Bear in mind the ace Bowers and Wilkins-tuned soundbar that got here built-in with the top-notch Philips OLED+984 TV? As with all good issues in tech, from 2020 you may see that type of dedication to built-in audio trickle down into Philips extra inexpensive TV units.
Persevering with its partnership with Bowers and Wilkins, Philips’ new 2020 LED-based TVs, the Philips 9435 LED 4K UHD and Philips 9235 LED 4K UHD units will every include an built-in Bowers and Wilkins sound system.
The bigger (55 and 65-inch) 9435 fashions will make use of a 50W 2.1.2 system, with upwards firing drivers to take advantage of Dolby Atmos content material.
The smaller 9235 fashions, measuring 43-inches will make use of a less complicated 40W 2.1 system.
Robust HDR assist
Philips is continuous its open method to excessive dynamic vary codecs, supporting all the main sorts together with HDR10+, HLG and Dolby Imaginative and prescient.
Each units will even function, three-sided Ambilight for blooming behind-the-screen lightshows, Dolby Atmos audio processing, Android 9.zero because the working system, and assist for each Google Assistant and Amazon’s Alexa voice helpers. Disney+ apps will probably be touchdown on the TVs in time for the European launch, too.
Pricing and availability is but to be introduced, however we might count on to see them on cabinets earlier than the primary half of the 12 months is out. Bear in mind, the European TP Imaginative and prescient-arm of Philips does not distribute units in North America – it has a distinct (learn: inferior) vary constructed by Funai.
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