Epson Peo Cinema 6040UB3LCD Projector with 4K Enhancement, HDR Review

Epson Pro Cinema 6040UB

The 6040UB’s capability of playing back HDR content with an expanded color gamut really makes this 3LCD projector stand out. Simply, the picture quality is gorgeous, bright with deep saturated colors, making this Epson a great candidate for a dedicated home theater.    MORE...

 

Samsung QN65Q8C Curved QLED 4K TV4K Ultra HD TV Review

Samsung QN65Q8C Curved QLED 4K TV

Samsung has packed a powerful processing package into their QN65Q8C curved QLED 4K TV, which produces superb picture quality with luscious colors and dynamic contrast. Prepare for the upcoming cascade of 4K content by matching this 65-inch screen with a high speed Internet connection, a 4K Blu-ray player and an immersive sound system.   MORE...

 

OPPO UDP-203 4K Blu-ray Player4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player Review

OPPO UDP-203

With Disney and Marvel finally beginning to produce 4K UHD Blu-rays, the time has come to purchase a high quality 4K Blu-ray player. The OPPO UDP-203, with its first-class audio and video processors creating superior performance, is an ideal match for a home theater system.   MORE...

 

LG UP970 4K Blu-ray playerPress Release

LG LAUNCHES SUPERIOR ULTRA HD BLU-RAY PLAYER

LG’s first 4K Blu-ray player (model UP970) will support Dolby Vision™ Blu-ray disc playback. Leveraging the HDR technology that powers Dolby’s most advanced cinemas around the world, Dolby Vision transforms the TV experience in the home by delivering greater brightness and contrast, as well as a fuller palette of rich colors.   MORE...

 

VIZIO adds Amazon VideoPress Release

VIZIO SmartCast TV Adds Amazon Video

VIZIO, Inc. announces  the addition of Amazon Video to its all-new VIZIO SmartCast TV platform. SmartCast TV users can now conveniently access Amazon Video, along with other favorite apps such as Crackle, Hulu, iHeartRadio, Netflix, Pluto TV, Vudu and XUMO1, with just a tap of the remote. SmartCast TV is rolling out now to all 2017 VIZIO SmartCast P-Series and M-Series Ultra HD Displays.

 

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The Lincoln Lawyer on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray

Brace yourself for the thrilling legal drama starring Academy Award® winner Matthew McConaughey, The Lincoln Lawyer, arriving for the first time on 4K Ultra HD Combo Pack (plus Blu-ray™ and Digital HD) August 15 from Lionsgate. Also starring Marisa Tomei and Ryan Phillippe, and based on the best-selling novel, revisit the critically acclaimed thriller in stunning 4K resolution and High Dynamic Range (HDR), which delivers the brightest, most vivid and realistic color with the greatest contrast.   MORE...

 

OPPO Sonica Wi-Fi SpeakerWi-Fi Speaker Review

OPPO Digital Sonica High Fidelity Wi-Fi Speaker

OPPO's new Sonica speaker upholds that company's impressive audiophile reputation by delivering remarkable sonic performance in a stylish compact package, which includes all of the connectivity capabilities that any smartphone wielding millennial could desire.   MORE...

 

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Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales

Disney and Jerry Bruckheimer Films announce that “Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead Men Tell No Tales”—the fifth film in the now-iconic “Pirates of the Caribbean” film franchise—will sail home on Digital in HD and 4K Ultra HD™ on September 19, and on 4K Ultra HD™/Blu-ray™ Combo Pack, DVD and On-Demand on October 3. Johnny Depp returns as the outrageous, swashbuckling scoundrel Captain Jack Sparrow, and is joined by Javier Bardem and Geoffrey Rush.   MORE...

 

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Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2

Marvel Studios’ “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2,” the blockbuster sequel featuring the world’s favorite band of intergalactic misfits, blasts into homes digitally in HD, 4K Ultra HD™ and Disney Movies Anywhere on Aug. 8 and physically on 4K Ultra HD,™ Blu-ray and DVD on Aug. 22. “Guardians of the Galaxy Vol. 2” marks the Studios first in-home title to release in stunning 4K Ultra HD format, providing consumers with the ultimate home entertainment experience with next-generation high dynamic range visuals and Dolby Atmos immersive audio.   MORE...

