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Samsung Q900R 8K QLED TVs start at £5000, pre-order open now

While we’ve known about Samsung’s 8K TV ambitions for over a year, it was only recently at IFA that we learnt specific details about the company’s much-anticipated upcoming models: the range is called Q900R 8K QLED, it comprises ‘65in and above’ screen sizes, and it will be available in the UK in mid-October.

We now, however, have the last pieces of the puzzle: a confirmed on-sale date and prices.

The Q900R QLED TVs – the first 8K TVs to hit UK shelves – will be available for pre-order from tomorrow (October 3rd), with actual availability – the date you can have one in your actual living room – two weeks later on Wednesday 17th.

We guessed that asking prices would be north of £5000 to surpass those of its flagship 4K QLED models, and it seems we’re bang-on the nose. 

Samsung has revealed that pricing starts at £4,999 for the 65in variant, with the 75in size £6,999. There's an 85in version too, and while prices aren't showing on Samsung's UK store, there's a £14,999 floating around the internet.

Pre-order is open now, and we'll be bringing you our verdict on a Samsung 8K QLED TV by the time shipping starts. Watch this space.

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Becky is Hi-Fi and Audio editor of What Hi-Fi?, and has been part of the team for almost eight years, with her current position preceded by roles as a staff writer and news editor. During that time she has been fortunate enough to travel the world to report on the biggest and most exciting brands in hi-fi and consumer tech (and has had the jetlag and hangovers to remember them by). In her spare time, Becky can often be found running, watching horror movies and hunting for gluten-free cake.