Philips announces latest edge-lit LED Aurea HDTV
The third generation of the Philips Aurea edge-lit LED HDTV was announced on Thursday. The 40-inch 1080p LCD model utilizes Philips' Active Frame with Ambilight Spectra technology which lights up the display with 250 LEDs surrounding the display. The new Aurea display also includes Net TV which allows it to connect to home ethernet or wireless networks in order to stream YouTube and other video content from the web. Other features include DLNA compatibility, 80, 000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, 100 Hz refresh rate, a 2 millisecond response rate, and 450 cd/m2 brightness. There's also a ton of connection options on this model including 5 HDMI 1.3a slots, S-video, USB, component, composite, VGA, and digital coaxial audio input. Philips hasn't announced pricing or availability for the Aurea, however it'll most likely only ship in Europe.
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Posted by Justin Davey at September 5, 2009 9:30 AM