Whilst its competition have presently begun releasing ultra-costly 8K televisions, Panasonic is opting to continue to be within just the 4K HDR sweet spot a small whilst extended, saying a huge lineup of 4K OLED and LED-Liquid crystal display televisions for launch in Australia around the coming months.
Kicking off with its flagship 4K OLED television, the 65-inch TH-65GZ2000, Panasonic introduced that its set will boast the “world’s initial constructed-in upward-firing speakers to help Dolby Atmos” when it launches in September at $8,299. The TV’s audio technique will be tuned by Technics engineers.
The maker also declared 3 much more 4K OLED products, with its 65-inch TH-65GZ1500U and TH-65GZ1000U televisions and 55-inch TH-55GZ1000U telly arriving this July.
Together with its top-tier OLED sets, Panasonic also uncovered a quantity of LED-Liquid crystal display panels for launch in 2019, starting off with its 4K Quality model, the 75-inch TH-75GX880A, followed by many other sets in its more very affordable GX Series. You can check out out a total price tag list beneath.
Clear OLED is as futuristic as it sounds
At its launch occasion in Sydney this early morning, Panasonic did tease 1 futuristic television which won’t be hitting shops any time shortly, unveiling its prototype clear OLED technologies in Australia for the initially time.
Hunting like one thing out of Steven Spielberg’s sci-fi vintage Minority report, the prototype Television set on display screen appeared like a pane of glass that could out of the blue show content material as quickly as it was switched on.
Even though it was very outstanding, it is really hard to imagine a state of affairs in which this type of engineering would be necessary. Also, with out a black qualifications on the panel, its unlikely this form of OLED can access the genuine black degrees that the exhibit know-how is acknowledged for.
That stated, it was undeniably neat and we cannot wait around to see in which Panasonic will choose this tech in the future. You can check out out a image of the tv below.
Soundbars and 4K Blu-ray players
Complementing its 2019 television vary, Panasonic also discovered its most up-to-date selection of soundbars, starting off with the flagship HTB900 and continuing with the HTB700, HTB510.
The HTB900 and HTB700 soundbars are noteworthy in that they’re the initially kinds that Panasonic has launched which guidance Dolby Atmos and DTS:X. Both soundbars also guidance 4K HDR passthrough and Google Assistant when paired with a Google good speaker.
In the meantime, the the HTB900 and HTB510 the two involve crafted-in Chromecast operation for audio, permitting customers to stream new music to the soundbars from their good products. Pricing and availability can be uncovered down below.
Whilst other companies have deserted the format, Panasonic has remained dedicated to 4K Extremely High definition Blu-ray by asserting a new UHD-prepared participant in the DP-UB150GN-K, which supports HDR10+ and HDR10, Dolby Atmos and K 60p/50p/4:4:4 output.
The UB150GN-K has been priced at $279 and offered to invest in now.