4 K UHD
The Hisense 100” Laser TV, as Hisense calls it, consists of an ultra
short throw, very smart projector, combined with a 100” 16:9 screen
designed for rooms with ambient light. The combination is impressive.
This model reviewed is the 100L8D, (the 100L8E version is shipping, this
D version has received a firmware upgrade).
There are more Hisense Laser TVs getting ready to ship, including a
larger 120” and a smaller one as well. We’ll be posting about both.
Since this laser TV is based on a ultra short throw projector, you’ll
note in the photo player below, there’s even credenza like furniture
designed to fit the Hisense. The convenience of ultra short throw (UST)
makes projection practical in living rooms, dens, and other non-home
theaters. There are far more people interested in 100 inch images than
there are folks willing to dedicate an entire room as a home theater,
and that bodes very well for this Hisense Laser TV and other UST
projectors coming out and designed for home use.
I should point out, that unlike most projectors, the Hisense does
have a built in TV tuner. That truly does make it a laser TV, rather
than a monitor, or “just” a projector.