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CES 2018: Smart-Review 4K Technology Awards

March 20, 2018 by  
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SmartReview.com distributed its “Best of CES 2018” Awards to those exceptional products that utilize 4K Ultra HD technology. This includes camcorders, cameras, and TVs. 4K Ultra HD is the latest video and screen technology, and is quickly overtaking Full HD as the preferred video technology. This is similar to the transition from SD (standard definition) […]

Sony XBR-65X900E 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart TV Review | 2017 Model

March 11, 2018 by  
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Best of 2017*New for 2017. *New for 2017. The top rated Sony XBR-65X900E X900E series is one of Sony’s best 65-inch 4K Ultra HD LED backlit TVs for 2017. The big theme at CES 2017 was High Dynamic Range (HDR), and the Sony X900E Series is a one of the models implementing this technology. HDR allows for brighter more vivid colors that pop, and a wider range from dark to light. The X-tended Dynamic Range PRO™ feature increases brightness range by up to 500% to further HDR performance. This model also has Full Array Local Dimming. 4K TVs have four times the resolution of Full HD (8 megapixels of resolution vs. 2 megapixels for regular HD). 4K is about the same resolution as a movie movie theater, only now you can view it at home. The XBR-65X900E has the new 4K X-Reality Pro™ Image Processor, 4K HDR Processor X1 , and TRILUMINOS™ Panel (Sony’s version of Quantum Dots ), and High Dynamic Range (4K HDR) which will provide for best picture quality. Sony is a leader in 4K TV technology, and has Sony 4K Projectors installed at most movie theaters. MotionFlow XR960 Features include: Dynamic Edge (with frame dimming), 24p True Cinema®, Sony’s 120Hz with Sony’s Motionflow® XR 960 high framerate technology will increase the framerate for a sharper and smoother image compared to regular 60Hz hdtvs for Sports and fast moving action. Sony’s new Android TV Operating System with Chromecast Built-in. Includes Google Cast, voice search & Play Store apps, TV shows, online videos, games. Content includes Netflix, Amazon Prime, Youtube, Facebook, HuluPlus, Twitter, news, sports, weather and more. Access the internet with an ethernet cable, or by using the upgraded Built-in WiFi adapter Dual Band (a/b/g/n/ac), the latest standard. …More…


Available Sizes: 49-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch


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Samsung UN65MU6300 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart LED TV | 2017 Model

February 23, 2018 by  
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**New for 2017. The UN65MU6300 is Samsung’s mid-range 65-inch fourth generation of Flat Screen 4K Ultra HD TVs from Samsung. A 4K Ultra HD TV provides 3840 x 2160 resolution, which is four times the resolution of Full HD. This allows you to sit closer to a larger TV and get the immersive movie theater experience. Most movie theaters now use a 4K projector, so in effect you will have movie theater resolution in the home. The MU6300 series is a Smart TV with a quad core processor, the latest 802.11 AC WiFi connectivity, HDR (High Dynamic Range), and has a HEVC/VP9 decoder, all of which will allow streaming 4K content from Netflix, Amazon, and other providers. Bluetooth® wireless audio streaming to speakers or headphones. …More…


Available Sizes: 75-inch, 65-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch, 43-inch, 40-inch


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Sony XBR-65X900F 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart TV Review | 2018 Model

