The best TV announcements from CES 2023
Each year, CES impress tech enthusiasts with eye-opening innovations like flying cars, color changing deviceor the new one Pickup Ram EV.
And while this is fascinating to watch and makes for compelling headlines, it’s the real-world innovations that we use every day that do that for me — and bright televisions. most created entirely in that category.
Tried and successful brands like LG and Roku made big announcements during CES 2023, but there are also burgeoning brands that squeeze into the exciting crowd, such as Replace with its wireless TV.
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55 inch, 4K resolution, truly wireless TV that can be glued directly to the wall without mounting or drilling? It’s DisplaceTV.
Displace has created a battery-powered 55-inch TV that weighs less than 20 pounds and runs for a month on a single charge. The company says it can be easily moved from room to room thanks to proprietary active ring vacuum technology that helps it stick to walls or, in the case of CES, glass windows overlooking Las Vegas.
The TV features voice, touch, and gesture controls and doesn’t have a physical remote. The idea is to make the viewing experience more intuitive. Displace says up to 16 of these TVs can be combined to create commercial displays, effectively working seamlessly to increase screen size.
Each DisplaceTV unit will cost $2,999 when it releases in December and can be pre-ordered now for $299.
Wireless could be the name of the TV game at CES 2023, as LG also introduced the Zero Connect OLED TV, the recipient of the CES 2023 Innovation Award.
While it can’t stick itself to the wall like DisplaceTV, this giant 97-inch TV offers 4K resolution at up to 120Hz refresh rate. It comes with a separate Zero Connect box that can be placed anywhere near the TV, and LG says its proprietary algorithm determines the optimal transmission without delay.
The Zero Connect box tells the TV what to do and play, and to make it a true wireless TV, all the cables are connected to the box and not to the TV.
Although the price and release date have not been announced, you can Learn more about LG M3 OLED smart TV here.
LG also announced new C, G and Z OLED TV models at CES 2023.
Roku TV is starting production and will start producing its own TVs as soon as spring 2023.
The streaming service company has previously partnered with companies like Hisense and TCL to build smart TVs with Roku’s operating system. The company’s new TVs will be split into two categories, Roku Select and Plus Series, and will come in sizes ranging from 24 to 75 inches.
All TVs will include a Roku Voice remote, and TV Plus Series will expand capabilities for voice control and other services, according to the report. ZDNET’s First Look at Roku’s TVs.
Samsung also made big announcements at CES, unveiling new 50-, 63-,76-, 89-, 101-, and 140-inch MicroLED TVs, though no pricing details are available yet.
The company’s MicroLED TVs are likely the fastest screens available on the market. Samsung boasts a response time of 2 nanoseconds, or 2 billionths of a second.
According to collaborator ZDNET Cho Mu Hyun“MicroLED uses micrometer-sized LEDs to represent individual pixels and does not use backlighting or color filters”, which can produce better contrast and color accuracy than traditional TVs on market.
MicroLED displays are notoriously oversized, often over 100 inches, so it’s possible that for the smaller sizes that have been announced, the hefty price tag that comes with the technology can also be brought down.
Hisense also announced new technology for its televisions: Mini LEDs will take center stage in the company’s new features.
New in-display technology most evident in Hisense’s 85-inch ULED X smart TV, will provide 16-bit lighting control for more precise dimming adjustments, as well as a peak brightness of 2,500 nits across 5,000 local dimming zones.
Other Hisense models with mini LEDs are the U6L, U7K and U8K, the latter of which has Wi-Fi 6E.
One company that has remained silent on the subject of televisions is Sony, which surprised many by not announcing any televisions during CES 2023. Instead, it made several announcements about cameras, games, and other gadgets. other products, including Afeela electric vehicle concept.
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While many of these new TVs have no release dates or pricing information, the trends on what the future of entertainment will look like is pretty clear. I think it’s safe to say we’re staring at more wireless technologies being adopted by major manufacturers, possibly a future where things like LG’s Zero Connect boxes and TVs are sold. separately, so you can upgrade one or the other instead of buying the whole thing. new television.
And replaceable and rechargeable batteries, especially those that are easy to change like the ones on DisplaceTV, make the versatility of a “take and go” television an interesting concept. Likely, you could take your TV for travel or even camping.