Feeds

Currys claims 3D TV 'first'

'We're taking orders,' chirps retailer

High performance access to file storage

DSG chain Currys was today keen to tell World+Dog that it not only has "the first 3D TV in the UK" at on of its biggest shops, but that it's the "only" chain taking orders.

Taking orders, yes, but handing out product, no. And Currys didn't say when ordered tellies, transmitters and glasses will ship.

Not that we anticipate that this will trouble too many folk as you're going to have to be very well heeled to buy into 3D TV technology.

3D TV

Big picture, even bigger price

Said "first" 3D TV is a Sony 52in job which retails for a pound under three grand. And don't forget, that doesn't include the essential 3D glasses. These cost £100 a pair. You'll also have to buy a transmitter to allow the TV to synchronise itself with the specs, and that costs £75.

Currys said it'll have cheaper Sony 3D TVs in time for the World Cup, but they'll set you back at least £1999. Ouch.

Can't make it to a Currys shop? You can order 3D TVs from 4pm today through the chain's website. The 52-incher is being demo'd at Curry's New Malden Megastore. ®

High performance access to file storage

More from The Register

next story
Audio fans, prepare yourself for the Second Coming ... of Blu-ray
High Fidelity Pure Audio – is this what your ears have been waiting for?
Dropbox defends fantastically badly timed Condoleezza Rice appointment
'Nothing is going to change with Dr. Rice's appointment,' file sharer promises
Nokia offers 'voluntary retirement' to 6,000+ Indian employees
India's 'predictability and stability' cited as mobe-maker's tax payment deadline nears
Apple DOMINATES the Valley, rakes in more profit than Google, HP, Intel, Cisco COMBINED
Cook & Co. also pay more taxes than those four worthies PLUS eBay and Oracle
It may be ILLEGAL to run Heartbleed health checks – IT lawyer
Do the right thing, earn up to 10 years in clink
France bans managers from contacting workers outside business hours
«Email? Mais non ... il est plus tard que six heures du soir!»
Adrian Mole author Sue Townsend dies at 68
RIP Blighty's best-selling author of the 1980s
Zucker punched: Google gobbles Facebook-wooed Titan Aerospace
Up, up and away in my beautiful balloon flying broadband-bot
Analysts: Bright future for smartphones, tablets, wearables
There's plenty of good money to be made if you stay out of the PC market
prev story

Whitepapers

Mainstay ROI - Does application security pay?
In this whitepaper learn how you and your enterprise might benefit from better software security.
Five 3D headsets to be won!
We were so impressed by the Durovis Dive headset we’ve asked the company to give some away to Reg readers.
3 Big data security analytics techniques
Applying these Big Data security analytics techniques can help you make your business safer by detecting attacks early, before significant damage is done.
The benefits of software based PBX
Why you should break free from your proprietary PBX and how to leverage your existing server hardware.
Mobile application security study
Download this report to see the alarming realities regarding the sheer number of applications vulnerable to attack, as well as the most common and easily addressable vulnerability errors.