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The biggest and best TVs of CES 2020

From a 292-inch MicroLED to OLEDs that roll up (and down), CES has more big screens than any place on Earth this week.

Ty Pendlebury
Ty Pendlebury has worked at CNET since 2006. He lives in New York City where he writes about streaming and home audio.
David Katzmaier Editorial Director -- Personal Tech
David reviews TVs and leads the Personal Tech team at CNET, covering mobile, software, computing, streaming and home entertainment. We provide helpful, expert reviews, advice and videos on what gadget or service to buy and how to get the most out of it.
Expertise A 20-year CNET veteran, David has been reviewing TVs since the days of CRT, rear-projection and plasma. Prior to CNET he worked at Sound & Vision magazine and eTown.com. He is known to two people on Twitter as the Cormac McCarthy of consumer electronics. Credentials
  • Although still awaiting his Oscar for Best Picture Reviewer, David does hold certifications from the Imaging Science Foundation and the National Institutes of Standards and Technology on display calibration and evaluation.
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TV's make a 'splash' at CES 2020. (Geddit... it's a wave?)

Whether you're lusting over the literal wall of Samsung's 292-inch MicroLED or bathing in the eye-popping visuals of OLED, CES 2020 is the center of the TV universe. 

LG always makes a splash with amazing OLED TV visuals at its booth, and The Wave, an array of curved screens at the entrance, is the latest example.

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Samsung's The Wall

The Wall is a massive 292-inch television -- officially the biggest one we've ever seen at CES. This gigantic screen uses MicroLEDs, which offer both high brightness and excellent contrast. It'll be a long time till these appear in homes though -- even the more modestly sized ones can cost hundreds of thousands to install.

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The small wall

The marginally less impressive 75-inch version of the Wall is a 4K television that was announced in 2019. (Yes, it's this again.) 

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85-inch Z8H 4K TV

It wouldn't be a CES without an 8K TV or 80. Sony's 85-inch Z8H is the company's latest massive model.

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Samsung Q950TS 8K QLED

Of course Samsung does 8K too, and its 2020 flagship is the Q950TS.

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Samsung Q950TS bezel detail

Its claim to fame is a super thin bezel around the screen, creating what the company claims is a front view that's 99% picture. 

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Samsung Q950TS backside

Even the rear of the Q950TS is sleek, complete with backward-firing speakers and really thin cabinet -- despite the fact that it still offers full-array local dimming.

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Samsung Sero

Notice anything odd about this TV? Yep, it's in portrait (aka vertical) mode. It's basically a big phone accessory, designed to mirror your phone's screen. 

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Samsung Sero rotating

Wanna go landscape? A motor built into the stand can spin the TV into a more traditional orientation, and even syncs with the orientation of your phone.

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Samsung Sero landscape mode

Boom, now it looks more like a normal 43-inch 4K TV.

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Roll your own TV

Speaking of motorized screens, LG has touted the rollable OLED TV for a number of years, but the company has chosen 2020 to make it a reality. For only $60,000 you can get this 65-inch 4K TV that rolls up and down with the flick of a switch. You could get one of the ones that just SIT THERE, not rolling, for $2,000.

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Going in. Inside the box. Upside down

Press the button and it retreats into its shell.

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Gone

Looks like an ordinary piece of furniture now. Nope, nothing to see here.

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Weaving on a jet plane

LG Display's The Weaving OLED sculpture uses eight 55-inch OLED TVs.

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Vizio P-series Quantum X

Even though it's merely 4K, the P-Series Quantum X promises better contrast than before with 792 zones of local dimming on the biggest 85-inch size. Also it has quantum dots, which help make the colors pop, especially in HDR.

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Vizio's first OLED

It looks a little inconspicuous, but this is Vizio's first OLED TV, and it's due to come in 2020. If the company can sell the TV for less than the equivalent LG, it could have a hit on its hands. 

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LG's ceiling-mounted OLED concept

You've seen the roll-up TV. But get ready for this concept TV from LG Display: it rolls down! 

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Down it goes!

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Transparent OLED windshield

Forget projected heads-up displays. Give us a windshield that's a TV! This is LG Display's transparent OLED in-car concept.

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Rolly backset OLED

LG paid a lot for rollers and its going to use them in everything, OK? Here is LG's backseat passenger screen roll-up concept.

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LG 48-inch CX OLED gaming TV

It seemed like everything was gaming-related this year. Here LG touts its gaming chops by offering both AMD FreeSync and Nvidia G-Sync variable refresh rate compatibility.

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LG's GX-Series

The mainstream GX series is one of the thinnest OLEDs LG makes and it comes with its own flush-mount.

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LG's GX-Series

At 20mm thick, the GX OLED TV is really able to hug the wall.

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The GX mount

Here's a better look at the GX's integrated mounting system.

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LG Signature 77-inch OLED 8K

This is LG's newest 8K OLED, a bit smaller than the current 88-inch version, but still impressive. 

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LG's 8K nanocell LCD

Here's a side view of LG's 8K LCD, which it's calling NanoCell.

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