Samsung's Just-Intro’d 65-Inch TV Runs on Magic Crystals

‘Is this real life?’ – You, sitting in front of this thing

By Kirk Miller

 
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05 January 2017

Maybe now isn't the time to cut the cord.

The biggest news out of CES thus far is a television.

More to the point: the Samsung QLED TV, which promises greater picture quality and better colors via “Quantum Dot” technology.

It’s essentially combining LED screens with nano tech. A film of these “Quantum Dots” are put in front of LEDs, and these “nanocrystals” emit their own light, producing more accurate colors, better viewing angles and a brighter screen (twice as bright as Samsung’s 2016 TV lineup, according to the company). It’s the first time this tech has been used in a television.

According to The Verge, the 65-inch QLEDs also feature a “sports mode” that aggregates scores and news from your favorite teams, and an option to that let’s you Shazam music as it’s playing on TV. Plus, there’s an “invisible connection” cable that lets you hide/manage your spaghetti of wires, lines and devices.

Available in three different models, the QLEDs can be mounted against a wall, on a stand or affixed to an easel. It also features a smart remote that controls every device connected to the TV.

No pricing or release date has been announced.

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