Posted Wed Oct 5, 2016 at 05:15 PM PDT by Steven Cohen
The company is entering the big-screen TV market with several new display models.
Hisense has announced several new additions to its LCD Ultra HD TV lineup, offering screen sizes larger than 65-inches for the first time. In addition, the company has also announced a 100-inch 4K Laser TV.
"At Hisense, we are dedicated to continually pushing the envelope with innovative design, technology and value to the consumer," said Jerry Liu, Chief Executive Officer of Hisense Americas. "It only makes sense that as we continue to grow our presence in the United States, we bring our approach to affordable luxury to the larger screen television categories as well."
As part of the expanded lineup, Hisense will be releasing four new models under its H8 series, including 65 ($1,000), 70 ($2,500), 75 ($3,000) and 86-inch ($6,000) displays. All four models offer 4K HDR10 processing. In addition, the 65 and 75-inch screen sizes use edge-lit panels with multi-zone Local Dimming, while the 70 and 86-inch sizes use direct LED technology and Ultra Black Full Array Local Dimming. Likewise, both the 65 and 75-inch screen sizes feature a Pure Color Wide Color Gamut that supports more than 83 percent of the DCI-P3 color spectrum. The 70 and 75-inch models will be available in December, and the other sizes are expected to go on sale in early 2017.
Next up, Hisense also detailed the new 65-inch H9 series ULED Ultra HD TV. The display uses an edge-lit panel with multi-zone local dimming and features 4K HDR10 playback, Wide Color Gamut support for over 83 percent of DCI-P3, UHD upscaling, and dbx-Award-Winning Audio. The 65-inch H9 will be available in early 2017 for $1,700.
Also set for an early 2017 release, is the company's upcoming 70-inch H10 series ULED Ultra HD TV. The advanced display features Ultra Black Full Array Local Dimming with 320 zones, UHD Premium certification with 4K HDR10 playback, Quantum Dot technology, Wide Color Gamut support, and dbx Award winning audio. The 70-inch H10 display will retail for $3,500.
Finally, Hisense also revealed a 100-inch state-of-the-art 4K Laser TV. The TV uses a short-throw projector to display a 4K picture that measures 100-inches diagonal. In addition, the Laser TV offers HDR processing, UHD upscaling, and a 5.1 surround sound speaker system. The H9900 Series 4K Laser TV will be available in Summer 2017 for an expected retail price of $12,999.
"As screen sizes get larger, the panels become heavier and more costly to produce. Bringing a 4K panel television of over 100-inches into the home is extremely cost-prohibitive," says Jerry Liu, CEO of Hisense America’s. "We believe the future of the big-screen is panel-less, and our 4K Laser TV is evidence that size and picture quality can be more accessible."
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