Sharp announces that it will ship the world's first 8K TV.
Sharp announced that it will sell the world's first 8K TV starting October 30th. The Sharp LV-85001 is an 85-inch monster with 8K Super High Definition screen. 8K means that the new Sharp TV has 16 times the resolution of a full HD TV.
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This new Sharp TV that is ahead of its time is built around an IGZO LCD screen with a resolution of 7,680x4,320 pixels and a frame rate of up to 120Hz. The new 8K Sharp TV also supports HDR (High Dynamic Range).
The LV-85001 is equipped with a proprietary LED backlight system that employs a new phosphor, and achieves a coverage of 78% of the next generation color standard ITU-R BT.2020.
Sharp aims to sell the 85-inch Sharp LV-85001 TV to video production and broadcasting companies. The display can be setup as a horizontal or vertical display.
The Japanese consumer electronics company will show off the LV-85001 at the CEATEC Japan on October 7th.
Japan aims to broadcast commercial TV programming with 4K and 8K starting in 2020.
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