Sony T TV-8-301 - 1960
The world's first fully transistorized television. All aspects of design, including operation, features, and size are optimized for portability. Eliminating every inch of dead space enables maximum screen size in front. The overall shape is uniformly rounded (even the CRT surface). It was an invitation to enjoy personal time watching TV by oneself. Weighing only 13 pounds, it ran on household current or two 6 volt lead acid batteries. It even included a retractable visor to kept sun off its screen. This set introduced the signature style of a central Sony logo. . Released on the market in 1960, it was discontinued in 1962.