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Philips has entered the 4K Ultra HDTV arena with their 9000 Series, unveiled at IFA 2013 in Berlin (What is Ultra HDTV?). The Ultra High Definition Televisions include three-sided Ambilight LED technology, designed to provide a soft glow to complement the colors on the screen.
The Philips 9000 Series includes two Ultra HDTV’s, at 65- and 84-inches, both with 3,840×2,160 pixel 4K Ultra HD resolution.
The 65-inch model (65PFL9708) includes a 15-watt speaker, and two 6-watt speakers. The 84-inch model (84PFL9708) includes two 25-watt speakers, and two 20-watt speakers.
Like most other Ultra HDTV’s on the market, the 9000 Series are able to up-convert various sources to 4K-like quality using built-in algorithms.
Additionally, the Ultra HDTV’s will include access to various streaming providers like Netflix, YouTube, and Skype.
The 65-inch model will cost €4,999 ($6,589) and the 84-inch model will cost €14,999 ($19,770).