The Sharp LC-52D74U is a 52-inch full HD 1080p LCD HDTV from Sharps Aquos range. The set features a high 18,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio which provides deep blacks and great colors along with a fast 4ms response time for sharp, motion blur free images, and a high viewing angle of 176 degrees.
The Sharp LC52D74U provides access via the Ethernet port to Aquos Net service which provides web based content and real time customer support directly to the screen. Users can also create widgets to check weather, stock quotes etc while still watching the HDTV.
Also featured on the Sharp Aquos LC-52D74U is a 4-wavelength backlight system which provides a wider color spectrum, enabling deeper and more vivid colors than normal. Three HDMI 1.3 inputs are featured with full 24p / 1080p support, along with 2x component inputs and a PC VGA input. The LC52D74U also has a “cornerstone” design with a slim frame and stealth speakers.
The Sharp LC-52D74U will be available in April for a recommended price of $3,599.