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Samsung UN85S9 is a piece of artwork (pictures)

Samsung's UN85S9 is a 4K television with striking looks, and it has the potential to be quite a performer.

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Ty Pendlebury
Ty Pendlebury is a journalism graduate of RMIT Melbourne, and has worked at CNET since 2006. He lives in New York City where he writes about streaming and home audio.
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Samsung's UN85S9 won Best of CES in the TV category

LAS VEGAS--Samsung's UN85S9 TV is an immediately impressive and unusual television with its large frame and tilting screen. It has an Ultra HD resolution (3,840x2,160 pixels) and promises a full LED backlight with local dimming (currently U.S. only). It should have an excellent picture as a result.
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Off-axis

Off-axis viewing isn't as impressive as on an OLED but the TV is so large that you would need a huge room for this to be a problem.
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Profile

Not as slim as your average LED.
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Cable management

The TV features "channels" inside the legs for all of your cabling requirements.
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Back

The Samsung UN85S9 features a metallic back that's quite chic, and if you look in the top left corner there appears to be a cover to conceal the connections. This TV is designed to be the centerpiece of any room.

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