Toshiba Intros the Cell and Cell Slim in Japan

Posted Fri Jul 30, 2010 at 10:30 AM PDT by Dick Ward

Three terabytes of hard drive space, 2D to 3D conversion, and built-in web browsing are just some of the features of the Cell TV.

Toshiba's Cell TVs are the stuff of dreams. They've got just about everything you could want in a TV. The cost reflects that, of course, but that doesn't stop these sets from being downright impressive.

If you're a fan of 3D, for instance, the Cell's got the hookup. Toshiba says that the 3D Super Resolution tech that's built into each set makes 3D images clearer than ever. Even better, your TV can convert traditional 2D movies and television into 3D. Color, contrast, and brightness will all change to accommodate for the dark glasses.

Not a 3D fan? Do you like DVRs? If so, you'll be happy to know that the Cell is capable of recording up to eight channels at once onto its massive three terabyte hard drive. That's about as good as it gets.

There's plenty more to the sets, like web browsing, streaming video and audio, improved speakers and even support for up to eight USB devices at once.

They're hitting Japan first at a price of $6,800 for the Cell Regza Slim 46XE2 – the cheapest of the bunch. At the top is the Cell Regza 55X2, which costs upwards of ten thousand dollars.

Source: Toshiba

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