July 26, 2006
LG 37 and 42 inch LCD HDTVs
LG Korea has launched 37- and 42-inch 2M pixel LCD HDTV which offer twice the resolution compared to standard HDTV’s. The new 2 Megapixel HDTV’s support a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080p which is double of 1,366 x 768 1 Megapixel standard HDTV’s and three times higher than standard definition TVs. LG has also managed to squezze in a 250GB hard drive which allows the TVs to act as Digital video recorders. They can automatically record two hours of video for instant playback, and can store a maximum of 92 hours of video. These new TV’s have the ability to display 5.4 trillion colors, 5000:1 contrast ratio and 6ms response time.
The best part is full HDTV offers a great value with twice the resolution of normal HDTV and only a 10% price premium. LG will be launching its range in Europe and USA early next year.