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LG M50 TV monitor floats on air

by Navin Maini on 11 March 2011, 16:30

Tags: LG Electronics (066570.KS)

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LG is attempting to make miracles with its new M50 TV monitor.

The USP, according to LG, is a product designed to serve dual-purposes - as both a computer and video display - reaching out to those who rely on their screen as a source of entertainment and information.

Available in a range of sizes, all the way from 18.5in to 25in, the M50 boasts a svelte 16.8mm profile and is described as fusing together the use of transparent plastics, lighting effects and a special arc-shaped base to produce quite the optical illusion of floating on air.

On the performance side of the spectrum, full HD resolution support, dual 5W integrated speakers and LED-backlit technology are key ingredients, with a 5ms response time, 170° viewing angle and quoted 5,000,000:1 contrast ratio bringing up the rear end.

As well as D-Sub, DVI and HDMI being part of the connectivity team, the M50's environmental credentials are also touted, together with a claimed 40 per cent reduction in power consumption when compared to units utilising LCD technology.

No word on availability or pricing was available at the time of going to press.    

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Are these people mad?

When did you ever hear someone say “I'd like a TV that appears to hover above the cupboard I stand it on”.

People who want inconspicuous mounting can already buy a wall mounting kit.

I know product differentiation sells things, but this seems bonkers. Make A Better Telly, lads.
Doesn't this just show you how easily people are roped into gimmicks and whatevers new?

Either way, I doubt it will be the “new” thing to have.