Sony recently began shipping two new Grand WEGA micro-display rear projection high-definition TVs (HDTVs).
The 70-inch KDS-R70XBR2 and 60-inch KDS-R60XBR2, which use Sony's three 0.61-inch SXRD chips, support full resolution of 1,920×1,080 and are based on the company's Silicon X-tal Reflective Display (SXRD) technology. The two XBR sets round out the complete SXRD line announced earlier this year.
The two sets deliver up to contrast ratio of 10,000:1 and response time of 2.5ms. Other features include two HDMI (high-definition multimedia interface) inputs with 1080p capability, front HDMI HDV camcorder connection and a PC input. The XBR models feature side speakers, which are removable on the KDS-R70XBR2 model.
The KDS-R70XBR2 and KDS-R60XBR2 units are available for about US$7,000 and US$4,300, respectively, through Sony's retail stores, according to the company.