CES has always been a TV show first and foremost and CES 2022 didn’t disappoint in the slightest. Here are the biggest TV announcements we’ve seen on the show.
Sony A95K Series
Sony A95K Series
Sony gave us a real surprise by announcing the first Quantum Dot OLED TV with the Sony A95K series. Available in 65- and 55-inch sizes, the A95K Series is a 4K TV with a quantum dot OLED panel that absorbs light and scatters it for a wide viewing angle image. This has allowed Sony to get rid of the white sub-pixels, so colors are more vibrant and bright without looking washed out.
LG touted the 48-inch CX as the smallest 4K OLED TV you could buy two years ago and now with the C2, it announces a smaller 42-inch set. The new TV is so small that the light sensor sticks to the bottom lip of the TV instead of being carefully set inside the frame.
In addition to being smaller, the LG C2 features a new EX panel structure that increases brightness by up to 30% compared to traditional OLED TVs. The LG C2 also features new HDMI 2.1 ports with full access to the standard’s 48Gbps bandwidth – previously the CX and C1 were limited to 40Gbps ports.
And if you’re looking for something on the opposite end of the spectrum, LG also announced the introduction of the 97-inch C2 as the largest OLED TV ever.
TCL X9 ODZero 8K Mini-LED TV
TCL’s 8K TVs have been a known quantity for years now, but it’s finally announcing a launch date at CES 2022. The 85-inch 8K TV will set you back $10,000, but its “ODZero” mini-LED backlit panel makes it as thin as an OLED TV despite not really being one. It also has an integrated 5.1.2 Onkyo-powered Dolby Atmos soundbar for some serious surround sound that you can listen to over yourself.
Hisense U9H ULED 4K Mini-LED TV
The Hisense U9H is the company’s first mini-LED TV. It promises viewers 1,280 full-range local dimming zones and up to 2,000 nits of peak brightness. Scheduled to arrive in late summer 2022, it will retail for $3,199 upon release.
samsung free style
Not a TV but possibly the funniest home entertainment product of CES 2022, the FreeStyle is a portable projector that you can point at like a spotlight and even screw into a light fixture. The $899 projector has a suite of onboard sensors that help it automatically align and adjust its image to any surface you point at it. It has a pair of great-sounding speakers to go with the 1080p picture that you can take anywhere as it requires USB-C power and Wi-Fi to work.
For smarts it supports both Amazon Alexa and Samsung Bixby, and has access to all the typical streaming apps like Netflix and Amazon Prime Video.
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