February 22, 2018 by  
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Best of 2018*New for 2018. *New for 2018. The top rated Sony XBR-65X900F X900F series is one of Sony’s best 65-inch 4K Ultra HD LED backlit TVs for 2018. The big theme at CES 2018 was High Dynamic Range (HDR), and the Sony X900F Series is a one of the models implementing this technology. HDR allows for brighter more vivid colors that pop, and a wider range from dark to light. The X-tended Dynamic Range PRO™ feature increases brightness range by up to 500% to further HDR performance. This model also has Full Array Local Dimming. 4K TVs have four times the resolution of Full HD (8 megapixels of resolution vs. 2 megapixels for regular HD). 4K is about the same resolution as a movie movie theater, only now you can view it at home. The XBR-65X900F has the new 4K X-Reality Pro™ Image Processor, 4K HDR Processor X1 , and TRILUMINOS™ Panel (Sony’s version of Quantum Dots ), and High Dynamic Range (4K HDR) which will provide for best picture quality. Sony is a leader in 4K TV technology, and has Sony 4K Projectors installed at most movie theaters. Features include: Dynamic Edge (with frame dimming), 24p True Cinema®, Sony’s 120Hz with Sony’s new X-Motion Clarity high framerate technology will increase the framerate for a sharper and smoother image compared to regular 60Hz hdtvs for Sports and fast moving action. Sony’s new Android TV Operating System with Chromecast Built-in. Includes Google Cast, voice search & Play Store apps, TV shows, online videos, games. Content includes Netflix, Amazon Prime, Youtube, Facebook, HuluPlus, Twitter, news, sports, weather and more. Access the internet with an ethernet cable, or by using the upgraded Built-in WiFi adapter Dual Band (a/b/g/n/ac), the latest standard. …More…


Available Sizes: 49-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch

Samsung QN65Q7F 65-Inch 4K QLED Smart LED Ultra HD TV Review (2017 Model)

February 21, 2018 by  
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Best of 2017**New for 2017. The Samsung QN65Q7F QLED TV is a top-of-the-line 65-inch fourth generation of Flat Screen 4K Ultra HD TVs from Samsung. Samsung’s Q7F Series is introducing the HDR (high dynamic Range) HDR1500 line of TVs that have the new (Quantum Dots) QLED technology, including the QLED Q7F Series. This technology has produced the best LED TV picture Samsung has ever produced. The Quantum Dot (QLED) technology produces a brighter picture, deeper blacks (4K Elite Black), increases color volume by 100%, for more natural vivid colors (billions of shades of color). QLED also minimizes color washout when viewing from the side, for great colors that pop wherever you sit. High dynamic range (HDR) gives you more shadow detail, brighter whites, and more natural colors. A 4K Ultra HD TV provides 3840 x 2160 resolution, which is four times the resolution of Full HD. This allows you to sit closer to a larger TV and get the immersive movie theater experience. Most movie theaters now use a 4K projector, so in effect you will have movie theater resolution in the home. …More…


Available Sizes: 75-inch, 65-inch, 55-inch


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Sony XBR-55X900F 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart TV Review | 2018 Model

February 21, 2018 by  
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Is this the best price?

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Best of 2018*New for 2018. *New for 2018. The top rated Sony XBR-55X900F X900F series is one of Sony’s best 55-inch 4K Ultra HD LED backlit TVs for 2018. The big theme at CES 2018 was High Dynamic Range (HDR), and the Sony X900F Series is a one of the models implementing this technology. HDR allows for brighter more vivid colors that pop, and a wider range from dark to light. The X-tended Dynamic Range PRO™ feature increases brightness range by up to 500% to further HDR performance. This model also has Full Array Local Dimming. 4K TVs have four times the resolution of Full HD (8 megapixels of resolution vs. 2 megapixels for regular HD). 4K is about the same resolution as a movie movie theater, only now you can view it at home. The XBR-55X900F has the new 4K X-Reality Pro™ Image Processor, 4K HDR Processor X1 , and TRILUMINOS™ Panel (Sony’s version of Quantum Dots ), and High Dynamic Range (4K HDR) which will provide for best picture quality. Sony is a leader in 4K TV technology, and has Sony 4K Projectors installed at most movie theaters. Features include: Dynamic Edge (with frame dimming), 24p True Cinema®, Sony’s 120Hz with Sony’s new X-Motion Clarity high framerate technology will increase the framerate for a sharper and smoother image compared to regular 60Hz hdtvs for Sports and fast moving action. Sony’s new Android TV Operating System with Chromecast Built-in. Includes Google Cast, voice search & Play Store apps, TV shows, online videos, games. Content includes Netflix, Amazon Prime, Youtube, Facebook, HuluPlus, Twitter, news, sports, weather and more. Access the internet with an ethernet cable, or by using the upgraded Built-in WiFi adapter Dual Band (a/b/g/n/ac), the latest standard. …More…


