NEWS
UHD Blu-ray

Hollywood is planning to release 250 UHD Blu-ray movies in 2017

20 Jan 2017 | Rasmus Larsen
UHD Blu-ray arrived in 2016 and brought with it 110 movies. This year, Hollywood is planning to release 250 new UHD Blu-ray titles
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DVD and Blu-ray

Streaming revenue outpaced discs sales for the first time in 2016

20 Jan 2017 | Rasmus Larsen
For the first time in the US, streaming revenue outpaced disc sales in 2016. UHD Blu-ray stemmed the losses but disc sales are on the decline
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Philips OLED

Philips launches its first OLED TV

20 Jan 2017 | Rasmus Larsen
Philips’ new TV is the first to combine OLED, Ambiilght, and Android TV in one package. The TV is now available in Europe
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Philips Android TV

Philips starts rolling out Android TV 6.0 with Netflix HDR

20 Jan 2017 | Rasmus Larsen
The update from Android 5.1 to 6.0 will fix several bugs, including a compatibility issue with PlayStation 4. More importantly, it will add Netflix HDR. See the full changelog
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Netflix

Netflix added more subscribers last quarter than ever before

19 Jan 2017 | Rasmus Larsen
Netflix will soon reach the 100m subscriber milestone. In 2017, Netflix will spend $6b on content and $1b on tech. There are several big films planned for 2017
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LG passive 3D

3D fans ask LG to revive 3D on a 2018 OLED TV

18 Jan 2017 | Rasmus Larsen
LG's decision to abandon 3D saddens fans of the technology so over 4000 consumers have signed a petition for LG to revive 3D in a 2018 OLED TV
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Xbox One 2017 dashboard

Microsoft shows off new, faster Xbox One dashboard

18 Jan 2017 | Rasmus Larsen
Microsoft wants to rebuild the Xbox One dashboard so that it will be faster to navigate. The company has demonstrated the concept in a short video
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Acer Asus HDR PC monitors

Asus & Acer unveil true HDR PC monitors with LED local dimming

18 Jan 2017 | Rasmus Larsen
These beasts use advanced LED local dimming (384 zones) to enable expanded brightness range and wider color gamut
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G-Sync HDR

'FreeSync 2' and 'G-Sync HDR' adds support for HDR PC gaming

18 Jan 2017 | Rasmus Larsen
The HDR revolution is enroute to PCs so at CES both AMD and Nvidia announced updated systems dubbed 'FreeSync 2' and 'G-Sync HDR'

Reviews

REVIEW
PS4 Pro

PlayStation 4 Pro (& HDR gaming)

22 Dec 2016 | Rasmus Larsen
PlayStation 4 Pro is the first console to support 4K resolution and High Dynamic Range. We examine what this means for the gaming experience
REVIEW
Samsung Atmos soundbar

Samsung Dolby Atmos soundbar

19 Dec 2016 | Tommy Lindegaard
Dolby Atmos at home? In a soundbar? We have tested Samsung HW950; the company's first Dolby Atmos soundbar with 2 wireless rear speakers
REVIEW
PlayStation VR

Sony PlayStation VR

07 Dec 2016 | Torben Rasmussen
Virtual Reality for PlayStation has landed. PlayStation VR is a headset that takes you into a virtual world of gaming and experiences. Here's our full review
REVIEW
Sony NT5

Sony wireless TV sound (NT5, ZR5 & ZR7)

03 Oct 2016 | Tommy Lindegaard
Sony says that you can build true 5.1 surround for your TV wirelessly with its new audio platform. We take a closer look at the NT5 soundbar and 2 sets of rear speakers (ZR5 and ZR7)
REVIEW
Sony Z9D ZD9 review

Sony Z9D (ZD9)

26 Sep 2016 | Torben Rasmussen
Sony's new flagship TV utilizes a new backlight technology to improve HDR reproduction. It also feature Ultra HD and Android TV. Read our review
REVIEW
Samsung KS8000 review

Samsung KS8000

18 Jul 2016 | Torben Rasmussen
Samsung has improved HDR (high dynamic range) and revamped the Tizen user interface. KS8000 is a flat model from the “SUHD” line. Read our in-depth review
REVIEW
Philips 6501

Philips 6501

07 Jul 2016 | Rasmus Larsen
A mid-range TV with Ultra HD, Ambilight and Android TV. Is Philips 6501 a strong buy? Find out in our comprehensive review
REVIEW
HTC Vive review

HTC Vive

27 Jun 2016 | Rasmus Kønig Sørensen
HTC Vive is a competitor to Oculus Rift but the VR experience differs in one key area; room-scale VR. Learn what it means to experience VR in room-scale in our review
REVIEW
LG E6 review

LG E6

08 Jun 2016 | Torben Rasmussen
LG E6 is a 2016 OLED TV with 4K, HDR, Dolby Vision and Harman Kardon speakers. Also the first OLED to be “UHD Premium” certified. A new reference?
REVIEW
Panasonic DX750 review

Panasonic DX750

26 May 2016 | Rasmus Larsen
One of the new 2016 mid-range TVs. Panasonic DX750 offers Ultra HD, Firefox OS and a new "switch design". It is the successor to last year's much-acclaimed CX7 models

Featured article

Curved TV

Does the world need curved TVs?

