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Upgrading to 1080p

by Blogger on ‎10-23-2012 08:13 PM - last edited on ‎01-23-2013 10:51 AM by JorgeM Recognized Expert

When you can notice each individual twig on a forest floor, you begin to realize just how detailed 1080p really is. Higher resolutions usually require a larger television to truly reveal their actual depth, so let’s take a few moments to examine a trio of high-end televisions – each which is more than capable of delivering big screen performance in 1080p.

Samsung 60” 1080p 3D LED Smart TVsamsung 60 right.jpg

Samsung’s impressive ES8000 offers incredibly fluid on-screen movement, thanks to its state-of-the-art 960 Clear Motion Rate technology. This feature is accompanied by Samsung’s Wide Colour Enhancer Plus, which delivers an absolutely astonishing dynamic contrast ratio of thirty million to one.

The ES8000 promises viewers superior on-screen colours, which lend its image a depth of realism – one that becomes very noticeable when the ES8000 is employing its awesome 3D mode. Packaged with four pairs of high quality Active 3D glasses, the 60” Samsung is ready to offer bright, dense 3D playback only moments after you’ve hooked it up.

Fully compatible with your Bluetooth and DLNA-compatible devices, this Smart TV also supports HDMI, component, and USB connections.  Combine the ES8000’s Wi-Fi and Ethernet support with the TV's built-in camera, and you'll unlock the true potential of Samsung’s integrated Skype application. Life-sized video chatting is absolutely amazing, especially when experienced from the comfort of your living room.

VIERA left.jpgPanasonic VIERA 60” 1080p 3D Plasma Smart TV

Renowned for its intense colour depth, Panasonic’s Plasma powered VIERA television delivers a 1080p image that manages to minimize both afterimage and onscreen blurring. Equipped with a 2500 Focused Field Drive, this 60” VIERA can produce rapid on-screen motion with fantastic clarity – a perk that action movie fans should definitely appreciate. Panasonic’s NeoPlasma Black 2500 panel manages to substantially boost both color and contrast, which really brings this 60” screen to life.

With its incredibly wide viewing area, the VIERA’s picture appears punchy and bright regardless of what part of the room you’re sitting in – which is a big perk when the television's Active 3D mode is employed. Accompanied by an outstanding built-in speaker system, the 60" VIERA is a great solution for those seeking a versatile home theatre upgrade for a very reasonable price.

Sharp AQUOS 80” 1080p LED Smart TVsharp 80 right.jpg


Enormous... that’s the only word that can adequately describe the eighty inch Sharp AQUOS. This Wi-Fi and Ethernet-ready TV is powered by the AQUOS LED system – which delivers a substantial contrast ratio of four million to one. Ready to connect to all your existing components, the 80” AQUOS offers support for your favourite HDMI, PC, and USB devices.

For an 80” television, the AQUOS isn’t as expensive as you may have initially thought. Its $4499.99 price tag is accompanied by a year long warranty, as well as the amazing Viper Drive mode – which instantly optimizes your television so you can enjoy an enhanced video gaming experience.


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