In 2019, bigger is better, and leaders in television manufacturing, Samsung, have been quick to capitalise on this. What this means is that there is soon going to be far more choice in large screen TVs – so you can choose the perfect 4K or 8K set at anywhere between 43 to 98 inches.
In this article, we will be looking at the entire new range in more depth as we will inevitably stock several of these models in the not too distant future here at Electronic World.
What Is a QLED TV
You might be questioning, what exactly is a QLED TV? A QLED TV is a television with superior cutting-edge technology which allows for the screen to produce higher quality images. The ‘Q’ in QLED stands for ‘quantum’, though it could equally stand for quality given the stunning picture that these televisions can produce. Quantum dots emit light when activated and can offer literally billions of shades at different intensities, from pale palettes to an intense canvas of colour.
How Does QLED Technology Work
Without going into too much detail, QLEDs function by layering quantum dots over a panel of LEDs. The quantum dots are usually between two and ten nanometers in size and this size dictates the colour that they will emit. They are activated when the LED panel emits light, which is the moment when you are provided with the QLED’s stunning imagery.
When Will Samsung Release Its QLED
The QLED TV was actually first announced in 2017 with the 65-inch Q8 and Q9 screens. Samsung has since been expanding their range to address the public’s desire for bigger screens and better pictures, meaning that 2019 will be bringing options for QLEDs up to 98 inches. These new screens have been available for pre-order since March 13th and on general sale since March 27th, so you will be seeing a lot more of them in your local stores.
What Is Samsung’s QLED 4K Range
This range supports four models: the Q60, Q70, Q80 and Q90. In this section, we will talk you through the nuances of each television so that you can be sure that you’re buying the right one for you.
The Samsung Q60 comes in six different sizes: 43-inches, 49-inches, 55-inches, 65-inches, 75-inches and 82-inches. It uses edge lighting which means that it is more affordable than the rest of the 2019 Q- range, but you will be sacrificing image quality at the centre of the screen.
The Q70 comes in five sizes, the same as the Q60 except for removing the 43-inches option. The Q70 is a step-up from the Q60 range by offering a full backlight system which eliminates the image quality issues found with edge lighting.
Offering slightly fewer size options than the Q70, the Q80 has four sizes available, including the 55-inches, 65-inches, 75-inches and 82-inches. These displays contain the backlight system which provides superior image quality, though the Q80 is expected to be somewhat less bright than the Q90 in order to account for the lower prices. It improves on the Q70 line by using local dimming engines which mean better, deeper blacks for greater contrasts.
The Q90 comes in the same sizes as the Q80 line along with the backlighting, but it is expected to be brighter as well as having more local dimming technology than the Q80. It also has wider viewing angles so that the next time you’re hosting a movie marathon, you won’t have to worry about whether your guests are sat face on and watching from the side – these screens will retain their brilliant quality.
What Is Samsung’s QLED 8K Range
The 8K range is one of the most exciting releases this year, with the Q900RB model already available in stores with four sizes – 65-inch, 75-inch, 82-inch and 98-inch – Samsung will also be releasing the Q950R in Europe soon. Here’s a little more about these lines:
To match the impressive price tag on these TVs, you will receive a classy backlighting system with sophisticated local dimming. Perhaps most important for an 8K TV is the ability to upscale content, which is a skill that the Q900 and Q950 range can attest to.
If you love a TV with amazing contrast quality, you will be amazed to learn that the Q900 can deliver brightness up to 4,000 nits; compare that to the average laptop screen running at 250 nits and you can begin to imagine the quality of Samsung’s 8K range.
This series is only available in Europe and will be made available in the first half of 2019. It runs in the same sizes as the Q900, but it has improved viewing angles as well as upgraded HDMI 2.1 ports. The Q950R is the ultimate Samsung television of 2019, and we hope to see it on sale with our other cheap Samsung TVs soon.
There’s everything you could ever need to know about Samsung televisions for 2019. There are so many new models with exciting new features to look forward to. Home cinema systems are getting bigger and better, with our personal favourite being the 98-inch Q950R which comes with all the bells and whistles. In the meantime, if you’re in the market for a fantastic cheap TV whilst you wait for Samsung’s latest models to appear on our website, be sure to check our latest products to find the perfect discount TV for you.