Samsung launches world’s first QLED 8K TV and 2019 QLED TV in India
Samsung has today launched the world’s first QLED 8K TV in India to expand its existing TV lineup. The new TVs come in 98-inch, 82-inch, 75-inch, and 65-inch screen size options with Real 8K Resolution, 8K AI Upscaling, Quantum Processor 8K, Quantum HDR, and a few more added features. In addition to the QLED 8K TVs, Samsung has also introduced the new 2019 QLED range, which include the Q90, Q80, Q70, and Q60 models, with screen sizes ranging from 43-inch to 82-inch.
The all-new Samsung QLED 8K TVs come in four screen size options: 98-inch (247 cm), 82-inch (207 cm), 75-inch (189 cm), and 65-inch (163 cm), and have 33 million pixels, which offer sharper resolution and true-to-life picture quality. For those wondering, the TVs offer 4 times the resolution of 4K UHD TVs and 16 times that of a Full HD TV to provide consumers with an immerse experience. Samsung says that their new QLED 8K TV is a must-have for all luxury homes, which combined with Real 8K Resolution, 8K AI Upscaling, Quantum Processor 8K, and Quantum HDR offers a stunning 8K experience.
“At Samsung, we’ve worked tirelessly over the years to move the industry forward when it comes to premium picture quality, and the introduction of our QLED 8K line up with 8K AI Upscaling is an integral component as we look to the future of displays. We are thrilled to introduce new QLED 8K TVs that will change the dynamics of ultra-premium televisions and are confident that our consumers will experience nothing short of brilliance in colour, clarity and sound.” – said Raju Pullan, Senior Vice President, Consumer Electronics Online Business, Samsung India.
Samsung QLED 8K TV Features
- With the Quantum Processor 8K, Samsung TVs optimize audio and video to the specific content on the screen with a more detailed sound experience by tuning the audio settings according to the layout of a room. The Quantum Processor 8K uses AI machine learning to transform all pictures into 8K, regardless of native resolution.
- The new 2019 QLED TVs allow users to take advantage of voice control with the new Bixby feature, along with other voice assistants like Google Assistant to access content using voice commands. Additionally, the Far Field Voice Capability feature allows users to use voice commands to control their TV from across the room. Samsung will also be offering iTunes Movies and TV Shows and Apple AirPlay 2 support on its 2019 Smart TV models.
- Ambient Mode to allow users to apply an interactive background or display photos and works of art on their TVs, blending it into the room wall. It can also be used to display information such as weather conditions and time, when not in use.
- A No Gap Wall-Mount that can be used to hang the TV on the wall with a little-to-no gap, giving it an impression of a TV that sits flush on the wall. To further enhance the aesthetics, the company is also offering One Invisible Connection and One Connect Box to get rid of any excess wires or connections. The One Invisible Connection being a single translucent cable and the One Connect Box acting like a single remote to control all connected devices.
Samsung QLED TV Pricing and Availability
The all-new Samsung QLED 8K TVs come in four different screen sizes: 98-inch, 82-inch, 75-inch, and 65-inch, with the 75-inch model priced at INR 10,99,900 and the 82-inch model at INR 16,99,900. As for other models, the 98-inch is priced at INR 59,99,900 and will only be available on order. As of now, the company has not announced the pricing for the 65-inch model, but it is expected to reveal the price sometime in July.
In addition to the QLED 8K TVs, Samsung has also updated its other QLED TV line-up, the pricing for which starts at INR 3,99,900 for 65-inch Q90 model, INR 2,09,900 (55 inch) to INR 6,49,900 (75 inch) for Q80 models, INR 1,69,900 (55 inch) to INR 2,79,900 (65 inch) for Q70 models, and INR 94,900 (43 inch) to INR 7,49,900 (82 inch) for Q60 models. The TVs will be available for purchase starting this month.
Both, QLED 8K and QLED TVs will be available at all Samsung Smart Plazas, leading consumer electronic stores, and across online platforms, include Samsung’s official online store Samsung Shop.