Monthly Archives: April 2011

Demand For LED Usage In LCD TV Displays Predicted To Drop After 2013

As more and more manufacturers are equipping an increasing number of their LCD TV models with LED backlight technology, it is hardly shocking to hear a market research company predicting that a significant proportion of the demand for LEDs will be driven by applications in flat-screen HDTV displays. What is surprising though is that the demand for LED usage in ... Read More »

Upping Outsourcing, Soon Sony May Not Even Design Its Own Bravia TVs

We reported last year that Sony is increasingly outsourcing the production of LCD TV panels to Taiwanese manufacturers, but if a recent report is to be believed, the Japanese conglomerate will not even be designing its own flat-screen televisions any more in the near future. This means that eventually consumers may purchase a HDTV which will sport the Sony brand ... Read More »

Internet-Connected TV Sales To Grow 30% Annually Over Next 3 Years

Sales of television displays featuring internet connectivity will experience a compound annual growth rate of 30% to reach 123 million units shipped worldwide by the year 2014, market research and consulting firm DisplaySearch has boldly predicted. This suggests that along with 3D TV models, internet-connected TVs should account for some of the best-selling HDTVs for the next few years to ... Read More »

Panasonic TX-P42VT30B Plasma 3D TV Review

We’ve had a look at two of Panasonic’s new 2011 NeoPlasma displays so far, but recently the company’s UK arm delivered a review sample of what we’ve all been waiting for: the Panasonic TX-P42VT30B. The Viera VT30 series are the Panasonic’s best Plasma televisions for 2011, although it’s not immediately apparent what the specification differences are on this top-end model ... Read More »

Loewe HDTV Sets To Start Appearing In John Lewis Stores Following Deal

Loewe’s range of premium HDTV sets is to start appearing in John Lewis showrooms, after the German TV manufacturer announced a retail partnership with the well-known British department store network this week. The deal will undoubtedly expand Loewe’s presence in the upmarket display sector; the company currently sells its televisions in its own Galerie stores, as well as high-end outlets ... Read More »