5 ways Panasonic’s OLED TV range delivers the ultimate in home entertainment

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 If you want to have the full-fat, no-holds-barred Hollywood movie experience at home, then there’s no better way than with a Panasonic OLED TV from John Lewis & Partners. The range includes the Panasonic LZ2000, the Panasonic LZ1500 and the Panasonic LZ1000 TVs, ranging in size from 48 inches up to 77 inches, so there’s something for every room.

Designed to completely absorb you into a movie with perfect reproduction of the sound and visuals, just as the director intended, they’re the ideal upgrade for film fans.

Panasonic’s OLED TVs are renowned for their ultra-precise colours, their unbeatably realistic detail, and their deep contrast that gives you that dark-room cinema feeling.

And they’re not just about movies – they’re also equipped with the latest and greatest gaming tech, geared up for the best features of next-gen consoles, and with instant response times when you need them.

And while some TVs require an additional soundbar just to complete the package, you don’t need one with Panasonic’s TVs, thanks to their superior built-in sound systems, plus Dolby Atmos support for the clearest and most precise positioning of sound to match what’s on screen.

But they don’t just do all this better than other TVs, they also do it smarter. They feature ingenious adaptive tech to improve quality automatically, as well as putting extra control at your fingertips when you need it.

Here are five key features that make Panasonic’s OLED TVs the unmatched choice for anyone who wants the best home setup whatever your budget. 

1. Hollywood-tuned image accuracy

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 All of Panasonic’s OLED TVs – including the high-end Panasonic LZ2000, the mid-range Panasonic LZ1500 and the more affordable Panasonic LZ1000 – feature colour reproduction that’s been tuned to perfection by actual Hollywood colourists.

Panasonic collaborates with Stefan Sonnenfeld – who has given many Hollywood films their cinematic looks – to ensure that its OLED TVs are as accurate as a reference monitor used in the studios. And, in fact, Panasonic OLED TVs are used for exactly that purpose on many movie sets for accurately reviewing and showing footage from the film.

And with support for Filmmaker Mode in addition to the perfectly tuned screen, you know you’re seeing the film the way it was meant to be.

2. Incredible HDR

Panasonic’s OLED TVs deliver the most stunning range of light and dark images, mimicking the feeling of a cinema-quality projector experience. OLED TVs use self-emissive pixels, which means each pixel creates its own light – and it also means that each pixel can dim itself all the way to black, so you get perfect contrast between light and dark areas on the screen.

But the Panasonic LZ2000, LZ1500 and LZ1000 all feature next-gen OLED panels combined with a heatsink that enables them to push the brightness to new levels, giving them stunning realism in their HDR images. 

And all these TVs support the most advanced HDR formats – Dolby Vision, Dolby Vision IQ and HDR10+ – as well as a Netflix Calibrated mode, so no matter what your video source is, you’ll get the best possible results. 

3. Perfect picture in every situation

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 TVs have different settings for things like movies and sport, because processing that looks good for one type of content doesn’t work as well for another. With sport, motion smoothing can help to add clarity, so you can see exactly what’s going on – but you don’t want that with movies, because then you get the dreaded ‘soap opera’ effect. However, most people don’t change the settings on their TV depending on what they’re watching, which means there’s always something that could look better. 

With the HCX Pro AI processor that powers Panasonic’s OLED TVs, you don’t have to worry about changing it. It analyses what’s on the screen, and can tell sport from films (and other types of content), and change how it processes the images on the fly. It’s working all the time to bring out the natural sharpness and colours of anything you watch. 

4. Next-gen gaming features

 Aside from movies, the Panasonic OLED TVs are just as hot with games. HDMI 2.1 connectivity with support for 4K 120Hz and Variable Refresh Rate tech means that games played on next-gen consoles look as smooth and detailed as possible. The Gaming Mode Extreme setting will ensure the best performance you can get today, with ultra-low latency so games feel totally responsive.

But you don’t just have to trust the TV’s setting: you can use the Game Control Board to dig into its gaming options, and choose exactly how you want the TV to work, making sure that all the features you want are active. 

5. Smart sound to match the pictures

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All these Panasonic OLED TVs include Dolby Atmos support, which means they can play the most advanced and impactful movie soundtracks at full quality. But you won’t need to splash out on external speakers to enjoy the audio – the Panasonic LZ1000 features Cinema Surround Pro integrated speakers and audio processing to make the most of the detail and dynamic range of Dolby Atmos. 

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