TV manufacturers have found the new black: Curved screens. But what are they trying to fix? We take a look at what's fact and what's fiction

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Overview articles

ARTICLE
Samsung 2016 TV

Samsung's 2016 TV line-up - full overview

08 Apr 2016 | Rasmus Larsen
More "SUHD" models. Still no OLEDs but more flat designs. Tizen gets a revamped UI. Here is a full overview of Samsung's 2016 TV line-up
ARTICLE
LG 2016 OLED TV

LG's 2016 TV line-up - full overview

29 Mar 2016 | Rasmus Larsen
Four new LG OLED TVs, all with Dolby Vision & HDR10. Also LG's first "Super UHD" LCDs. webOS 3.0 has reached version 3.0. Full overview of LG's 2016 line-up
ARTICLE
Philips 2016 TV

Philips 2016 TV line-up - full overview

21 Mar 2016 | Rasmus Larsen
In 2016 Philips will focus on 4K, Android TV, Ambilight and European design. It will also release its first HDR-capable TVs. Here's the full 2016 TV line-up
ARTICLE
Panasonic 2016 TV line-up

Panasonic's 2016 TV line-up - full overview

29 Feb 2016 | Rasmus Larsen
Panasonic's 2016 line-up will include lots of UHD TVs and several with HDR support. Firefox OS 2.0 and design are other big themes in 2016
ARTICLE
Sony XD93

Sony's 2016 TV line-up - full overview

26 Feb 2016 | Rasmus Larsen
The full overview of Sony's 2016 TVs with 4K, HDR and Android TV. Technical specifications, prices and much more information

Focus articles

FOCUS
LG 2017 OLED

Hands on with LG's 2017 OLED TVs (& technical information)

17 Jan 2017 | Rasmus Larsen
FlatpanelsHD had a chance to experience LG's 2017 OLEDs. Here are our first impressions plus lots of technical information
FOCUS
Xbox One S HDR

Guide: How to set up 4K & HDR on Xbox One S (and your TV)

06 Dec 2016 | Rasmus Larsen
It can be tricky to set up Xbox One S to output HDR signals. Here is a guide on how to set up 4K and HDR on your Xbox One S (and your TV)
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Black Friday 2016

Black Friday 2016 - best deals on TVs, UHD players, game consoles, more

23 Nov 2016 | Rasmus Larsen
Black Friday 2016 is here! We have found the best deals on TVs, game consoles, media streamers, and more. This list will be updated through Black Friday
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PS4 Pro

Guide: How to set up 4K & HDR on PS4 Pro (and your TV)

15 Nov 2016 | Rasmus Larsen
PlayStation 4 Pro is here but many people are experiencing problems with 4K and HDR. Here is a guide on how to set up 4K and HDR on PS4 Pro (and your TV)
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MicroLED

An introduction to MicroLED; a new self-emitting display technology

21 Oct 2016 | Rasmus Larsen
MicroLED has the potential to challenge OLED, claims companies acquired by Apple & Oculus. MicroLED also lays the foundation for Sony’s Crystal LED & Samsung’s QLED
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OLED vs LCD

OLED vs. LCD

23 Sep 2016 | Torben Rasmussen
We have summarized the properties of each display technology; OLED and LCD. This will help you assess the differences and similarities
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PlayStation 4 Pro

5 reasons why the PS4 Pro should have an Ultra HD Blu-ray drive

21 Sep 2016 | Yoeri Geutskens
And 5 possible reasons why Sony decided against it, few of which make much sense.
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HLG HDR

HLG, the third HDR format, was in the spotlight at IFA

08 Sep 2016 | Rasmus Larsen
HLG (Hybrid Log-Gamma) was created by BBC & NHK in an effort to bring HDR to broadcast TV. Samsung, LG, Sony & others demonstrated HLG HDR at IFA
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Dolby Vision

Dolby Vision FAQ

26 Aug 2016 | Yoeri Geutskens
Dolby Vision is one of the key HDR (high dynamic range) formats and in this FAQ we will explain what you need to know about Dolby Labs’ approach to HDR
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Will your TV fit

Will the TV fit on your wall?

23 Aug 2016 | Torben Rasmussen
Will 55", 65" or even 75" fit in your living room? We have created an applet to visualize different sizes of TVs in different environments. Try with your living room