Samsung 110-inch LED UHDTV @ CES 2014
Since the first TV was made available to the public some 85 years ago, manufacturers have been continued to refine the technology, always striving to improve two main metrics: Screen size and picture quality. For a while, in the 80s and early 1990s, it seemed we got stuck around standard definition and 60 inches or so of display real estate. The digital revolution around the turn of the millenium jump-started the race again, bringing about widespread adoption of High Definition broadcasting and LCD and Plasma TVs slowly pushing size boundaries. And in the last few years, the process has reached new heights, giving us TV models that were just years ago almost unimaginable.
At CES 2013, we were wowed by the Samsung UN85S9, an 85-inch Ultra High Definition LED TV. It amazed us enough that we decided to carry it in store. Needless to say, it turned heads in our showroom. Stopping by the Samsung staging ground at CES 2014, we got a first hand look at Samsung’s new entry into the S9 LED TV lineup, a model which makes the UN85S9 look downright diminutive:
In addition to the iconic panel-in-easel frame design, the Samsung UN110S9 share most of its smaller sibling’s best traits: Full array local dimming LED backlight, Ultra High Definition Resolution and the innovative One Connect Box, which contains the media receiver, built-in tuner and all necessary A/V inputs and lets users upgrade their TVs via the Samsung Smart Evolution Kit. At 110-inches on the diagonal, the Samsung UN110S9 is the largest production LED TV in the world. 110 inches x UHD resolution = a viewing experience that you have to see to believe. Samsung hasn’t officially announced price or availability, but were guessing it’s going to be somewhere in the ballpark of “If you have to ask…”