The Biggest Thin Screen T Vs Yet Are Coming To A Wall Near You

The long-awaited era of hang-on-the-wall TV screens is about to dawn. Japan's Sharp Corp. says that by the end of this year it will market at least two full-color screens--9-inch and 14-inch, diagonally measured--that are barely more than an inch thick (27 mm). These screens, whose picture quality equals that of a conventional set's, according to the company, would be the largest liquid-crystal displays available commercially. Last September, Sharp started selling a 5.6-inch LCD TV in Japan that lists for $815. The company has not disclosed prices for the two impending models, but industry sources predict the smaller one will go for roughly $1,850 at first.

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