Sony presents extra-sturdy LCD TV (video)


Sony Japan has announced the GXD-L65H1 today [JP], a 65-inch LCD TV that’s supposed to be extra-sturdy. The company hopes the rain- and dustproof TV (that fulfills the IP54 standard) will be used in rain stations and sports stadiums.

The TV features full HD resolution, 2,500:1 contrast ratio, 700dc/m2 brightness, 8ms response time, 178 degress viewing angle, Ethernet and DVI/HDMI ports.


Measuring 1,557×183×931mm (weight: 94kg), the TV will be sold only in Japan from May 12 for $1,900.

The following video is from Sony’s Japanese website and shows the TV under semi-extreme conditions.