First shown at CES in January of this year, Samsung this week announced the Canadian launch of its new 9000 premium series of 3D ready LCD HD televisions.

Features of the sets include: super slim panel (less than 8 millimetres thick); stainless steel metal chassis; edge lit LED lighting; 1920 x 1080p resolution; quadruple frame rate (240 Hz); Samsung's HyperReal video processing engine; Internet connectivity DLNA certification and four HDMI inputs.

In addition, the television stand contains an auto-sliding touchpad, and the TV is operated by a premium touch-screen controller, complete with an earphone jack and Twin View to transfer video from the television to the remote's three-inch screen for viewing TV or Blu-ray DVD titles simultaneously.

The premium Samsug 9000 series of LCD HDTVs is available in 46" and 55" sizes with prices starting at $6,300.

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