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Samsung Releases Its 2011 Range Of Smart TVs In India

Samsung has recently introduced its 2011 range of Smart TVs in India including the Samsung D5500, D6000, D7000, D8000 LED TV series and the Samsung D8000 Plasma series. All of these Smart TVs come equipped with Smart Hub, allowing users to watch videos online, browse the internet, search content on the web or on a DLNA connected device and social networking. Available in sizes between 40- to 60-inch, the Samsung LED TV range are starting from Rs. 68,900 ($1,559) to Rs. 400,000 ($9,053). The Samsung D8000 Plasma is currently available in 64-inch model for Rs. 230,000 ($5,205). [SamsungHub]

Hitachi Wooo XP07 Series Plasma TV And LCD TV

Hitachi is ready to launch a new series of PDP (Plasma) TV and LCD TV in the Japanese market. Known as the Hitachi Wooo XP07 series, both PDP (Plasma) TV and LCD TV come equipped with a built-in 320GB HDD and a trio of digital TV tuners, allowing you to record two channel simultaneously. The Hitachi Wooo XP07 Plasma TV will be available in 42-inch, 46-inch and 50-inch models, while the Hitachi Wooo XP07 LCD TV will be available in 32-inch (HD-ready), 37-inch (Full HD) and 42-inch (Full HD) models. [Akihabara]

Samsung D8000 LED TV

by Johan on January 6, 2011

Samsung D8000 LED TV

Available in 51-inch, 59-inch and 64-inch screen sizes, the new Samsung D8000 LED TV displays beautiful 2D and 3D videos with a 240Hz refresh rate and a super fast 0.001ms response time. The D8000 series also sports the Micro Dimming Plus technologies for deep blacks and pure whites, a built-in Wi-Fi and an improved Quad Stand. What’s more, this LED TV also features Samsung’s Touch Control, USB ConnectShare Movie, DLNA streaming support and the ability to Skype over your TV if you buy an optional webcam. [Samsung USA]

Panasonic VIERA GT25 Full HD 3D Plasma TV

by Johan on August 17, 2010

Panasonic today rolled out the Panasonic VIERA GT25 Full HD 3D Plasma TV that features 42-inch class (41.6-inch measured diagonally) and 50-inch class (49.9-inch measured diagonally) screen sizes. The GT25 Series also includes 2D to 3D conversion which can convert a 2D image or video to 3D. The Active Shutter 3D Eyewear (sold separately) is required for viewing 3D content. The 42-inch model (TC-P42G25) retails for $1699.95, while the 50-inch model (TC-P50GT25) is priced at $2099.95. Both models will be available in late August 2010. [Press Release]

Samsung has unveiled the pricing of the C680 and C490 active-shutter Plasma 3D TVs. As a reminder, the Samsung C680 supports a Full-HD resolution with a 2,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, four HDMI ports, a USB port, Samsung’s Internet and DLNA AllShare. The Samsung C490 is a budget-range 3D plasma TV that supports HD (720p) resolution and a trio of HDMI inputs. The 50-inch PN50C680, 58-inch PN58C680, 50-inch PN50C490 are priced at $1,599, $2,299 and $1,099, respectively. [SamsungHub]

Samsung 3D Fabrizio PAVV PDP TV

by Johan on July 19, 2010

Samsung today announced a couple of new 3D Fabrizio PAVV PDP TV series, which consists of the 680 – 50-inch (PN50C680G5F) and the 490 – 50-inch (PN50C490B3D). Both PDP TVs provide a vivid resolution on the screen and support DLNA, USB, DviX, Xvid, USB video, photo playback as well as Samsung’s latest energy saving eco-friendly features. Too bad, there is no info on pricing at this time. Read more

Panasonic V10 NeoPDP Plasma TV

by Johan on September 6, 2009

Panasonic V10 NeoPDP Plasma TV

Panasonic today rolled out a new V10 NeoPDP Plasma TV for home theater. Available in 58-inch and 65-inch models, the Plasma comes jam packed with 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio with 600Hz panel technology and THX certified. Pricing info is still unavailable so far. [DailyDigitals]

BeoVision 4 103-inch Plasma Display

by Johan on May 6, 2009

BeoVision 4 103-inch Plasma Display

Bang & Olufsen has introduced the BeoVision 4 103-inch plasma display, which is claimed to be the ultimate flat screen TV in the market today. The plasma screen comes equipped with its own stand that can lift the screen and turn and tilt it to the optimal viewing position at the touch of a button. Available in black, silver, red, blue, and dark grey, the BeoVision 4 can be custom ordered from any Bang & Olufsen showroom. A lead time of three to four months is expected as each product is custom built-to-order and requires a special “white-glove” delivery and installation process. The MSRP for the BeoVision 4 is $93,050 on wall mount or $111,805 on motorized floor stand. [Press Release]

Samsung’s New 29mm Thick PDP TV

by Johan on May 4, 2009

Samsung's New 29mm Thick PDP TV

Samsung has recently introduced its latest Full HD 850 PAVV, a 50-inch PDP (Plasma) “Finger Slim” with a thickness of only 29mm. The Plasma TV is 40% more power efficient and 20% lighter (26kg) than its predecessor. The new 850 PAVV 50-inch PDP TV features Samsung’s Full HD Crystal Engine, DLNA Support, “USB 2.0 Videos” giving you the possibility to watch DivX videos, photos, or play your MP3 directly from an external HDD or USB thumb key to your TV. If you are unsatisfied with the 50-inch screen, Samsung also provides a larger 58-inch model. No info on pricing at this time. [Akihabara]

Panasonic 54Z1 Plasma Unveiled

by Johan on March 12, 2009

Panasonic 54Z1 Plasma Unveiled

Panasonic’s super slim 54Z1 plasma TV has been unveiled. What makes this thin plasma TV special is that its wireless HD receiver box that comes along with it. The plasma also comes with a remote which is an RF unit that is capable of non-line-of-sight channel changing. There is no further info about the pricing of this plasma TV. I am sure it will be expensive. [Engadget]