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Photos: Shining the light on LEDs

Light-emitting diodes are making their way into high-end consumer electronics.

Shining the light on LEDs

The image on the right is displayed using light-emitting diodes by Lumileds, which is quickly claiming ground with electronics makers attracted to the bright LEDs. Next to it is the same image on an LCD TV that doesn't use LEDs.

Credit: Lumileds

Shining the light on LEDs

The Sony Qualia 005 liquid crystal display television uses more than 400 of Lumileds' LEDs and costs about $15,000.

Credit: Sony

Qualia 005