Sharp Launches a 70 Inch LCD

Posted Fri Apr 15, 2011 at 09:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward

Over 1,000 retail stores will carry the set, which comes in at right around $3,800.

When it comes to massive LCDs, Sharp is right on top of things. Their latest set, the LC-70LE732U, measures in at 70 inches. It's the first of its size for Sharp, and it's shipping to stores now.

The LC-70LE732U features an LED backlit screen, internet connectivity, and a 120Hz refresh rate. As you might expect, it also boasts the Quattron quad-pixel technology that Sharp is known for.

U.S. consumers are clearly voting for large screen television. It is the fastest growing segment," says Sharp's John Herrington. "Consumers are demanding big, they are looking forward to big and they want bigger."

This summer, Sharp will launch more sets in the 70 inch class size, including one that does 3D with active shutter glasses.

Source: TWICE

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