Posted Mon Jan 7, 2019 at 11:00 AM PST by Steven Cohen
New cutting-edge display tech has been revealed.
Beyond its upcoming 2019 display lineup, Hisense has also detailed three of the company's latest display advancements, including new ULED XD technology, a 4K TriChroma Laser TV, and its new Sonic One design for LCD TVs.
Though no US 2019 models have been announced with the tech, Hisense's new ULED XD system promises great improvements in dynamic range, black levels, and brightness through proprietary chip-sets, image processing algorithms, and new dual cell panel technology.
The dual-cell ULED XD panel actually layers a 1080p module displaying a grayscale image between a full array LED backlight and a 4K module displaying a full color image. Coupled with quantum dots, this process enables wide color gamut coverage with >82% Rec.2020, 99.98% DCI-P3, and 100% Rec 709, along with 2,900+ nits peak brightness, and the "highest dynamic range ever achieved in LCD" (according to Hisense) with support for HDR10, HDR10+, Dolby Vision, and HLG.
Meanwhile, the company is also touting advancements in its Laser TV tech, with the announcement of a 100-inch TriChroma Laser TV (100L7T). The projector TV system uses a proprietary X-Fusion Laser Light Engine which combines independent red, blue, and green lasers to produce a color gamut wider than any other display model. According to Hisense, the 100L7T is now the first product to achieve Rec.2100 (Rec.2020 color space with HDR extensions).
In addition, the system utilizes a TI DLP Chip, and offers 3,500-lumens, an Ambient Light Rejecting Screen, a Micro-smooth Response Time, and Harman Kardon audio.
Finally, Hisense spotlighted its new Sonic One LCD TV design as well. According to the company, the new design results in "the world's thinnest self-contained LCD" (the unit includes the audio chamber and video inputs). The Sonic One features a maximum depth of less than 1.1" and incorporates a bezel-less edge-to-edge screen. In addition, the design uses piezoelectric drivers which turn the panel into the actual speaker.
Pricing and availability for the 100L7T have not been announced yet. Likewise, specific US TV models with ULED XD technology and the Sonic One have not been detailed.
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