Samsung Announces 1st QLED 8K TV in PH

Samsung Philippines recently unveiled the first Samsung QLED 8K TV in the Philippines at The Fifth ballroom in Rockwell, Makati City. This development aims to give consumers a brand-new, never-before-seen experience of premium quality television screens.

Yes, you read that right, we’re now in 8K, even while you are still contemplating to get a 4K TV.

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Samsung QLED 8K TV Launch: 

The Samsung QLED 8K TV

The QLED 8K TV features a new Quantum Processor 8K, which can produce images in greater detail and depth, in 7,680 x 4,320 resolution. Available in super large sizes of 75-, 82-, and 98-inch screens, with over 33 million pixels, the QLED 8K TV provides an experience that becomes fully immersive and pristine, as films and TV shows are meant to be seen.

The QLED 8K TV boasts of a remarkable AI upscaling technology, which automatically converts lower-resolution content into 8K quality. Enabled by the Quantum Processor 8K, AI Upscaling analyzes the quality and resolution of any image – whether it is in 4K, Full HD, HD, or even SD, or watched through a streaming service, HDMI, USB, or even mobile mirroring – and upscales the content to appear in 8K quality.

“Over the past years, what we watch, when we watch, and how we watch has fundamentally changed,” said Lauro Guevara, head of product marketing for Samsung TV and Audio. “Today, more consumers are looking to enjoy their favorite content on larger and smarter screens, with minimal image noise, for a viewing experience that is almost true-to-life.”

Samsung QLED *K TV

Samsung QLED 8K TV

8K TV

Comparing 8K vs 4K

Aside from optimizing noise reduction, the AI Upscaling function restores the integrity of the smallest of details in a scene to provide greater texture, and sharpens edges of objects and texts for greater clarity. This feature, along with the highest levels of contrast with the Direct Full Array Technology, and dramatically-enhanced, deeper blacks and brighter whites, make the QLED 8K Samsung’s best TV, to date.

Samsung Philippines president James Jung, in his opening speech, remarked on the historical relevance of the brand’s ground-breaking TV innovations.

This year is the 50th anniversary of the moment that mankind took his first step on the moon and changed history forever. This year is also Samsung Electronics’ 50th anniversary of meaningful innovations. These milestones provide important context as we introduce a product that we believe will forever change the future of TVs,” he said of the QLED 8K TV.

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Gadget Gambit beside a Samsung QLED 8K TV

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Samsung QLED 8K TV Philippine Launch

Samsung QLED 8K TV Philippine Prices

  • Samsung QLED 8K TV 98″ (introduced in CES 2019) – Php 4,999,999
  • Samsung QLED 8K TV 82″Php 999,999
  • Samsung QLED 8K TV 75″ – Php 599,999

Beyond 8K

Another milestone on Samsung TV development is Bixby on TV!

It’s actually a highlight of the 2019 QLED lineup, is a clever feature that enables viewers to easily access films and shows thru voice command, which helps search for content based on previous viewing preferences.

Bixby

Bixby on TV!

Samsung 8K TV

Samsung Announces 1st QLED 8K TV in PH

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The media event also marked the entry of Samsung’s 2019 full TV lineup, featuring the new QLED 4K TVs that also have AI upscaling capabilities. A wider selection of 2019 Soundbars, which includes new models that Samsung has developed with audio masters, Harman Kardon, were also featured.

About Jonel Uy

Jonel Uy is the Chief Creative of GadgetGambit.com. Hailing from UP Diliman with a degree in Computer Science, he is also the Managing Director of Blogger Circles Inc. engaging and amplifying social media campaigns for brands. On Mondays, he teaches information technology classes at a local college.
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