Here are LG's 4K LED LCD displays at CES 2013.
HiSense is demonstrating that a $2000 4K HDTV is perfectly possible, it's in fact available now at that price in China. HiSense is China's number 1 HDTV brand, in front of TCL and Skyworth. They also show more and more affordable 58" 4K and above, up to 110" 4K, the worlds largest 4K LED TV.
E Ink has improved the color with Triton2, showcasing the Ectaco Jetbook device (without front light), it's also possible to use front light with E Ink Triton2 adding more light to the system, which shows off the colors better.
Flexible screens are potentially going to become massively available during 2013 in new mass market ARM Powered devices. E Ink presents their latest flexible screen technologies, showing the shipping flexible E Ink device by Wexler and talking about what may come out next.
Sriram Peruvemba, E Ink CMO gives an overview of E Ink's matrix and segmented display products at CES 2013.
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Here is http://www.eink.com/ereader_tale.html's official latest comedy video showing why we should all consider buying an eink e-reader, at least the crazy cheap $69 Kindle if you haven't already and let's get to some serious e-reading going on again if you aren't already.
I'm looking forward to spend more time outdoors with devices with sunlight readable screens, reading more of the awesome ebooks that I haven't read yet. I fill those up with the best of project http://gutenberg.org for free, and still looking for Google to fix http://books.google.com
By the way, I'm still very much looking forward to official Google Android support on E Ink, synchronize the Chrome browser on my Laptop, Tablet and Smartphone so that I can always continue reading articles, emails, blog posts, Google+ circles on the WiFi connected and automatically synchronized E Ink e-reader comfortably without a backlight.
Do you ever use your backlit smartphones, tablets or laptops to read your ebooks? I wouldn't recommend it, even turning down the brightness of the backlight doesn't come close to the experience of using a backlight-free, frontlit device for any serious reading indoors and outdoors.
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Sony is getting ready to release their first 4K BRAVIA screens, here starting with this amazing and awesome 84" sized display. This is perhaps the most awesome showcase I have ever seen at a consumer electronics show.
Sharp is about to release their new IGZO LCD Technology to the market. It allows for lower power consumption, slowing down the screen refresh rates to as little as 1hz, minimizing the required screen bezel, the power consumption can be less than half compared with the previous amorphous silicon based TFT technology. Screen resolution can also more easily be increased to Quad-HD because the TFT is smaller. Will the Kindle Fire 2, iPhone 5 and other upcoming products have the IGZO screen in them? It's possible. IGZO should be ready to arrive in products starting this year.
Sharp's ICC-4K 55" TVs are coming, they may have magic technology in them, magically making 1080i and 1080p content look better, doing something more than just upscaling.