Somehow, the term "big-screen TV" doesn't seem to do justice to Samsung's newest monster.
The QLED TV will feature twice the resolution of current top model televisions, and Samsung Australia television product manager Hass Mahdi said the screen would use artificial intelligence to automatically upscale shows to appear in crisp 8K resolution.
Of course, all of these technologies will be much more expensive than conventional sets, but they are important technologies, because they can often go where conventional TVs are a tough fit.
The 65-inch Rollable 4K display takes advantage of flexible OLED panel technology to enable the screen to be rolled up and hidden inside its rectangular base through the press of a button.
For more, check out The Most Eye-Catching TVs at CES from PCMag. Not because we don't want to, but because Samsung simply isn't ready to reveal that information.
Even better, the 8K QLED TV Samsung were using for the demo is actually expected to launch this year, though it's currently only confirmed for the U.S. and Korea for now.
The proprietary LG OLED technology is designed to deliver perfect blacks thanks to its ability to turn each pixel on or completely off
Samsung Electronics launched "The Frame" lineup a year ago. Samsung hasn't announced if there will be any other sizes available, but it hasn't dropped the possibility, either.
Yes, that's a whopping 7680 x 4320 pixel treat for your eyes, and the results that we've seen on the show floor are nothing short of stunning. Now, if you're wondering where will Samsung find 8K content to play on the Q9S, this is where the AI component comes into the picture. In between now and then, Samsung will be feeding the Q9S a constant feed of SD, HD and 4K content - continuously tasking the processor to recognize more objects and scenes, and improve its upscaling algorithm. Samsung isn't releasing pricing, but if you have to ask...
Almost all of the big vendors have moved away from 3D TVs, as the technology just didn't gain market acceptance.
The 8K up-conversion is, likely, one small step on the path forward for TVs.