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Every new Android TV announced at CES 2020

Article Contents

  • 1 Epson
  • 2 Hisense
    • 2.1 H9G and H8G
    • 2.2 H65G and H55G
  • 3 InFocus
  • 4 Konka
  • 5 Sony
    • 5.1 ZH8 8K Full Array LED TV
    • 5.2 A8 and A9 4K OLED TVs
    • 5.3 XH90 and XH95 Full Array LED TVs
    • 5.4 XH85, XH81, XH80 4K HDR TVs
  • 6 TCL
    • 6.1 TCL QLED TV 8K X915
    • 6.2 TCL QLED TV C815 & C715
  • 7 TiVo

Similar to any yr, this yr’s CES has centered fairly a bit on tv units. And similar to any (current) yr, this yr brings us a complete slew of recent Android TV merchandise. To make it simpler to sift via them, we have compiled this text combining all of the bulletins from the present, sorted alphabetically by producer.

Epson

Epson shocked us all when it unveiled a mini laser projector with Android TV and Netflix help out of the field — the latter is dearly lacking from many competing merchandise. The EF-100 reaches a brightness of two,000 lumens, however its picture tops out at a decision of 1280×800 pixels. Portability can be barely restricted, because it would not have a built-in battery. It’s going to be out there for $1,000 beginning this month.

Hisense

Hisense launched a number of TVs throughout CES, however let’s begin with probably the most excellent of the bunch: The $5,999 L5 Laser TV. The title is a bit of deceptive as it is a short-throw laser projector working Android TV. It is able to outputting a 4K 100-inch picture whereas an easy-to-install display screen helps refract ambient gentle. The built-in 30W audio system are supposedly so good you won’t want an additional sound system. Try our protection for additional info.

H9G and H8G

Different Android TVs introduced by Hisense embrace the H9G Quantum with native dimming zones and a peak brightness of 1,000 nits. Constructed-in microphones make utilizing Google Assistant a hands-free expertise. The 55-inch mannequin will value $700, and a 65-inch model will go for $1,000.

The H8G Quantum is a less expensive model of the identical TV, omitting the microphones and reaching a brightness of 700 nits solely. The distant has a microphone although, so you may nonetheless use the Assistant. The units will probably be out there in March. You will pay $400 for the 50-inch, $500 for the 55-inch, $700 for the 65-inch, and $1,400 for the 75-inch model.

H65G and H55G

Should you do not fancy native dimming and Quantum Dot expertise, Hisense additionally presents a 4K H65G mannequin. It begins at $270 for a 43-inch set and tops out at $1,500 for an 85-inch model, however it is going to solely arrive within the US in Q3.

The corporate has additionally added an HD-only mannequin to its lineup. The H55G collection consists of a $140 32-inch mannequin and a $230 43-inch set. They’re going to be out there within the third quarter, as nicely.

InFocus

Like many different TV producers, InFocus apparently took word of the anti-bezel pattern within the smartphone trade and utilized that precept straight to its lineup of CES TVs. The US TV market rookie touts that its “frameless” units will give you an expertise that is “dripping off the display screen,” and whereas I do not assume this phrase is especially catchy, bezels are certainly virtually non-existent on these TVs.

The units additionally convey all the present requirements to your lounge: Their 4K LCDs are HDR suitable, and the dual-band Wi-Fi ought to make buffering a uncommon prevalence. The TVs will are available in 4 sizes (43″, 50″, 55″, and 65″) and will probably be in shops throughout the US and Canada in March 2020. They’re produced in North America, which is uncommon lately.

Konka

Chances are you’ll not have heard about Konka, however the Chinese language firm has been round for greater than thirty years already. It used the CES to announce its entry to the North American market with a trio of Android TVs. They’re going to be out there in spring 2020.

The Q7 Sequence, 55-inch mannequin.

The Q7 Sequence is arguably the corporate’s flagship, sporting a QLED show with Quantum Dot expertise that allows a large shade gamut. The 4K TV will are available in 4 sizes starting from 50 to 75 inches, beginning at $800 and going as much as $2,000.

The Konka U5 within the 55-inch variant.

Then there’s the U5 Sequence that includes a 4K LED display screen and a few enhancements that enhance blacks and the dynamic vary, because the show depends on common backlight. Similar to the Q7, this TV comes with an included voice management distant and has 4 HDMI 2.zero inputs able to HDCP 2.2. The collection will probably be bought in 5 sizes starting from 43 to 75 inches, beginning at $400 and topping out at $1,500.

The 40-inch H3 mannequin.

Konka additionally needs to grab the small-TV market, which is what it goals at with the Full-HD H3 Sequence. The TVs will probably be out there in a 32-inch model for $200 and a 40-inch variant for $300. The voice management distant can be included right here, and due to their barley-existing bezels, the TVs needs to be significantly smaller than 32-inch/40-inch units of outdated. You will get three HDMI inputs supporting CEC and ARC.

