Philips Cinema 21:9 LCD Panel Supplied by Sharp

Philips Cinema 21:9 Specifications

Display: 56″ and 52″ TFT LCD
Aspect Ratio: 21:9 (about 2.37:1)
Pixel Format: 2560 x 1080 
Response Time: 1ms (GTG)
Frequency: 200Hz
Contrast Ratio: 80,000:1 (dynamic)
Connectivity: HDMI (5)
Other: Ambilight 
Price: £3535 for 52″ 

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According to Insight Media‘s Ken Werner, Senior Analyst and Editor, the awesome LCD panel that goes into PhilipsCinema 21:9 is manufactured by Sharp. Sharp is producing the ultra-wide LCD panels (both 52″ and 56″) that sport a pixel format of 2560 x 1080 at its G8 TFT LCD fab at Kameyama Plant No. 2. As you may already know the Cinema 21:9 is a Europe-only model. The 21:9 aspect ratio LCD panel will most likely be Sharp’s high-end ASV (Advanced Super View); it sports an super-fast response time of just 1ms (GTG). A 200Hz frequency is implemented for motion-blur reduction. Although the economy is not doing as well as we would all hope there is probably a market for a high-end LCD TV like the Cinema 21:9. All the new slim LCD TVs with bumped-up specifications are great but they are still just like any other in that they are 16:9. If you want a real film-like experience at home the Cinema 21:9 is to get. If you’re in Europe.

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