Sharp Canada announces its 2012 line-up of LED TVs

Sharp Canada this week announced its new 2012 Consumer Electronics line-up of nearly 20 large screen 60-inch plus TVs including the companies first 80 inch 3D LED TV.

The 2012 LCD TV line-up consists of five different series – the Aquos 5/6/7/8 and 9 – in sizes ranging from 60 to 80 inches in size. Sharp says all of the televisions will meet or exceed Energy Star version 5.3 standards meaning they will draw a relatively small amount of power for their screen sizes.

Survey finds bigger is better when it comes to HDTV

A new Canadian survey confirms what Digital Home readers already know, that bigger is indeed better when it comes to high definition televisions (HDTV).

The Sharp Canada sponsored survey of just over 1,000 Canadians found that a larger screen size was the number one feature respondents wished their television had (24 per cent) and that a majority (54 per cent) wanted a television that was 50 inches or larger.

Sharp 80 inch LCD HDTV coming to Canada in October

Sharp Electronics announced this week the the Aquos LC-80LE632U, an 80-inch LCD TV which the company says will go on sale in Canada in October. Sharp will now offer nine LCD televisions which are 60 inches or larger.

Sharp resurrects Elite brand for LED Televisions

Sharp and Pioneer are bringing back an iconic name in television by introducing Elite LED LCD TVs. Sharp has owned a 14% stake in Pioneer since 2007.

The new line of HDTVs is the first under the Elite brand name since Pioneer stepped making Elite Plasmas in 2009. The sets were developed by a team of engineers from both companies in order to deliver what Sharp says will be the new benchmark for black-level performance and picture clarity since the demise of the Elite Kuro plasma line.

Sharp’s says World’s biggest LCD HDTV is now available in Canada

Sharp Electronics announced this week the Canadian availability of the Aquos LC-70LE732U, a 70-inch LCE TV which the company says is the largest LCD television in the market today.

Sporting a screen whose viewing area is twice that of a 46 inch screen, the new Aquos comes in black and features a 1080p panel with the companies Quad pixel technology, LED backlighting and built-in WiFi.

Latest Sharp 2D and 3D televisions now in Canada

Sharp Electronics announced this week that its Aquos Quattron LE830 series of 2D LCD televisions and LE835 Series of 3DTVs are now available from retailers in Canada.

Announced earlier this year at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, both series are available in 40″, 46″, 52″ and 60 sizes and feature built-in WiFi connectivity for Netflix, Vudu and CinemaNow streaming.

Sharp now shipping Quattron 3D LCD Televisions in Canada

Sharp Electronics said this week that its first 3D LCD televisions were now arriving in Canadian stores.

The Aquos Quattron LE925 series employs Sharp’s quad pixel technology, which adds the colour yellow to the traditional red, green and blue (RGB) TV colour filter, and is available in 52 and 60 inch sizes.

CES: Sharp announces QuadPixel technology

At a press conference in Las Vegas today, Sharp announced three new AQUOS branded LCD TV Series with Edge-lit LED backlighting.

Premiering in Canada in spring 2010, the LE920/820/810 series will also feature a new display technology called Quadpixel.