Sharp announced a new TV series this week. The Japanese group is launching the EQ series in Europe, consisting of LCD LED models that have quantum dot technology. In addition, the new models are equipped with a Harman Kardon audio system and support for Dolby Atmos.
Sharp’s EQ series of televisions are 4K models equipped with a quantum dot-filter. We know them from the QLED televisions from Samsung and TCL. The technique should provide richer colors and higher contrast. HDR is supported in the form of HDR10, HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma) and Dolby Vision. Sharp’s AQUOS Smooth Motion technology is also present for smooth playback.
In terms of audio, the models are equipped with Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. The audio system is a 24-Watt two-way speaker system from Harman Kardon, specially developed for the EQ series. The televisions come with Android TV, version 11, and offer access to voice control with the Google Assistant. In addition, the Google Stadia gaming streaming service is supported and there are four HDMI 2.1 ports with ALLM. Furthermore, Bluetooth, Chromecast, a micro SD card reader, an AUX output and two USB ports are available for playing additional multimedia content.
The aluminum housing and speaker grill give the televisions a refined finish. Four different screen sizes are available in both black (EQ3) and silver (EQ4) with different front grilles. The prices are as followed;
- 50 inches (127 cm): 799 euros
- 55 inches (139 cm): 899 euros
- 65 inches (165 cm): 1,199 euros
- 75 inches (189 cm): 1,799 euros