While many thought it was a gimmick and others said it would never happen, Samsung has detailed plans to release the hardware update for TV owners called the “Evolution Kit.”
Designed to provide a way to make the TV evolve with you, as opposed to just sitting there with last year’s features, the Evolution Kit is a small box that can be plugged into the back of select 2012 model Samsung TVs and bring it up to spec with the latest line of units.
Official pricing has yet to be announced for Australia, though if we had to make a gamble – and we’re in Vegas at the moment, so we probably can – this will be a fair bit cheaper than buying a new TV outright. We’re expecting it to cost around $250 and include the latest generation remote control as part of the package.
Leigh D. Stark traveled to CES as a guest of LG Electronics Australia.