Samsung Unveils 2018 QLED TV Lineup With Bixby And SmartThings Focus

Samsung QLED TV (1)

Just days after LG announced its latest OLED TV lineup, Samsung has taken the wraps off of its 2018 QLED TV lineup at its ‘First Look’ event in New York. The TVs ship with the company’s voice-based digital assistant, Bixby, out of the box, and focuses on AI and home automation by acting as a centralized platform for the Samsung SmartThings Hub. The range includes the Q9, Q8, Q7 and Q6 lineups, all of which will come in both flat and curved variants.

Samsung Unveils 2018 QLED TV Lineup With Bixby And SmartThings Focus


Overall, Samsung’s 2018 TV lineup will include 9 series across the QLED TV, Premium UHD, UHD and Ultra-Large Screen display range, and will be offered in a variety of display sizes. The following is the complete list as announced by the company:

Samsung QLED TVs

  • Q9F – 65-inch, 75-inch and 88-inch
  • Q8F – 55-inch, 65-inch and 75-inch
  • Q7C – 55-inch and 65-inch
  • Q7F – 55-inch, 65-inch and 75-inch
  • Q6F – 49-inch, 55-inch, 65-inch, 75-inch and 82-inch

Samsung Unveils 2018 QLED TV Lineup With Bixby And SmartThings Focus

All the QLED TVs feature enhanced color and contrast, HDR10+ compatibility, Ambient Mode and Smart TV enhancements with Bixby Voice. Some of the high-end models also come with One Remote Control and the One Invisible Connection.

Samsung’s Premium UHD and UHD TVs

In addition to QLED TVs, Samsung has also announced its UHD and ‘Premium’ UHD TVs, which include the NU8500 and NU8000 models. Both units come with dynamic crystal color, HDR10+ compatibility, clean cable solutions, and Smart TV enhancements with Bixby Voice and One Remote Control.

The UHD TVs include NU7100 (75-inch, 65-inch, 55-inch, 50-inch, 43-inch, 40-inch) and NU7300 (65-inch, 55-inch) models.


Samsung’s Speaker Lineup for 2018

Samsung also unveiled four speakers that the company says “offer clear and immersive sound tailored to the different ways that individual consumers set up and use their home theater systems”. The lineup includes the following products:

  • HW-K950
  • HW-N650
  • HW-NW700
  • VL550

Pricing and Availability

Samsung hasn’t announced the pricing of any of these devices, but they will be available in stores from this month itself, so looks like we won’t have to wait too long for that info.

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