 

LG E7 OLED 4K Ultra HD TVPress Release

LG E7 OLED 4K Ultra HD TV was Crowned “2017 King of TV” in the CE Week TV Shootout

LG E7 Picture-on-Glass OLED TV earns three awards for Outstanding Picture Quality and Performance in a competition amongst six contending flagship 4K Ultra HD TV models during CE Week in New York City. It is the fourth consecutive year LG OLED has won at the CE Week Shootout and the first time a single manufacturer has swept all three newly created categories.   MORE...

 

Sharp P8000 4K TVPress Release

SHARP® 2017 4K ULTRA HD TVS Now Available with HDR and Premium Features

The new Sharp P8000 and P7000 series of Sharp AQUOS™ 4K Ultra HD TVs feature a breadth of industry-leading features, including HDR, UHD Upscaling, Smart TV Apps with Web Browser, and high frame rate processing designed for detailed motion enhancement. Premium models deliver Full Array Local Dimming, dbx-tv® Award-Winning Audio Technology, and 4K Ultra HD Upscaling.   MORE...

 

BenQ HT9050 4K UHD projectorPress Release

BenQ Expands Digital Home Cinema Lineup with HT9050 4K UHD LED Projector

The HT9050 4K UHD projector balances the wide-gamut high-brightness output of Philips ColorSpark™ HLD LEDs with BenQ's industry-leading CinematicColor™ technology to accurately produce the DCI-P3 color space, which encompasses a significantly larger portion of the visible color spectrum. This new flagship cinema projector brings a true cinematic experience to the home.   MORE...

 

Epson Home Cinema 4000 ProjectorPress Release

Epson Home Cinema 4000 Projector Delivers Unparalleled Combination of Performance and Price to 4K and HDR Market

Epson introduces the Home Cinema 4000 projector – bringing 4K Enhancement Technology and HDR10 performance to consumers under $2,200 MSRP, a fraction of the cost of native 4K solutions. Delivering the ultimate combination of color-rich performance with stunning sharpness and detail, the new projector allows viewers to experience 100 percent Pure Color Brightness with 2,200 lumens equal color and white brightness for extremely vibrant images.   MORE...

 

LG SIGNATURE OLED TV WPress Release

Highly Anticipated 77-Inch LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W Launched In USA

The 77-inch class "wallpaper" LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W went on sale today in the United States for $19,999. The most-awarded TV at CES® 2017, the new LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W combines the unique Picture-on-Wall form factor, the unparalleled picture performance of OLED technology, immersive Dolby Atmos sound and unmatched high dynamic range (HDR) capabilities — to deliver a previously impossible home cinema experience.   MORE...

 

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Multi-room music now available on DISH’s Hopper DVR

DISH launched DISH Music, a mobile app powered by DTS Play-Fi technology that gives customers the ability to sync music throughout their home using one central control. This new feature uses TV audio systems connected to Hopper 2 or Hopper 3 DVRs, as well as DTS Play-Fi-enabled speakers, to play music from personal libraries on mobile devices and popular streaming services, like Amazon Music, iHeartRadio, Pandora and TIDAL.   MORE...

 

Sony 4K HDR Ultra HD TV KD-X720EPress Release

Sony Announces New 4K HDR Ultra HD TV KD-X720E and KD-X690E Series

The X720E and X690E series televisions support 4K HDR content with exceptional color, clarity and contrast that delivers the most authentic, life-like picture with brilliant highlights and fine detail. For improving HD and SD content both TV series are equipped with 4K X-Reality™ PRO engine, which brings pictures to life by upscaling every pixel to near 4K quality.   MORE...

 

Sony XBR-77A1E BRAVIA OLEDPress Release

Sony Announces Pricing and Availability of 77” BRAVIA OLED 4K HDR TV

The 77” Sony XBR-77A1E BRAVIA OLED is priced at $19,999 MSRP. Pre-sales begin today and delivery/in-store sales from authorized dealers nationwide, including Best Buy and Amazon, will begin in late July. The XBR-A1E delivers a premium 4K HDR experience with the superior picture quality and absolute black levels of OLED and the power of Sony’s 4K HDR Processor X1™ Extreme. Like the 55” and 65” models, the 77” BRAVIA OLED features the world’s first Acoustic Surface™ technology, making the screen the speaker, and an edge-to-edge stand-less form factor.   MORE...

 

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Hisense’s 2017 H9D and H9D Plus ULED™ 4K UHD Smart TV Lineup Hits Store Shelves

Hisense announces the availability of its H9D and H9D Plus 4K ULED™ as well as H7D, and H6D 4K Smart TV Series in the United States. Select models in the 2017 line-up are Ultra LED models with our proprietary ULED™ technology, and includes models with premium features like HDR*,  and Wide Color Gamut.   MORE...

