fujitsu 1080p 42-inch plasma

Fujitsu and Hitachi have reached a new "low" in the somewhat humorous competition among display manufacturers to produce the "world's smallest" 1080p plasma. The new 1920 x 1080 42-inch PDP snatches the title from previous record holder Panasonic, whose 50-inch model seems positively huge in comparison. This 16:9 widescreen features a 3000:1 contrast ratio and 1000 cd/m2 brightness—no word yet on pricing or availability, but we'll be following this story closely, as you can be sure that the 42-incher isn't the last contender we'll see in this heated battle.

[Via Akihabara]

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