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IFA 07 Sharp has announced five new Aquos LCD HD TVs in a range of screen sizes: 32in, 37in, 42in, 46in and finally a 52in display. All members of the X20E range support 1080p resolution and the cinema-style 24p frame rate.

An example of the Sharp Aquos X20E LCD TV range
Sharp's Aquos X20E

In addition, Sharp presented four new iPod sound systems. The DK-A1H and DK-A1HBK each incorporate a slot-loading CD player that can play CD-R/RWs packed with MP3 or Windows Media files. All generations of Apple's cult music player can be used and while in place, the iPod itself is charged.

The DK-A1H iPod stereo sound system
Sharp's DK-A1H iPod sound system

Finally, the Japanese electronics giant also officially broadcast news of its new Blu-ray player, the Aquos BD-HP20S, that we first covered in July. It will provide 1080p resolution and support 24p through its HDMI 1.3 port. The sleek-looking machines come in a black piano varnish finish with mirrored front and will play home-burned DVD-R/RWs and CD-R/RWs.

The Sharp Aquos BD-HP20S Blu-ray player
Sharp's Aquos BD-HP20S Blu-ray player

Europe-wide pricing and availability details for any of the products were not released, but Sharp said the BD-HP20S will probably be available on the German market during Q4, so hopefully it'll also be on sale throughout the rest of Europe at the same time.

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