Remember the 24″ PlayStation-branded 3D display that Sony announced at E3 last year? Well, you can finally pick one up at retail stores here in Singapore starting next Thursday, February 16, for the recommended retail price of $699. Price includes one pair of 3D glasses and an HDMI cable. Additional pairs of 3D glasses are priced at $89.

Positioned as a relatively inexpensive way for gamers to experience stereoscopic 3D content in PS3 games and Blu-ray movies, this LED-backlit display will also support SimulView, which eliminates the need for “split-screens” during, say, a co-op run through Killzone 3 by letting two players see completely different, full-screen images (through the aid of those 3D glasses) on the same display.

Games that currently support SimulView include Gran Turismo 5 Spec II, Motorstorm 3: Apocalypse, Killzone 3, and Star Strike HD. The following PS3 games do not support SimulView, but are 3D-enabled:  Tekken Hybrid, Uncharted 3, Resistance 3, NBA2K12, God of War: Origins Eollection, and EyePet & Friends.

Although the display is PlayStation branded, you can connect any device – other gaming consoles, your laptop – through any of its two HDMI connectors or one component port.

The PlayStation 3D display is 35mm thin (at its thickest part), features a high image contrast of 5000:1, wide viewing angle at 176-degrees and a 4ms grey-to-grey average response time. Audio-wise, the display is outfitted with two stereo channels and one subwoofer.

Here are the specs in full:

3D Display

Product name
3D Display
Product code
CECH-ZED1H
Release date
16th Feb 2012
Recommended
retail price
SGD699
Display
Screen size:         23.5inch
Panel type:          VA
Optimal Resolution: 1920×1080
Colors:                     about 16.7Million
Viewing Angle:    176°/176°(Contrast over 10:1 )
Color Gamut(CIE1931):72%
Contrast Ratio:             5000:1
Response time:             4ms(GTG)*
Backlight Type:            Edge type, white LED
Sound output
Stereo 2ch(full range, 3W x 2, φ28mm)
Sub Woofer(5W, φ50mm)
Inputs
HDMI x 2
Video: digital GBR/Y Cb(Pb) Cr(Pr)
Sound: PCM 2ch(32kHz 44.1kHz 48kHz)
Component x 1
 Pin jack Y 1Vp-p 0.3V  Pb/Pr Cb/Cr 350mVp-p
 Pin jack 2channel 500mVrms Impedance more than 47kΩ
Outputs
Headphone out x 1
φ3.5㎜stereo mini jack
Others
Support IR remote control with BD remote control (CECH-ZRC1)
Electric source
AC100~240V 50/60Hz
Power
consumption
45W (2D viewing mode)
Standby mode: less than 0.2W
Mass
5.7kg  (stand included)
4.6kg  (stand excluded)
Dimensions
W 650 x H 391 x D 207 mm (stand included)
W 650 x H 346 x D 35 mm  (stand excluded)
Included
Power cord (1.5m)× 1
3D Glasses set (3D Glasses, Pouch, USB Cable(Type A-micro B, 0.2m)) × 1
HDMI cable(2.0m) × 1

 

3D Glasses

Product name
3D Glasses
Product code
CECH-ZEG1G
Release date
16th Feb 2012
Recommended
retail price
SGD89
Mass
About 45g
Dimensions
W 174x H 41 x D 177 mm (in use)
W 174 x H 41 x D 60 mm (folded)
Battery time
About 3 hours for 3 minutes rapid charging, about 30 hours for 45 minutes charging
 Included
Pouch ×1
USB Cable for charging (Type A‐micro B 0.2m) ×1


 

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