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LG 3D UD TV  (Source: koreaittimes.com)
The 84-inch 3D Ultra-Definition TV is expected to present the best 3D viewing experience yet

LG is preparing to blow the competition away come January when it reveals its new 3D Ultra Definition (UD) TV.

LG's 3D UD TV, which will make an appearance at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in January 2012, is an 84-inch master of entertainment with 8 million pixels, a Slim and Narrow Bezel Design, 3840x2160 resolution, 3D Depth Control (to control the 3D effect) and 3D Sound Zooming for a whole new audio experience.

LG will also offer its Smart TV ecosystem where users can choose 3D movies as well as over 1,200 apps. Users can maneuver the Smart TV apps and movies via LG's Magic Remote, which is capable of recognizing Magic Gesture, Voice Recognition, Point and Wheel gestures.

"LG is pushing the limits of home entertainment innovation with this 3D UD TV," said Havis Kwon, President and CEO of LG Electronics Home Entertainment Company. "We are bringing together all our Smart TV and 3D knowledge in the 3D UD TV in order to demonstrate to the CES audience that LG is committed to being the world's leading brand for immersive home entertainment in 2012 and beyond."

LG will also unveil its 55-inch OLED TV at CES 2012.

Sources: Korea IT Times, Tech Crunch



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RE: 3840x2160
By GuinnessKMF on 12/29/2011 12:05:21 PM , Rating: 2
There is a "natural" step inbetween that has been used by some manufacturers; (Wide) Quad HD, (W)QHD is 2560x1440, The TV in the article is considered Quad Full HD, (W)QFHD.

This is available for 27" monitors right now.


RE: 3840x2160
By tastyratz on 12/29/2011 1:20:24 PM , Rating: 2
Natural step for computer usage as another size exists, but not entirely for content. Since things now are often filmed/remastered/etc in 4k, the most logical step would be directly jumping to native resolution. Any less and the specification is destined to be nothing more than transitional and ALWAYS scaled.


RE: 3840x2160
By mcnabney on 12/31/2011 12:52:46 PM , Rating: 2
To be most accurate, the 35mm film that has been used in the movie industry for almost a century has a maximum scannable resolution of about 4K (7-9 megapixels). That means that content released at 4K resolutions are as good as they are going to get. Scanning at higher resolutions just yields noise. So 4K will be a long term plateau of video resolution. The industry should get their quickly so that the consumer will have confidence in buying content on that format since it will be as good as it can get until new content is created using higher resolutions at some future date, which seems unlikely. A very large screen is required to discern resolution higher than 4K.


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