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Panasonic VIERA TC-P55VT60 55-Inch 1080p 3D Plasma HDTV

April 15, 2013 by  
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Panasonic VIERA TC-P55VT60 55-Inch 1080p 3D Plasma HDTV

Panasonic VIERA TC-P55VT60 55-Inch 1080p 3D Plasma HDTV

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NEW for 2013. Panasonic’s new high end TC-P55VT60 3D Ready 55-Inch VT60 Series 1080p High-Definition Plasma HDTV. Glass and Metal Design. The VT60 Series is Panasonic’s high end Plasma TV with a THX 3D Certified Display for best cinema quality in either 2D or 3D viewing. This is Panasonic’s latest 4th generation of 3D Ready TVs. Includes 2 pair of active 3D glasses. 3D programming is now available on Blu-ray disc, DirectTV, ESPN, Comcast, Video Consoles, and other programming. The new NeoPlasma black 3000 Panel with infinite black ultra filter and newly developed fast switching phosphors provides for minimal afterimages and displays deep blacks with minimal reflection for bright, vivid images. A new motion compensating technology (Neo Plasma Black 3000 FFD) renders faster-moving images with greater sharpness. Features 24p playback for watching motion pictures. The 1920 x 1080 pixel Full HD screen has double the pixels of a 720p TV. It shares the 16:9 aspect ratio similar to movie theater screens, providing a theater-like experience at home. The VT60 Series has a long life 100,000 hour panel. Voice Interaction allows you to operate the TV, change settings and conduct online searches with verbal commands. VIERA remote 2 allows you to control your TV from your Smartphone or Tablet.

Panasonic has discontinued manufacturing Plasma TVs, so the 2013 models will be their final year (while supplies last).

3D Full HDSMART TV: Included Viera Connect: makes it possible to stream multimedia content from the Internet directly into this HDTV. This 2013 model has been upgraded with a Dual Core Processor with a Hexa-Processing Engine to speed up Smart TV operations, and has added a built-in camera. Internet Ready content includes: streaming movies, TV shows, music, photos, home video, Amazon Video on Demand, Netflix, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Hulu Plus, Skype, Sports and more. Set can use ethernet or use the Built-in WiFi adapter to connect to the internet. 600Hz Sub-field Drive for fast motion. The TC-P55VT60 has Three HDMI (1.4) and one component inputs. Integrated NTSC/ ATSC /QAM tuners. Three USB 2.0 ports and an SD card slot to view digital camera pictures and videos (H.264 AVCHD supported). DLNA CERTIFIED┬« to connect your home network. Sound is provided by VR-Audio Pro Surround 2.1 with 20 watt sound and Subwoofer. eHELP User’s Manual is built right into the TV. Bluetooth compatible (Keyboards/audio devices).

Dimensions: 51.9″ x 33.7″ x 11.7″ inches with stand
Dimensions: 51.9″ x 30.2″ x 2.0″ inches without stand

Available Sizes: 65-Inch, 60-Inch, and 55-Inch

Smart-Review Commentary: For 2013, Panasonic is the leader in 3D Ready Plasma TVs. The Viera VT60 series is at the top of the line and comes fully loaded with features. New for 2013 is the inclusion of a Dual Core Processor with a Hexa-Processing Engine to provide much faster Smart TV and general TV operations. Also new is the inclusion of a built-in camera, voice control, Swipe & Share 2.0, Viera Touchpad Controller, better speakers, and advanced picture controls. The new NeoPlasma black 3000 Panel along with faster switching phosphors produces great contrast, and will help in making a picture with great colors, with excellent shadow detail. The THX 3D Certified Display will show movies exactly as the director intended. The TV is DLNA compliant to allow you to use content from your PC and other devices on your TV. The TC-P55VT60 has an integrated SD card slot and USB ports with which you can show your photos or home videos in full HD on its large screen. The Viera Connect adds internet content to your TV, including Web Browsing, Netflix, Youtube, Skype, Facebook, HuluPlus and more. The set has a built-in WiFi adapter, so there is nothing extra to buy. With VIERA Remote App Support, you can control your TV with your smartphone or tablet. The remote control has a touchpad for easy navigation, and a microphone for voice commands. Unlike last year’s model, this one includes two pair of Active Shutter 3D glasses. We were very impressed by the picture of this TV when we previewed it at CES 2013. It has received high praise from consumer reviews. The Panasonic TC-P55VT60 is a very high quality Plasma TV which receives the Smart-Review Top Pick for 2013.

Panasonic VT60 Series 55-inch 60-inch 65-inch
    HDTV Features

  • HDTV Features
  • *New 2013 Model
  • 1080p (1920 x 1080)
  • THX 3D Certified Display
  • Infinite Black Ultra Filter
  • 6,000,000:1 contrast ratio
  • Dual Core Processor
  • 3D Ready
  • 3D Glasses Included
  • VR-Audio Pro Surround 2.1
  • DLNA Certified
  • Internet Ready
  • Three HDMI Connections
  • 100,000 hour panel
  • 20 Watt Sound System
  • Voice Control
  • Built-in Camera
  • SD Card Memory Slot

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