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58 inches of film fan joy?

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Philips has introduced a 3D version of its Cinema 21:9 movie theatre aspect ratio telly.

Cinema 21:9 Platinum Series has a 58in screen presents pictures in a 2.3:1 cinemascope aspect ratio and illuminated with a 1500-LED array backlight. It has 400Hz frame interpolation.

Philips Cinema 21:9 Platinum Series

And it also features Philips' Ambilight technology: rear- and side-facing coloured lights behind the TB that change colour according to what's taking place on the screen. NetTV, Philips' internet TV front end, is also built-in, and can be set to appear picture-in-picture.

Reg Hardware was dead impressed with the screen's predecessor, reviewed here.

Philips Cinema 21:9 Platinum Series

Not that this film buff friendly goodness comes cheap: The Cinema 21:9 Platinum Series goes on sale later this month priced at €3999 (£3312). It gets worse: that doesn't include the cost of active shutter glasses and the sync transmitter needed for 3D viewing. ®

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