The corporate additionally has an X11 OLED TV collection with a built-in soundbar within the making, but it surely’s not clear whether or not or not it is going to run Android TV.

Sony

Sony’s 2020 TV lineup is large, so it possible has units interesting to virtually anybody. Nearly all of its TVs run Android, which makes it even simpler to choose one if the OS is a vital issue for you. Sony throws in sensible speaker compatibility, so you may management your TV with Google Assistant or Amazon Alexa. The high-end ZH8 and XH95 fashions moreover have built-in microphones that help you use them hands-free with out counting on exterior peripherals. All units additionally sport a customized picture mode that allows you to tune the show to your liking “whereas faithfully preserving the creator’s intent.” Dolby Imaginative and prescient and Dolby Atmos help are current on the TVs, too.

Sony will announce pricing and availability in spring 2020.

ZH8 8K Full Array LED TV

The high-end ZH8 is unquestionably Sony’s CES flagship. The LED TV is available in 75 and 85-inch variants and is able to outputting (and upscaling to) 8K photos because of its X1 processor, whereas 4K is accessible in 120fps. The tweeters have been moved to the body, which ought to result in higher sound. With ambient optimization, the TV robotically adjusts brightness and sound relying on the setting. When it is darkish, the back-lit distant makes it simpler to change channels.

A8 and A9 4K OLED TVs

The A8 4K OLED TV has the identical X1 processor we have seen within the ZH8 and is available in 65 and 55-inch variations. It guarantees to enhance picture high quality because of software program tips similar to object-based HDR remasters and a pixel distinction booster. The TV additionally has ambient optimization and two built-in subwoofers. Other than these, the smaller A9 principally options the identical {hardware}. It is solely out there with a 48-inch display screen and has a central aluminum stand.

XH90 and XH95 Full Array LED TVs

The XH90 and XH95 are fairly comparable merchandise and solely differ in some particulars. The XH95 has some superior audio options similar to a bi-amp system that controls the audio system and tweeters individually and a “flush floor” design that minimizes bezels. The XH90 would not have these goodies, however it is going to as a substitute be made suitable with 4K 120fps through a future software program replace.

Each TVs characteristic native backlight dimming and HDR. They arrive with shows starting from 55 to 85 inches in measurement, and there is a further 49-inch XH90 mannequin that has fewer options than the others.

XH85, XH81, XH80 4K HDR TVs

Sony XH80.

The XH8x collection should do with out fancy backlight dimming or OLEDs, so we’re possible taking a look at entry-level units right here. All of them help nonetheless 4K HDR because of the X1 processor.

Sony XH81 and XH85.

The XH85 will probably be out there in 49 and 43-inch variations, whereas the XH81 will are available in fashions starting from 43 to 65 inches in diagonal. The XH80 begins at 43 inches, too, however goes all the best way as much as 85 inches.

There’s additionally an entry-level X70 4K mannequin with out HDR that does not have Android TV, with sizes starting from 43 to 65 inches.

TCL

TCL is understood for its reasonably priced however nice TVs, so let’s hope the identical is true for the three new units it introduced at CES. All of them characteristic the most recent model of Android TV, Quantum Dot expertise, Dolby Atmos and Dolby Imaginative and prescient, and far-field voice management.

The units will first be out there in Europe and Australia in Q2 and are available to different areas later. Costs have not been introduced but.

TCL QLED TV 8K X915

Probably the most quirky factor discovered within the X915 is actually the retractable digital camera that pops out when prompted, letting you video-call your family members on the large display screen. Aside from that, the TV is ready to upscale common content material to 8K. Native dimming improves distinction, an IMAX Enhanced certification is meant to make sure cinema-like picture high quality, and an Onkyo-powered built-in soundbar ought to ship an “extraordinary listening expertise.” The X915 will probably be out there in each 75- and 65-inch variations.

TCL QLED TV C815 & C715

The C815 and C715 are common 4K fashions and thus haven’t got all the bells and whistles seen on the X915, however they’re nonetheless nice units. They omit the retractable digital camera and native dimming, and the built-in Onkyo soundbar is lacking from the C715.

Left: C715. Proper: C815.

The C815 can have 75-, 65-, and 55-inch display screen choices whereas the C715 will are available in 65-, 55- and 50-inch fashions.

TiVo

TiVo needs to take NVIDIA head on because it has introduced a dongle geared up with Android TV. The TiVo Stream 4K plugs proper into the again of your current TV and allows you to stream content material from any supplier you might ask for. It even features a number of free reveals and films from TiVo+. You possibly can management it through a TiVo-branded distant that includes a built-in microphone. The TiVo Stream 4K will launch in April 2020 and can value $49 for a restricted time — after that, it will go for $69. Learn extra concerning the dongle in our earlier protection.

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