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This $22,000 TV Makes Blu-ray Look Bad

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Remember when Blu-ray first came out? And Sony was trumpeting it (and the PS3) as the paramount of HD clarity? Well, yes, Blu-ray still looks fantastic. Thing is, this LG TV just looks fantasticer.

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Today, LG unveiled a new LCD-TV in South Korea. According to The Wall Street Journal, it's 84-inches across and boasts a resolution of 8.2 million pixels.

Priced at $22,000, the television can render better clarity than DVD or even Blu-ray. This isn't HD, but rather, ultra HD!

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LG thinks it's possible to make a 96-incher, but for the time being, it will be content with this 84-inch model. Surely, LG can make do with that!

LG Turns On Super-Big TV With Lots Of Little Pixels [Korea Real Time]


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While the electronics companies keep pushing bigger and better resolutions, I don't see how 3D will ever take off domestically. What would be the point in buying a large, HD 3D TV now if a 4K HDTV is going to replace that in three to four years?