ViewSonic® Leaps Into CES With New ViewLEDTM TV Lineup
Brilliant Full HD Experience in Any Room in the Home
LAS VEGAS, NV--(Marketwire - January 7, 2010) - 2010 International CES, MGM Signature Suites -- ViewSonic® Corp., a leading global provider of visual display, computing and digital content solutions, today introduced its new ViewLED™ eco-friendly LED TV offerings. From 19" to 42", these latest solutions are ideal for connecting consumers to the Full HD, dynamic entertainment experience in any room.
The market for packaged LEDs in LCD TV backlights will snowball at a compound average growth rate (CAGR) of 148% to reach $7.5B through 2013, according to a recent Strategy Analytics report. With energy savings of 30-50% over traditional LCD backlit panels, these mercury-free LED TVs feature industry leading picture quality for more natural skin tones, vibrant colors, more pure whites and excellent detail. The result is a high definition visual experience that is as true to life as it is eco-friendly.
"LED technology takes the television viewing experience to the next level," said Jeff Volpe, vice president and general manager of ViewSonic Americas. "Our new ViewLED™ TVs offer optimal picture and video quality, while saving customers money on their electricity bills. It's a winning combination."
Available in multiple sizes to provide consumers with a dynamic HD entertainment experience anywhere in the home, ViewSonic today launched four sleek and lightweight ViewLED TVs. For those in need of a large format Full HD home theater viewing solution, ViewSonic launched the 42" VT4200LED TV. Featuring 120Hz, Full HD 1080p resolution, a fast 4ms response time and 100,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, this big screen provides the ultimate visual experience for Internet streamed entertainment, movies, TV shows, gaming or computer applications. Teamed with five HDMI inputs, a USB connection and RS232 for home automation, the VT4200LED offers versatile connectivity options for nearly any entertainment solution.
The 32" VT3200LED is Energy Star® 5.0 compliant and offers up to 720p resolution, a 5ms response time and multiple HDMI connections for an interactive HDTV viewing experience. For the kitchen, desktop or anywhere that space is limited, ViewSonic offers the 23" VT2300LED and 18.5" VT1900LED. The VT2300LED features Full HD 1080p resolution and a fast 5ms response time, while the VT1900LED comes with 720p and multiple HDMI and RCA® audio in connections, both ideal for enjoying rich colors and the ultimate HD entertainment experience.
The VT4200LED will begin shipping in early Q2 2010 for an MSRP of $1,199. The VT3200LED, VT2300LED and VT1900LED will all begin shipping in Q1 2010 at respective MSRPs of $599, $399 and $299.
For those that demand HD quality content from any viewing experience, ViewSonic has developed the VMA50 HDMax™ HDMI Video Converter. This device improves the vibrancy and video quality of any input video stream -- making SD video cable and Internet content look like HD, and HD video look even better still -- for the optimal entertainment experience. Simply connect the input to any cable-box, IP-set-top box, or DVD player and the output goes to the TV for automatic adjustments to color, brightness and noise for sharpened picture quality. The ViewSonic VMA50 HDMax™ HDMI Video Converter will ship in late Q1 2010 for an MSRP of $149.
To learn more about these products, and how ViewSonic is changing the way consumers think about the connected TV experience and its partnerships with Yahoo!® Inc. DivX®, Inc., visit www.ViewSonic.com/CES, or follow ViewSonic on Facebook®, YouTube® and Twitter®.
ViewSonic® Corporation is a leading global provider of visual display products. ViewSonic develops, markets and supports a broad range of innovative products, including LCD TVs, computers, LCD monitors, projectors, digital photo frames and digital signage displays. For further information, please contact ViewSonic Corporation at 800.888.8583 or 909.444.8888; or visit http://www.viewsonic.com/.
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Posted by Shane Sturgeon, January 7, 2010 10:04 AM
About Shane SturgeonShane Sturgeon is the Co-Publisher and Chief Technologist of HDTV Magazine, an industry publication with HDTV roots going back to 1984, when Dale Cripps founded The HDTV Newsletter. Today, HDTV Magazine is a leading online resource for HDTV news and information and captures the eyes and imaginations of over 3 million visitors annually. Mr. Sturgeon has a background in information technology and has served in various consulting capacities for Fortune 500 companies such as J.P. Morgan Chase, Verizon Communications, Proctor & Gamble and Nationwide Insurance. He has a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from Wright State University.