Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America, Inc., the company that introduced big screen and plasma televisions to North America, is introducing high definition 1080p televisions featuring DLP(TM) technology from Texas Instruments. The TV provides the highest display resolution available for today's large screen televisions.On June 30, Mitsubishi will deliver its 52-in WD-52627, 1080p DLP HDTV to select Southern California retailers. National distribution of the WD-52627 will begin in the weeks following.
The company will also introduce the largest 1080p DLP televisions available in North America this year with three 73-in models (WD-73727, WD-73827 and WD-73927). Overall, Mitsubishi will ship nine 1080p DLP models this summer and fall, ranging in size from 52 to 73 in.
"1080p is just what is needed for today's larger TV screen sizes," said Frank DeMartin, vice president of Marketing for Mitsubishi Digital Electronics America. "People who have seen our 1080p sets, from customers and retailers to industry writers and experts, have been amazed by the picture clarity, brightness, and depth that Mitsubishi 1080p DLP HDTVs deliver."
As part of its pledge to provide "the perfect picture every time," the new models feature Mitsubishi's proprietary 1080p DLP light engine with Dark Detailer(TM) for improved dark scene detail. The sets also use Mitsubishi's exclusive Plush1080p(TM) technology to up convert all signals--including 1080i--to 1080p.
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