Samsung TVs go big, topping out at, but what if that’s not big enough? Never fear, the world’s top TV maker has something even more massive to keep you . The Premiere is an all-new that uses ultra-short-throw laser technology to create an image measuring up to 130 inches. That’s less than half the size of , but it’ll have to do.
The Premiere comes in two sizes, model LSP9T for the 130-inch and LSP7T for the 120-inch version. It deliversand a peak brightness of , which is bright for a projector but dimmer than medium- and high-end TVs. Samsung touts it as the world’s first HDR10 Plus projector — that’s Samsung’s alternative to the more popular — and also the first projector to support . And of course it includes Samsung’s latest smart TV features.
On the audio side, built-in speakers use Acoustic Beam technology, similar to Samsung’s. “It is designed for an easy setup and features fabric finishes around its edges,” according to Samsung’s press release.
Ultrashort-throw projectors are designed to sit close to a wall or screen, as opposed to shooting across a room like a traditional projector, and have been around for a while. Offered by companies such as, , Epson, , and , they range from $2,000 to $15,000 and more. Laser light engines, which do away with replaceable lamps, are also becoming and numerous projectors include .
Samsung didn’t announce pricing for The Premiere, but did say it would be available later this year “starting in the US, Europe [and] Korea.”
The Premiere debuted as part of Samsung’s “Life Unstoppable virtual world” event that coincides with the IFA trade show in Berlin — not to be confused with theevent where it launched the .