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New Models For the 2005-2006 Year

Beastslayer1
05-02-2005, 08:26 PM
I got out of sales about 4 months ago, oh its so good to be free!!! :) Yet there is one thing I miss. I miss hearing about the upcoming models. :( Has anybody heard anything about the newest models from; Hitachi, Sony, Toshiba, Samsung, etc. If you have links, please post them here in this thread, pictures would be nice, and info would be great...the more indepth the better... :yippee: Coming on guys...so me some luvin!!! :thumbsup:

petej
05-03-2005, 12:31 AM
http://news.sel.sony.com/pressrelease/5686

LordGamer
05-03-2005, 07:48 AM
http://news.sel.sony.com/pressrelease/5686

Those are the ones I'm looking to buy this summer. Either the 42" or the 50" (depending on price and deals).

After looking over pictures repeatedly, I really enjoy the new look of the "e" series and the smaller design is a plus.

Tecumseh
05-03-2005, 04:20 PM
Those are the ones I'm looking to buy this summer. Either the 42" or the 50" (depending on price and deals).

After looking over pictures repeatedly, I really enjoy the new look of the "e" series and the smaller design is a plus.

ME too...the 50" Sony is in my sightlines! :banana:

LordGamer
05-04-2005, 08:24 AM
ME too...the 50" Sony is in my sightlines! :banana:

I decided yesterday, the new "e" series is what I'm going for, no question. I will shoot for the 50", unless I can get the 42" and the stand (I still can't believe how much stands can cost...sick) for about the same price.

It all comes down to the types of deals I get, but knowing me, I will just end up shelling out the pesos to get the 50" and the stand, and just not eat for a couple of weeks. ;)

By them not being released for a few months, works out well, it will allow me to put some money aside as opposed to just charging the set.

petej
05-04-2005, 10:04 AM
This is the quote that really got my attention. As a result I will most likely turn in my 42we655 before my 30 day limit ends:

quote:
"For example, the new 50-inch model can be stored in a cabinet that previously held a 42-inch television and the new 42-inch model can be stored in a space that use to house a 36-inch television."

They have apparently improved the menu system so you don't have to sequentially navigate thru the inputs, or so it appears. And they have yet again improved management of dark detail scenes, even though the current model also does an excellent job.

I'm just guessing here but the new sound system in the E10 series will probably not be as good as what's in the 42/50we655 series now. And I noticed that the next step up E models from the E10 series still has speakers on the sides, although the 55" and larger models will be able to handle 768P instead of the standard 720P.

LordGamer
05-04-2005, 02:13 PM
This is the quote that really got my attention. As a result I will most likely turn in my 42we655 before my 30 day limit ends:

quote:
"For example, the new 50-inch model can be stored in a cabinet that previously held a 42-inch television and the new 42-inch model can be stored in a space that use to house a 36-inch television."

They have apparently improved the menu system so you don't have to sequentially navigate thru the inputs, or so it appears. And they have yet again improved management of dark detail scenes, even though the current model also does an excellent job.

I'm just guessing here but the new sound system in the E10 series will probably not be as good as what's in the 42/50we655 series now. And I noticed that the next step up E models from the E10 series still has speakers on the sides, although the 55" and larger models will be able to handle 768P instead of the standard 720P.

The slimmer design will be a huge welcome. The sound from the TV speakers doesn't matter to me; I run my sound through my surround sound system any how. I'm very excited about the sets (42" and 50"), thier release can't get here soon enough for me.

HughScot
05-04-2005, 05:44 PM
If you really want ALL the info on all the new sets coming out in 05/06 I would suggest you go to the following site and download Rodolfo's 140 page report. He is a friend of mine and I have a copy and it is excellent, you can also download a free sample at this location.

http://mysite.verizon.net/rodolfo.lamaestra/index.htm

dbelon
05-05-2005, 06:51 PM
The new KFD-E55A20 looks awesome. I think this could be my final answer Thanks. I can't wait to check it out. I was considering the KDF-55WF699 or KDF-55XS955 but this looks better than either. These should be out for sale soon. I would love to see the spec sheet and MSRP price. Anyone know where I can get more info? Thanks.

Dennis

dontknowjack
05-06-2005, 01:52 AM
Those sony TVs look fantastic. However their native resolutions are still 720p. I would love to see 1080p TVs from sony.

HughScot
05-06-2005, 06:02 AM
Those sony TVs look fantastic. However their native resolutions are still 720p. I would love to see 1080p TVs from sony.

Go look at the Sony Qualia 006, it's a 70" 1080p and the list is 13k.

Beastslayer1
05-07-2005, 09:14 PM
Sweet...that's awesome. I think we've got Sony pretty much nailed down, but what about the others? You know, there are other manufacturers besides Sony. Hitachi, Toshiba, Samsung...now...let's start posting "here say." You know word of mouth from credible sources, not just CEDA.

RSawdey
05-08-2005, 01:15 PM
Nailed down with one $13,000 model? What about their redesigned LCD RPTVs, with bottom speakers? (among others)

"Hear Say" is not usually required to be credible... buyer beware...

Beastslayer1
05-08-2005, 08:24 PM
Ok...well. Just before I left hhgregg; a local electronics retailer in Indiana, Ohio, Georgia, and the Carolinas. I heard that Hitachi was going to have two versions of the Cineform LCD projection series televisions. One version model line would have speakers on the bottom, with the tinted screen shield removable, and in 42", 50", 60", and 70". The other model line would have the speakers on the side, available in 42, 50, 60, 70 inches, but lack the removable screen shield. Once again this was "here say," but it came directly from the mouth of "Mark" one of the companies technical representatives and on the discussion board who addresses issues to the engineers who design the television. Mark also stated "that when he saw the sets, they in the test and marketing stage," which means we might see them, then we might not. We may see them in certain size ranges, or not at all...

CatManDoo
05-08-2005, 09:01 PM
Sweet...that's awesome. I think we've got Sony pretty much nailed down, but what about the others? You know, there are other manufacturers besides Sony. Hitachi, Toshiba, Samsung...now...let's start posting "here say." You know word of mouth from credible sources, not just CEDA.
What is "CEDA"? :confused: I did a search on Google, and it came back with "Committee for Economic Development of Australia" and a couple other things that did not look like TV stuff. Help! :eek:

HughScot
05-08-2005, 09:07 PM
What is "CEDA"? :confused: I did a search on Google, and it came back with "Committee for Economic Development of Australia" and a couple other things that did not look like TV stuff. Help! :eek:


Actually it is CEDIA which stands for Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association and they hold their big convention in Indiannapolis in Sept. Then we have CES which is put on by CEA which is the Consumer Electronics Association. CES, the Consumer Electronics Show is held in Vegas the first week or so in January.

CatManDoo
05-08-2005, 09:28 PM
Actually it is CEDIA which stands for Custom Electronic Design & Installation Association and they hold their big convention in Indiannapolis in Sept. Then we have CES which is put on by CEA which is the Consumer Electronics Association. CES, the Consumer Electronics Show is held in Vegas the first week or so in January.
OK, I found it. Thanks! :yippee:

CEDIA (http://www.cedia.net/)
After I hit the Powerball, they're the first ones I'll call. Nice setups!