CES 2014 – Samsung unveils new curved Ultra HDTVs

In a move to expand their curved Ultra HD line, Samsung revealed its latest additions in the race for the biggest and most advanced HDTV’s along with plans for streaming of 4K video in the works. In a special presentation at CES 2014 in Las Vegas, the manufacturer unveiled its U9000 series of curved 4K [...]

Samsung announce world’s largest Ultra-HD TV

Samsung is set to release a new 110-inch HD television that boasts four times greater resolution than the other HDTV’s, the company has announced. Known as ‘4K’ due to having four times the pixels of a regular HDTV, the new Ultra-HD TV will be the largest in the world.  The TV will be available in [...]

Samsung Ready to Launch 75-inch HDTV in Canada

In the luxury television market, consumers will often tell you bigger is better. Manufacturers have taken note. Samsung Canada is introducing their largest, most advanced Smart LED HDTV on August 31st. The 75-inch ES9000, just .35 inches thin, fits with the bigger, thinner, smarter sets that are becoming the entertainment and two-way interactive informational hubs [...]

Sharp Canada announces its 2012 line-up of LED TVs

Sharp Canada this week announced its new 2012 Consumer Electronics line-up of nearly 20 large screen 60-inch plus TVs including the companies first 80 inch 3D LED TV.

The 2012 LCD TV line-up consists of five different series – the Aquos 5/6/7/8 and 9 – in sizes ranging from 60 to 80 inches in size. Sharp says all of the televisions will meet or exceed Energy Star version 5.3 standards meaning they will draw a relatively small amount of power for their screen sizes.

Interest in 3DTV rises in in Europe and China, falls in North America

Interest in stereoscopic 3DTV appears is rising in Europe and China while it appears to be waning in North America according to a recent report from DisplaySearch.

“We were surprised to find that 3D appears to be a far more popular feature in China than North America, and the penetration rate was two times higher in the last quarter,” said DisplaySearch ‘s TV Research Director Paul Gray.

Survey finds bigger is better when it comes to HDTV

A new Canadian survey confirms what Digital Home readers already know, that bigger is indeed better when it comes to high definition televisions (HDTV).

The Sharp Canada sponsored survey of just over 1,000 Canadians found that a larger screen size was the number one feature respondents wished their television had (24 per cent) and that a majority (54 per cent) wanted a television that was 50 inches or larger.

One in four HDTVs shipped in 2011 will be internet enabled

In 2011, about one in four (27%) of TVs shipped worldwide will be able to connect to a network, a figure that is expected to rise 54% to 155 million by 2015, according to a recent report by DisplaySearch.

Update: Sony recalls 1.6 million Bravia LCD televisions

Sony has recalled 1.6 million Bravia LCD televisions due to faulty transformer which may cause a fire.

The company recall came after a September incident in which a customer tv caught on fire. According to a Sony statement releasd today, an additional eleven incidents have been reported in Japan since 2008.

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