Sharp’s Quantum Dot EQ3 and EQ4 Android TVs arrive in Italy | Prices

Sharp has launched on the Italian market the EQ Series TVs with Quantum Dot (here we have deepened all the specifications), here at the debut in Europe on a product of the Japanese brand. The products are divided into two variants: EQ3 with black finish and EQ4 in silver. The front grille that conceals the speakers also changes between the two versions: on EQ3 we find a series of horizontal blades while on EQ4 there is a more conventional perforated surface. The design involves the use of very thin bezels and an aluminum chassis.

There are four cuts available for each variant: 50 “, 55 “, 65 “ And 75 “. The panels are Ultra HD LCD VA type LCD with resolution Ultra HD and backlight Direct LED. The refresh rate is a 50/60 Hz while the maximum luminance ranges between 450 and 550 cd / m² – nit. Sharp claims 94% coverage for the DCI-P3 color space and 78% for BT.2020. Videos in HDR in formats HDR10, HLG And Dolby Vision.

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The video processor AQUOS UltraClear manages all the functions related to upscaling, noise reduction and image optimization even in motion through the technology AQUOS Smooth Motion, which applies the so-called frame interpolation (here we explain how it works). The index is used to summarize performance and compare it to other Sharp TVs Active Motion 1000.

The audio section, created in collaboration with Harman Kardon, is composed of two-way speakers with an output equal to 15 W x 2. The speakers are divided into a pair of silk tweeters with frontal emission and two woofers with downward emission. Compatible audio formats include Dolby Digital, Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby AC-4, Dolby Atmos And DTS: X. DTS technologies also include the DTS Virtual: Xa process that reconstructs a virtual surround effect.

There Smart TV it is on base Android TV 11 and offers access to the Play Store and all the applications including Netflix, Prime Video, YouTube, Disney +, Apple TV + and also the cloud gaming of Stadia. Voice interaction is also available via Google Assistant. The equipment is completed by DVB-T2 and DVB-S2 TV tuners and 4 HDMI 2.1 inputs with eARC (HDMI 1), Auto Low Latency Mode (ALLM), Quick Media Switching (QMS: here we go into more detail on how it works) e Variable Refresh Rate (VRR) operating in a range between 48 and 60 Hz.

Following the list prices:

  • 50 “: 629 EUR
  • 55 “: 699 EUR
  • 65 “: 999 EUR
  • 75 “: 1.399 EUR

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