It should be no surprise then that now when they finally launched a 3D TV it was something a bit special: a Cinemascope 3D TV with a 21:9 aspect ratio, the same as you get in a cinema, meaning you no longer have to compromise between black-bars or cropping;regular 16:9 widescreen 3D TVs were launched at about the same time though.
Best First Generation Glasses Free 3D TV
One place where Philips do aim to lead the way is with auto 3D that won’t require glasses. Although they may not be first to market their system, they may be the best of the first generation. Other positive features include how far you can sit from a screen and how an acute an angle you can be at for 3D to still work.
As you would expect from Philips all of their 3D TVs benefit from exceptional sound quality and the 2D picture quality is similarly top quality.
Like all but LG, Philips’ first 3D TVs feature active shutter systems to trick the mind into thinking it is watching a continuous image when in-fact the picture is flickering so each eye is in turn seeing different images.
Philips LED pro system gives the LCD screens a boost and makes light and dark clearer, this has proven to be vital for good quality 3D picture quality as a lot of light is lost going through the tinted 3D glasses and screens can otherwise be difficult to see with bright ambient light. Not everyone watches movies in the dark and for 3D to be truly successful it will need to be something people use on a regular basis whatever they are watching, not just films. Continue reading “Philips 3d TVs”