Toshiba L9300U Series Ultra HD TVs Start Selling

Toshiba's flagship 4K Ultra HD TVs, under the L9300U series, are now available. Available in 58-inch, 65-inch, and 84-inch sizes, these TVs offer 3840 x 2160-pixel resolutions, ClearScan 240 Hz refresh rate technology that works to reduce ghosting/blur. CQ Engine, which performs gives you image quality enhancements such as anti-aliasing (post-processing), dynamic gamma, white/digital noise-reduction, and a self image calibration utility. The TV can auto-enable image enhancements based on the resolution of its input.

The second aspect to the L9300U series is its Advanced Cloud TV software, that doesn't pretend to be a do-it-all PC/media-center replacement. You get a clean tiled user-interface (ring any bells?), and apps that are most appropriate to family living rooms, such as a family calendar, personal messaging, a photo album, news clips, media-share (sharing media with DLNA-compliant devices), a TV program guide, and support for Wi-Di and Miracast.

The fist L9300U TVs should begin shipping out by August. The 58-inch, 65-inch, and 84-inch variants are priced at US $4,999, $6,999, and $16,999, respectively.