4K or ultra high definition TV packs more pixels on your TV screen, giving you unprecedented image clarity. Ultra-high definition 4K TV offers pixel resolution 4 times greater than your current so called Full HD (1080p) TV delivering sharper, brighter pictures that are just like real life.
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Your current full HD TV offers 1920 × 1080 pixels (1080p) resolution, but the 4K UHDTV will offer 4 times more pixels, delivering 3840 × 2160 pixels (2160p) to your TV screen. With 8.3 million pixels ultra HD 4K TV deliver amazingly sharp pictures in vivid colours and offer an immersive experience.
It is important to note that ultra HD 4K TV is not a new display technology like LED or LCD, but are simply TVs packed with more pixels. For example, a lot of UHDTVs announced so far are built on backlit LED technology, while others will run on next generation OLED TV technology. They are just TVs that deliver breathtaking pictures.
Ultra HD 4K TV Availability and Pricing
Leading brands like Sharp, Toshiba, Sony, Samsung, and LG have all announced ultra HD 4k TV models. Most of the offerings are large screen TVs with screen sizes ranging from 50-inch to 105-inch. However, a Japanese company called Seiki launched a 39-inch ultra high definition television at a price of $699 (around 142,000 Naira). Seiki seems to offer some of the best priced UHDTV models.
LG currently offers the LA9700 series of ultra HD 4K TV. The series currently consists of a 55-inch model selling at a price of $6999 (1.1 million Naira) and a 65-inch model priced at $8999 (1.5 million Naira) in the United States. LG also offers an LM9600 series with an 84-inch model priced at $19,999 (3.2 million Naira). Most UHDTVs offer 3D TV and Smart TV features.
LG, Samsung, and Sony now offer Ultra HD TV models in Nigeria. The 84-inch LG LM9600 sells for around 2.7 million Naira in Nigeria, while Sony KD-84X9000, an 84-inch 4K TV costs 5.4 million Naira. Samsung’s 85-inch Ultra HD TV costs around 7.7 million Naira.
4K TV is not the end of the story for ultra HDTV, 8K TV is coming and will offer 16 times more resolution than your current full HD TV with a resolution of 7680 × 4320 pixels (4320p).
So, we are entering a new era for sharper and more immersive TV viewing. What now remains is for us to actually be able to afford the TV. But for those who can, enjoy.