Samsung today claimed to have produced the world's first 175cm (70in) LCD panel for high-definition TVs - 12.5cm (5in) bigger than the largest LCD TV currently on the market. The monster telly has a resolution of 1,920 x 1,080, the company said.
The display has a contrast ratio of 2000:1 and a brightness of 600cdmpm². The response time is less than 8ms, and Samsung claimed the screen has a 180° viewing angle in both the horizontal and vertical axes. The display has a 120Hz update rate.
Samsung said it won't start mass-producing the 70in screen until sometime during the first half of 2007. ®