Samsung has unveiled its 2021 portfolio of Neo QLED, MICRO LED and Lifestyle TV displays for its ‘First Look’ event ahead of CES 2021. The Korean company is introducing a completely new display technology, Neo QLED, to its flagship 8K (QN900A) and 4K (QN90A) models.
The new Neo QLED technology, instead of using a lens to disperse light and a package to fix the LED in place, uses thin micro layers filled with more LEDs. Quantum Matrix Technology enables ultra-fine and precise control of densely packed LEDs, preventing blooming. Neo QLED also increases the luminance scale to 12-bit with 4096 steps for improved HDR. By using up to 16 different neural network models, the Neo Quantum Processor can optimize picture quality to 4K and 8K picture output, regardless of input quality, according to the manufacturer. The Neo QLED 8K features a nearly bezel-less screen and an attachable Slim One Connect box for cable connections and a cleaner aesthetic.
The new MICRO LED line, meanwhile, is making available 110″ and 99″ (and smaller sizes later in the year) displays, which use micrometer-sized LED lights to eliminate backlights and color filters used in regular displays. A 4Vue (Quad View) feature enables watching up to four different content sources simultaneously on one screen while connecting multiple external devices; this could be used to keep up with multiple playoff games at once, for example. Onboard Majestic Sound promises to deliver 5.1 channel sound with no external speaker.
Additionally, Samsung is introducing a Super Ultrawide GameView for 21:9 aspect ratio gaming, as well as for the ultrawide 32:9 ratio. Fans of the manufacturer’s Lifestyle TVs, such as The Frame, will see further enhancements with slimmer forms, a choice of attachable bezels in different colors to match room decor, and 1,400 curated art designs from the associated app. The company also says it is ‘going green’ by implementing sustainability programs in the coming year by improving product energy efficiency and employing eco-packaging. Samsung is introducing a Solar Cell Remote which can be charged using indoor light.
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