Earlier today, Samsung announced the CX series of micro LED televisions and the S90C and S95C series QD OLED televisions on. In addition, the company is introducing new LCD televisions using mini LED backlighting. Samsung gives these models the name Neo QLED.
The top model in the Neo QLED series is the QN900C series. The TVs in this series have an 8K panel and must offer a brightness of up to 4000cd/m² thanks to the mini LED backlight with local dimming and 1000 zones. Samsung is marketing a whole range of sizes, including a new 98-inch model.
Of the 4K models, the QN95C is the flagship. It is striking that this year Samsung has opted to process the connections in the television itself instead of offering the external One Connect Box. These televisions also offer local dimming with miniLED and therefore a higher brightness than last year. Samsung indicates that the televisions are virtually borderless, with an edge of only 20mm thick.
All new Neo QLED models feature the Tizen Smart Hub, HDMI 2.1 ports and the new Auto HDR Remastering feature that can add HDR to SDR content. Samsung supports HDR10 and HDR10 + but still no Dolby Vision. In terms of audio, the top models are equipped with Dolby Atmos speakers. The new televisions are all possible thanks to Q Symphony work seamlessly with Samsung soundbars.
In 2023, upgrades to GameBar 3.0 with MiniMap Sharing and Virtual Aim Point will provide an enhanced experience for every type of gamer, according to Samsung. MiniMap Sharing allows players to see their game’s minimap on any screen at a glance. Virtual Aim Point, designed for first-person shooters (FPS), shows you multiple sights in every game for the perfect shot.
Also new for 2023 is that the Samsung televisions will be equipped with Zigbee and Thread. This means that they can serve as a hub in a smart home. Also, the Matter standard supported.