Sharp Unveils "Experimental" LCD TVs Just 20 mm ThickS

Sharp has unveiled a new LCD TV, described by its president as "experimental." And if you thought that three-and-a-quarter inches was thin, then try three-quarters of an inch. Mikio Katayama, President of Sharp, didn't go into too much detail about the new screens, but this is what he did say:

Sharp Unveils "Experimental" LCD TVs Just 20 mm ThickS

Sharp Unveils "Experimental" LCD TVs Just 20 mm ThickS

Sharp Unveils "Experimental" LCD TVs Just 20 mm ThickS

Sharp Unveils "Experimental" LCD TVs Just 20 mm ThickS

Sharp Unveils "Experimental" LCD TVs Just 20 mm ThickS

Sharp Unveils "Experimental" LCD TVs Just 20 mm ThickS

Sharp Unveils "Experimental" LCD TVs Just 20 mm ThickS

Sharp Unveils "Experimental" LCD TVs Just 20 mm ThickS

Screen thickness: Between 20 and 29mm (that's a maximum of just over one inch)
Contrast ratio 100,000:1
Living contrast: 3,000:1 (200 luces)
Color reproducibility at NTSC ratio approx 150 per cent
Response speed: 4 ms
Weight: 55 pounds
Annual electric power consumption: 140kWh

The company also showed off some novel ways of displaying and storing the screen. I'm not quite sure how the fold-up version works, but it's the first origami telly I've ever seen. [Impress through Google Translate]