Monthly Archives: September 2013

Philips Launch 65PFL9708, Its First 4K Ultra HD TV At IFA 2013

Philips 9708

It’s a case of better late than never at all for Philips, which has finally unveiled its new 9000 Series of 4K TVs, the Dutch brand’s first Ultra HD offering, at its press conference during IFA 2013 this week. Philip’s 9000-series, which was unveiled alongside its new wireless speakers and headphones at the press event, was billed as the company’s ... Read More »

Sony Outs VPL-VW500ES, World’s First 4K Projector With HDMI 2.0

Sony VPL-VW500ES

One of the biggest stories leading on from yesterday’s official announcement of the new HDMI 2.0 came from Sony who unveiled the world’s first 4K projector with support for the new standard. The Sony VPL-VW500ES, which will go on sale sometime this October, is said to be a cheaper and more accessible model than the Japanese manufacturer’s previous world-first 4K ... Read More »

Panasonic TX-L65WT600 Is World’s First 4K TV With HDMI 2.0

Panasonic TX-L65WT600

Panasonic has launched its first-ever ultra high-definition (UHD) television for the consumer market at the IFA 2013 trade show in Berlin today. With the announcement of the Viera WT600 UHD series, the company is also laying claim to the “world’s first” 4K TV with HDMI 2.0 support capable of accepting and displaying 4K video signal in 60p, if only by ... Read More »

HDMI 2.0 Specs Officially Released To Include 4K@50p/60p Support

HDMI 2.0

Just hours after Panasonic accidentally leaked the news ahead of the HDMI Licensing group’s official announcement, the group has formally unveiled the new HDMI 2.0 standard that’s so vital for the future of 4K TV. As we predicted yesterday on HDTVTest, HDMI 2.0 has arrived just in time, ahead of a much wider roll-out of next-generation 4K TVs expected in ... Read More »