Samsung has quietly launched the 2023 model of its Body QLED (Quantum Gentle Emitting Diode) Good TV line with the corporate carefully adhering to the concept of “if it ain’t broke, don’t repair it”.
The Body collection is a little bit of an oddball within the realm of good TVs because it has unique entry to Samsung’s Artwork Retailer (opens in new tab), a subscription service the place homeowners should purchase items of digital variations of well-known artworks. These TVs double as ornamental items and the 2023 rendition isn’t any completely different (opens in new tab). Every show could be custom-made by putting in magnetic picket bezels onto its body, or, as is the case with this yr’s Body, a metallic one sporting a Sand Gold end (opens in new tab) for that additional pizzazz.
Past the aesthetic adjustments, the 2023 Body is almost similar to the 2022 mannequin. You continue to get a decision of 1920 x 1080 pixels with a refresh price of 60Hz. You continue to get all the bells and whistles like HDR10 Plus, an Anti-Reflection matte display screen to “scale back the consequences of glare”, plus a movement sensor to “show [art] while you’re within the room”. And assist for Quantum Dot expertise for outputting vibrant colours is migrating over too.
On the time of this writing, the 2023 Body TV is seeing a restricted launch. In the USA, you should buy simply the 32-inch mannequin for $599; transport out on Could 1. Bezels are at present obtainable for pre-order in wooden just for $99.99 in three completely different colours: white, teak (which is a light-weight brown), and darkish brown. The Sand Gold steel bezel received’t be out till June 2023, so that you’ll have to attend a bit longer.
For these in the UK, they’ve far more choices. patrons there can purchase from six completely different sizes starting from 32 inches (opens in new tab) to 85 inches (opens in new tab), besides the 50-inch mannequin. That one is unavailable at the moment. Costs for the TVs begin at £549. The metal bezels are indeed available in the UK (opens in new tab) apart from the 32-inch Body TV. In order for you the steel choice, you’ll have to buy the 43-inch mannequin or something larger. Costs for the ornamental bezels begin at £89. We also needs to point out the complete vary of Body TVs is on the market in Germany but on Amazon instead (opens in new tab). Costs begin at €685.
We requested Samsung if it has plans to develop the variety of Body TV sizes in the USA. Will the US get the complete vary or be caught with the 32-inch display screen? And whether or not or not there are plans for a world launch. This story will likely be up to date if we hear again.
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