 

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OPPO Adds Dolby Vision Support to Ultra HD Blu-ray Players

The OPPO Digital UDP-203/UDP-205 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc players can now receive a firmware upgrade that enables the Dolby Vision™ feature. This new firmware makes the OPPO UDP-203 and UDP-205 the first Blu-ray Disc players to support Dolby Vision, elevating the players to a whole new level of video performance to the home theater experience by delivering greater brightness and contrast, as well as a fuller palette of rich colors.   MORE...

 

Press Release

OPPO Releases UDP-205 Audiophile Universal Player

A step-up version of the recently released UDP-203, the UDP-205 brings top-of-the-line audio performance to a universal player that supports 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray and many other digital audio and video formats. The UDP-205 provides reference level sound quality through the analog outputs, improves the clock precision of the HDMI audio output, and increases the power of the built-in headphone amplifier.   MORE...

 

Press Release

LeEco.com Tax Refund Deals – April 14-18, 2017

Beginning April 14, 12:01 a.m. EDT through April 18, 11:59 p.m. EDT, LeEco is offering special instant rebates through LeEco.com on smartphones and TVs, including $50 off the Le Pro3, $30 off the Le S3, and $200 off our Super4 X65 and X55 smart TVs. Lucky spins on the LeEco Wheel can win an additional $20 off smartphones, $50 to $150 off X65 and X55 TVs, or even $1,000 off our amazing uMax85 4K Ultra HD television.   MORE...

 

Samsung MU9000 Premium UHD TVPress Release

Samsung's 2017 MU Series 4K UHD Television Line-Up

Following Samsung’s premium flagship QLED televisions, the MU Series TVs are the latest in Samsung’s line of 4K Ultra HD televisions. The series deliver high-quality picture, industry-leading smart features and connectivity, and audio capabilities, spanning a range of sizes and prices. Samsung details four options, the MU 6, MU 7, MU 8 and MU 9 Series.    MORE...

 

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Screen Innovations Goes Into the “Perfing” Business

Slate AT has been a long-term SI goal. “We created Slate AT and Pure AT to give our customers the best of both worlds; the best picture and the best sound,” said Ryan Gustafson, CEO of SI. “Pure and Slate have solved the problem of image quality with the sharpest image reproduction in the market. Merging Slate and Pure with our acoustic perforation technology has truly created the best of both worlds, picture and sound.”  MORE...

 

Press Release

AOC Presents Its New Premium 32-inch 4K UHD Display

The  U3277PWQU display boasts an ultra-sharp resolution to produce highly detailed images for designers, gamers, and photographers alike. In addition to its excellent image quality, the comprehensive ergonomic features and AOC Flicker-Free technology make the stylish monitor ideal for all users seeking precise and detailed images, as well as a comfortable monitor set-up for better health and wellbeing.   MORE...

 

Press Release

VIZIO Unveils All-New 2017 D-Series™ Smart TV Collection

The new 2017 models offer value-minded consumers a wide array of picture quality options, including HD, Full HD and 4K Ultra HD in select models in the 43” class size and above. VIZIO D-Series smart TVs feature VIZIO Internet Apps Plus for simple access to stream TV shows and movies from Netflix, iHeartRadio, Xumo and other popular apps.

 

Press Release

LG TVs Receive ‘Netflix Recommended’ Designation for Third Year in a Row

The Netflix evaluation program recognizes TVs that deliver excellent Netflix performance and a superb viewing experience. LG’s 2017 TVs passed a strict evaluation process based on factors that matter most to consumers, such as ease of access and speedy performance, thanks in great part to LG’s acclaimed webOS 3.5 smart TV platform.

 

Press Release

Samsung Launches New Lifestyle TVs and Details its 2017 Home Entertainment Lineup

Samsung showcased a new way to think about TV with its 2017 Home Entertainment product line. The company today announced availability of its premium flagship QLED televisions and revealed a new lifestyle TV, The Frame. Samsung also highlighted its new AV lineup including the Sound+ soundbar and new UBD-M9500 Blu-ray player.   MORE...

 

LG OLED G7Press Release

LG ANNOUNCES INITIAL PRICING AND AVAILABILITY FOR 2017 LG OLED TVS

With perfect blacks, infinite contrast, expanded color gamut and wider viewing angles, the 2017 OLED lineup features the amazing blade-slim design of the B7 and C7 series, Picture-on-Glass design of the E7 and G7 series and, new in 2017, the unique Picture-on-Wall design of the LG SIGNATURE OLED TV W.   MORE...

