Target Lied About Sony TV Specs: Class Action

Law360, New York (February 3, 2012, 3:18 PM EST) -- Target Corp. deceived customers about the refresh rates of certain Sony televisions it sold, according to a putative consumer class action filed Thursday in California.

Plaintiff Junious Greene alleges that he bought a Sony 40-inch Google Ready LED television that was advertised as having a 120Hz refresh rate — when in fact the refresh rate was only half what Target claimed, according to the complaint.

The refresh rate refers to the number of times the television's on-screen image refreshes each second. Higher refresh rates provide smoother-looking...
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