Technology.am (Aug.9 , 2009) — Japanese Sharp has unveiled its latest range of AQUOS DX2-series HDTV, which is the first HDTV line in the world that will feature a built-in Blu-ray recorder.
It has a slot-loading Blu-ray drive in their right-hand side; they also support BD-Live and IPTV via an ethernet connection.
The AQUOS DX2 series consists of several steps: 26-inch, 32-inch, 40-inch, 46-inch, and 52-inch, all of this TVs have high-definition resolution.
For the first two, that is 26-inch and 32-inch models, its maximum resolution is 720p with a 7000:1 dynamic contrast and two HDMI inputs, while in the case of 40-inch, 46-inch, and 52-inch models is reach 1080p resolution (Full HD), they have a dynamic contrast of 15000:1 and have three HDMI inputs.
The DX2-series LCD have ability to store up to 30 hours of high definition video on a dual-layer Blu-ray disc, where it will transcode and compress to MPEG-4 format without the need for external boxes or wires.
It will be available in Japan on September 10 and prices are: $1787 for the 26-inch, $2000 for the 32-inch, $2943 for the 40-inch, $3993 for the 46-inch, and finally, the 52-inch display will be priced at $5048.