 

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LG ANNOUNCES INITIAL PRICING AND AVAILABILITY FOR 2017 LG SUPER UHD TVS

LG’s 2017 SUPER UHD TVs offer the most advanced color-enhancing LCD panel to date featuring LG’s proprietary Nano Cell technology. Nano Cell technology combines an expanded color gamut with the ability to more accurately create those colors, resulting in superior picture quality regardless of viewing angle.   MORE...

 

Press Release

Tidal Force Launches Premium Certified HDMI Cables and Planar Magnetic Headphones at Disruptive Prices

Tidal Force is excited to announce their worldwide debut into the high performance audio/video market with the introduction of their premium certified HDMI cables and High-Fidelity Planar Magnetic Headphones. Priding themselves as a leader in market value, their products offer industry-leading performance at outstanding values - perfect for both consumer and professional applications.   MORE...

 

Press Release

All-New 2017 VIZIO SmartCast™ E-Series™ Collection Debuts

The 2017 VIZIO E-Series is highlighted by 4K Ultra HD High Dynamic Range models for the 55" class screen sizes and above. The collection also includes Full HD and Ultra HD models, ranging from 32" - 80" class sizes. All E-Series models feature Chromecast built-in, the easiest way for viewers to stream apps they know and love, and the new 75" and 80" class size XXL 4K HDR big screens also boast picture quality technologies like High Dynamic Range with HDR10 content support.   MORE...

 

Dolby Atmos Soundbar Review

Samsung HW-K950 5.1.4 Soundbar System

Samsung has built a Dolby Atmos system from the ground up. By integrating two upfiring Atmos speakers in the soundbar main unit and one each in the two wireless surround speakers, the Samsung designers have created a conveniently compact yet powerful kit that shines when playing Dolby Atmos mastered audio.   MORE...

 

Ultra HD 4K Display Review

VIZIO SmartCast™ E-Series 65” Class Ultra HD Home Theater

The VIZIO SmartCast E65u-D3 may not be everyone’s cup of tea since it doesn’t include a TV tuner. But if you access your streaming content from your smartphone or tablet, then consider casting it to this budget-priced 65-inch 4K display, with its much better-than-budget picture quality.   MORE...

 

DISH to Deliver BBC America’s Stunning Planet Earth II Live in 4K Ultra HDPress Release

DISH to Deliver BBC America’s Stunning Planet Earth II Live in 4K Ultra HD

The highly-anticipated natural history series, Planet Earth II. Narrated by Sir David Attenborough, the series will simulcast on BBC America, AMC and SundanceTV on Saturday, February 18, with subsequent episodes airing on BBCA every Saturday night. DISH’s 4K broadcast offers an unrivaled level of clarity to Hopper 3 customers who tune in to watch the planet’s most remarkable creatures.   MORE...

 

LeEco’s uMax85 4K Ultra HD ecotvPress Release

LeEco Spreads the Love with Valentine's Day Flash Sale Savings

LeEco will be hosting a one-day only flash sale on Valentine’s Day. Already known for disruptively priced devices that put content at the center of the user experience, LeEco will offer incredible savings on select ecophones, ecotvs and accessories – including LeEco’s uMax85 4K Ultra HD ecotv, which has been sold out. The sale begins Tuesday, February 14, 12:01 a.m. EST and will end when quantities are gone or at 11:59 p.m. EST.   MORE,,,

 

Press Release

Doctor Strange Blu-ray coverMARVEL STUDIOS’ “DOCTOR STRANGE” on Digital HD Feb. 14 and Blu-ray™ Feb. 28

Marvel Studios’ “Doctor Strange,” the story of Dr. Stephen Strange, Master of the Mystic Arts, has mesmerized both audiences and critics, pulling in more than $658.3 million at the worldwide box office to date and earning a 90% critics consensus on Rotten Tomatoes. The Blu-ray and Digital releases come packaged with over 80 minutes of fascinating, never-before-seen bonus materials, including five behind-the-scenes featurettes.  MORE...

 

VIZIO announced a new HDR10 firmware updatePress Release

VIZIO Deploys HDR10 Firmware Update to Select VIZIO SmartCast E-Series Models

VIZIO announced a new firmware update for select VIZIO SmartCast E-Series Ultra HD Home Theater Display models, enabling HDR10 compatibility with existing HDR Blu-ray players from Samsung (UHD-K8500) and Philips (BDP7501/F7), as well as PS4 and Xbox One S game consoles. VIZIO is continuing to work to further expand support for additional players as they become available in the market.

