Sharp Launches DH77 ‘Green’ TV

'Eco' mode activated at the touch of a button.

With the DH77 series Sharp aims to prove it has green credentials, with eco-friendliness touted as a selling point.

This amounts to an ‘Eco’ button on remote controls for the DH77 series, which, coupled with a light sensor in the TVs themselves, automatically adjusts the TV brightness to suit the surrounding conditions.

Key specs of the DH77 range, aside from it’s the claimed greenness are:

  • 32in, 42in & 46in sizes
  • 1,920 x 1,080 pixel (Full HD) resolution
  • (50,000:1)/2,000:1 (dynamic) contrast ratio (30,000:1 contrast dynamic ratio on 32in model)
  • 100Hz panel with 4ms response time
  • 10-bit image processing
  • Three HDMI ports, component, S-Video, Composite, dual-SCART inputs
  • USB port for MP3 and JPEG playback

Pricing sits at £649, £799 and £999 for the 32in, 42in and 46in models respectively. A 52in set is also mooted, although there’s no release date or pricing available for that. The rest of the DH77 series is available now.