Sony's array of LED LCD TVs at CES 2014 is topped by the XBR-X950B series, its first 4K set to include local dimming in a full-array LED backlight. If the company's previous efforts are any indication, it should have a great picture.
We liked the picture quality-to-performance propositions of Vizio's 1080p resolution M-Series and E-Series TVs last year, which bodes well for the new 4K-resolution P-Series.
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Officially unveiled at IFA in Berlin, the new AX900 series promises "the company's best picture performance" rivalling the TV tech for which Panasonic is best-known: plasma. Also announced was an 85-inch 4K TV and a step-down series of 4K sets.
Shipping in 2014, Sony's biggest (and most expensive) TV boasts a super-accurate picture in a handsome package.
Big V's first shipping foray into 4K, or Ultra High Definition, the P promises to bring all those extra pixels at a price
Toshiba's lineup of TVs for 2014, just introduced at CES, is chock full of pixels, dimming LEDs and the company's Cloud Portal Smart TV system
The flagship Sony HX850 series lacks the full-array dimming of last year's XBR929 series, relying on an edge-lit LED configuration instead.
The high-end Sharp 945 series will offer full-array local-dimming backlights in a 60- and 70-inch screen size.
The Samsung UNES8000 series, the company's flagship model of LED-based LCD TV, delivers the company's best range of features in an LED TV, although it still doesn't have a full-array LED backlight.
LG's 2012 line of LED-based LCDs with full-array local dimming LED backlights now include more screen sizes, including a 60-inch option.