The Hitachi 55VF820 is a sleek, 55” (diagonal) rear projection high definition TV. The set uses LCD technology. The VF820 series launched by Hitachi in general provides a plasma like finish. The cabinet has a black metallic finish, which gives the set an elegant look. The screen is made of antireflective material. Overall, the Hitachi 55VF820 has an extremely sleek and compact design.
The native resolution offered by the Hitachi 55VF820 is 1280 X 720. The aspect ratio is 16:9. The images produced are extremely sharp and smooth. The VirtualHD™1080p II Video processor analyses each and every frame to give a continuous output resulting in a better viewing experience. Day and night settings are provided and stored in the memory and can be used depending upon the day and night conditions. A cable card slot is also provided so the need for separate set top boxes is eliminated.
The contrast ratio is great and even the black levels are noteworthy. The Hitachi 55VF820 is just less than 18” deep, which makes it a good choice than most other bulky TV’s. The flatness of the set is one area in which Hitachi seems to have many aces up its sleeve. A picture in picture mode is also along with four preset modes (normal, wide, zoom1, zoom2). A 3:2 pulldown is also given which enables free flowing video streaming. The set is priced at somewhere around $3300.
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