Sharp Elite TVs Off To Good Start
"They said the black levels are the same as the original," Vieira said. "The off-axis viewing is also very good."
Despite the strong reviews, many dealers are still worried that Sharp, which is known in the channel for its aggressive price-cutting, will eventually drop the price on the Elite sets to drive volume.
"Their intent seems to be to do the right thing, but intents tend to change at the end of the month," said Dave Wexler of the Little Guys Home Technology, Mokena, Ill. "But we do have faith in them. Hopefully they can make this thing work."