Naturally we can’t actually know till the M-Sequence has been correctly evaluated and in comparison with what Amazon launched in September. Nevertheless, Toshiba’s M-Sequence is the first-ever Fireplace TV to include full-array native dimming (FALD), which if achieved correctly can have a big influence on the general TV viewing expertise, and particularly HDR content material.
A tv that employs FALD means it has a number of zones of LEDs behind the display. Every zone may be dimmed independently of each other to higher darken and lighten particular components of a scene. This basically enhances the distinction ratio, and is a function usually reserved for higher-end units.
Toshiba’s new 55-inch M550KU tv sports activities 48 zones of native dimming. It additionally incorporates a quick 120Hz native refresh charge and an Auto Latency mode, suggesting that at the very least one of many 4 HDMI ports is HDMI 2.1. This can be a potential boon for avid gamers who’ve adopted one of many newest era consoles (Xbox Sequence X|S and PlayStation 5) or plan to tether their PC to the TV, if in reality the TV helps 4K @ 120Hz gaming (Toshiba hasn’t clarified but).
Toshiba additionally plans to supply a 75-inch mannequin for $1,999.99 and a 65-inch model for $999.99, both or each of which could sport extra native dimming zones.