Samsung Showcases 219-inch and 75-inch modular The Wall MicroLED TVs at CES 2019
At CES 2018 Samsung showcased a 146-inch MicroLED TV known as The Wall. This year, Samsung has created a 219-inch The Wall display and 75 inches MicroLED TVs. Moreover, Samsung's new panels can currently take commands from Google Assistant and Amazon Alexa if you have already got a supporting smart speaker.
As the name MicroLED suggests, the technology uses numerous MicroLEDs to form its image. The modular nature of the TV showcased at CES implies that you'll be able to customize the size of the TV. the company additionally showcased a smaller MicroLED panel at 75 inches, which might be a more sensible and affordable setup for many homes. The 75-inch panel supports 4K resolution, however, no pricing details are revealed by Samsung yet.
The company has additionally announced support for Google Assistant and Amazon's Alexa for voice inputs. Users will reportedly own a supporting smart device that is capable of taking voice inputs, like a Google Home or an Amazon Echo speaker.
With this, users are going to be able to operate the TV's basic functions like switching it on or off, changing the channel, volume level and also inputs, during voice commands. Of course, if you do not have a smart speaker, then the TVs already comes with the inbuilt Bixby assistant.
Samsung was the first to the market with the launch of its 8K TV known as the Samsung Q900. The TV comes with Samsung’s one connect box. The one connect box supports HDMI 2.0 out of the box however Samsung has said that the TV’s one connect box will be upgraded to support HDMI 2.1. LG has proclaimed that their line-up of flagship TVs can support HDMI 2.1 out of the box.
Samsung's competitors Sony and LG already provide support for each voice assistants on their select panels, but that combined with Apple's iTunes content does build Samsung's offering distinctive.