Mitsubishi announced three new lines of 1080p DLP HDTVs today, including the flagship Diamond series.
We've got the full details below, but here's the short story. All of the DLP (digital light processing) HDTVs have at least three
These are the first displays we're aware of that have x.v.Color support, but for right now it's more marketing hype than a useful feature. The problem is that no Blu-ray or HD DVD discs or players support x.v.Color space. The only sources we know of are new camcorders such as the
The new DLP HDTVs will continue to have the thin frame we saw on the
Here's the full lineup of DLP HDTVs that Mitsubishi released today. Mitsubishi also announced new severaltoday.
As mentioned before, all of these series have reduced depth, along with x.v.Color. They also have Mitsubishi's PerfectColor calibration tools, which better enable you to adjust the picture to your liking.
- 57-inch WD-57733 ($2,500)
- 65-inch WD-65733 ($2,999)
- 73-inch WD-73733 ($4,700)
- Three HDMI 1.3 inputs with Simplay HD certification
- Three component video inputs (two rear, one front)
- USB port for photo viewing
- 57-inch WD-57734 ($2,799)
- 65-inch WD-65734 (no pricing)
- Same as the 733 series, plus:
- PerfectTint, for additional customization of display settings.
- NetCommand, which is designed to let the TV control a rack full of A/V gear, much like a universal remote.
- An additional front HDMI input.
"Diamond" 833 series
- 57-inch WD-57833 ($3,399)
- 65-inch WD-65833 ($3,999)
- 73-inch WD-73833 ($5,899)
- Same as the 734 series, plus:
- FireWire port
- RS-232 input
- Smooth120Hz, which appears to be Mitsubishi's name for 120Hz refresh rate. A 120Hz refresh rate supposedly creates a smoother image during fast-motion scenes, although we have yet to test it with Mitsubishi or other manufacturers.
- TV Guide On Screen, a built-in electronic program guide.
- Game FX, which is 3D gaming functionality, although there are no current titles that support it.