Philips will also participate at CES 2011 with the release of the new 4000 / 5000 / 6000 series of LCDs, 3D Blu-ray disc players and home theater systems.
The company introduces the new Philips 4000 LED series of Full HD televisions. Available in 40", 46" and 55" sized displays, this new line of ultra-thin LED televisions feature the high-powered Pixel Precise HD Engine for a crisp picture.
Delivering on consumers' desire to wirelessly access their PC content without restrictions, P&F offers MediaConnect technology, the only solution on the market that delivers a simple, integrated solution allowing consumers to access all their PC content without boundaries. Unlike IPTV sets today that are limited to widgets, apps and/or selected sites, Philips MediaConnect allows for navigating anywhere on the internet. Anything and everything that can be seen on the computer can now be viewed wirelessly on the big screen.
Total access is furthered by the addition of NetTV, which gives consumers the ability to press one button and wirelessly stream 15,000 movie options including HD content, directly to the TV. NetTV also allows consumers to access VUDU - offering them another advantage with access to view online videos and photos through popular social sites such as Facebook and Twitter. NetTV also opens up a variety of Video on Demand options including Netflix, Blockbuster, and FilmFresh, as well as information sites like news, weather, or music streaming via Pandora.
The 4000 LED series has a powerful performance upgrade that includes a LED display, Pixel Precise HD processing and SRS TruSurround HD sound.
The 4000 LED series will ship by May for prices of $749, $999 and $1499 in order of mention. For those who couldn't care less about MediaConnect of NetTV, a 19-inch, 22-inch and 32-inch version will be available this month for $199.99, $249.99 and $449.99, respectively.
The new Philips 5000 LCD series of Full HD televisions will be available in 40", 46" and 55" sized displays. They feature the high-powered Pixel Precise HD Engine, 120HZ SRS TruSurround HD sound, the Total access feature and NetTV connectivity options. These will be available sometime in the April / May time frame for $679, $899 and $1099.
P&F USA also introduces the new Philips 6000 LED series of Full HD 3D televisions today. Available in 40", 46" and 55" sized displays, this new line of ultra-thin LED televisions combines active 3D technology with a host of features such as the high-powered Pixel Precise HD Engine, Total Access, NetTV and SRS TruSurround HD sound.
The 40PFL6706 (40-inch), 46PFL6706 (46-inch) and 55PFL6706 (55-inch) models are expected this September for $999, $1299 and $1699 in order of mention.
Blu-ray Home Theater systems
P&F puts the emphasis on the "theater" experience as it unveils a new line of Philips Blu-ray Home Theater systems today at the 2011 CES.
These systems are packed with features such as 3D playback, Philips MediaConnect, NetTV, Netflix and Blockbuster streaming. A new sleek design, wireless connectivity and wireless rear speakers on certain models assure these systems will be a welcomed complement to any TV viewing environment.
These new systems also offer consumers unlimited access between their PC and TV with Philips MediaConnect and NetTV.
The entire range of Blu-ray home theater systems also features a host of streaming options such as Netflix, Blockbuster, FilmFresh and vTuner internet radio.
For a true theater experience, the new line also offers Dolby Digital and Pro Logic II combined with 1,000 watts of total power. Deep Color technology delivers vivid images in more than a billion colors and eliminates on-screen color banding.
They'll be shipping from February to May for $269.99 to $449.99.
New 3D connected Blu-ray Disc Players
Philips is introducing its new Blu-ray players today at the 2011 CES. Packed with features such as 3D playback, Philips MediaConnect, NetTV, Netflix and Blockbuster streaming, these new players not only bring movies to life but allow consumers unlimited access between their PC and TV.
The entire range of Blu-ray Disc players also features a host of streaming options such as Netflix, Blockbuster, FilmFresh and vTuner internet radio. These new players process full 1080p at 24fps for cinema-like images.
Helping make the transition to Blu-ray quality seamless, Philips Blu-ray players will automatically upscale consumers' existing DVDs quality to 1080p to make the picture look even better regardless of the TV brand. All five models offer AVCHD playback ensuring users can watch a wealth of videos without limiting their format options.
The BDP 7506 and 5506 feature a sleek design with a touch screen controls, while the rest of the line keeps with a minimalistic design that will enhance any environment, all while filling the room with powerful sound.
The $169.99 (BDP3506), $199.99 (BDP5506) and $219.99 (BDP7506) models support 3D Blu-ray. The whole range shipping between next month and April.