Samsung has launched the world’s first QLED 8K TV here in India. The key highlight of the TV is its real 8K Resolution, 8K AI Upscaling, Quantum Processor 8K, and Quantum HDR, as they work together to give users a “stunning 8K experience”.
Samsung QLED 8K TV features
The Samsung QLED 8K TV comes with Samsung’s powerful Quantum Processor 8K that uses AI machine learning enables the television to transform all pictures into 8K. It lets consumers enjoy just about any movie or TV show on any channel in 8K resolution regardless of native resolution or method of transmission. It also allows users to take voice control one step further with the new Bixby feature along with other voice assistants like Google Assistant to access content through voice commands. Additionally, there’s support for Apple AirPlay as well.
The TVs also feature an Ambient Mode which users to apply an interactive background to the virtually bezel-less TV frame, blending it into the living room wall, while displaying information such as weather conditions and time, when it is not in use. It can also display artistic content like photos and works of art. The range also comes with One Invisible Connection and One Connect Box. The One Invisible Connection is a single translucent cable that powers a full-sized 8K display while connecting various external devices to the TV through a media receiver called the One Connect Box.
Pricing and Availability
Samsung’s new range of QLED 8K TVs will be priced at INR 10,99,900 and INR 16,99,900 for 75-inch (189 cm), and 82-inch (207 cm) variants respectively. The 98-inch (247 cm) variant of the QLED 8K TV, priced at INR 59,99,900, will only be made to order. The price of the 65-inch (163 cm), which will be available in July, will be announced shortly.
Apart from the QLED 8K range, Samsung’s new 2019 QLED TV line-up, priced at INR 3,99,900 for 65-inch (163 cm) Q90 model, INR 2,09,900 (55 inch/138 cm) to INR 6,49,900 (75 inch/189 cm) for Q80 models, INR 1,69,900 (55 inch/138 cm) to INR 2,79,900 (65 inch/163 cm) for Q70 models and INR 94,900 (43 inch/108 cm) to INR 7,49,900 (82 inch/207 cm) for Q60 models, will be available from June 2019. Samsung QLED 8K and QLED models will be available at all Samsung Smart Plazas, leading consumer electronic stores and across online platforms, including Samsung’s official online store Samsung Shop.