75-inch screen half thickness of others, 0.3-inch bezel
Samsung has put a 75-inch LCD TV up for sale in South Korea. The ES9000, previously mentioned at the Samsung CES press event in January, is a full HD Smart TV with a claimed 30-percent sharper image from the "Diamond Black" panel, with a comparatively thin build and a 0.3-inch bezel featuring a rose-gold appearance.
Consumer models expected by Q3
Samsung has previewed a transparent display, the 22-inch BLU LCD TV, at the ongoing Society for Information Display conference. The television utilizes a transparent panel that is capable of operating without a backlight. The company showed the display in front of several plants, which can be seen through the LCD panel.
Westinghouse HDTV models
Westinghouse Digital on Tuesday unveiled four new 1080p-capable LCD TVs, as well as several other multi-purpose LCD TVs, including its portable and all-in-one units. New to the 1080p TX lineup are the 42-inch TX-42F430S, the 47-inch TX-47F430S, and the 52-inch TX-52F480S, which feature an integrated ATSC/NTSC/ClearQAM Tuner, and 1080p resolution through all high-definition connectors, including component and VGA.
Sharp intros AQUOS LCD TVs
Sharp on Monday announced it will debut 22 new models in all for its AQUOS RX5-, GX5- and DS5-series HD LCD TVs. The flagship RX5 series will be available in 65-, 52- and 46-inch sizes and will allow users to surf the Internet. Either model features Sharp's backlight control technology which endows the sets with a high 20,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio. Without it, the panels feature a 3,300:1 static contrast ratio.