Christmas is just over a week away but don’t panic – the Tech Guide 12 Day of Christmas Gift Ideas is here to help and today we’re up to Day 10 and talking about TVs and projectors, Blu-ray and 4K Discs.
Here are Tech Guide’s 12 Days of Christmas Gift Ideas:
DAY 10: TVs/Blu-Ray/4K (Dec 16)
DAY 11: Appliances (Dec 17)
DAY 12: Computers (Dec 18)
DAY 10: TVs/BLU-RAY/4K
LG C9 65-INCH OLED TV – $3,495
LG is playing to its strengths again with its C9 OLED which features the latest Alpha 9 Gen 2 Intelligent Processor and a stunning all-round entertainment experience.
And most of the heavy lifting is handled by the Alpha 9 Gen 2 processor that utilises AI deep learning which handles everything from upscaling content to 4K quality to real time optimisation of the picture to improve contrast and colour.
The 55-inch model is priced at $2,295.
SAMSUNG SERIES 8 55-INCH Q80R QLED – $2,995
Samsung is the market leader in TVs for a reason.
This Series 8 QLED TV has Direct Full Array Elite II technology onboard which offers more defined black levels but still offers plenty of important detail.
You can also reduce the clutter with the One Clear Cable connection to power the TV and connect all of your sources
The TV also offers a wide viewing angle so eve if you haven’t scored the best seat on the couch you can still enjoy great colour and quality.
HISENSE 75-INCH SERIES 8 4K ULED TV – $2,695
The Hisense Series 8 75-inch ULED television offers an impressive home entertainment experience and continues the company’s commitment to offer customers the latest features and technologies.
Tech Guide took a look at the Hisense 75R8 which has a sleek and minimal design that just fades into the background the second you turn it on.
Hisense has raised the bar for this model with the sheer number of new features and capabilities on board.
At a time when there is so much good 4K content to stream and view on disc, the Hisense 75R8 delivers the features to make it look better than ever.
The ultra-high definition picture quality has improved remarkably with the addition of Dolby Vision HDR.
The high dynamic range is evident when viewing 4K content to handle the brighter and darker parts of the picture that still retains a remarkable level of detail.
SONY A9G MASTER SERIES 55-INCH OLED 4K TV – $3,499
You can binge all the Christmas movie classics exactly how the director intended with Sony’s new A9G OLED 4K TV.
With vibrant and life-like pictures and immersive sound, the A9G offers a captivating cinematic experience that will put you at the centre of the action.
Not only is the A9G technologically advanced, it also makes watching TV a breeze thanks to its compatibility with Google Assistant and Alexa.
The A9G also comes equipped with Sony’s Netflix Calibrated Mode which allows you to binge your favourite shows in studio quality.
EPSON LASER PROJECTOR – $1,699
When it comes to laser projectors the word portable is seldom used – until now. Epson has just unveiled the EF-100W and EF-100B which measure just 23cm long so you can enjoy the big screen experience on the go.
The projectors use Epson’s long-lasting laser-light technology which is bright enough to be used with the lights on and in the middle of the day.
The Epson EF-100W/EF-100B projectors, which weigh just 2.7kg, can be used to project an image on any surface – a wall, the ceiling and even the floor.
It has the capability to project an image up to 150-inches in size.
LASER 2-IN-1 PROJECTOR WITH DVD PLAYER – $279
The Laser 2-in-1 multimedia projector combines the convenience of a projector which can beam up to a 100-inch image into a wall or screen.
It also has a built in DVD player so you can enjoy all your favourite movies on a larger scale,
The projector is capable of display full high definition (DVD is only 480P resolution) when you connect a Blu-ray Disc player with a HDMI cable.
KOGAN 55-INCH SMART ANDROID TV – $499
The Kogan 4K TV has built-in Chromecast and Google Assistant for easy access to your favourite streaming services.
The Smart Android TV also includes Dolby Vision and Dolby Audio.
You’ll also find Netflix, YouTube, Stan and Amazon Prime Video pre-installed with easy access buttons on the remote for Netflix and YouTube
But you can also download other apps like Disney+, Twitch and Kayo through the Google Play Store.
LASER MULTI-REGION BLU-RAY PLAYER – $99.95
The Laser Multi-Region Blu-Ray Player play discs or media from any country and offers great multimedia versatility by playing files from a USB stick or USB HDD.
The LASER BD3000 also suits the home theatre enthusiast with Dolby Digital, DTS and cinema quality 24fps playback for the ultimate home theatre experience, showcasing unforgettable unsurpassed digital surround sound.
The built in media player allows you to play and view photos, listen to music and watch videos, simply by connecting your USB or hard drive.
Alternately, you can connect the BD3000 to your network with the LAN connection (RJ45) and use DLNA to play content from other DLNA devices (like a NAS drive or TV or PC) in your household.
Available from Harvey Norman, JB Hi-Fi and Big W.
GAME OF THRONES SEASON 8 4K UHD – $64.95
The epic TV series based on the George RR Martin novels comes to a dramatic close in Season 8.
Expect massive battles, a lot of political manoeuvring for power and a showdown with the Night King.
But who will end up sitting on the Iron Throne?
SCARFACE 4K UHD – $29.95
The unforgettable action classic about Tony Montana is now available in glorious 4K.
The remastered film is not only in pristine 4K resolution that’s four times the pixel count of full HD but there are also a number of brand new extra features and interviews from the cast reunion.
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