Lewis W. Diuguid

Samsung’s new 110-inch TV is a head-scratcher

Updated: 2014-01-01T23:21:56Z

By Lewis W. Diuguid

The Kansas City Star

Samsung announced that it is selling a 110-inch television that has four times the resolution of standard high-definition TVs. The kicker is that the sale price in South Korea is $150,000.

The appeal of a TV that size is mystifying. It can only enlarge and make clearer the programming piped in through cable, satellite, telephone and via HDTV antennas.

That means the 110-inch, ultra-high resolution TV will make the mindless junk people now consume bigger and clearer. It will only cost more to watch.

People have to ask, “Why is that so desirable?”

To reach Lewis W. Diuguid, call 816-234-4723 or send email to ldiuguid@kcstar.com.

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