5 Reasons NOT To Buy a 4K UHD TV – Yet

The 4K TV of my drooling dreams: LG's new flat 4K OLED, the 65-inch EF9500 ($7,000)

The 4K TV of my drooling dreams: LG’s new flat 4K OLED, the 65-inch EF9500 ($7,000)

At the time this screed was written for the Huffington Post, the issue of HDR compatibility as well as the lack of flat, an update to HDMI to accommodate HDR technologies, and the lack of flat OLED models had been unresolved. Not any more; a sprinkling of HDR-compatible sets with HDMI 2.0a were announced at IFA in September 2015, and a flood are expected at CES 2016 – then you can buy a mostly future-proof UHD.

And here’s a similar, more recent UHD HDR screed for the Digital Technology Consulting blog.

About Stewart Wolpin

I have been writing about consumer electronics for four decades, including news, reviews, analysis and history for a wide variety of consumer, niche and trade outlets. For the Consumer Technology Association (CTA), I annually update the industry's history and write the official biographies of the CTA Hall of Fame inductees. Aside from writing about consumer technology for a variety of consumer, tech and trade publications, I write a blog and do market research for Digital Technology Consulting. In the non-tech world, I have written "Bums No More: The Championship Season of the 1955 Brooklyn Dodgers" and "The Rules of Neighborhood Poker According to Hoyle." Check out my work at www.stewartwolpin.com.
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