Hitachi today announced a new LCD HDTV product line achieving pricing that will be attractive to value oriented shoppers.
Hitachi?s UltraVision series, which headlines the first of two new series of LCD HDTVs, will be available in a 55-inch class home theater model and in 46-inch and 42-inch class screen sizes. Each model boasts 1080p resolution, 120Hz panel speed and Hitachi?s Reel120 smooth movie motion technology with up to eight high definition inputs and ENERGY STAR qualification.
The new Alpha series, available in 42-inch and 32-inch class screen sizes, includes four HDMI connections among the seven high definition inputs. Two of the HDMI inputs are conveniently located on the side panel for easy connection of game consoles and digital cameras. The Alpha series, which also includes a high definition RGB input for direct PC connectivity, will be accessible to almost any consumer?s budget.
The Hitachi 2009 line will be released as follows:
UltraVision 55-inch Class L55S603: September $1799
UltraVision 46-inch Class L46S603: August $1299
UltraVision 42-inch Class L42S503: June $999
Alpha Series 42-inch Class L42A403: May $849
Alpha Series 32-inch Class L32A403: May $499