We already knew about its flagship JZ2000 OLED TV, however now Panasonic has introduced the remainder of its 2021 TV line-up. It includes 4 OLED fashions and three LED TVs, and consists of the model’s first ever 48-inch OLED mannequin.
A 48-inch OLED is huge information as a result of beforehand OLED TVs had been solely extensively accessible at sizes beginning at 55in. Final yr, LG launched the first 48-inch OLED TV, adopted by Sony after which Philips. Now Panasonic makes it 4.
In reality, Panasonic has three 48-inch fashions in its vary. All three OLEDs introduced immediately – the JZ1500, JZ1000 and JZ980 – all are available in 48-inch, 55-inch and 65-inch sizes. Just like the JZ2000, all of them profit from the color tuning expertise of Stefan Sonnenfeld from post-production specialists Company 3.
Additionally just like the JZ2000, the JZ1500 options Panasonic’s Grasp HDR OLED Skilled Version panels, which delivers a brighter OLED expertise. Beforehand, these had been the protect of the agency’s flagship units, however the thought is that you’ll now have the ability to get pleasure from a punchier HDR efficiency with out having to additionally pay the additional for the sonic oomph of the JZ2000.
All of Panasonic’s new OLED TVs even have the identical HCX Professional AI processor because the JZ2000. This processor is new for 2021, and permits the brand new Auto AI image mode. This detects what sort of content material you are watching – movies or sports activities, for instance – and optimises the image output to go well with it greatest. Auto AI is a standalone image mode, so you’ll be able to nonetheless manually choose a preset, when you favor.
The HCX AI Professional processor additionally permits Sport Mode Excessive, which reduces latency, making for faster response instances.
So what about these LCD TVs? There are three new for 2021. The range-topping JX940 is available in 75-inch, 65-inch, 55-inch and 49-inch sizes, whereas the JX850 is offered in 65-inch, 58-inch, 50-inch and 40-inch. The JX800 is available in 65-inch, 58-inch, 50-inch and 40-inch flavours.
The JX940 has the identical HCX Professional AI processor as the brand new OLEDs, in idea making it superb for followers of sports activities and gaming. There’s additionally Clever Clear Movement onboard for smoothing out dynamic actions for flicker-free viewing. The 120Hz HDR Cinema Show Professional panel additionally has huge viewing angles, making it excellent for when huge gatherings are once more allowed.
Dolby Atmos comes as commonplace, whereas its pedestal design lets the TV increase to accommodate a soundbar.
The JX800, in the meantime, options Panasonic’s earlier technology HCX processor in a extra reasonably priced package deal. It additionally options Google’s Android TV OS.
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