At CES 2020, China's Skyworth announced that it will start its global expansion by launching its first 8K TV globally, including in the US, as well as wallpaper OLED TVs starting at $3600.
Global launch event at CESSkyworth has been present at shows like CES and IFA for a few years now but 2020 marks the official start of its global expansion, the company announced. This includes the US. - "Skyworth aims to become the brand that leads the consumer electronics market of the future, offering 8K TVs and flagship-level OLED TVs, among other differentiated products, that meet the demands of the growing middle class," said Tony Wang, President, Skyworth TV.
First 8K TVThe 8K TV will be available in 75 inches as the Q91 and based on an IPS LCD panel. Skyworth said that its SoC is capable of decoding video in up to 8K at 60fps but it did not comment on whether the TV has HDMI 2.1 or not. The TV also features company's own video processor, Dolby Vision, and Dolby Atmos through a built-in soundbar. In the US, it will be priced at $5999. Besides the US, the two new premium TV series will be made "available globally", the company said. Skyworth is one of several TV makers to introduce 8K and OLED TVs at CES. Konka and Vizio have also announced new OLED TVs for the US market.
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