South Korean electronics major Samsung on Tuesday released its first Ultra HD (4K) LED TV 8S59 with a price-tag of ₹27,00,000.
During the launch event, Samsung India, Senior Vice President, Atul Jain said, "The Timeless Gallery Design of the Samsung UHD TV meets the need of premium customers for Innovative design coupled with Best in Class performance. The UHD TV offers a resolution that is four-times better than that of full HD TVs, and UHD screens offer enhanced clarity with rich colours."
The new Samsung television features 'Timeless Gallery Design' with metallic frame and boasts of a 4K resolution screen which is four times the resolutions than the current Full HD 1080p TV sets. It also comes with display enhancement technology to boost HD(720p) and Full HD (1080p) video content to Ultra HD (3840x2140p) quality.
Other striking feature is that it comes with built-in smart camera which can take input through facial recognition, hand gestures as well as voice commands. Samsung 85S9 TV packs 3D HyperReal Engine and Dolby Digital Plus sound system.
The exorbitantly priced Samsung LED TV will be pitted against low-priced UHD (4K) TV from Sony BRAVIA LED Models - the 84-inch X Series KD- 84X900 (₹16,99,900), the 65.0-inch X Series KD-65X90044 (₹4,04,900) and the 55.0-inch X Series KD-55X9004A (₹3,04,900). It will also contest against its South Korean counterpart LG which has already launched the 84-inch LED TV LG 84LM9600 . It is available for ₹11,90,000 at Reliance Digital Stores.
Key specifications of Samsung 8S59:
|Display||85.0-inch LED with Ultra HD (4K) 3840x2140p resolution, four times the display clarity of current Full HD 1080p TV sets|
|Interface||Smart TV 2.0, it includes features such as Smart Hub, apps, connect to internet, web browser, Samsun SMART view, Intelligent Viewing|
|Picture Engine||3D HyperReal Engine, Clear motion rate of 1000 units|
|Camera||Built-in camera with app smart Interaction 2.0 which enables TV to take input through facial recognition, motion control gestures as well voice based commands|
|Audio system||Dolby Digital Plus /Dolby Plus|
|Sound output||120 watts (20 watts x 2, Woofer 20 watts x 2, Centre 40 watts )|
|Input / Output ports||Audio Out (mini jack)-1, Component In(Y/Pb/Pr) -1,Composite In (AV)-2, Digital Audio Out (Optical)-1, Ethernet (LAN)-1, HDMI-4, RF In (Terrestrial/Cable Input)-1, USB-3, IR Out,|
|Add-ons||3D sound, Front Firing + Full Range speakers, 3D Active Glasses (4 SSG-3550CR) will come with TV set, MHL, Wi-Fi Direct|
|Dimensions||1,999.9 x 1085.0 x 55.6 mm (without stand)2,004.3 x 1,624.4 x 581.5 mm (with stand)|
|Weight||58.6 kg (without stand)85.8 kg (with stand)|