 

OPPO Sonica DAC Press Release

OPPO Announces Sonica DAC Audiophile Digital-to-Analog Converter and Network Streamer

The newest entry into the OPPO family of digital audio products, Sonica DAC merges audiophile-grade performance with the latest network streaming technology. With more and more music coming from digital sources, the DAC (Digital-to-Analog Converter) is one of the most important components in the playback chain.   MORE...

 

TCL Roku TV S-SeriesPress Release

TCL Reveals New Televisions with Leading Technologies at CES 2017

TCL® announced a total of 25 new TCL Roku TVs are coming to the North American market this year across three series - C, P, and S. The C and P will feature Dolby Vision™ high-dynamic range (HDR) technology for powerful imaging, advanced LED phosphors to experience vivid colors closer to reality, and Contrast Control technologies to yield deeper blacks and brighter whites.   MORE...

 

Press Release

Samsung Electronics Ushers in a New Era in Home Entertainment with QLED TV

Samsung Electronics today announced its new QLED TV series - Q9, Q8, and Q7 - during the company’s 2017 product unveiling. The new lineup offers dramatically improved color performance, displaying DCI-P3 color space accurately and – in another world first for Samsung, QLED TVs are capable of showcasing 100 percent color volume.   MORE...

 

Press Release

OPPO Releases UDP-203 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc Player

A successor to the award-winning BDP-103 series universal Blu-ray Disc player, the new UDP-203 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Disc player supports the playback of 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray Discs. Packing a resolution of up to 3840 x 2160 pixels, UHD Blu-ray delivers four times the pixels of Full HD Blu-ray. The UDP-203 also supports High Dynamic Range (HDR) and Wide Color Gamut.   MORE...

 

 

Press Release

Morgan Arrives on 4K Ultra HD Blu-ray on December 13, 2016

From Oscar-Nominated Producer Ridley Scott and Director Luke Scott (making his feature directorial debut) comes the sci-fi thriller Morgan arriving on 4K Ultra HD, Blu-ray & DVD 12/13 and out now on Digital HD featuring the all-star cast Kate Mara, Paul Giamatti, Toby Jones, Jennifer Jason Leigh, Rose Leslie and Anya Taylor-Joy!   MORE...

 

Press Release

Marx Brothers Silver Screen Collection Blu-ray - Restored Edition

The Marx Brothers – Groucho, Harpo, Chico and Zeppo – are the reigning kings of comedy and remain one of the most iconic comic teams of all time. This Silver Screen Collection captures the very best of the comedy team and includes the only five movies to feature all four brothers: The Cocoanuts, Animal Crackers, Monkey Business, Horse Feathers and their most popular film, Duck Soup.   MORE...

 

Press Release

Gregory Peck Centennial Collection Blu-ray

To commemorate the 100th anniversary of Gregory Peck’s birth, Universal Pictures is proud to release a special collection featuring two of his most iconic roles in To Kill a Mockingbird and Cape Fear. Loaded with bonus features including the feature-length documentary A Conversation with Gregory Peck, this special collection captures the essence of a true American hero.   MORE...

 

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Finding Dory Swims Home on Digital HD on Oct. 25 and Blu-ray™ on Nov. 15

The summer blockbuster hit, Disney•Pixar's “Finding Dory,” arrives just in time for the holidays on Digital HD and Disney Movies Anywhere (DMA) on Oct. 25 and on Blu-ray 3D™, Blu-ray, DVD and On-Demand on Nov. 15. Viewers can watch Dory’s hilarious and heartwarming quest to find her family and continue the underwater adventure with hours of immersive bonus features.

 

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CEDIA 2016 Roundup - Think Big, Pardner

The annual CEDIA (Custom Electronics Design and Installation Association) conference's theme this year was “Think Big.” The companies on the trade show floor underscored BIG with ear-popping chest-high, high-end audio speakers and eye-popping 4K projectors lighting up 11-foot screens.  MORE...

 

Ultra HD Blog

Ultra HD Central: The Beginning

Welcome to Ultra HD Central, our new site that will feature all things Ultra HD – in the audio/video, home theater realm. We’ll bring you the latest news and reviews of Ultra HD (4K) televisions and projectors. And what’s a 4K display without Ultra HD content?   MORE...

 

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