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TV Looks Like A Sheet Of Glass Leaning Against The Wall

Philips's new 'DesignLine' provides high-end picture quality features and boasts a frameless front that hides the screen in off-mode.

Emma Hutchings
Emma Hutchings on March 15, 2013.

TVs have evolved from bulky boxes to streamlined, thin sets that hang from the wall. Now this new TV announced by Philips takes design to a new level. ‘DesignLine‘ is made of one seamless sheet of gradient black glass, and it leans against the wall without a stand or visible frame.

The new TV is light and transparent, with its frameless glass front displaying a smooth flow from black opaque to transparent in standby mode, which becomes invisible when watching TV. ‘Ambilight 3-sided XL’ adds to the floating appearance of the Philips DesignLine TV, projecting light that precisely matches the color of the on-screen content onto the wall behind.

Philips TV Is Like A Sheet Of Glass Leaning Against The Wall

The series was designed with interior decoration in mind, as it blends into its environment. The sheet of glass sits on a top-class LCD screen powered by a high-performance dual-core processor with Perfect Pixel HD engine. The DesignLine features 1400 Hz Perfect Motion Rate, Micro Dimming and Local Contrast for improved motion sharpness, picture quality and contrast.

The new TV series will feature models with 46″ and 55″ screen size, and will be available in Europe and Russia in the second quarter of 2013. You can check out the video below to see the Philips DesignLine:

Philips DesignLine

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