Three Wide-Screen Displays Deliver Stunning High-Definition Television and Video
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 6, 2005 - ViewSonic® Corp. today further expanded its extensive line of award -winning LCD TVs with three wide -screen, flat -panel and high -definition ready displays that offer greater performance and value. The competitively priced 40 -inch N4050w, 27 -inch N2750w and 17 -inch N1750w all feature the stylized design and superior front -of -screen performance consumers have grown to expect from the visual display product leader.
As with all of its digital televisions, ViewSonic has designed the LCD TVs to complete the home entertainment experience by offering customers the highest quality image possible, regardless of the content being viewed. High performance LCD panels combine with ViewSonic's ClearPicture™ electronics to ensure brighter, clearer and crisper images. The fully integrated connections provide versatile high -definition TV compatibility, and super -fast video response times add crisp, smooth video to motion applications like games and movies.
"With the recent drop in LCD TV pricing, an increasing number of consumers are looking to bring high -quality desktop display technology into their living rooms," said Anne Wilcox, director, Consumer Products, ViewSonic. "With the affordable prices of the latest digital televisions, we continue to fulfill our promise of meeting and exceeding customer expectations in quality, value and innovation."
As ViewSonic's largest LCD video display, the 40 -inch N4050w offers superior performance features and supports all data sources and video signals, including HDTV. Its 1280x768 native resolution, 600:1 (typ) contrast ratio and wide viewing angles of 170 degrees combine with a 3D SRS surround sound system to make it easy for users to enjoy high -definition video and high -fidelity audio from virtually anywhere in the room. At an estimated street price (ESP) of $4999, the N4050w ensures the highest quality connection possible with its multiple composite, component, S -video, analog RGB and DVI input with high -definition content protection (HDCP).
Available for an ESP of $1199, the N2750w quickly transforms a bedroom or family room into a wide -screen theater with high -definition picture quality. A high brightness of 550 (typ) nits and contrast ratio of 600:1 (typ) are ideal for home entertainment -such as watching HDTV or DVD movies, gaming and viewing digital photography -while a 1280x720 optimum resolution provides vivid graphics and clear text. The attractive design of the N2750w features a fully integrated NTSC tuner and power supply, as well as RGB, DVI and SVHS connectivity inputs.
For a smaller location like a counter or desktop, the affordable N1750w is the ideal choice at an ESP of $599. With a 1280x768 native resolution, a high brightness level of 450 (typ) nits and a high 600:1 (typ) contrast ratio, the digital TV serves equally well as a computer monitor, providing versatility as a multi -function device. A powerful audio system further enhances the visual experience, already provided through precision scaling and image processing capabilities. The N1750w also features a fully integrated NTSC tuner, power supply and connectivity inputs.
Each of the displays deliver more than 50,000 hours of superior front -of -screen performance without the burn -in effect associated with plasma displays. The high -performance LCD panels of the N4050w, N2750w and N1750w increase brightness, contrast and resolution levels, while ViewSonic's ClearPicture electronics correct color, enhance detail and improve image quality through progressive scan and motion adaptive de -interlacing technology. Easily attached to a wall with an optional mounting kit, the displays come with an advanced remote control and are compatible with analog and digital PC and Mac® computer systems, as well as popular video entertainment devices, such as HDTV set -top -boxes, digital cameras, DVD players and video games.
Available in February, the LCD TVs will be sold through authorized ViewSonic retailers and resellers. They are backed by a one -year limited warranty on parts, labor and backlight and are eligible for ViewSonic's optional Express Exchange® program, which guarantees a replacement monitor within 48 hours, where service is available. An optional two -year extended warranty is also available. ViewSonic offers toll -free technical support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, excluding major U.S. holidays. For more information or images of ViewSonic LCD TVs, or to locate an authorized ViewSonic dealer, visit www.viewsonic.com/lcdtv or call 800.888.8583.
Visitors to the ViewSonic booth, 30679 at the 2005 International CES tradeshow, held in the Las Vegas Convention Center from Jan. 6 -9, can experience the LCD TVs first hand, along with a showcase of the company's full line of visual display products.
ViewSonic Corp., a worldwide leader in visual display products, offers comprehensive display solutions for today's business, education and consumer electronics markets. The company's products have won more than 1000 awards globally from independent publications and organizations.
Headquartered in Walnut, Calif., ViewSonic was founded in 1987 and is a privately held corporation. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corp. at tel: 800.888.8583 or 909.869.7976; fax: 909.468.3736; or www.viewsonic.com.
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