sharp1 Sharp plans to sell 90 inch LCD TV in US, 80 inch in China and Japan

LCD TVs are getting bigger by the months. Japanese manufacturer Sharp has recently announced plans to sell the 90-inch LCD TV in US, and 80-inch LCD TV in China and Japan.

sharp1 Sharp plans to sell 90 inch LCD TV in US, 80 inch in China and Japan

According to Japanese media report on a recent interview with Sharp's president, Mikio Katayama, the company is planning to push their 90-inch LCD TVs in USA next year 2012. The model will be Sharp's largest LCD TV product to date. Sharp is already selling their 80-inch products in USA, and is currently the market leader in the country on large-size LCD TVs. Katayama said that the company is planning to introduce their 80-inch LCD TVs in China and Japan, in the first half of 2012; Sharp is already retailing their 70-inch in both countries. The Sharp president also expressed that the company intends to use the AQUOS branding for large-size LCD TVs.

On December 8, Kozo Takahashi, executive managing officer of Sharp, North and South America Group, said that it was thanks to the 60-inch LCD TVs that the company's sales have exceeded expectations. This year, the sales in US has reached 1.9 million units, which is almost a 40% growth compared to last year, and about 1.1 million of the total are 60-inch LCD TVs.

Source: hexun