Philips announced in January its commitment to LCD and OLED TVs for this 2021, although the manufacturer’s flagship in the OLED line had not yet arrived, a model they have now announced to be brought to market late. August.
This is the latest representative of the manufacturer’s 9 line which bears the name OLED + 936, a direct successor to the previous model OLED + 935 which incorporates all the latest features of the brand, including the latest generation P5 processor.
The new model has HDMI 2.1 ports, Android TV10 operating system, compatibility with HDR10, HDR10 +, HLG, Dolby Vision and, as usual in higher ranges from Philips, a sound bar is included. courtesy of Bowers & Wilkins.
Equipped with a 4K resolution OLED panel, it will be available in 48, 55 and 65 inches diagonal, it will be delivered with a 4-sided Ambilight mood lighting system, compatibility with the HUE LED lighting system with a new “game mode” and an adaptive color reproduction.
HDMI 2.1, anti-scalding system and B&W sound bar
As for the differences with the model from the previous year, the main one is that the HDMI 2.1 ports are capable of operating at 120 Hz with 4K resolution, are compatible with new generation consoles and also come with eARC, VRR, FreeSync and ALLM.
Another novelty, the CPU P5 has a new “training” thanks to machine learning which should be able to bring more quality in the scaling and in the management of the digital processing of the videos as well as in the management of the anti system. -retention and anti-scalding of the OLED panel which was already integrated as a novelty last year.
According to the manufacturer, this system reduces the risk of these problems by up to 95% thanks to the advanced detection of logos and still images on the screen to further reduce the brightness of the affected pixels, thus avoiding possible deterioration.
Regarding the sound part, Philips has once again opted for collaboration with Bowers & Wilkins to integrate a 3.1.2-channel soundbar compatible with Dolby Atmos, DTS-HD and DTS Play-Fi.
Android TV10 was chosen as the operating system, with direct access to Amazon Prime Video, HBO, Disney + and Netflix, compatible with Google Assistant and Chromecast and with playback of videos compressed with the AV1 codec.
Pricing and availability
The new Philips OLED + 936 television is already appearing on the manufacturer’s website and will go on sale on August 31 for a price yet to be determined.
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