1. 1. Sony Trinitron - 1968
1. Sony Trinitron - 1968
Sony introduced the full power of colour TV into living rooms with an innovative new brand of CRT tech, promising best-ever picture quality, 25 per cent brighter than the leading 'shadow mask' sets of the time. The Trinitron brand lived for forty years, shifting 280m sets.
Did you know? Sony combined the three existing CRT designs into one, hence Trinitron.
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