Updated: The 2013 TVs will arrive in April and May and retailers are starting to clear out inventories of 2012 TVs. This means that you can save big money on the 2012 models – if you are quick. FlatpanelsHD has found some of the biggest savings on popular TVs.
The TV industry is already pushing for Ultra HD / 4K, which is the next step after Full HD. But what does it actually mean for our TVs, media boxes, movies & games? We explain why Ultra HD is important and why there is much more to it than just higher resolution.
Samsung will release new LED and plasma TVs, as well as its first Ultra HD TVs. Samsung’s OLED-TV could be released in 2013. 2013 is all about Smart TV and new smarter features but Samsung also promises improvements to picture quality.
LG has a massive line-up of TVs in 2013. The Smart TV features will be expanded to even more TVs and LG will release its first OLED and Ultra HD TVs, along with new LED and plasma TVs. Some of the new Smart TV features include Miracast and NFC.
Vizio has announced new TVs for 2012 and has a range of ultrawide 21:9 formats TVs, under the name CinemaWide, lined up for the US market.
Vizio 3D Cinemawide
Vizio’s new 21:9 format CinemaWide HDTVs come in 50, 58 and 71 inches - designed specifically for movie lovers. All three models come with Theatre 3D (passive 3D).
Vizio’s CInemaWide TV
The 50 and 58 inch models include a Edge LED system that goes by the name Razor LED. The largest 71-inch model has a direct LED system with local dimming technology.
Vizio has also implemented their V.I.A. platform that allow users to split the screen into two, showing apps on one half and TV shows on the other. The Smart TV features also include access to services such as Netflix, Hulu Plus, Pandora, Vudu, Facebook and much more.
Check out the specs below and the promotional video at the end.