ADVERTISEMENT

Sharp announces ultra-thin 52-inch TV, Russian subsidiary

Deals

Japanese electronics giant Sharp presented the prototype of an ultra-thin flat-screen television measuring just two centimeters thick to reporters in Tokyo Wednesday.

The 52-inch liquid-crystal display (LCD) television screen is a quarter as thin as the company’s previous thinnest model, which was 8.1 centimeters thick. The new model also uses half as much energy as the previous leading model, now consuming 140 kilowatt-hours of electricity per annum. Sharp said it hoped to have the model in mass production by 2010.

“What we are presenting here is by far the thinnest (screen) with the lowest energy consumption,” Sharp’s president Mikio Katayama told reporters. The company said that it had also a new sales subsidiary in Moscow to boost sales of LCD televisions in the popular Aquos series in the rapidly growing Russian market. The new office would sell LCD TVs assembled in Sharp’s new factory in Poland, which started operations in July. Sharp plans to sell 46- and 57-inch TVs and other large-screen models in Russia. Sharp’s German subsidiary was previously responsible for sales to the Russian market. (monstersandcritics.com)

ADVERTISEMENT

Czech economic confidence weakens in October Analysis

Czech economic confidence weakens in October

Parl't votes to phase out savings coops integration framewor... Parliament

Parl't votes to phase out savings coops integration framewor...

Roche Szolgáltató appoints P&C business partner lead Appointments

Roche Szolgáltató appoints P&C business partner lead

Budapest airport shuttle bus service expanded City

Budapest airport shuttle bus service expanded

SUPPORT THE BUDAPEST BUSINESS JOURNAL

Producing journalism that is worthy of the name is a costly business. For 27 years, the publishers, editors and reporters of the Budapest Business Journal have striven to bring you business news that works, information that you can trust, that is factual, accurate and presented without fear or favor.
Newspaper organizations across the globe have struggled to find a business model that allows them to continue to excel, without compromising their ability to perform. Most recently, some have experimented with the idea of involving their most important stakeholders, their readers.
We would like to offer that same opportunity to our readers. We would like to invite you to help us deliver the quality business journalism you require. Hit our Support the BBJ button and you can choose the how much and how often you send us your contributions.