24 hours after LG revealed a $60,000 8K OLED TV, Samsung has rolled out Australia’s first $100,000 TV, though I do think you could hassle them for a discount.
The 98-inch QLED 8K TV is set to be launched at Harvey Norman’s Bundall Store on the Gold Coast today.
“As the pinnacle of our TV range, the 98-inch QLED 8K is the ultimate in home entertainment. This TV delivers levels of immersion and picture quality the likes of which Australians have rarely seen,” said Jeremy Senior, Head of Consumer Electronics at Samsung Australia.
As one wag said, “It should do for the money”.
Samsung claims that their new QLED 8K offering uses the power of machine learning to analyse and upscale low-resolution content to 8K, while also allowing for playback of native 8K content.
Whether watching content through a streaming service, set-top box, HDMI, USB or even mobile mirroring, Samsung’s proprietary AI technology can recognise and upscale content, regardless of the native resolution, to pristine 8K resolution the Company claims.
According to Senior, QLED 8K is challenging people’s perceptions of what is possible with TV technology: “This is a TV like no other. The clarity is breath taking and it is something that needs to be experienced in person. We encourage Australians to head in-store to see Samsung’s latest innovation in TV technology.”
The new offering is the largest TV available in Australia.
The 98-inch QLED 8K is available now for $99,999 and is available nationally through selected retailers. For more information on the panel or Samsung’s QLED 8K and 4K range visit the Samsung Electronics Australia website.