New Wireless Plasmas From Panasonic

Panasonic releases its long-awaited Z1 series plasma with Full HD and wireless technology

Panasonic has released a whole range of TVs, but the shining star has to be its new 1-inch ultra-thin Z1 model, which features a Neo Full HD Plasma panel and 1080p wireless HDMI HD technology.

The Z1 offers a brighter picture with deeper blacks and improved dynamic contrast ratio (2,000,000+:1), all housed in a one-inch thin unit. The Z1 Series will be available in the new 54-inch size.

Other televisions include the V10 Premium Full HD Series, which is a super thin 2-inch plasma with features such as 600Hz Sub-field Drive, 2,000,000+:1 dynamic contrast ratio, Digital Cinema Colour and full THX Display certification. The V10 Series features a one-sheet of glass design and will be available in a 50-inch size.

The VIERA G10 Series also features the Neo Full HD Plasma display, incorporating 600HZ Sub Field Drive and 2,000,000+:1 dynamic contrast ratio for fast-moving images and improved brightness, claims Panasonic. This Series features an AR Filter and swivel stand. As with all 2009 VIERA models it includes intelligent connectivity features such as VIERA Image Viewer and enhanced VIERA Link.

The VIERA S10 Plasma Series is part of the new Eco PDP range, and offers a broad range of sizes for consumers wanting to step up into the Full High Definition space.  Key features of the S10 Series include full-time 1080 TV lines of motion resolution, 2,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio and 24p playback. The S10 Series also features VIERA Image Viewer with SD Card slot and AVCHD compatibility.  Eco PDP technology delivers improved energy-efficiency.

The VIERA X10 Series gives consumers an entry-level into the Panasonic 720p HD range. The X10 VIERA HDTVs offer good picture performance with a 600Hz Sub-field Drive that delivers good motion focus, VIERA Image Viewer for sharing AVCHD content and digital photos with friends and family, and VIERA Link control of all compatible Panasonic A/V home entertainment components via a single remote. 

All Panasonic’s 2009 VIERA Plasma HDTVs have improved energy efficiency and will be launched to the market with a new energy star rating label as part of the voluntary labelling scheme. Furthermore, Panasonic has launched its Energy Wise website ( with information about the energy star ratings of each Panasonic VIERA model, and an easy-to-use calculator that allows consumers to determine the running costs for their household.

NeoPDP combines fundamental improvements in materials and processes, discharge gas and cell design, and circuit and drive technology, making the NeoPDP a revolution in Plasma display. Boasting twice the luminous efficiency of previous displaysi the NeoPDP offers exciting new possibilities in image quality.




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