Samsung Unveils Its $39,999 Secret, Plus Some 2013 TV Availability

Samsung unveils the price tag for its Ultra High Definition TV, plus a few release dates.

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Samsung has finally unveiled pricing and release dates for its 2013 lineup. The big news is the 85-inch S9—Samsung’s first Ultra High-Definition TV (sometimes known as 4K TV)—will retail for $39,999 and will be available for pre-order by the end of March.

The company's top-of-the-line LED TV, the F8000, just began to arrive in stores this past week, while its new flagship plasma, the F8500, will be available sometime later this month.

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Samsung's 85-inch UHD beauty will set you back $39,999.

One of the biggest innovations to come from Samsung is the much-touted Evolution Kit, which will upgrade select 2012 smart TVs to the new 2013 platform and boost horsepower. The Evolution Kit will be available in May for $299 and will be compatible with the ES8000 and ES7500 LED TVs, as well as the E8000 and E7000 plasma displays.

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The redesigned Smart Hub will allow access to both cable and VOD content.

Included in the new smart platform is Samsung’s S-Recommendation feature, which will suggest content based on viewing history. The redesigned Smart Hub will allow users to access cable programs and video-on-demand content from a single interface.

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