Posted Fri Mar 8, 2013 at 09:00 AM PST by Brian Hoss
Sharp's new LED TVs all feature Smart capabilities.
Sharp has begun shipping the first of its new 6-series TVs, the 60-inch LC-60LE650 and the 70-inch LC-70LE650. These LED Smart sets boast a stat sheet stuffing 4 million: 1 dynamic contrast ratio, a Dual-core processor and built-in Wi-Fi. These new sets emphasize Smart TV capabilities while eschewing 3D.
The entire line features Sharp's SmartCentral Smart TV platform, which allows for control via an iOS or Android device. Sharp Beam, a free app, is Sharp's solution for streaming content directly from Smartphones and tablets to the TV.
The sets also support split-screen, which allows the user to use half the screen for viewing TV content while the other half uses the set's built-in browser.
With the 60-inch and 70-inch currently selling for $1499.99 and $2499.99 respectively, there is room for two other sizes at different ends of the size spectrum. The 50-inch LC-50LE650 is expected to ship next month and retail for $1049.99, while the 80-inch LC-80LE650 is expected in May for $4999.99.
The AQUOS 650 sets continue Sharp's combination of stylish bezel and lush display. Here's Robert Heron of Heron Fidelity briefly speaking about the new line:
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