5 Beautiful Retro Style Televisions You Should See #television #tech #retro
We will start out with the set from Dosheesha. This television combines modern tech, intelligent design and nostalgia from the 70s. It has a cleverly designed cabinet that looks great and provides storage. The top serves as a trunk for media, such as movies and games. While the hidden space behind the front panel, is perfect for game consoles or a cable box. The cabinet is made of real wood, and comes with an extra set of short legs, in case you want to place the television on a raised surface. Apart from that, this television includes a front facing headphone jack, two HDMI inputs, optical output, RCA jacks, standard Ethernet port, and USB port. The latter can be used for an external hard disk. At the moment, this television is only available in Japan.
The second television is The Classic TV from LG. Although it was a beautiful set, the high price and cheap materials kept it from succeeding. The 32-inch set was adorned with a pair of rotary dials for changing the volume and channel. Alongside a trio of function buttons, and a retro-styled panel speaker. Beyond that, it was just like other modern television sets. It had a 1080p LCD display, HDMI, USB, and streaming capabilities.
Crosley is currently known for creating vintage styled audio equipment. But a few years ago decided to return to their roots, and created this beautiful retro television. It included a modern 1080p LED screen with a wooden trim for an old school feel. Plus a slick front-facing volume knob and speakers. This 24 inch television was priced at $200 when it launched.
The Hipolite was a made to order, vintage styled television from France. The sets were fully customizable. With a wide array of colors, and multiple finishes. As well as other high-quality materials. They featured an LED panel, integrated sub-woofer, and wireless connectivity. Although very attractive and premium, the high price and lack of marketing caused the company's demise.
Korean-based studio, PDF house. Has re-imagined the Teleavia P111 for today’s customer. They kept the signature curves from the original model. And its white plastic housing. It's portability has also been kept intact, with the addition of a leather handle. The most drastic update is the base, which has been altered to handle its wider display. The large controls that original featured on the front, have been minimized using clean and simple icons, and re-positioned at the base of the screen. Although, a lightweight in comparison to the original, the larger version wont be as portable. The back contains all the necessary connectors for todays and yesterdays equipment. And the remote, has been designed like a miniature version of the television.
Retroduck is a smartphone dock that will instantly, and dramatically, transform your smartphone into a retro-style television. Allowing you to enjoy it like your TV set at home, while adding character to your room. This is the older version, which works with iPhone 6, up to iPhone 8 plus. The open side design, allows you to slide in your smartphone with ease. Coming in three main colors, you can also add a variety of accessories. The Retroduck features interchangeable legs and antenna for a fun and quirky look to really stand out. This might be the best option if you don't have the money and space for a full sized television.