Samsung has launched its first Ultra High Definition (UHD) or 4K television, Samsung UHD 85S9 in the Indian market for Rs. 27,00,000.
The 85-inch television was first showcased at Consumer Electronic Show (CES), earlier this year. The television sports a minimalistic design with the screen appearing to be floating within a frame that holds it. It has a native resolution of 3840x2160 pixels, four times that of a full-HD television.
The 85S9 television includes Samsung's proprietary up-scaling engine to up-convert HD or full-HD content to UHD-level picture quality. In addition to the up-scaling engine, Samsung says it's also working to remove conflicts related to UHD content industry standards.
Powered by a quad-core processor, the new 4K panel is a smart TV and comes with support for installable apps as well as built-in Wi-Fi. Also included are S-Recommendation, a voice-driven recommendation engine and a full Web browser. The TV also comes with support for hand gestures to control the television and a camera for using video communication apps such as Skype. The TV comes with built-in Wi-Fi. It also offers support for viewing 3D content.
The television also includes Samsung's One Connect solution to eliminate cable clutter by requiring only one cable to connect to the TV and comes with 120-watt array speakers built into the frame of the television to offer an enhanced audio experience