Business: The Littlest TV

Rise of the mini-tube

Ever had an urge to cut television's Six Million Dollar Man down to size? Easy—if you can afford $395 for an unusual new product turning up in some U.S. department stores. It is a pocket television set, barely larger than a paperback book, with a 2-in. screen. The set, called the Sinclair Microvision, weighs less than 2 Ibs., functions on all frequencies in most countries and operates up to eight hours on a rechargeable battery pack.

Though Inventor Clive Sinclair, 37, is hoping to drum up demand for his set...

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