One cannot deny the fact that televisions have made life very interesting. We watch fascinating movies, enjoy music videos and watch football amongst many other things. This leaves me wondering what life would be like without television?
The media industry has come a long way, with technology evolving very quickly. Though companies are working hard to make their televisions as feature-packed, yet affordable as possible for the masses, there still exists a small niche market for premium TV sets with very expensive price tags. These kinds of televisions are meant for customers who expect nothing but the best and can afford to pay for it.
Whether it’s a surprising screen size, gold plating, or embellishment with precious stones, here are the top ten most expensive televisions in the whole world:
10. SONY XEL-1
Tenth in the list of the most expensive TVs in the world is the Sony XEL-1. It is considered to be one of the most superb televisions on the market, because of its unique and exceptional features. It is available at $2500, which is much higher than the average set. Released in 2008, it was the first organic light emitting diode (OLED) television in the world, its size during production was 3mm. It has a screen size of 11 inches with a native resolution of 960 x 540. The top surface of the television has the speaker and the power, volume, channel, input and menu buttons. It was sold across the world, including Japan, Australia, and the United States.
9. SAMSUNG UN105S9
The price of the Samsung UN105S9 is about $120,000. The advanced technology of this TV gives a high-quality display with higher resolution, making it one of the most fantastic TVs ever produced by Samsung. It is renowned for showing full HD content to near UHD-level picture quality. The Auto Depth Enhancer technology has been introduced on this model, which automatically helps the machine achieve a clearer picture.
8. PANASONIC KEYMAT YALOS DIAMOND
The Keymat Yalos Diamond sells for $130,000. It will give you a better experience when watching your favorite programme, with improved quality, high resolution and different shades of color.
Whilst there are many televisions in the world at this kind of price, the Panasonic 103- inch Plasma TV, the Keymat Yalos Diamond, is considered to be one of the most amazing TVs ever produced by the company.
7. BANG AND OLUFSEN BEOVISON 4-103
Bang & Olufsen Beovision 4-103 is one of the most expensive televisions in the world. It gives you a better home-viewing experience, as it can be used to create a home cinema, known as Beovision 4 HDTV.
This TV was created in 2009 by the Danish company. It goes for the price of $135,000 which is extremely high.
6. SAMSUNG UA11OS9
The amazing Samsung UA11OS9 is placed in 6th position in the list of the most expensive TVs in the world. It is considered to be one of the most sophisticated TVs out there. It was released with an enormous 110-inch screen, with very high picture definition. It has a hidden and very powerful speaker which provides 120W of oomph.
This beautiful piece is very costly, it goes for $152,000. Some unique features of this TV are the quad-core processor, instant switch on, built-in WiFi, 4 HDMI color brilliance and UHD Up-scaling amongst other things. Even if you don’t manage to buy the others, don’t miss out on this one. It is awesome!
5. SHARP LB- 1085
Sharp LB- 1085 goes for a whopping sum of $160,000. Unbelievable! However, we believe this TV is worth that price, and I will tell you why.
It is 108 inches of full HD screen, providing the best experience to watch your favorite television programs in perfect quality. The LCD panel provides the Full High- Definition Clarity with the Versatile Interface, which is a major advancement in the field of television, while the screen mode allows users to change the screen display to dark or bright, depending on their preference.
4. C SEED 201
C Seed 201 is a gigantic TV, with a screen display of 201 inches. It is built to be used outdoors and can be stored underground, at the push of a button. It will certainly make your lawn more entertaining! It can also rotate up to 270 degrees. It costs about $680,000 and it has 2.222,640 LEDs, making it ten times brighter than a usual TV display.
3. PANASONIC TH-152UXIW
The price of this television set is about $770,000. For that, you get numerous features like 152-inch screen and 4,096 x2,160 pixels resolution. It gives full HD and 3D eye view, a 17:9 aspect ratio, usually reserved for high-end consumer electronics. It is considered one of the most expensive television sets in the world, and the price tag reflects its exceptional features. The set is exclusively sold in the UK.
2. TITAN ZEUS
If you haven’t guessed from the name, this television is huge! It is the second most expensive television in the world and it goes for a whopping sum of $1.6 million. It provides the 4K resolution, allowing the viewer to enjoy quality screen display, the price really does reflect the features.
1. STUART HUGHES PRESTIGE HD SUPREME ROSE EDITION
We have come to the end of this countdown, and the Stuart Hughes Prestige HD Supreme Rose Edition is the most expensive TV in the whole world. It is available at a price of about $2.25 million. It has diamond buttons, 2,500 grams of solid 22-carat gold, 18-carat pink gold is used in 28 kilograms of the solid frame as well as about 48 diamonds.
The TV is designed by Stuart Hughes, who is known for creating some of the most expensive gadgets and smartphones in the world and is manufactured by Prestige HD.
Now, what makes this TV so expensive?
For $2.25 million, you get a 55-inch TV which is gilded with 8 kg of solid 18 carats rose gold. But that is not all, the gilded frame dazzles with 72 brilliant round cut 1ct IF flawless diamonds along with Sunstone and amethyst, and is wrapped with alligator skin, which is hand sewn on the inner screen layer.
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(By Donaldo Smith)