Sony to launch 4K TVs this month and a 4k-mediaplayer

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  1. Hilbert Hagedoorn

    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Now all we need are the 4K Blu-rays :D
     
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    "The cheapest model will cost roughly 500 USD, 3900 EUR"

    see the price difference ?
     
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    Hilbert Hagedoorn Don Vito Corleone Staff Member

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    Haha LOL, did you ever experience that keyboard batteries are low and sometimes a key-press does not register ?

    Well, the batteries are replaced now :)
     

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    Mufflore Ancient Guru

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    Fly to the US and buy, much cheaper lol.

    Why are Sony re-inventing the wheel.
    There is already a colour standard that runs from 30bit to 48bit called Deep Color / xvYCC.
     
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    Missing a few 0's =P
    "The cheapest model will cost roughly 5000 USD, 3900 EUR. The top of the line 65" model XBR-65X900A will cost roughly 2000 USD more."
     
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    ...the cheapest 3900, alright, sure i am gonna buy such an expensive tv, they evolve faster than pc and mobile phones nowadays...:bang::stewpid::puke2:
     
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    This is kick ass.
     
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    And one will need a Rig with 3930k along with 2x or 3x Titans to be able to play at that Res. NO THANK YOU SIR!

    Although the ones that can afford it most will probably be able to afford the above mentioned Rig or better too.

    So I will hold on my Sammy 59" and its measly 1080p Res for now. :D
     

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    edge lit led killed that.... I say pointless still it will be years before that res is addopted as main stream. Im not a fan of upscaling
     
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    Loobyluggs Ancient Guru

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    Input lag on a screen like that would make it home cinema primarily.

    PC connection might only accept a 1080p signal, or interpret a 1080p signal. Need more information to say for sure.
     
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    Hmm, 4K Mediaplayer. Does that mean like 200GB Rips? :p
     
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    They should work on true led tv's and not trying to force us to go to 4k, which there is no content for and the companies don't even put out full hd yet.
     
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    H265 4K TV only needs double the bandwidth of H264 1080p TV.
    Pretty good.
     

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    well I just bought me a Seiki 50" Slim LED 4KTV for $1,300 that I will use as a computer monitor and will move to my bedroom when I get a bigger tv like maybe that vizio 70" if it comes out for a reasonable price?

    $5,000 for a 55" is just way to much for an increased resolution when it's made with the same LED panels available for full HD today!
     
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    I want. I also want one to be about 24-30" so I can have a reasonably sized screen for my 'puter.
     
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    What are you on about? A 50" 4K for $1300? 4K?! On which planet? I was shocked when I heard about these 4K sets for $7000 and $5000. Just a few months ago these things were lowest $19000! I don't think you know what you're talking about pal.
     
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    ...apparently he's correct

    though i really gotta wonder the quality of it...i have some seiki tvs at my work, and i'm not impressed...

    http://www.tigerdirect.com/applications/SearchTools/item-details.asp?EdpNo=7674736

    according to google, it used to be $1300, but is now $1500
     
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    Sooo, cheap 4k displays for PC's in one or two years? ;)
    About time if you ask me.
     

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