Since 1912, Sharp has been synonymous with innovation. 110 years has redefined consumer electronics starting with televisions, whose evolution has seen Sharp among the game’s major champions. The first Japanese company to produce televisions for consumers, Sharp was a pioneer in the development of liquid crystal displays and the first to produce large-format LCD televisions. Over the years, it has introduced many unique technologies such as the Quattron palette with four primary colors that represent an era. Today Sharp celebrates an important anniversary with the return to Italy of its TV range and its new EQ series of Quantum Dot LCD TVs, which are accessible, versatile, unique in design and with a high quality / price ratio.
Aluminum body and invisible stand out with unique design
Sharp EQ series TVs are characterized by the use of high-quality materials and original design, characteristics that are difficult to find in this price range. EQ TVs are actually made of aluminum, with a silver finish – Now a rarity in today’s TV market – for the EQ4 series and black for the EQ3 series. Both series are available in 50-, 55-, 65-, and 75-inch sizes, with nearly invisible bezels that make the screen image stand out even more. The base is also original, made from a single piece of aluminum that runs along the back, drawing a slot on the support surface that keeps the EQ series’ design light by magically suspending the screen in an elevated position.
The EQ series mounts a full LED backlit Type VA LCD panel and uses Quantum Dot technology to reproduce the wide color gamut of the DCI-P3 color space. In fact, Sharp TVs of the EQ series Support for major HDR video formats, namely HDR10, HLG, and Dolby Vision, with peak brightness of up to 500 nits to deliver impactful pictures from streaming video services like Apple TV+, Disney+, Netflix and Prime Video. EQ series TVs are also equipped with HDMI 2.1 inputs and support for specifications such as VRR (48 to 60 Hz), automatic low latency mode and fast media switching. An ambient light sensor automatically adjusts the panel backlight to optimize consumption and provide maximum viewing comfort in all conditions, while AQUOS Smooth Motion frame interpolation technology ensures smooth images with any type of content. Finally, the EQ series is equipped with both a DVB-T/T2 digital terrestrial tuner and a DVB-S/S2 satellite tuner.
Immersive Harman/Kardon signature sound
The hallmark of the EQ series is undoubtedly the exclusive Harman / Kardon audio system. The adjective “exclusive” is not used lightly, because the EQ Series includes proprietary low-distortion amplifiers Specifically developed by Harman/Kardon for this specific model of Sharp TVwith characteristics unique to this chip.
The lower grille, which is a distinctive design element of the Sharp EQ series TVs, actually hides two particularly bulky speakers, Each features a voice box with a volume of just over 0.5 liters, to ensure the correct contribution of low frequencies. Emission is forward for the tweeters – silky – across the front grille, while the tweeters project downward to ensure a powerful, distortion-free response: the EQ Series audio system has a THD harmonic distortion figure of just 1%, among the lowest for this product’s range.
The level of support for next-generation audio codecs is also complete. Supports Sharp EQ TV series Not only Dolby Digital Plus and Dolby Atmos sound, but also tracks encoded in DTS:X And it introduces DTS Virtual:X technology to return an immersive 360-degree listening experience with any type of content. There is also an HDMI input with eARC functionality, which allows you to take advantage of new audio codecs even with external speakers.
A true Smart TV with the versatility of the Android TV ecosystem
EQ series TVs are based on Google’s smart TV platform, Android TV. This means access to the entire comprehensive catalog of apps available on the Google Play Store, from all the major streaming services, to video games, all the way to new cloud gaming services, for practically unlimited versatility. Android TV supports a wide range of gamepads that can be connected via USB ports, or wirelessly thanks to the built-in Bluetooth connectivity, which also allows wireless headphones and other accessories to connect to the TV.
Android TV integrates the Google Assistant voice assistant, which allows you to access the main functions of the TV using not only your voice, but also to search for applications in the Store, new content to watch and simplify typing text within applications. The built-in Chromecast functionality also makes it easy to share content from your smartphone to your TV, thanks to the wide support of devices and apps.
More details about the Sharp EQ range are available on Sharp’s official website https://www.sharpconsumer.it/e…