4K – What’s it All About?

Las Vegas, NV - January 8, 2016: Attendees flock to the Samsung exhibit at the Consumer Electronics Show, the world's largest trade show, convention and exhibition.

With four times the definition of “normal” high-definition televisions, your eyes will really thank you for choosing 4K.

The Technical Details

4K TVs – also known as Ultra-HD, UHD and 4K Ultra HD – are TVs capable of showing images with resolutions up to 3840 x 2160 pixels. This is four times the number of pixels in a “Full HD’ 1080p television. In short, more pixels mean more detail.

Watching a 4K television at full-resolution (you’ll need a 4K input) really is a thing of beauty. Sumptuous details with stunning colours combine to create a depth that is almost three-dimensional. The difference in quality between 1080p and 4K is instantly recognisable. Imagine looking a picture and then gradually adding more and more detail to it, until you finally ended up with four times the detail.

But remember, to really push your new 4K TV you’ll need 4K content – for a more inclusive look, we’ve answered a few commonly asked questions in our recent blog post, FAQs About 4K TVs. Additionally, our Spotlight on 4K TVs blog takes a closer look at how exactly the innovative technology works.

What Can I Watch on my 4K TV?

Here’s where you can find 4K content to enjoy:

Blu-Ray: More and more movies are being released on 4K Blu-Ray. You’ll need a 4K Blu-Ray player and 4K movies but once you have all that, you can enjoy mesmerising picture quality from enhanced content that will really push your television to produce its best.

4K Internet Video Streaming: There is a wealth of content now hitting the market with fresh content being added all the time. Netflix, Amazon and Youtube have plenty of content in 4K which you can stream directly through your television. Electronic World TV advise an internet connection speed of at least 15 MBPS for seamless, lag-free viewing.

4K TV Channels: Sky and BT have some 4K content which is an additional paid service. They are hoping to add more content in the future.

4K Games Consoles: With the latest breed of consoles from Sony and Microsoft being 4K ready, a 4K TV is a must for those looking to take their gaming experience to the next level.

TVs perfect for whatever you choose, from gaming to the latest blockbusters, available from Electronic World
The vast majority of new TVs from “The Big 4” – Samsung, LG, Panasonic and Sony are now 4K ready. Electronic World TV sells the latest and greatest 4K televisions at the cheapest prices online!

With all of this and so much more available at Electronic World, you are never far from a fantastic new TV set at astonishing prices. Contact our friendly team today, or alternatively click here to view our full range of 4K Ultra HD Smart TVs.

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