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Toshiba Announces Availability of 4K Ultra HD TV Series
CE Week 2013
NEW YORK — CE Week – Toshiba’s Digital Products Division (DPD), a division of Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc., today announced the L9300U Series of 4K Ultra HD TVs will be available for purchase in the U.S. this August, starting at $4,999 MSRP1 for the 58-inch model.
The new Toshiba L9300U Series TVs deliver the ultimate viewing experience for movies, TV shows, video games, photo viewing and more. Powered by Toshiba’s proprietary CEVO 4K Quad+Dual Core Processor, L9300U Series TVs deliver the highest quality 4K image processing, including Resolution Restoration to restore clean near 4K image quality from less than 4K content, Color Gamut Enhancement to create color intensity that matches the resolution impact and Surface Brilliance Enhancement that brings images to life like never before.
“While the content creators work to create more 4K content and figure out how to distribute it, consumers can still enjoy the clearer, more natural and lifelike images on a 4K Ultra HD TV,” said Scott Ramirez, vice president of product marketing and development, Visual Products, Toshiba America Information Systems, Digital Products Division. “This year, consumers can enjoy Blu-ray Discs with near 4K resolution thanks to powerful upscaling technology; however when choosing a brand, they should choose one that has high-quality processing and proven engineering skill to optimize the 4K experience right, like Toshiba.”
Featuring a new design that is modern, yet simple and elegant, the L9300 Series features a sophisticated gun-metallic trim and matching frame stand. L9300U Series Ultra HD TVs will be available in 58-, 65- and super large 84-inch class screen sizes.
Powerful Image Enhancement Technology
In addition to 4K image processing, the L9300U Series includes a suite of technologies that enhance picture quality, including:
• ClearScan® 240Hz refresh rate technology creates clearer and smoother fast motion video.
• CQ Engine™ technology offers consumers superior picture quality controls, including Edge Enhancer, Dynamic Gamma, Color Master and Expert Mode Calibration Capability, and new UltraClear Dynamic Noise Reduction to create cleaner images without sacrificing image detail.
• Color and Depth Adaptive Resolution+® to help create images with enhanced image resolution, lifelike color saturation and incredible picture depth.
Advanced Cloud TV
Offering a smarter connected experience, the L9300U Series includes advanced Cloud TV functionality. Cloud TV takes the connected experience to another level by offering easy, personalized content discovery and acquisition, including news content; better mobile device interactivity; practical social interaction features, server-based upgradability and much more. Some of the key initial Cloud TV services include:
• Family Calendar to share family events
• Personal Messaging to send and receive messages from family and friends
• Photo Album to share digital photos
• Streaming News to view news videos and slide shows
• MediaShare to access content from other DLNA-enabled devices
• MediaGuide, a TV programming guide with advanced search capabilities and program recommendations
• Built-in Wi-Fi®, Miracast™ and WiDi for both router and peer-to-peer wireless capabilities
Pricing and Availability
The Toshiba L9300U 4K Ultra HD TV Series are scheduled to ship in August 2013.
• 58-inch $4,999 MSRP
• 65-inch $6,999 MSRP
• 84-inch $16,999 MSRP
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About Toshiba America Information Systems, Inc. (TAIS)
Headquartered in Irvine, Calif., TAIS is comprised of three business units: Digital Products Division, Imaging Systems Division, and Telecommunication Systems Division. Together, these divisions provide digital products, services and solutions, including industry-leading portable computers; televisions, TV/DVD Combination products, Blu-ray Disc™ and DVD products, and portable devices; imaging products for the security, medical and manufacturing markets; storage products for computers; and IP business telephone systems with unified communications, collaboration and mobility applications. TAIS provides sales, marketing and services for its wide range of products in the United States and Latin America. TAIS is an independent operating company owned by Toshiba America, Inc., a subsidiary of Toshiba Corporation. For more information on TAIS visit us.toshiba.com.
About Toshiba Corporation
Toshiba Corporation is a world leader and innovator in pioneering high technology, a diversified manufacturer and marketer of advanced electronic and electrical products spanning digital consumer products; electronic devices and components; power systems, including nuclear energy; industrial and social infrastructure systems; and home appliances. Toshiba was founded in 1875, and today operates a global network of more than 490 companies, with 203,000 employees worldwide and annual sales surpassing 6.3 trillion yen (US$77 billion). Visit Toshiba’s web site at www.toshiba.co.jp/index.htm.
1 Price. Reseller prices may vary. MSRP means “Manufacturer’s Suggested Retail Price.”