Available Sizes: 49-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch

Sony XBR-75X900F 75-Inch 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart TV Review | 2018 Model

February 20, 2018 by  
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Best of 2018*New for 2018. *New for 2018. The top rated Sony XBR-75X900F X900F series is one of Sony’s best 75-inch 4K Ultra HD LED backlit TVs for 2018. The big theme at CES 2018 was High Dynamic Range (HDR), and the Sony X900F Series is a one of the models implementing this technology. HDR allows for brighter more vivid colors that pop, and a wider range from dark to light. The X-tended Dynamic Range PRO™ feature increases brightness range by up to 500% to further HDR performance. This model also has Full Array Local Dimming. 4K TVs have four times the resolution of Full HD (8 megapixels of resolution vs. 2 megapixels for regular HD). 4K is about the same resolution as a movie movie theater, only now you can view it at home. The XBR-75X900F has the new 4K X-Reality Pro™ Image Processor, 4K HDR Processor X1 , and TRILUMINOS™ Panel (Sony’s version of Quantum Dots ), and High Dynamic Range (4K HDR) which will provide for best picture quality. Sony is a leader in 4K TV technology, and has Sony 4K Projectors installed at most movie theaters. Features include: Dynamic Edge (with frame dimming), 24p True Cinema®, Sony’s 120Hz with Sony’s new X-Motion Clarity high framerate technology will increase the framerate for a sharper and smoother image compared to regular 60Hz hdtvs for Sports and fast moving action. Sony’s new Android TV Operating System with Chromecast Built-in. Includes Google Cast, voice search & Play Store apps, TV shows, online videos, games. Content includes Netflix, Amazon Prime, Youtube, Facebook, HuluPlus, Twitter, news, sports, weather and more. Access the internet with an ethernet cable, or by using the upgraded Built-in WiFi adapter Dual Band (a/b/g/n/ac), the latest standard. …More…


Available Sizes: 49-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch

Sony XBR-55X900E 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart TV Review (2017 Model)

February 20, 2018 by  
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Best of 2017*New for 2017. *New for 2017. The top rated Sony XBR-55X900E X900E series is one of Sony’s best 55-inch 4K Ultra HD LED backlit TVs for 2017. The big theme at CES 2017 was High Dynamic Range (HDR), and the Sony X900E Series is a one of the models implementing this technology. HDR allows for brighter more vivid colors that pop, and a wider range from dark to light. The X-tended Dynamic Range PRO™ feature increases brightness range by up to 500% to further HDR performance. This model also has Full Array Local Dimming. 4K TVs have four times the resolution of Full HD (8 megapixels of resolution vs. 2 megapixels for regular HD). 4K is about the same resolution as a movie movie theater, only now you can view it at home. The XBR-55X900E has the new 4K X-Reality Pro™ Image Processor, 4K HDR Processor X1 , and TRILUMINOS™ Panel (Sony’s version of Quantum Dots ), and High Dynamic Range (4K HDR) which will provide for best picture quality. Sony is a leader in 4K TV technology, and has Sony 4K Projectors installed at most movie theaters. MotionFlow XR960 Features include: Dynamic Edge (with frame dimming), 24p True Cinema®, Sony’s 120Hz with Sony’s Motionflow® XR 960 high framerate technology will increase the framerate for a sharper and smoother image compared to regular 60Hz hdtvs for Sports and fast moving action. Sony’s new Android TV Operating System with Chromecast Built-in. Includes Google Cast, voice search & Play Store apps, TV shows, online videos, games. Content includes Netflix, Amazon Prime, Youtube, Facebook, HuluPlus, Twitter, news, sports, weather and more. Access the internet with an ethernet cable, or by using the upgraded Built-in WiFi adapter Dual Band (a/b/g/n/ac), the latest standard. …More…


