Seiki Releases Two Low-Cost 4K TV Models

Seiki 4K TVSeiki has introduced a new 39” UHD TV with LED backlighting and analog/digital TV tuner. At 4k resolution, the TV works with 30Hz refresh and 120Hz refresh at 1080p resolution.  The TV set is already available in Amazon for only $699. Seiki is a little-known brand in the TV industry and the reason for the affordable pricing is that they operate their own plant.

The straightforward business model cut middle-man costs and affects pricing in a very positive way.  The company has also impressed us with 50” Ultra HD 4k TV at CE Ultra, which costs only $1500. Nevertheless, not all 4K TVs are created equal and it will be soon known how good Seiki’s solutions are.

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Sony Will Soon Release a Cheap 55” 4k TV

Sony Cheap 4K TVFew people are willing to spend more than $10,000 for a 4k TV, but it is reported that Sony will be delivering a 4k TV with much more acceptable price tag. The model will be available for purchase for only $5,000.  Previously, Sony introduced a more expensive 84” 4k TV set priced at $25,000.

The smaller 55” 4k set will set us back $5000, while a slightly bigger model with 65” screen costs $7,000. Many have argued that 4k TV will have limited effect to user experience. People are unlikely to distinguish difference in pixel density, unless they watch 4k TVs at short distance. Nevertheless, people with some disposable dollars will still find Sony’s 55” 4k TV reasonable.

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