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Samsung's new Wall TV unveiled: 219 inches of MicroLED tech

Samsung makes a big impression at CES 2019 with updated 'The Wall' TV, cranks it from 146 inches last year to huge 219-inch panel this year

Anthony Garreffa | Jan 8, 2019 at 09:24 am CST (1 min, 2 secs reading time)

CES 2019 - Samsung already set some records with its gigantic The Wall unveiling last ye ar, with a bigger-than-life 146-inch MicroLED-based TV shown off at CES 2018 this time last year. Well, Samsung is back and it has made that 146-inch TV look small in comparison.

The new Wall TV is a blistering 219 inches and continues to use what Samsung is referring to as the future of display technology with its MicroLED technology, where a consumer-facing 75-inch MicroLED TV has been announced for later this year from Samsung. It might not sound like much but MicroLED is a big part of the future for these absolutely huge TVs that are now getting to the point of taking up entire walls, and that's something only MicroLED can do right now.

MicroLED is special because its a new modular-style of TV design that allows for totally different aspect ratios and sizes than previous LCD/OLED panels are capable of, as the MicroLED panels act like tiles that can be connected into others to extend screen sizes. Huge screens can be constructed by many smaller (even if they are 50/60/75-inch each) into large multi-hundred-inch MicroLED displays that act like a super-quality billboard.

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Anthony is a long time PC enthusiast with a passion of hate for games built around consoles. FPS gaming since the pre-Quake days, where you were insulted if you used a mouse to aim, he has been addicted to gaming and hardware ever since. Working in IT retail for 10 years gave him great experience with custom-built PCs. His addiction to GPU tech is unwavering.

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