3D TV Goes Live In Oz
The company has also launched four new LCD television ranges including Series 4, 5, 6 and 7, as well as a new Series 4, 5 and Series 6 Plasma range.
Samsung Australia’s Senior Product Manager, Evan Manolis said, “As a pioneer in the AV market, Samsung will leverage our technological and product strengths to deliver the ultimate home entertainment experience to consumers. We will strive to make further inroads into the industry by reinforcing our success in LCD TVs, while tapping into the immense potential of the Home Theatre and AV gadgets markets.”
The Samsung Series 6 and 7 LCD TVs incorporates a revolutionary Crystal Design; a unique motif that owes its inspiration to the beauty of blown glass art. The design inspired by the automotive and fashion industries, featuring a hint of amber colour naturally blended into Samsung’s piano black bezel frame for a clean, smooth finish. The Series 6 and 7 LCD TVs will be introduced in Australia in June 2008.
Series 5 LCD TV has a clean design with touch-sensitive manual controls that eliminate the side buttons. Connectivity is easy with three HDMI inputs, including one that is side mounted with an available USB 2.0 port. It will hit the market in Australia in June 2008.
Series 6 Plasma TV also showcases the unique Crystal Design, supports Full HD 1080p display with 100Hz technology, 1,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio, and 4 HDMI (v1.3) inputs. The Series 6 Plasma TV will be available in Australia in July 2008.
Series 5 Plasma TV delivers a truly astonishing image and sounds quality with complete viewing flexibility. This Full HD 1080p panel includes 100Hz technology and the Wiselink USB 2.0 connection to share music and photos with family and friends. The Series 5 Plasma TV will be available in Australia in June 2008.
Finally, the Series 4 Plasma TV featuring the 410 and 450 models incorporates an array of advanced features and technologies to enhance connectivity and convenience. The Samsung 450 is available in 42 or 50-inch models, has a resolution of 1024 x 768 (for the 42-inch) and 1365 x 768 (for the 50-inch), has a dynamic ratio of 1,000,000:1, and is 3D ready.
In order to display 3D games, movies, and other programming, users would have to purchase a special shutter glasses (sub-$300) and must have 3D compatible hardware (requires PC input). The roster of DVDs, games and web applications that use 3D is growing rapidly, with even more content on the horizon. The 410 and 450 Series will be available in Australian in June, 2008.