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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Samsung F8000 and F7000 Smart TVs
Samsung's new F8000, F7500 & F7000 LED Smart TV


By Rasmus Larsen (@flatpanels)
08 Jan 2013

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Samsung has revealed the new 2013 LED line-up. F8000 is the new flagship but Samsung also plans to launch new F7500 and F7000 models and new cheaper 6, 5 and 4 series. F8000 has a quad-core processor.

Samsung F8000 and F7000

We only received a few details at Samsung’s press conference but Samsung has officially announced the new LED models in Las Vegas, together with new Ultra HD TVs.

Samsung F8000
F8000 is new high-end LED model from Samsung


F8000 is the new flagship and replaces last year’s ES8000 model F8000 comes with a new design and stand and offers all of Samsung’s new Smart TV features. The Smart TV platform is driven by a quad-core CPU that is 3.6 times faster than in last year’s models. This makes it possible to decode for example the HEVC viode format, Samsung says..

Samsung F8000
Samsung F8000


F8000 also has a built-in camera and microphone for voice and gestures controls but he camera is only visible when used. At all other times it can be hidden behind the TV. F8000 willb e available in 40, 46, 55, 65 and 75 inch sizes.

Samsung F7000
Samsung F7000


A F7500 / F7000 that leaves out the camera is also announced. Besides that is has many similarities with the F8000. F7500 comes in 46, 55 and 60 inch sizes. Both models also feature the Evolution Kit to allow for Smart TV upgrades in 2014.

Samsung 6 series
Samsung' new 6 series of LED models


Besides the 8 and 7 series, Samsung will also unveil cheaper models in the 6, 5 and 4 series. We have not received information on these. We will publish a more thorough overview article later.

Samsung’s new LED Smart TVs will be available in spring 2013.




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