LG Releases 5.9mm Thick TV Sets

Posted May 21, 2009

LG Electronics announced a new line of TV sets that are 5.9mm thick and come in 42″ and 47″ models.  The 42″ weighs 13 pounds and the 47″ weighs 16 pounds.   The TVs use an edge-lit LED backlight system with a Cold Cathode Fluorescent Lamp scheme.

?The development of the world?s slimmest LCD TV panel demonstrates our leading edge-lit LED backlight technology that enables thinner designs in addition to our direct-lit type LED backlight assembly which delivers superior picture quality,”stated LG Display CTO and EVP Chung In-Jae.

Both TVs have an HD resolution of 1920×1080 and is 10-bit with a brightness level of 450 cd/ms.  The viewing angles are 178/178.  The 42″ uses 100 watts of power and the 47″ uses 130 watts.

[via Tom’s Hardware]