Samsung to unveil 40-inch backlit LCD TV in September

Posted on Tuesday, Aug 08 2006 @ 11:11 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
In September we can expect a 40-inch LCD TV from Samsung that features an LED backlight:
The 40-inch LED TV targets the European market with a price tag of US$3,000, noted the report, which added that the new TV will source panels from S-LCD, a joint venture between Samsung Electronics and Sony.

The release of the LCD TV with LED backlighting is mainly to strengthen Samsung's brand image, the report indicated.
More info at DigiTimes.


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Re: Samsung to unveil 40-inch backlit LCD TV in September
by Anonymous on Tuesday, Aug 08 2006 @ 13:51 CEST
Would be nice if there were a couple models of the pc monitors with LED backlights too. I read the 24" was going to be super expensive though, which for a $500 increase in backlight cost doesn't seem to make reasonable sense.

Imagine a 24 and 30 lcd monitor with a LED based backlight and color gamut. Oh my.