Philips' 56-inch Cinema 21:9 HDTV gets showcased on video

Philips' groundbreaking Cinema 21:9 HDTV looked so curious when it launched a fortnight ago that engadget actually questioned its authenticity. Clearly, this beauty is for real. Pocket-lint was lucky enough to be on-hand for its unveiling in London, and it hosted up a nice video showing off the 56-inch beast in action. The black bars you've grown used to detesting were indeed gone, and while Philips wouldn't dole out any hard specifications, engadget were told that it boasts five HDMI sockets, a Spring release date and an estimated £3,000 ($4,276) price tag.

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Tempist3575d ago

There is almost no market for this. I can't see people having a TV for regular TV shows and a TV for movies.

So instead of bars at the top, we have to contend with bars at the sides?