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 month.
- Â· 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.