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    Samsung unveils world’s slimmest LCD television

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    Korea-based electronics major, Samsung Electronics unveiled its slimmest LCD (liquid crystal display) television. The new product, measuring only 6.5 millimetres (0.26 inch) thick, is thinner than any other existing television set and even slimmer than most mobile handsets, according to a statement by Samsung official.

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    Industry watchers estimate the tech behemoth would rake in some .31 billion in operating profit solely from its chip business division.

    Added the company official, the product’s thickness is one-seventh of Samsung’s Bordeaux 850 LCD television, which is currently the thinnest on the market. The new product, which adopts an LED (light emitting diode) backlighting system, will be on display at the 2009 consumer electronics show in Las Vegas from January 8 to 11.

    SAMSUNG Electronics’ employs approximately 150,000 people in 134 offices in 62 countries and consists of four main business units including digital media, LCD, semiconductor, and telecommunication.11

    — IndiaRetailing Bureau