Sharp unveiled the Quattron+ TVs during CES 2014, and the TVs are now available in stores. The pseudo-4K TVs use Full HD LCD panels, but can receive 4K signals and utilize an extra sub pixel to improve resolution, says Sharp.
Here comes the Quattron+ TVs
Sharp has released its Quattron+ – or Quattron Pro in Europe – TVs. Sharp claims to deliver 2.5 times the resolution of Full HD by utilizing a special sub-pixel structure; the smaller elements that a full pixel is built from. Instead of using three sub pixels, Sharp is using four. The TVs can also receive 4K input signals – if you have a 4K player, that is.
The Quattron+ TV are now available in stores in 60, 70, and 80-inch sizes as part of Sharp’s 2014 TV line-up. The 60 and 70-inch models exist in two variants, with and without Smart TV features, including apps such as Netflix, Vudu, YouTube, Pandora, and more. Other technical specs include 240 Hz panels, 4 HDMI inputs, and a THX picture certification. They also offer active 3D technology.
Five models exist; two 60-inch models, two 70-inch models and a single 80-inch model that will hit stores a little later. Prices start at $1999. The models are available in the US now.