Philips Takes the Cinema 21:9 Into the Third Dimension

Posted Fri Sep 3, 2010 at 10:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

The incredibly cool set with the theatrical aspect ratio is now equipped with 3D.

It may be hard to justify the purchase of the Philips Cinema 21:9 television, since it's only practical for watching movies. Trying to view a 16:9 television show, or something broadcast in 4:3 would just feel wrong. The Philips Cinema Platinum edition doesn't solve the problem of rationalizing a one use television purchase, but it does add 3D to the mix.

Of course, the new Cinema 21:9 Platinum is a gorgeous looking television set. It sports Direct LED Pro, which kicks up the contrast to the kind of level you'd expect from a set like this. It's also got Philips ambient lighting, which can now adjust itself based on your wall colors.

The 58 inch screen, 3D capability and don't come cheap. You'll be shelling out right around $5,100 for the Cinema 21:9 Platinum, though it does come packed with two pairs of 3D glasses.

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