Irvine, Calif. - Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions
America revealed details on its 2011 TV line, lead by 92-inch 3D DLP Home
Cinema TV which it previewed during CES in January.
New models include
DLP TVs ranging from 73 to 92 inches.
"Consumers are demanding outrageously large screens with the
high speed response and picture quality to transform 3D TV watching into a
bigger-than-life, fully immersive experience," said Max Wasinger, executive VP
of sales and marketing, Mitsubishi Electric Visual Solutions America. "We're responding with a new strategic focus
that clearly differentiates Mitsubishi from the commoditized TV market."
Mitsubishi's Diamond 840 series, which includes its flagship
92-inch 3D DLP Home Cinema TV, comes with a range of enhancements and
upgrades. These include a new Clear
Contrast Screen that mitigates ambient light through a specially-formulated
screen material to deliver deep blacks, bright whites and a wide range of
colors in between. And the series' features
integrated Immersive Sound Technology (IST) 16-speaker Dolby Digital 5.1
surround sound system that delivers balanced home theater audio, without the
need for separate components, the company said.
The Diamond 840 Series and LaserVue models offer a connected
TV feature, Mitsubishi's iPhone, iPod touch and iPad remote control
application, which will be available for free in the iTunes store.
Mitsubishi leverages connected TV, with wireless Internet
capability featured in its 740 and 840 series, and wireless Internet built in
to the LaserVue televisions. Mitsubishi's StreamT feature, available on 740 and
840 series and LaserVue televisions, provides instant access to an extensive
library of online entertainment and social media content.
Mitsubishi's LaserVue laser light consumes only 84.6 watts,
one of the lowest watts-per-inch ratio in the industry, the company said.
Mitsubishi's 2011 lineup includes 640, 740 and Diamond 840
Series, and LaserVue. Here are some of the features and pricing:
Mitsubishi 640 Series 3D DLP Home Cinema TV
Series offers a 73-inch screen size for $1,599 with built-in 3DTV, 3D emitter
(DLP link & VESA jack), plush 1080p(r) and 3 HDMI inputs. It ships this
Mitsubishi 740 Series 3D DLP Home Cinema TV
Series has a built-in 3D IR emitter, and StreamTV with high-def and 3D movies
from VUDU, as well as 100 applications for sports, news, social media and
entertainment. The 73- and 82-inch screen sizes with prices of $2,099 and
$3,499, respectively. The sets are wireless Internet capable and have StreamTV Internet media, including VUDU
apps. They ship in June.
Mitsubishi Diamond 840 3D DLP Home Cinema TV
Series is headlined by Mitsubishi's 92-inch 3D DLP Home Cinema TV. The Diamond
840 Series also includes 73- and 82-inch sizes that add the new Clear Contrast
Screen for high-quality viewing of 3D and high-definition programming and
content. The Diamond 840 Series includes
an immersive sound technology (IST) 16-speaker Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound
system and Bluetooth Audio, without adding wires and other components. They are priced at $2,599 (73-inch), $4,199
(82-inch) and $5,999 (92-inch). The series ships in July.
Mitsubishi L75-A94 LaserVue, priced at a
manufacturers suggested retail of $6,999 and shipping in June, has a new Clear
Contrast Screen, with VUDU movies and applications, this 75-inch large-screen
laser TV has a built-In wireless
Internet and four HDMI inputs.