-Hisense brings its largest LCD TV to date, the 100-inch S8 UHD Smart TV1
-Australians looking for greater picture quality can enjoy the Quantum Dot Series Q8 ULED Smart TV, featuring Full Array Local Dimming Pro and Dolby Vision HDR
-Both S8 and Q8 Series will be on sale via retailers from May onwards
SYDNEY, 16 April 2020 – Hisense, a global leader in consumer electronics and home appliances, today announces the launch of its S8 UHD Smart TV and Q8 ULED TV models, the first models to arrive in market from its highly anticipated 2020 Smart Television range. The new models will be available from May onwards.
A range of sizes of the Hisense S8 UHD Smart TV are available, with the largest being the 100-inch model offering an immersive home cinema experience. Customers can enjoy the Hisense S8 UHD Smart TV from an MSRP of $899 to $14,999.
Alternatively, customers looking to take their picture quality to the next level can choose from a range of sizes from the Quantum Dot Series Q8 ULED 4K TV, available in 55-inch to 85-inch models. Starting at an MSRP of $1,799, the television offers smarts and style, harnessing industry-leading technologies.
Andre Iannuzzi, Head of Marketing at Hisense Australia, said: “We’ve never been more reliant on our TVs than we are right now as a key source of news and entertainment. While these are challenging times, we are proud to introduce Australians to our 2020 TV range as they look to enhance their at-home viewing experience. Created in partnership with our local Research and Development team, the models have been designed with Australian needs top of mind and deliver the best in both picture quality and size – including a massive 100-inch TV!”
Go bigger with the S8
Australians that are looking to up their TV game and ‘Go Bigger’ in 2020, can opt for Hisense’s massive 100-inch or 85-inch S8 UHD Smart TV. Its sheer scale will supersize the at-home viewing experience, adding extra wow factor for Aussies indulging in their favourite TV shows, movies and games with family and housemates.
For those with more limited space, the S8 will also be available in 43, 50, 55, 65 and 75-inches.
A competitive option for customers, the S8 models pack a punch boasting HDR10 with HLG, Precision Colour, and Super Contrast.
Quality reigns supreme with the Q8 ULED
Tech-lovers will relish in the picture quality offered by the Q8 ULED TV, which harnesses industry-leading Quantum Dot Colour together with Full Array Local Dimming Pro and 200 Smooth Motion Rate, to offer impressive colour accuracy and definition.
Dolby Vision™ HDR and Dolby Atmos Audio further the picture and sound quality of the Q8 ULED TV, offering Australians a crisp, clear and true-to-life viewing experience.
The Q8 can fit seamlessly into any Australian home, available in 55, 65, 75, and 85-inches it provides the perfect viewing experience no matter the size of your space.
Smart and stylish
Hisense’s new-and-improved evolution of its smart TV operating system, VIDAA 4, will be available on the Q8 and S82, providing an unprecedented Smart TV experience thanks to its enhanced Artificial Intelligence, simplified interface and universal search functionality. Hisense continues to expand its virtual assistant compatibility with Amazon Alexa now fully built-in and Google Assistant ready via third party devices.
Hisense’s proprietary Operating System offers plenty of binge-worthy content via an ever-increasing range of streaming and entertainment apps, including Netflix, YouTube, Stan, Amazon Prime Video and ABC iView.
Balancing both form and function, the S8 and Q8 models boast pleasing minimalistic designs. Sleek and sophisticated, the Q8 features a Folded Aluminium® stand and Anti-Glare screen, while the S8 model has design aesthetics such as a Pure Metal stand and Diamond Cut® Edge.
Hisense’s new S8 and Q8 models will go on sale via all major electronics retailers across Australia from May onwards. Further detail on pricing and availability is outlined below.
In 2020, Australians will also be able to take advantage of two game-changing TV technologies, with the Hisense ULED Dual Cell™ TV, ULED 8K TV and TriChroma Laser TV to also land in market later this year, as debuted at the 2020 Consumer Electronics Show (CES).
Hisense’s ULED Dual Cell™ TV utilises revolutionary Dual Cell™ Technology that rivals OLED black levels. Using two LCD layers that are precision-bonded together to control luminance and colour separately, the result is a display that delivers remarkably deep blacks, dazzling brightness and brilliant colour.
The ULED 8K TV is equipped with Hisense’s patented Hi-View Engine that uses Artificial Intelligence (AI) to recognise and improve low-resolution images, resulting in impeccable 8K quality, no matter what source your image is coming from. While Hisense’s 4K Ultra HD Smart TriChroma™ Laser TV with HDR uses primary colours red, blue and green lasers to produce a wider array of colours than ever seen before on a Laser TV.
Commitment to local service
“Hisense customers both new and existing can be assured we are supporting them even through these current trying times with our Melbourne-based Customer Care team committed to servicing them with their product needs remotely from the comfort of their own homes. While the current global situation we’re all faced with has shaken up the way we live and work, providing Australians with new products and maintaining quality customer service continues to be a key priority for us,” added Iannuzzi.