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LG Usher in New TV Era: Flat & Flexible 4K OLED Incoming

LG 65EC970V

Earlier this week, we were invited by LG UK to a technical briefing at their Slough headquarters, where we were able to spend time with the Korean manufacturer’s TV engineers and assess the company’s latest OLED TVs including, for the first time, a final version of the 65-inch 65EC970V curved 4K Ultra HD model. We were also given the opportunity ... Read More »

LG Launch World’s 1st Curved 4K OLED TV: 65″ is £6k; 77″ £20k


LG Electronics has launched the world’s first 4K curved OLED TV at a London event yesterday. HDTVTest was present to witness what surely must be the future of television – if it indeed takes off. Judging from LG’s sentiments and what we’ve seen, there’s no reason to believe it wouldn’t. On exhibit at the event was a 77-inch curved Ultra ... Read More »

Sony Reveals UK Stores Showing World Cup 4K TV Footage

Sony 4K World Cup

Sony’s announcement that it was planning to film three matches from the FIFA World Cup in 4K Ultra HD caused plenty of excitement when we reported on it last month – until it became apparent that the trials would be kept behind closed doors, away from the prying eyes of the public. Unfortunately for ultra high-definition (UHD) lovers who happen ... Read More »

Samsung Grab 48.3% 4K TV Market Share In Europe, Overtaking Sony

Samsung UE55F9000

Samsung has overtaken Sony as the leading ultra high-definition (UHD) television brand in the European market when it comes to shipment volumes, according to the latest data released by market research agency GfK. With every TV manufacturer targeting 4K Ultra HD as a key battleground, the South Korean consumer electronics giant – which is also the world’s number one TV ... Read More »

Sony PS4 A Sure Bet To Outsell Xbox One This Xmas: Bookmaker

Sony PlayStation 4

According to British bookmaker Paddy Power, the Sony PlayStation 4 (PS4) is going to be the bestselling console this Christmas holiday season, outpacing sales of Microsoft’s competing Xbox One. The Xmas console war is definitely heating up, and it’s sort of ironic because Christmas is a time when people come together and set aside their differences. However, technology giants Microsoft ... Read More »