall mount as many will with this 50 inch flat panel TV.

VIZIO P502ui-B1 - Connections

Vizio have prioritised good connectivity and there is a great range of inputs including 5 HDMI, 2 on the side and 3 on the rear, downward facing.  Of these, 4 are specified 4K @ 30 Hz and 2 of these have HDCP 2.2 support.  The fifth, side HDMI input is 4K @ 60 Hz or 1080P @120Hz with HDCP 2.2 support.

Since HDCP 2.2 is the likely standard for copyright protection between 4K devices, Vizio have provided good support for future devices such as 4K blu-ray.

In addition to the HDMI slots, there is one USB port for photo, music and video (DNLA compliant), analog audio and optical digital outputs plus legacy component video and composite video.

Internet can be connected via built-in wifi which is fast 802.11ac or by ethernet cable.  Personally I prefer to hard wire for streaming as it is less prone to interference - particularly around a lot of electrical equipment.

VIZIO P502ui-B1 - Picture

Vizio has produced a 4K Ultra HD TV sub $1,000 that can future proof your next TV purchase. Although 4K isn't standard yet, it is clear that TV manufacturers are adopting this resolution as the next standard. Just as HD eclipsed the old standard definition, 4K is set to oust HD. 

Vizio's P-series of 4K televisions are exceptional in the market insofar as, with the exception on the 55" model, they have LCD VA panels with full-array LED backlight and 64 Active LED Zones. The benefit of this is much better contrast and deeper black levels to give great picture quality in a 4K TV in this price range where competitor tv displays are only edge-lit LED.

The display finish is semi-matte so this means that you will get less reflection on the screen than with a more glossy screen.

Vizio have made the picture quality paramount in their design of this 4K TV. Upscaling is handled by advanced graphic processing so that you can enjoy your HD programmes in simulated 4K resolution.

One feature that is not included is 3D - as previously mentioned, if this is important to you then this TV will probably not be the right choice.

VIZIO P502ui-B1 - Sound

The sound from the P-series is fairly mediocre with just two 10W speakers.   So you will probably want to add a soundbase or a sound bar if you do not plan to wire the sound through an AV Receiver setup.

VIZIO P502ui-B1 - Feature Summary

So, lets take a look at our handy summary of the features included with this Vizio P502ui-B1 4K UHD TV below

Feature


Feature


Model

VIZIO  P502ui-B1

Wireless

YES 802.11ac

Screen

50 Inch

Ethernet

YES

Release Date

September 2014

Digital Audio

YES

List Price

$ 999.99

HDMI

5 HDMI 2.0

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USB

1 x  USB 2.0

Resolution

4K Ultra HD  (3840 x 2160)  2160p

Backlight

Full Array 64 zones

Refresh Rate

240 Hz

Remote

Double sided w QWERTY

3D Built-in

NO

Dimensions

27.7 H x 44.1 W x 2.1 D

Smart TV

VIZIO Internet Apps Plus

Weight

38.8 lbs

HEVC (H.265) decoding

YES

HDCP2.2

YES (HDMI 1, 2, 5,)

Audio

Stereo 2 x 10 W

Mfr. Warranty

12 months

Viewing Angle

176˚ H  176˚ V

Table Stand

Included

Customer Reviews

Wall Mountable

YES

This set is proving very popular so head over to Amazon now and get yours while stocks last






Perhaps the most noticeable difference between this Vizio P series of 4K LED televisions and other brands is that it has Full-Array LED backlight with 64 Active LED Zones. The set dynamically adjusts the LED backlight in each individual zone creating deeper, pure black levels and higher contrast – a feature unmatched by other brands at this price level.

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Sony’s premium 4K Ultra HD TV boasts four times the clarity of 1080p HD, more brilliant expanded color and up to two times the brightness range of standard LED HDTVs.

In this review we are taking a closer look at the Sony XBR-55X900B 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD 120Hz 3D LED TV

This is a high quality 55 inch 4K TV and has recently been reduced in price by around $1,200.  If you want the utmost quality and can afford it, the Sony XBR-55X900B 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD TV is an excellent choice with the full weight of the Sony brand behind it.

Picture detail is depicted with pinpoint accuracy to give really natural images with the TRILUMINOS display producing the widest colour spectrum so far in a Sony TV. And Sony’s exclusive X-tended Dynamic Range local dimming technology is included for up to 2x the brightness range with deeper blacks than ever before.

It’s quite simply Sony’s most immersive, highest-resolution TV experience available.

 

Let’s take a look at the features:

  • 4K Ultra HD gives 4x more detail than Full HD 1080p
  • 4K X-Reality PRO Picture Engine with up scaling to 4K
  • Refresh Rate: 120Hz (Native)
  • Front-facing speakers with 65 Watts of powerful sound
  • TRILUMINOS display produces the widest color spectrum
  • X-tended Dynamic Range local dimming technology for up to 2x the brightness range with deeper blacks

Of course if you are looking at upgrading to a 4K TV you will want the best picture and sound and that is where the Sony XBR-55X900B 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD TV ticks all of the boxes! You will get a TV that gives you a picture 4 times clearer than the best HD set – In fact the 4K TV will give you 8 million individual pixels compared to a standard HD TV that gives you about 2000.

