VP 50 Series Features up to 110 Percent Color Gamut Performance, Advanced Ergonomic Display Leader's 47- and 42-inch Full HD LCD TVs Offer High-End Features at a Great Price
LAS VEGAS, Jan. 7, 2008 - The Consumer Electronic Association (CEA) estimates that consumers will buy 70 million new digital televisions (DTVs) over the next two years as the nation transitions from analog to digital high -definition television (HDTV). ViewSonicâ Corp. is delivering premium HDTV entertainment at more affordable prices with the big screen 47 -inch N4785p and 42 -inch N4285p LCD HDTVs to meet this growing demand. ViewSonic's N4785p is priced below $1,600, delivering brilliant images with 1920X1080p resolution for true 1080p capability and boasts a 6.5 millisecond response time for extreme clarity in fast action movies and sporting events.
With a glossy piano black finish, the stylish TVs leverage ViewSonic's Advanced ClearPicture™ electronics that feature precision video processing and digital noise reduction to deliver a smoother and sharper high definition viewing experience. The N4785p and N4285p also respectively feature high contrast ratios of 1500:1 (typ) and 2000:1 (typ) for rich colors and vivid graphics.
The LCD TVs offer an integrated ATSC/NTSC/QAM TV tuner and comprehensive inputs including component video "S" and composite video to be compatible with existing DVD players and video set -top boxes. To support high -definition peripherals, such as video game consoles and Blu -Ray™ discs, the N4785p provides three HDMI connections with HDCP compatibility, while the N4285p provides two HDMI connections. For custom home automation integrators, the N4785p also includes a RS232 control input port.
Both TVs are compatible with PCs up to 1680x1050 resolution, allowing users to watch downloaded multimedia such as episodes of "The Office" or YouTube video favorites on the big screen. The N4785p and N4285p are also equipped with Dolby® Digital stereo sound for high -fidelity audio that optimizes the entertainment experience.
Available immediately, the N4785p and N4285p will have estimated street prices of $1,599 and $1,399 respectively. The LCD TVs will be sold through authorized ViewSonic retailers, resellers, distributors and mail order outlets. ViewSonic NextVision LCD TVs are backed by a one -year limited warranty on parts, labor. Optional two -year or three -year extended warranties are also available. ViewSonic offers toll -free technical support, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, excluding major U.S. holidays. For more information and images of ViewSonic LCD TVs, or to locate an authorized ViewSonic dealer, visit www.ViewSonic.com or call 800.888.8583.
Statement made by Gary Shapiro, president and CEO, CEA at the NTIA Digital Transition Expo on Sept. 25, 2007.