CES® 2019 Highlights – Part 1 Best TVs

The 2019 CES event was full of expectations, surprises, promises and inspirations. As it eventually faded behind the curtain, let’s take a moment to take a look at some of the best once again before they sink in the flood of newest electronic gadgets.

Riding on the hype of hottest technological trends like smart home, wearables, intelligent driving, big TVs in the last year’s event, the 2019 event featured the latest development of these technologies brought to us by the big names, such as Google, Apple, LG, Panasonic, Nvidia, Huawei, Samsung, Sony, Lenovo, AMD and HTC, etc..


Electronics manufacturer TCL demonstrated its flagship product X10 QLED 8K TV that incorporates TCL’s advanced Quantum Dot display technology. According to the manufacturer, X10 QLED 8K TV supports WCG (Wide Color Gamut) and covers almost 100% of the DCI-P3 color space. The 8K TV boasts a 75 inches screen and an integrated Dolby Atomos capable soundbar by Onkyo. The smart TV interface is powered by Android TV with Google Assistant technology. Ready for the North America market, the TV support Roku streaming services.

Read more at: https://www.tclelectronics.com.au/tcl-x10-wins-prestigious-8k-tv-award-at-ces-2019/

 LG Signature OLED

LG showed off the latest eye-catching rollable TV, the LG Signature OLED 65R9 that features a 65 inches 4K flexible OLED screen. The unveiled specifications show stunning facts, such as 100W speakers, alpha 2 CPU, HDMI 2.1 and Apple AirPlay 2. This LG rollable TV offers users different viewing options taking advantages of the flexibility of the big screen by just pressing a button, full view, line view and zero view.

Read more at: https://www.lg.com/us/tvs/lg-OLED65R9PUA-signature-oled-4k-tv

Panasonic GZ2000

Panasonic announced the launch of its GZ2000, the world’s first 4K OLED TV to support HDR10+ and Dolby Vision HDR as well as HLG Photo. The GZ2000 TV is also the first TV with built-in upward-firing speakers that can deliver Dolby Atmos. The TV is powered by the new HCX PRO Intelligent Processor to assure unparalleled details and accuracy. The GZ2000 offers two panel sizes, 55 and 65 inches and its Professional Edition 4K OLED panel has been optimized by leading Hollywood colorist Stefan Sonnenfeld. Even more, the GZ2000 TV also has built-in support for Amazon Alexa and Google Assistant, as well as the Panasonic’s My Home 4.0 Screen smart platform that enables the users to customize the control interface for different applications.

Read more at: https://na.panasonic.com/us/news/panasonics-gz2000-worlds-most-cinematic-tv

Samsung MicroLED TV

At the 2019 CES, Samsung Announced the launch of its new innovations in modular MicroLED TV technology. The latest Micro LED technology demonstrated by Samsung at the CES 2019 included a new 75 inches 4K display panel and a 219 inches The Wall, which won the 2019 CES Best of Innovation Award. The MicroLED display technology can deliver revolutionary viewing experience with pure black, true color and epic clarity. MicroLED technology transfers um-sclale LEDs into LED modules, which results in what resembles wall tiles comprised of mass-transferred clusters of almost microscopic lights rendering a kind of visual experience similar to premium QLED TVs.

Read more at: https://news.samsung.com/us/samsung-unveils-modular-micro-led-technology-ces-2019/

Sony Electronics Super Large 8K and OLED 4K TVs
Sony Z9G 8K LCD TV

Sony Electronics announced its new MASTER Series Z9G 8K LCD and A9G 4K OLED TVs at CES 2019. Sony’s Z9G 8K Master Series consists of two sizes, one at 85 inches and another one at 98 inches. The two new Sony TV platforms offer many new features, such as an 8K upscaling, Google Assistant, Apple AirPlay 2 & HomeKit, HDMI 2.1 support and Sony’s Picture Processor X1 Ultimate.

 Read more at: https://www.sony.com/en_us/SCA/company-news/press-releases/sony-electronics/2019/sony-electronics-adds-superlarge-sized-8k-tvs-and-oled-4k-tvs-to-the-master-series-lineup.html

Vizio SmartCast 3.0 Quantum X TV

At CES 2019, Vizio announced its latest smart TV platforms with SmartCast 3.0 capability, including the P-Series and M-Series, which use Quantum Dot technology to deliver cinematic color intensity, pure black and ultra-bright 2900 nits HDR. The new Vizio SmartCast 3.0 TVs also support Apple AirPlay 2 and HomeKit. The SmartCast 3.0 has already supported Google Assistant and provided access to thousands of Google Chromecast-enabled apps. Vizio’s voice control techniques offer additional support for Alexa. Therefore, Vizio SmartCast 3.0 now provides seamless cross-platform fit into any household using Siri, Google Assistant or Alexa.

Read more at: https://www.vizio.com/p-series-quantum

Hisense ULED XD 4K TV
Picture source – Engadget Daniel Cooper: Hisense ULED XD 4K Roku TV)

During the 2019 CES, Hisense showcased its stunning ULED XD TV that features a dual display panels inside the same TV set case. The revolutionary design offers unparalleled picture quality with two panels placed in front of the LED backlight. The front panel is the 4K RGB display and the second greyscale panel with 1080p resolution sits between the 4K panel and the LED backlight. The new technique enables much deeper and purer black than conventional techniques. According to Hisense, the TV allows more than 2900 nits of ultra-brightness.

 Read more at: https://www.engadget.com/2019/01/07/hisense-ces-2019/

Also at: https://www.hisense-usa.com/

 CES ® 2019 Highlights – Part 2 Best Laptops

 CES® 2019 Highlights – Part 3 Best Smart Vehicles

 CES® 2019 Highlights – Part 4 Best Smart Home Products

P.S., it’s been two years since we first published this article. The TV technology has since advanced again. From many articles that introduce the newest TVs and the latest technologies, we recommend this one “9 Best TVs in 2021” as a refreshing reading.

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