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Apple delays certain shipments of iMac 27” with retina 5K display

Apple experiences challenges fulfilling orders for its iMac 27” all-in-one desktops with 5K retina-class displays. Orders placed online right now will take weeks to be dispatched and some customers in the U.S. are notified about unexpected delays. Readers of 9-to-5Mac web-site complain that Apple has informed them that delivery of …

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Amazon won’t charge Prime customers extra for 4K content

A few months ago Netflix announced its new price plans, which involved charging new customers a little extra to stream Ultra HD 4K content. Now Amazon, arguably Netflix’s biggest competitor, has announced that it won’t be following the same path, keeping 4K content free to Amazon Prime customers. In a …

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Sharp unveils world’s first ‘full-spec’ 8K LCD TV

Sharp Corp. this week demonstrated what it calls the world’s first television that supports all requirements of 8K super hi-vision broadcast. The LCD TV supports 7680*4320 resolution and is not expected to hit the market until 2018, when Japan Broadcasting Corp. (Nippon Hoso Kyokai, NHK) starts to broadcast in such …

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Apple readies 27” iMac with 5K display

Apple was one of the first companies to release displays with resolution higher than full-HD about a decade ago, but in the new era of ultra-high-definition (UHD) resolution the company seems to be behind the market. Apple still has not released a single product with UHD display. Still, it looks like …

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Dell introduces 5K display with 5120*2880 resolution

Dell on Monday introduced its first display with ultra-high-definition 5K (5120*2880) resolution. The monitor is designed for professionals and will become available later this year. Those who work with UHD video will clearly take advantage of “extra” pixels. The Dell UltraSharp 27 Ultra HD 5K Monitor is the world’s first …

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Dell shows off upcoming 5K ultra sharp monitor

4K monitors are only just beginning to gain traction in the market amongst consumers but Dell is set to outclass them all with its upcoming ultra sharp 5K monitor, which contains nearly double the over all pixel count of a standard 4K screen. The new monitor is expected to launch …

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Sales of 4K UHD TVs are rapidly increasing – analyst

Thanks to introduction of new 4K ultra-high-definition (UHD) televisions by global brands this year, sales of UHD TVs increased rather significantly in the second quarter. In fact, sales of 4K TVs in Q2 surpassed sales of such televisions for the whole calendar 2013. China continues to be leading adopter of …

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Sony introduces its own ‘perfectly curved’ 4K UHD

Sony Corp. on Thursday introduced its first curved ultra-high-definition television, following LG Electronics and Samsung Electronics. Sony targets high-end of the TV market with its Bravia S90 TV-sets that come with 65” and 75” panels. The Sony Bravia S90 curved ultra-high-definition 4K (3840*2160) TVs feature 65” or 75” “Triluminos” LED-LCD …

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Samsung prices its 105” 5K UHD curved TV: $120,000

Samsung Electronics on Tuesday revealed the official price of its 105” curved ultra-high-definition TV-set that combines the best technologies that the company has to offer. Apparently, in order to get the virtually most advanced television ever, one will have to pay a rather whopping sum of money. The recommended price …

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Seiki’s 4K UHD TVs now priced starting from $299 in the U.S.

Availability of content in 4K ultra-high-definition resolution is very limited these days. Nonetheless, availability of inexpensive TVs with 3840*2160 resolution seems to be getting broader and the prices are getting lower. Walmart and Seiki Digital on Tuesday lowered the prices of select UHDTVs and it is now possible to get …

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Sony puts development of OLED TVs on hold, to focus on UHD TVs

Sony Corp. has reportedly decided to put development and commercialization of AMOLED/OLED TVs on hold in a bid to concentrate on ultra-high-definition (UHD) televisions that have higher chances to become popular in the coming years. While this clearly puts Sony behind its rivals LG Electronics and Samsung Electronics, it should …

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Asus introduces 4K 28-inch gaming display for $799/£475

Asustek Computer on Monday announced the PB287Q 4K/UHD (ultra-high-definition) 28” monitor designed for prosumers and gamers. The new display will cost starting from only $799 (€576, £475) without taxes, but will deliver everything a gamer needs: UHD resolution, 60Hz refresh rate, 1ms response time, audio in/audio out and so on. …

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Global shipments of 4K TVs totaled 1.6 million in 2013

DisplaySearch, a leading display market tracker, said this week that shipments of ultra-high-definition (UHD) televisions in 2013 totaled 1.6 million units. Moreover, in the last quarter of the year various manufacturers supplied one million units, which means that the demand for such displays with 3840*2160 resolution is on the rise. …

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