Thursday January 03, 2019

LG Electronics to Release 8K OLED HDR TV Models in 2019 with VRR Support

LG Electronics has announced that its new ThinQ AI And Alpha 9 Gen 2 Processor use deep learning algorithms and artificial intelligence to analyze source content and enhance picture and sound based on ambient conditions. This technology will span multiple product lines of TVs from LG. The 8K TVs will feature OLED panels, HDMI 2.1 ports, high frame rate (HFR), clearer motion at 120 frames per second, variable refresh rate (VRR) as well as an automatic low latency mode (ALLM) for gamers. The price of the new televisions has not been announced at this time, but expect to see more coverage of the TVs at CES 2019.

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And through the inclusion of HDMI 2.1 ports, all 2019 OLED TVs and select NanoCell TVs with ThinQ AI will support high frame rate (HFR). The result is smoother and clearer motion at 120 frames per second for better rendering of fast-action content such as sports and action movies. Support for enhanced audio return channel (eARC) enables home theater enthusiasts to seamlessly utilize HDMI connectivity and enjoy the highest quality audio formats available with superb detail and depth. An excellent option for gamers, the new TVs are compatible with variable refresh rate (VRR) as well as automatic low latency mode (ALLM) which helps deliver a clean image, without stutter or tearing.

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