TVs.might be so much overkill, but if you ask the TV makers, they'll tell you all those extra pixels are worthwhile in really big
The 98-inch Samsung Q900 QLED unveiled here at CES is one of the most massive 8K TVs announced so far, tying and outgunning Samsung's own -- first introduced in late 2018 -- as well as LG's new TV. It's no 219-inch MicroLED TV, however.
Samsung also put smaller sizes of the Q900 series up for pre-order. The 65-inch costs $5,000, the 75-inch $7,000 and the 82-inch $10,000. Pricing for the 98-inch version was not announced, but it's sure to be ridiculously expensive. Since the 85-incher costs $15,000, I'm betting the 98-inch set costs around $50,000.
The Q900A has similar features to the 85-inch Q900, including high light output and full-array local dimming. Samsung says it has completely redesigned the upconversion with a new 8K Quantum processor and artificial intelligence to improve texture, smooth jagged edges and reduce noise and blurring. "A database analyses millions of sets of low- and high-resolution content and uses machine learning to develop algorithms" It can update the TV over time with improved formulas.
When II found little benefit to its 8K resolution, fancy upconversion notwithstanding. It still delivered excellent picture quality, although at $15,000 I expected nothing less.
Samsung also confirmed the new sets have full.
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