This content is rated TV-MA, and is for viewers 18 years or older. Are you of age?
Sorry, you are not old enough to view this content.
CES 2013: The Toshiba 9300 Series of TVs
About Video Comments (0 ) Transcript

CES 2013: The Toshiba 9300 Series of TVs

1:54 /

David Katzmaier gives you a rundown of the features available in the new 9300 series of Toshiba televisions.

-Hi, I'm David Katzmaier from CNET. I'm here at Toshiba's press event at CES 2013. Behind me is the 84-inch L9300 is Toshiba's 4K ultra high-definition TV, an 84-inch sized. The company is also announcing a 65- and a 58-inch member of the series, meaning it's gonna have a full three models of 4K ultra high-definition TVs shipping in 2013. These models are gonna come out in the summer. Toshiba has not announced any pricing, but we do expect them to be pretty darn expensive. The current 84-inch TVs from other manufacturers start around 20 grand. Of course, we expect the smaller screen size to be a lot less than that. We've been told they might be about half as much, but a little bit more on pricing. We haven't been able to find out yet. As an ultra high-definition 4K TV, this television has four times the pixels of traditional 1080p TVs that equals a lot better detail. Of course, that detail is really difficult to see especially if you don't have special 4K content and there is no 4K content currently available. Of course, this TV does have the ability to up convert 1080p content to 4K. So, if you have standard high def, it'll blow it up to those 4K pixels. Toshiba is also talking about their processing for that 4K conversion. It's called a CEVO processor that uses a Quad plus Dual Core system. Toshiba says it really improves the picture quality. Of course, we're gonna have to see that in action to find out for ourselves. Other features on this set include an edge-lit backlight with local dimming. The set also has 240 Hertz in all of Toshiba's new Smart TV features which include a Cloud TV server-based Smart TV system. So, all told, it's one of the most well-featured TVs we've seen this year and one of the first 4K TVs announced at CES. That's a quick look at the Toshiba L9300 series, again 84-, 65-, 58-inch ultra high def 4K televisions. I'm David Katzmaier from CNET.

New releases

iPhone 6 is here, but do we need...
30:20 September 19, 2014
As the iPhone 6 lands and Phones 4U folds, we ask if we even need that Apple Pay thing America is making such...
Play video
Inside Scoop: Longtime Oracle CEO...
4:25 September 18, 2014
In a surprise move, longtime Oracle chief Larry Ellison is stepping down. Who will take the helm at the software...
Play video
Hidden features inside of iOS...
8:47 September 18, 2014
We'll show you features that aren't so obvious in iOS 8, and why it's the best and the worst week ever for...
Play video
Top iOS 8 camera tips
1:15 September 18, 2014
The camera gets a big upgrade in iOS 8, giving you time-lapse, a timer, and controls for fine-tuning phot...
Play video
Tomorrow Daily 054: The human hamster...
20:35 September 18, 2014
On today's show, we get a good laugh out of the human hamster wheel that's also a standing desk, squeal like...
Play video
iOS 8's advanced photo-editing...
2:24 September 18, 2014
Put a finishing touch on your iOS photos with Apple's new editing tools.
Play video
The Timex Ironman One GPS+ smartwatch...
2:15 September 18, 2014
With built in GPS and 3G connectivity, you can send messages and track your location without toting your...
Play video
The 404 Show 1,553: Google location...
31:11 September 18, 2014
Today we freak ourselves out over Google's location history map, decide $200 is way too much to spend on a...
Play video