Hisense unveils its new QLED A5KQ, A6K, E7KQ and E7KQ Pro and U6KQ, U7KQ, U8KQ and UXKQ mini LED TVs.
Hisense recently unveiled its new TV lineup for 2023. Among them, four series come with QLED screens, while four others feature Mini-LED backlight technology with Quantum Dots panels, all available until later. at 85 inches. Hisense thus offers eight new series of televisions, ranging from entry-level models to the most technologically advanced. The A5KQ, A6K, E7KQ and E7KQ Pro series feature Full LED backlighting with Quantum Dots panels. The U6KQ, U7KQ, U8KQ and UXKQ series are equipped with a Mini-LED backlight, offering increased precision.
Let’s start with the four new QLED series: A5KQ, A6K, E7KQ and E7KQ Pro. The Hisense A5KQ series is available in 32 and 40 inch versions. It offers two positions for its feet, which allows it to be installed on a narrow piece of furniture in a straight or tilted back position. It uses Direct LED backlighting with Quantum Dots panels, offering a frequency of 50/60 Hz and Full HD definition. It is equipped with two HDMI 2.0 inputs, one of which is eARC compatible. Sound is delivered by two 8-watt speakers supporting Dolby Audio. Like all of the brand’s televisions, this series is powered by the Vidaa 6.0 system. The 32-inch Hisense 32A5KQ TV is available at a price of 229 euros, while the 40-inch model, the Hisense 40A5KQ, is offered at 449 euros.
Then, the A6K series is available in sizes ranging from 43 to 75 inches, offering Ultra HD definition and compatibility with HDR10, HDR10+ and Dolby Vision formats. This series is equipped with a QLED screen with a frequency of 50/60 Hz and Game mode for reduced response time, as well as compatibility with VRR technology (Variable Refresh Rate) via game consoles. This series has two metal legs.
The Hisense E7KQ series is available in 43-inch, 50-inch, 55-inch, and 65-inch sizes, featuring Ultra HD definition and full-screen Direct LED backlighting, coupled with Quantum Dots panels for vivid colors. This series offers VA (Vertical Alignment) displays for models 55 inches and below, and IPS (In Plane Switch) displays for models over 55 inches. With a frequency of 50/60 Hz, it supports the same formats as the previous series, powered by the Vidaa 6.0 system and offering three HDMI inputs, one of which is eARC compatible. Hisense announces a display delay time of only 10 ms, which corresponds to less than one frame of delay in video games, which will delight the most demanding gamers. In terms of sound, the E7KQ series offers compatibility with DTS and Dolby Atmos formats thanks to two speakers of 7 watts each.
The Hisense E7KQ Pro series moves upmarket even further and comes in 55-, 65-, and 75-inch sizes. It also uses a QLED screen and supports HDR10, HDR10+ and Dolby Vision formats with Ultra HD definition. All models have a frequency of 120 Hz, which can reach 144 Hz when connected to a gaming PC. This series supports the Dolby Atmos audio format as well as DTS Virtual:X thanks to its 2×10 audio system watts + 20 watts. It is powered by the Vidaa system version 7.0. It has two HDMI 2.1 inputs, one of which is eARC compatible, with support for ALLM technologies to reduce input latency time (17 ms according to Hisense), Freesync Premium and VRR for variable refresh rates. Two other HDMI 2.0 inputs are also present. In terms of design, this series is distinguished by a bar emphasizing the screen with a “carbon fiber“.
4 Mini-LED TV series: U6KQ, U7KQ, U8KQ and UXKQ
The four TV series with Mini-LED backlight are: U6KQ, U7KQ, U8KQ and UXKQ. The new Hisense U6KQ uses a display equipped with a Mini-LED backlight system with up to 500 zones, depending on screen size, as well as a Quantum Dots panel for vibrant colors. This series is offered in 55, 65 and 75 inch sizes, offering Ultra HD definition at 50/60 Hz and is equipped with two HDMI 2.1 inputs, one of which is eARC compatible, as well as rear cable management . This series has a brightness sensor to adapt the lighting of the screen according to the ambient conditions.
There are HDR10, HDR10+, HDR10+ Adaptive and Dolby Vision IQ formats. For video games, Hisense announces a latency time of only 9.6 ms, allowing for less than a frame delay between pressing the button on the controller and the action on the screen. The TVs of this series are compatible with ALLM, VRR and Freesync Premium. They are equipped with Wi-Fi 6 and Bluetooth and operate under the Vidaa 7.0 system. As for sound, Hisense U6KQ televisions incorporate a 2.1-channel audio system (2×10 watts + 20 watts) with Dolby Atmos compatibility.
The Hisense U7KQ series, on the other hand, uses a screen with a Quantum Dots panel, but a Mini-LED backlight system comprising from 500 to 1300 zones depending on the size of the screen. This series is available in sizes of 55, 65 and 75 inches, with for example 512 zones for the 55 inch model. Hisense announces a maximum brightness of 1000 cd / m² and claims to have done a lot of work to optimize the contrast of the image.
The televisions in this series have a central stand “airalready seen on some series from previous years. Equipped with a light sensor, the Hisense U7KQ models support HDR10+, HDR10+ Adaptive and Dolby Vision IQ formats. They have a Filmmaker mode and an IMAX Enhanced mode. The screen can support frequencies of up to 144 Hz for Ultra HD games and even reach 240 Hz with Full HD definition.
The televisions in this series support ALLM, VRR, Freesync Premium technologies and offer two HDMI 2.1 inputs, one of which is eARC compatible, as well as two other HDMI 2.0. In terms of sound, they offer decoding of Dolby Atmos and DTS Virtual:X formats thanks to a 2.1-channel audio system with a total power of 40 watts. The Vidaa 7.0 system is in charge, with its set of pre-installed applications.
With the U8KQ series, Hisense is still going upmarket, especially regarding audio, because the televisions benefit from a 3.1.2 channel audio system (2×10 watts + 20 watts + 2×5 watts). The foot is central. This series is available in 55, 65 and 75 inch sizes, with the same technologies as the U7KQ series and the same Mini-LED backlight system. However, Hisense announces a higher brightness than that of the U7KQ series, reaching 1500 cd / m². The display delay time would be 10.3 ms, still corresponding to less than an image delay, which is very appreciable for even the most demanding gamers.
Finally, the Hisense UXKQ series is available in two screen sizes: 65 and 85 inches. These models are equipped with an IPS-type screen with a Mini-LED backlight system that contains more than 5000 zones, according to the brand. This announces a maximum brightness of 2500 cd / m², which would be a record for a television. You can count on a frequency of 100/120 Hz and up to 144 Hz for video games, or even up to 240 Hz in Full HD.
The TV supports optimization technologies for VRR, ALLM and Freesync Premium video games with an input lag of less than 10 ms, which can satisfy even the most demanding gamers. There are two HDMI 2.1 inputs one of which is eARC compatible and two other HDMI 2.0 inputs. HDR10+, HDR10+ Adaptive and Dolby Vision IQ with light sensor formats are supported. For sound, the television is equipped with a 90-watt 4.1.2-channel system ensuring compatibility with Dolby Atmos and DTS formats. This series is animated by the Vidaa system in version 7.0.
For the moment, Hisense has not yet revealed the prices of these different televisions.
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