JVC 55-inch Black Sapphire 4000 Series | US$1,299.99 | www.jvc.com
we can’t think of any reasons that you haven’t made the switch to HDTV. you know, what they said about the ‘grass is greener on the other side’, well, it holds some truth to it and you really have get to other side (in this case the HD side) to feel what it’s like to live a life in HD and trust us, you will never look back at SD, ever. plus, with HDTV ladened with latest technologies going on a price dive, it is all the more reason to switch. case in point: the JVC 55-inch Black Sapphire 4000 Series 3D HDTV (JLE55SP4000). it features JVC’s XinemaView 3D acoustic and post processing technologies that enhances the system’s 45 watts audio output for a surround-sound effect without the need for additional speakers and it comes bundled with not two but four pairs of battery-free 3D glasses. other features include an ultra-thin bezel that’s less than 0.5″ thick, full HD 1080p edge-lit LED display with 120Hz CrystalMotion, 3D-capable, built-in WiFi, JVC’s Internet Connected Experience (I.C.E.) with preloaded and downloadable ICE apps (you know the usuals like Netflix, YouTube, Vudu and Pandora – just to name a few), and comes with a remote control complete with QWERTY keypad. of course, it also comes with a host of I/Os including a pair of USB ports, four HDMI inputs, component and composite video inputs, one VGA/RGB PC input, a 3.5mm audio input jack, optical output, and standard stereo input – all lined up along the side, so there’s no need to fumble blindly, trying to access them on the back. the most amazing part of the JVC 55-inch Black Sapphire 4000 Series 3D HDTV? it cost just $1,299.99 (SRP) a set and that’s for a 55-inch large screen 3D HDTV with all the tech pumped in. who would have dreamed of that?