Monday, December 22, 2014
Search
  
Submit your own News for
inclusion in our Site.
Click here...
Breaking News
North Korean Internet Otage Fuels Speculation
Semiconductor Market Set for Strongest Growth in Four Years in 2014
New Asus Dual-camera Zenfone Coming At CES
Samsung Introduces SE790C Curved Monitor
Chinese Motion-sensing VR Glasses Coming On Kickstarter
Kodak Returns To CES With Consumer Product Line
North Korea Suggests Joint Inverstigation With U.S. Over Sony Hacking
T-Mobile to Pay $90 Million To Settle Case With FCC
Active Discussions
Digital Audio Extraction and Plextools
Will there be any trade in scheme for the coming PSP Go?
Hello, Glad to be Aboard!!!
Best optical drive for ripping CD's? My LG 4163B is mediocre.
Hi All!
cdrw trouble
CDR for car Sat Nav
DVD/DL for Optiarc 7191S at 8X
 Home > News > Consumer Electronics > Sharp T...
Last 7 Days News : SU MO TU WE TH FR SA All News

Tuesday, October 05, 2004
Sharp Takes Aim at PDP Market with Biggest LCD TV


Sharp said that developed a 65-inch liquid crystal display (LCD) television, the world's biggest, in a bid to break into the large flat-panel TV market dominated by plasma display (PDP) makers.

Sharp, the world's biggest maker of LCD televisions, said that it was considering marketing the new TVs, along with smaller versions with an LCD screen of over 50 inches, in the next business year ending in March 2006.

"This would expand the domain of LCDs," Sharp director Takashi Okuda told reporters. "With the latest development, the industry view that LCD TVs are 40 inches or smaller and plasma is for bigger TVs would become a thing in the past."

Sharp did not disclose the price or output target for the new products, but said it wants to set a price that will make the LCD TVs competitive with plasma televisions.

Sharp and South Korea's Samsung Electronics Co. Ltd. were the first two major manufacturers to target LCDs of more than 40 inches.

Sharp in August launched a 45-inch LCD TV with a recommended price of just under 1 million yen ($9,017), following Samsung, which has already sold 46-inch LCD TVs in Japan.

The announcement comes a day after Sharp predicted a 32 percent rise in operating profit for the April-September first half to a record, citing strong demand for LCD TVs.

Sharp said it expected consolidated operating profit to reach 77 billion yen compared with a profit of 58.58 billion yen in the first six months of last business year.

The Osaka-based company saw about a 90 percent rise in its LCD TV sales in the six months to September to 130 billion yen compared with a year earlier as consumers traded in bulky cathode ray tube televisions for flat-screen models.

Shares in Sharp were down 1.44 percent at 1,573 yen in Tokyo in the morning session, against a 0.08 percent decline in the benchmark Nikkei 225 share average.


Previous
Next
Sony celebrates five years of SA-CD        All News        Iomega Unleashes 16x Double-Layer DVD Drives
Visible Light Communications Using LEDs!     Consumer Electronics News      Buffalo Ships Networked DVD Media Player Using Sigma's WMV9 Chip

Get RSS feed Easy Print E-Mail this Message

Related News
Sharp Showcases 4.1-inch, 736ppi IGZO LCD Prototype
Sharp 2Q Profit Slides
Sharp To Produce New Backlight-free LCD Panel For Wearables
Sharp To Start Making 4K Displays For Smartphones
Sharp Licensing TV Brand in Europe to Slovak Universal Media
Sharp Pushes Back Production Of Energy-efficient MEMS-IGZO Displays
Sharp, Pioneer Dissolve Their Capital Alliance
Sharp Launches 12-Mpixel CMOS Sensor for 4k Video
Sharp Brings Bezel-free Smartphone To The U.S.
Chinese Smartphones Boost Sharp's 1Q Operating Profit
Sharp Develops Brighter LED for LCD Backlights
Sharp to Exit TV And Home Appliance European Markets

Most Popular News
 
Home | News | All News | Reviews | Articles | Guides | Download | Expert Area | Forum | Site Info
Site best viewed at 1024x768+ - CDRINFO.COM 1998-2014 - All rights reserved -
Privacy policy - Contact Us .