Sony, Sharp and Philips are on the bandwagon and will release TVs based on Android TV in 2015. Android TV combines streaming services, apps, and a game console in one platform. It will also be available in small TV streamer boxes.
LG has a range of new OLED TVs coming out in 2014 as well as new Ultra HD and Full HD TVs. LG is also introducing a new webOS-based Smart TV platform that looks promising. Could 2014 be the year where LG establishes itself as the leading Korean TV innovator?
Panasonic is introducing their new AX900 with “plasma-like picture quality” and a range of new Full HD models – some very basic, some with advanced features. Panasonic is also introducing a new Smart TV user interface called Life+ that recommends relevant content.
In 2014, Philips will introduce its first TV with the new Android-based Smart TV platform. They will also launch Ultra HD TVs and TVs with twin tuners, Miracast screen mirroring and a new Cloud TV app that streams TV channels over the internet.
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We bring you a full overview of Samsung's 2014 TV line-up. Samsung has a range of new curved & flat Ultra HD & Full HD TVs. But plasma TVs are almost dead and there are no new OLED TVs in sight.
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Energy consumption TVs and monitors
Compare TV and monitor power consumption


By Torben Rasmussen (@flatpanels)
16 Nov 2010

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FlatpanelsHD has developed an interactive applet that enables you to compare power consumption on all the flat panel TVs and monitors tested here at FlatpanelsHD.

Compare energy consumption

The list is updated monthly in order to include all current TVs and monitors that have been measured by our team of testers. So check back in regularly to find new additions to the list or bookmark this article in your browser.
You can find all our reviews here.

Calculate your energy costs

We have updated the applet with a new feature recently that lets you calculate your annual TV or monitor energy costs.

By default, the kWh price is set to 2.2 and daily consumption to 4 hours which is average in many countries today. You can adjust the kWh price and daily usage at the bottom.



You need the latest flash-plugin to view this example. Download here

We have included a normalization value of the power specifications in terms of"power consumption / area" which makes it easier to compare data on different sizes.

How we measure

Every time we test TVs or monitors we include an energy consumption measurement based on the same test scenes. We take several measurements and calculate an average value afterwards.

Out-of-box measurement is done without changing the picture setting options ion the menus.

Measurement in calibrated mode is the energy consumption with our calibrated settings.

Stand-by measurement is the energy consumption in stand-by mode when the TV or monitor is turned off by the remote control.





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