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MODS – Panasonic TX-P60ZT65B review now online!

 

Does look flipping good!

 

http://www.viewdone.com/panasonic-zt60-review-2013-full-hd-plasma-tv/

 

http://www.soundandvisionmag.com/blog/2013/01/12/ces-2013-panasonic-2013...

 

Forget Kuro black levels these are more like OLED level!   Cool

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This looks pretty cool too

 

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=jv3xa2cpywo

 

Does look picture like!

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RE: Panasonic ZT60

Do you think this will be available in 50 inches?   puzzled

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RE: Panasonic ZT60

Probably. Have to wait for UK press release.

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RE: Panasonic ZT60

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Probably. Have to wait for UK press release.

 

I really hope they do, otherwise at 50 inches there will not be much improvement!  Pretty sure the VT60 is the same panel as the VT50!  The ZT60 will definitely move it on again, but if it was only available in 60 inches that would be a massive disappointment.

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There is no way I could ever buy a 60 inch TV at present.

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It just looks awesome!

 

http://m.youtube.com/watch?v=C4QIk608hwg

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So it will be available in two sizes, hopefully that is a good sign.

 

http://reviews.cnet.com/flat-panel-tvs/panasonic-tc-p60zt60/4505-6482_7-...

 

Please be 50 and 60 inches here.   pray

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RE: Panasonic ZT60

I does look nice indeed! I suspect, the sizes will be 55 & 65 inches for UK.

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gel wrote:

Do you think this will be available in 50 inches?   puzzled

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There is no way I could ever buy a 60 inch TV at present.

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Please be 50 and 60 inches here.   pray

bigboss wrote:

I does look nice indeed! I suspect, the sizes will be 55 & 65 inches for UK.

Sorry gel, if Mrs gel won't allow you to buy a 60" TV you are out of luck. It does say, under "Product Overview", in the very first link that you yourself gave, the viewdone one, that the ZT60 will be in 60" and 65" sizes for both the US and UK markets.

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RE: Panasonic ZT60

According to the Cnet video in your first link, the two sizes are 60" and 65". I'm guessing it wouldn't make financial sense to manufacture different size ZT60 panels for different markets. If these are the only two sizes available, expect to pay upwards of £3,000.

They do look extremely nice, but I wonder if there's a market for such an expensive high end plasma TV with more affordable OLED TVs on the horizon?   

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RE: Panasonic ZT60

strapped for cash wrote:

I wonder if there's a market for such an expensive high end plasma TV with more affordable OLED TVs on the horizon?   

I'm not  sure about the affordable bit.

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RE: Panasonic ZT60

Son_of_SJ wrote:

strapped for cash wrote:

I wonder if there's a market for such an expensive high end plasma TV with more affordable OLED TVs on the horizon?   

I'm not  sure about the affordable bit.

I did say on the horizon. Within three years I think OLED TVs at similar screen sizes will be available for similar prices to ZT60 (of course there's an element of speculation here, but that doesn't seem too unrealistic). Only die hard enthusiasts with holes in their pockets upgrade their TVs every few years. More circumspect buyers will likely hold out for an OLED TV a little further down the line. 

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RE: Panasonic ZT60

Cheers guys. Ah! Don't believe they have done that!  It is like they have copied Sharp with the Elite TVs only being 60 inch plus!  Not sure whether I will like the VT60 and the ZT60 definitely sounds another step up again, and it has a brighter screen.  That is just great, why Panasonic?

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RE: Panasonic ZT60

You know what guys, I really don't think the VT60 is going to be available in 50 inches either!  Is that seriously the case?

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RE: Panasonic ZT60

Consider this a blessing in disguise.

You've got a TV you love. Enjoy it! Any money put aside for another upgrade could be saved or spent elsewhere. Maybe on a holiday, or an Oppo 103...  excellent!

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