Westinghouse Intros LD-4255 42" LED LCD TV
Westinghouse Digital, one of the leading LCD TV manufacturers in the U.S, is making it possible for consumers to own the latest HDTV technology at a more affordable price than ever before. Westinghouse Digital is pleased to introduce the latest member of their brand new LED line, the 42” 1080p LD-4255. The latest release in the Westinghouse LED line combines top of the line picture quality, sleek design featuring a high-gloss black frame, complemented by understated red accents and industry-leading energy efficiency to set a new benchmark in LED HDTV value.
The 42” LD-4255 is ideal for the consumer looking to achieve a home theater experience in any room of the house. The set is only about 1.25 inches thick at the TV’s visible edges and features an edge-lit LED system that provides a remarkably vivid picture, thanks to a high contrast ratio and a 120Hz refresh rate. This outstanding gradient light ability results in extremely detailed color representation for a stunning picture. The LD-4255 features 1920 x 1080 resolution, 16x9 aspect ratio and has 2 HDMI, 1 Composite and 1 VGA/Component input and is easily wall mountable weighing a mere 30 pounds.
Rey Roque, Vice President of Marketing says, “We’re very excited about the arrival of the LD-4255. The brand new 42” 1080p combines the latest LED technologies with an attractive design and remarkable energy efficiency. The set’s high contrast ratios and quick refresh rate make the LD-4255 a great choice for the consumer looking to get a true home theater experience.”
Continuing with Westinghouse Digital’s tradition of industry-leading energy efficiency for its TVs, the new LD-4255 is also extremely eco-friendly. The 42” LD-4255 exceeds Energy Star 5.0 ratings, which are slated to go into effect in 2012. The LD-4255 only consumes about 80 watts of power-- 30% lower than today’s most stringent Energy Star requirement. Even the LED line packaging process is eco-efficient. The product box is made of recycled materials, is recyclable and uses soy based ink.
Westinghouse Digital’s new LED lineup combines the styling of the highest-end HDTVs with the dramatic performance benefits of advanced LED picture technology, all at values that are comparable to conventional LCD TV price points.
The LD-4255 will be available at retail in mid-September with an estimated street price of $749.
About Westinghouse Digital
Westinghouse Digital is one of the leading LCD TV manufacturers in the U.S. The company offers a complete suite of innovative LED and LCD displays for the consumer market, as well as LCD-based consumer electronic products that deliver the latest digital content for the ultimate entertainment or commercial display experience. Westinghouse Digital’s award-winning consumer HDTV lineup includes a complete family of 720p and 1080p eco-friendly LED and LCD HDTVs and HD 1080p monitors in a wide range of sizes and formats. Westinghouse Digital has made a strong commitment to producing eco-friendly, energy-saving displays with their Greenvue and LED product lines which exceed Energy Star 5.0 and California Energy Commission (CEC) Tier 1 & 2 standards. The NPD Group reported in TWICE magazine that Westinghouse is in the top 10 for television sales from November 2009 through April 2010. For more information, please visit www.westinghousedigital.com.
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As far as I know, unless it's changed, the Toshiba and Westinghouse televisions are manufactured in the same plants. Toshiba has owned Westinghouse for some time now.