Samsung's 110-inch 4K TV to cost US$150,000
We first saw it at CES 2013, but Samsung has only just put a price on the 110-inch version of its S9 TV.
Remember Samsung's easel-design 4K Ultra HDs from 2013?
During, Samsung showed off a few of these S9 model TVs, all sporting the same iconic design.
The 85-inch model hit Australia in April 2013 with the cool price tag of AU$39,999 — comparatively impressive, given the TV cost US$40,000.
But not only did we never see the 110-inch monster version in Australia, there was never a formal launch into the US market either.
Until now, that is. CNET US is reporting that the 110-inch S9 has just been given an official price tag — a rather hefty US$150,000.
It's not clear why Samsung has delayed this particular model. Back when the, Samsung's Philip Newton (then the vice president of consumer electronics) told CNET Australia that the company anticipated bringing the 90-inch and 110-inch versions of the S9 to Australia.
This may still be the case, but we'd actually expect Samsung to work on getting its curved TVs —— in the local market first. With sizes from 55- to 78-inches, these have a better chance of gain traction with Aussie consumers.