Content adoption around 8K might not seem on a ubiquitous rise right now, but if you consider how quickly everything shifted from 1080p to 4K, and factor in Moore's Law
, well, it should be eight times as fast as the 4K revolution. Well, that's how our maths goes... at any rate, Samsung
's impressive range of upcoming 8K QLED
panels have been priced and dated for release in Australia
The date for release is... now! In that as of May 14, the below is available. Here's Samsung Australia
's official word:
Available in 82-inch, 75-inch and 65-inch screen sizes, the range has been designed to meet Australians demand for larger screen formats that provide incredible performance customers have come to expect from Samsung.
“Last year, Samsung was the first brand to launch 8K TV in Australia. We’re again pioneering the category with further breakthroughs in TV and home entertainment with the launch of the next generation in 8K QLED TV experiences.
The Q950T QLED 8K is the marquee television in Samsung’s 2020 range and is the ultimate big-screen that can deliver content that is breathtakingly real, it feels like you could step right into it.
This picture quality doesn’t mean Aussies have to compromise and have a bulky screen, as the Q950T 8K is thinner than 5 cent.
We’re committed to delivering products that provide experiences that enhance our lifestyle in and around the home. Entertainment through TV, movies, streaming, gaming and music.” said Hass Mahdi, Director of AV, Samsung Electronics Australia.
Pricing and Availability
- 85-inch - $21,999
- 75-inch - $13,499
- 65-inch - $9,999
- 82-inch - $11,649
- 75-inch - $8,699
- 65-inch - $6,399
You can now grab these sexy panels at all leading audio and visual retailer, or click here to go directly
to Samsung's online store. We've been privileged to see these up close but are yet to play around with one, but it looks like the 8K revolution is on its way. Brace yourself. Especially with the next wave of consoles coming through that will no doubt find ways to utilise the extra clarity and power on these new screens once they had some time in the living room sun.