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.
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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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LG 4K OLED TVs next year
LG's 4K OLED TVs will launch next year


By Rasmus Larsen (@flatpanels)
09 Sep 2013

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LG exhibited a range of OLED TVs at IFA 2013, including the wildly impressive 77" Ultra HD OLED TV. LG now confirms that they will launch mainstream OLED TVs next year together with its first 4K OLED TVs, in an aggressive goal to dominate the future of the TV market.

LG's 4K OLED TV in 2014

Unless Samsung has something cooking the power balance between the South Korean makers could tip in the coming years. LG is challenging Samsung, and is very clear in its goal. LG wants to dominate the TV market as the number one TV maker.

LGs 77-tommer 4K OLED-TV
LG confirms that they will launch 4K OLED-TV in 2014. Here you see LG’s 77” 4K OLED TV


To achieve this goal, LG is accelerating its launch plan for OLED TVs and 4K TVs. LG will also combine the two in 2014 with the launch of 4K OLED TVs for consumers. LG has not confirmed if that involves the 77" 4K OLED TV, but they emphasize that the OLED TVs will not only be sold through luxury retailers; they will reach the mainstream electronics dealers and warehouses - which likely also means that LG will introduce OLED TVs at significantly lower price points.

The first phase of the strategy is happening right now. In addition to the US and Europe, LG will launch its first OLED TVs throughout Asia and the Middle East, and in parts of Africa and the CIS region (Commonwealth of Independent States) before the end of 2013. LG plans to launch both the 55” curved OLED TV and the flat 55” Gallery OLED TV. LG says that they will also launch Ultra HD TVs in more than 50 countries before the end of the year.

- Source: LG press




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