LG Unveils New Passive 3D Televisions

Posted Fri Jun 17, 2011 at 06:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

They also boast HD recording, which means that, sadly, we probably won't be seeing them in the U.S.

Alright, so it's apparently official - every manufacturer using passive tech and polarized glasses is going to be calling their version of the tech something along the lines of "Cinema 3D." Not the best name, but people don't seem to dig the word "passive" so that's what we get.

LG has revealed a few new Cinema 3D sets for those that don't want to have to shell out for expensive glasses and deal with charging batteries. They range in size from 32 inches on up to 47 inches, so they'll fit nicely in the living room or in smaller rooms.

The big downside to the new LW5700 sets is that it doesn't seem like something that's going to come stateside. They support USB hard drive recording, which tends to be something specific to sets released in Japan. LG could surprise us, of course, or simply disable the functionality for the U.S. versions.

Source: Engadget

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