AS tipped by Channel News, TCL has unveiled a 65-inch LED 4K Ultra High Definition TV at a bargain price of $4999, which raises the gauntlet to the likes of Samsung, Sony, LG whose asking prices for Ultra HD TV is anything between $10-$20K.
This 4K price crash now means Ultra HD TV is now not much more than a large LCD LED TV.
The 65" 4K TV (E5691) will be on sale from mid-September, TCL confirmed today.
Flagged as The Next Big Thing, Ultra High Definition TV, known as "4K" delivers picture resolution four times that of a full high definition set, or 4096 x 2160 resolution.
The $5,000 4K Smart TV also has 3D, USB Personal Video Recorder (PVR), SBS on Demand, SMH.TV, YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo and is Skype-ready. It also upscales HD content - TV shows, movies (Blu-rays & DVDs) to stunning 4K picture quality.
The 65-incher also has new 'Nscreen', that lets you wirelessly share media from mobiles, tabletss directly to the TV via an app.
- 4K Ultra High Definition picture quality with 4096x2160 resolution
- SMART TV with built-in wireless, Australian apps SBS on Demand and SMH.TV as well as YouTube, Facebook, Twitter, Vimeo and Skype-ready.
- Nscreen technology to wirelessly share media from mobile devices directly to their TV
- Edge-lit LCD with ultra slim design and modern gunmetal finish
- Active 3D technology
- USB PVR with Time Shift
- Three HDMI inputs
"With the launch of this range TCL continues to deliver world class technology to Australian consumers. Ultra High Definition heralds an exciting new era for television technology and we are proud to be at the forefront of its introduction into the local market," said Harry Wu, General Manager of TCL Australia.