Available Sizes: 49-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch


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Sony XBR-49X900F 49-Inch 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart TV Review | 2018 Model

February 19, 2018 by  
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Best of 2018*New for 2018. *New for 2018. The top rated Sony XBR-49X900F X900F series is one of Sony’s best 45-inch 4K Ultra HD LED backlit TVs for 2018. The big theme at CES 2018 was High Dynamic Range (HDR), and the Sony X900F Series is a one of the models implementing this technology. HDR allows for brighter more vivid colors that pop, and a wider range from dark to light. The X-tended Dynamic Range PRO™ feature increases brightness range by up to 500% to further HDR performance. This model also has Full Array Local Dimming. 4K TVs have four times the resolution of Full HD (8 megapixels of resolution vs. 2 megapixels for regular HD). 4K is about the same resolution as a movie movie theater, only now you can view it at home. The XBR-49X900F has the new 4K X-Reality Pro™ Image Processor, 4K HDR Processor X1 , and TRILUMINOS™ Panel (Sony’s version of Quantum Dots ), and High Dynamic Range (4K HDR) which will provide for best picture quality. Sony is a leader in 4K TV technology, and has Sony 4K Projectors installed at most movie theaters. Features include: Dynamic Edge (with frame dimming), 24p True Cinema®, Sony’s 120Hz with Sony’s new X-Motion Clarity high framerate technology will increase the framerate for a sharper and smoother image compared to regular 60Hz hdtvs for Sports and fast moving action. Sony’s new Android TV Operating System with Chromecast Built-in. Includes Google Cast, voice search & Play Store apps, TV shows, online videos, games. Content includes Netflix, Amazon Prime, Youtube, Facebook, HuluPlus, Twitter, news, sports, weather and more. Access the internet with an ethernet cable, or by using the upgraded Built-in WiFi adapter Dual Band (a/b/g/n/ac), the latest standard. …More…


Available Sizes: 49-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch

Sony XBR-75X900E 75-Inch 4K Ultra HD HDR Smart TV Review (2017 Model)

February 19, 2018 by  
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Best of 2017*New for 2017. *New for 2017. The top rated Sony XBR-75X900E X900E series is one of Sony’s best 75-inch 4K Ultra HD LED backlit TVs for 2017. The big theme at CES 2017 was High Dynamic Range (HDR), and the Sony X900E Series is a one of the models implementing this technology. HDR allows for brighter more vivid colors that pop, and a wider range from dark to light. The X-tended Dynamic Range PRO™ feature increases brightness range by up to 500% to further HDR performance. This model also has Full Array Local Dimming. 4K TVs have four times the resolution of Full HD (8 megapixels of resolution vs. 2 megapixels for regular HD). 4K is about the same resolution as a movie movie theater, only now you can view it at home. The XBR-75X900E has the new 4K X-Reality Pro™ Image Processor, 4K HDR Processor X1 , and TRILUMINOS™ Panel (Sony’s version of Quantum Dots ), and High Dynamic Range (4K HDR) which will provide for best picture quality. Sony is a leader in 4K TV technology, and has Sony 4K Projectors installed at most movie theaters. MotionFlow XR960 Features include: Dynamic Edge (with frame dimming), 24p True Cinema®, Sony’s 120Hz with Sony’s Motionflow® XR 960 high framerate technology will increase the framerate for a sharper and smoother image compared to regular 60Hz hdtvs for Sports and fast moving action. Sony’s new Android TV Operating System with Chromecast Built-in. Includes Google Cast, voice search & Play Store apps, TV shows, online videos, games. Content includes Netflix, Amazon Prime, Youtube, Facebook, HuluPlus, Twitter, news, sports, weather and more. Access the internet with an ethernet cable, or by using the upgraded Built-in WiFi adapter Dual Band (a/b/g/n/ac), the latest standard. …More…


Available Sizes: 49-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, and 75-inch


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Smart-Review | HDTV & 4K TV Buying Guide (2017-2018)

***2018 Models will come out in March/April 2018** High Definition Televisions have replaced the older CRT monitors and Analog TV sets that had been used for 50+ years. Now we have a new standard called Ultra HD, also know as a 4K TV. These new TVs have almost the same resolution as your movie theater, […]

HDTV: How Large a Screen Do You Need?

