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Sony to spin-off TV business, focus on 4K, high-end models

Sony Corp. on Thursday said it would implement additional reform measures to return its TV business to profitability. The company said it would shift its focus on high-margin premium-class TV-sets, including those with 4K resolution and will continue to cut-down its costs. The latter will effect in optimizations, outsourcing and …

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Shipments of 4K desktop monitors to reach two million in 2014

Thanks to dropping manufacturing costs leading to declines in average selling prices (ASPs), shipments of ultra-high-definition (UHD) desktop monitors with 4K resolution are expected to increase steadily this year. In the coming years, displays with UHD will continue to lose price and gain adoption, according to NPD DisplaySearch. Unfortunately, 4K …

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Samsung to offer 4K starter pack

Since 4K is so new, there’s not really much content available to show off the ultra high resolution and as a result, people aren’t rushing out to buy capable TV’s but Samsung is looking to change that this year by offering up a 4K starter pack for use with its …

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Sony CEO: 4K TVs are years away from mainstream market

Despite all the buzz regarding 4K ultra-high-definition format in general and UHD televisions in particular, Kazuo Hirai, chief executive officer of Sony Corp., believes that the technology is years away from becoming a mainstream one. Nonetheless, he is already thinking about time when 4K TVs become commodity and his company …

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Samsung calls to use multi-layer Blu-ray discs for 4K video

This year’s Consumer Electronics Show clearly demonstrated that the 4K ultra-high-definition video format is heading to the mass market. Consumer and computer electronics companies need to sell a new technology with a beautiful name, so they will continue promoting UHD. But there are problems with certain standards as well as …

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Samsung, others demo ‘Super Hi-Vision’ 8K TV prototypes

Just in case you think that the 4K resolution (3840*2160) is a thing to last for a long time, think again since 8K (7680*4320) technology may be approaching faster than expected. Samsung Electronics and some other consumer electronics companies this week showcased their first prototypes of 8K ultra-high-definition TVs at …

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Dell’s new 4K display will cost $699, will hardly please gamers

Ultra-high-definition (UHD) is incoming for both video games and movies thanks to designers of graphics processors, developers of video games and Hollywood. Looks like the UHD hardware eco-system is also beginning to build up. Dell announced this week that its first affordable display with support for 4K (3840*2160) resolution will …

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4K HDTVs now available for $1000 in the U.S.

Want to have an affordable ultra-high-definition TV (UHDTV) despite there not being much to watch on it yet? Get ready to spend big. Or perhaps not, as Polaroid, a brand-name owned by Empire Electronics Corp., is working on one that’s actually affordable. The company plans to reveal its first 4K …

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Asus firms up 4K future

As you all know, KitGuru has been tracking the move toward affordable 4K very closely over the past 12 months. With a series of price drops and product launches, the magic moment when you can buy a 4K TV for less than £1,500 is edging closer. Asus wants to deliver …

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Timeline for Ultra High Definition TV

The staff at KitGuru have spent a lot of time completely pixellated recently. Having covered the most popular resolutions for normal people, gamers and current surge in retina displays, we thought it was worth a quick look at the screen in your living room. KitGuru begins putting 27 pennies a …

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