Thread: Sony unveils 240Hz LCD TV
Sony unveils 240Hz LCD TV
Sony has been at or close to the forefront of TV technology ever since the good old Trinitron. Today the company went even further by introducing the first ever 240Hz LCD TV and the worldís thinnest TV.
Hold your breath until December (in the US), because thatís when Sonyís 240Hz LCD TVs will be available to the public. Currently LCD TVs are topping out at 120Hz for consumers, and thatís already a significant improvement in speed over the standard 50-60Hz of normal (for want of a better term) LCD TVs.
The new 240Hz technology promises to provide the smoothest, most lifelike, movement ever from an LCD TV and will be great for gamers using next-gen consoles especially. Weíre still a little concerned about 240Hz with movies though. As it is 120Hz makes TV and movies look a little fake.
The 240Hz technology will be available in the KDL-46W1 and KDL-40W1 that boasts full-HD, 3,000:1 contrast ratio, BRAVIA Engine 2 and 24p support.
This isnít the only big step forward from Sony though, they have also shown off the KDL-40ZX1 LCD TV that is just 9.9mm thick. Itís not thin on features though. With BRAVIA Engine 2, 120Hz technology and 3,000:1 contrast ration, imagine having one of these bad boys in your room! More PlayStation 3 News...
nice tv, must be very expensive
And what about the OLED technology they show us recently?
I am looking forward to the laser technology taking off. 240Hz is a bit useless for Blu-Ray but might be good for Consoles I guess.