The Wall Street Journal reports how new television technology is being introduced this year at affordable premiums instead of the exorbitant premiums of years past.
At the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, where TV manufacturers unveil their plans each year, I’m seeing fewer gimmicks like 3-D glasses and bendable screens. None of that made sense to people with aging but still perfectly fine TVs.
Many manufacturers are adopting a technology awesomely named “quantum dot” that can make the colors on an LCD screen bolder and brighter, closer to what you see in a theater. Screens that display much sharper images with quadruple the pixels, known as 4K, will be much more common this year, available in sets as cheap as $750.
Ultra HD, quantum-dot and VP9 are becoming the norm in modern television sets. Better HD, picture quality and user interfaces are reasons the Wall Street Journal cites to purchase a TV this year.
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