January 10, 2018 by  
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In general, your viewing distance should be between 1.5 to 3 times the screen size. If you are watching mostly DVDs, Blu-ray, HD Games (playstation 3) or HDTV broadcasts, you can sit more towards the 1.5 times screen size. If watching mostly old standard definition broadcasts, then you would want to sit further back. So […]

LG Electronics OLED65C7P Flat 65-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV Review | 2017 Model

January 9, 2018 by  
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Best of 2017**New for 2017. LG Electronic’s OLED65C7P 65-inch Flat 4K OLED TV is LG’s top-rated 65-inch 4K Ultra HD TV. An OLED TV gives you many advantages over LCD and LED TVs. The black levels of OLED TVs are the best of all screen technologies. The viewing angles are fantastic, with no loss of contrast. Another advantage is speed, which is important when viewing fast moving action. OLED is many times faster than LED and LCD displays (0.1 microseconds refresh). Perfect Black There are no backlights as each pixel is self illuminating. LG is the leader in OLED TVs. Not only is this an OLED TV, but also a 4K Ultra HD TV with over 8 million pixels of resolution. This is four times the resolution of Full HD, giving you a stunning sharp picture. Most TVs have a 3 color pixel. LG has added a fourth, a white sub-pixel to the conventional three colors (red, green and blue). This technology will enhance the color range and accuracy for more realistic colors. For 2017, the LG OLED65C7P includes HDR technology compatible with HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG. This technology will give you a brighter picture with colors that pop, and better dynamic range. This model also includes both an HEVC(H.265) and VP9 decoder for 4K streaming video from online providers such as Netflix and Amazon. Use the Bluetooth® wireless audio streaming to speakers or headphones. Upgraded Quad Core Processor, WebOS 3.5, Magic Remote, Built-in WiFi. …More…

Available Sizes: 55-inch and 65-inch

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LG Electronics OLED55C7P Flat 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD Smart OLED TV Review | 2017 Model

January 7, 2018 by  
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Best of 2017**New for 2017. LG Electronic’s OLED55C7P 55-Inch Flat 4K OLED TV is LG’s top-rated 55-Inch 4K Ultra HD TV. An OLED TV gives you many advantages over LCD and LED TVs. The black levels of OLED TVs are the best of all screen technologies. The viewing angles are fantastic, with no loss of contrast. Another advantage is speed, which is important when viewing fast moving action. OLED is many times faster than LED and LCD displays (0.1 microseconds refresh). Perfect Black There are no backlights as each pixel is self illuminating. LG is the leader in OLED TVs. Not only is this an OLED TV, but also a 4K Ultra HD TV with over 8 million pixels of resolution. This is four times the resolution of Full HD, giving you a stunning sharp picture. Most TVs have a 3 color pixel. LG has added a fourth, a white sub-pixel to the conventional three colors (red, green and blue). This technology will enhance the color range and accuracy for more realistic colors. For 2017, the LG OLED55C7P includes HDR technology compatible with HDR10, Dolby Vision, HLG. This technology will give you a brighter picture with colors that pop, and better dynamic range. This model also includes both an HEVC(H.265) and VP9 decoder for 4K streaming video from online providers such as Netflix and Amazon. Use the Bluetooth® wireless audio streaming to speakers or headphones. Upgraded Quad Core Processor, WebOS 3.5, Magic Remote, Built-in WiFi. …More…

Available Sizes: 55-inch and 65-Inch

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