CES 2012 highlights
Best of CES 2012

25 Jan 2012 | Rasmus Larsen |

CES 2012 is over and FlatpanelsHD has continued to post articles from the Las Vegas show up until today. We conclude our CES 2012 coverage by looking at the highlights. We also pick the best new technology. Find everything from CES in the CES 2012 section.

Best of CES 2012

CES 2012 was intense. We saw new products, new systems and new technologies in every corner.

But one thing screamed louder than anything else; the OLED-TVs. We are still in the early phase here but LG and Samsung unveiled their new 55-inch OLED-TVs to the hungry crowds. LG had a few more details to share on their TV than Samsung but it is impossible to select just one winner. FlatpanelsHD’s “Best of CES 2012” award therefore goes to the “OLED-TV”.

LGs 55-inch OLED-TV
Here is LG’s 55-inch OLED-TV but Samsung had one, too


Learn more about LG’s 55” OLED-TV here and Samsung’s 55” OLED-TV here.

Buzz at CES 2012

But what was the most talked-about subject? According to Mashable that examined the most active Twitter subjects after the two first days of press unveilings, OLED was definitively a popular subject – as were ultrabooks and tablets.

CES 2012 according to Twitter
Most active Twitter subjects during two first days at CES 2012, Source: Mashable.com


And in the press room we overheard a lot of praise for the OLED-TVs. Everyone seemed impressed. The press also chatted a lot about ultrabooks and tablets but the tone was a lot more mixed. Some seemed to like what they saw, others didn’t. And then something that was completely different: Apple’s coming HDTV seemed to be a hot – if not the hottest – topic amongst journalist groups in the press rooms. Everyone seemed to have an opinion about the yet-announced-rumor-only product. It was curious to observe.

More highlights

The exhibitors obviously had a lot to talk about at CES 2012 and you can find all of FlatpanelsHD’s 69 articles from CES in the CES 2012 section. Below we have selected other highlights that you absolutely must read:

  • 4K TVs debut at CES - to launch in 2012
  • Panasonic VT50, GT50 & ST50 plasma-TVs official
  • Samsung unveils ES8000 LED Smart TV
  • Sony HX850, HX750 and EX640 Smart TVs official
  • LG Nano LM9600, LM8600 & LM7600 with Cinema 3D
  • Sharp presents new 52-80-inch TVs
  • Sharp unveils 9 series 60-70" TVs with local dimming
  • LG introduces 84" 84LM9600 3DTV with 4K panel
  • Vizio unveils new TVs with Theater 3D & Apps
  • Panasonic's DT50, WT50 & ET5 LED line-up
  • Samsung's new E8000, E7000 & E6500 plasma-TVs
  • B&O presents 65" BeoVision 12-65 plasma-TV
  • Samsung's ES7500, ES6800 & ES6100 LED line-up

    The new products will start shipping from around March 2012 and forward. We will keep you updated with more specific information, pricing details, and reviews in the coming months. Subscribe to our newsletter or RSS feed for updates.



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