The innovative Wedge shape creates extra space to accommodate larger speakers and built-in subwoofers and is perhaps the most defining visual feature of the X9 range.  These wider side panels contain Sony’s new “Magnetic Fluid Speaker” technology that is designed to give faithful reproduction of hi-fidelity sound straight from your TV with 65 Watts total power with richer sound, deeper bass, and louder volume.

There’s another reason why you will want to check out the Sony XBR-55X900B 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD TV as well. It enhances standard 1080p TV to a great standard using upscaling technology. This analyses what is on the screen and fills in the extra pixels giving increased brightness and definition and very natural skin tones.

Sony say that their new 4K X-Reality PRO chip “enhances HD (and lower resolution) images by analyzing and refining images with beautifully natural detail and astounding color. The latest Reality Creation database and Super Resolution processing breathes new life into everything you see with phenomenal 4K (3,840 x 2,160) resolution”.

Sony 4K Triluminos Display Technology

TRILUMINOS by SONY

 

Many customers who have bought the Sony XBR-55X900B 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD TV say that the color and picture that this sets produces really is phenomenal.

You will also be able to connect the Sony XBR-55X900B 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD TV to Wi-Fi and then stream TV content from popular sites such as Netflix®, YouTube® and HuluPlus

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Sony’s X9 series is renowned for its amazing picture quality. Once you’ve watched your home tv screen in 4K UHD (3,840 x 2,160) you’ll be so glad that you make the choice to go 4K.

The Sony XBR-65X900B 65-Inch 4K TV is the 2014 updated version of tSony’s 2013 XBR65X900A which was an incredibly popular choice for those purchasing last year.  But Sony have continued to improve and there are some good reasons for choosingthe 2014 “B” model over the less expensive 2013 “A” model.  It’s quite simply the most immersive, highest-resolution TV experience possible. Sony’s premium 4K Ultra HD TV boasts four times the clarity of HD to provide a cinema like experience in your own living room.

Sony’s 2014 4K Ultra HD TVs are optimized to support new codecs that are needed for a variety of current and forthcoming 4K video services including Netflix and Video Unlimited 4K.  They also have updated HDMI 2 connectivity to meet the latest standards.  This means that you will be able to watch all 4K content as it becomes more widely available.

With the increased clarity provided by Sony’s technology you can sit closer to your large screen whilst enjoying a much clearer and comfortable viewing experience.With the Sony XBR-65X900B 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD TV, everything you watch is filled with beautiful, natural detail, richer color and stunning contrast.

You will see the world in 4K (3,840 x 2,160) Ultra High Definition and never look back.  4K Ultra HD is 4 times more detailed than full HD 1080p and will open your eyes to a totally new viewing experience.  Instead of just 2 million individual pixels on the screen you get 8 million which makes the picture almost unbelievably clear, more brilliant expanded color and up to two times the brightness range of standard LED HDTVs.

The TRILUMINOS display produces the widest color spectrum Sony have ever offered in a TV giving natural detailed images.  And you’ll also be able to enjoy Sony’s exclusive X-tended Dynamic Range local dimming technology for deeper blacks than ever before.

The Sony XBR-65X900B 4K TV is a brilliant choice – and at the new lower price it is much more affordable.

The built in speakers on either side of the screen give a powerful 65 Watts of front-facing sound so that you can enjoy the most immersive, highest resolution television experience possible.  The styling also adds to the presence of this TV – it looks strong and purposeful to grace any living room.

The Sony XBR-65X900B gives you a large 65″ screen with the highest quality currently available, so with this TV you are moving toward the best that you can currently buy on the market. This is strictly for people that watch A LOT of TV or demand the utmost quality for their viewing time.

Here are some of the main features of this TV:

  • 4K Ultra HD  – i.e. 4 times more detail than Full HD 1080p
  • 4K X-Reality PRO Picture Engine with up scaling to 4K
  • Front-facing speakers with 65 Watts of powerful sound
  • TRILUMINOS display with more brilliant colors than ever
  • Edge-lit LED backlight for amazing contrast
  • Refresh rate: 120Hz (Native)
  • Smart Functionality: Skype, Twitter, Internet Browser (Opera)
  • Inputs: 4 HDMI, 3 USB, MHL
  • 2 x Remote control, 2 x 3D Glasses, Touchpad Remote Control, IR Blaster, Port Replicator, Table Top Stand

The Sony XBR-65X900B includes Sony’s state of the art upscaling technology so that you get the benefit of this amazing technology from broadcasts of standard HD quality.  This addresses any concerns you may have about 4K content as the PRO chip will refine all of the images on the TV to give you natural detail and outstanding color.   So if you have a good Blu-ray player and enjoy watching cable or satellite HD channels, you will get the benefit of enhanced upscaled content from this TV.

Sony states that the XBR-65X900B will give you the widest color spectrum that they have ever offered on a TV. This is thanks to the Triluminos display technology that while it will make the colors look natural the detail will be second to none.  It will show hard to recreate reds, blues and emerald green so if you are watching a nature documentary it will look absolutely incredible!

You also get built in Wi-Fi functionality that allows you to connect to HuluPlus, Netflix and YouTube as well connecting to an Android smartphone as well.

And this TV will give you incredible 5.1 simulated sound through speakers that feature the Magnetic Fluid technology so you get great sound that matches the quality of this 4K TV.  Or of course, you can hook it up to your Home Theatre AV amp for full surround sound and a totally immersive experience.

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