In the recently-held International Consumer Electronics Show (CES) for 2011, a lot of new gadgets have been unveiled. The popular VIERA line of televisions was there, introducing the latest 42-inch flat screen TVs from Panasonic. There are classes from plasma, LCD and LED display panels. The following is a quick guide to help you out.
For display panels using plasma technology, there’s the S30. It boasts of a speedy 600Hz Sub-field Drive processor which helps eliminate motion blurs and judders. It has a 1080p resolution for crisp and vivid HD images. VIERA Link technology and 3 HDMI ports makes for a hassle-free home entertainment system. 2 USB ports let you enjoy multimedia playback.
There’s also the X3 which carries the technologies found on the S30. But this one allows you to plug in only 2 AV components simultaneously as it has a couple of HDMI ports. With the ST30, you can tap entertainment options on the net without a PC. It’s also Wi-Fri capable, and you can make video calls with the integrated Skype software.
A unit having an LCD technology is the U30. Enabling you to enjoy action-packed sports, movies or video games in razor-sharp clarity is the tandem of innovation: Motion Picture pro 4 and 120Hz Sub-field Drive. No matter where in the room you sit, you can enjoy crisp images as it uses an IPS display which offers a wider viewing angle.
Models which carry LED technology also employ this innovative IPS panel. The D30 has a 120Hz Sub-field Drive that helps eliminate motion blurs and judders. Up to 4 HDMI ports are fitted onto its body. Enabling you to enjoy true multimedia playback is the VIERA Image Viewer feature, backed up by as many as 3 USB ports.
Both the E30 and E3 series enables you to go online using your LED television. This is made even more convenient by the Easy IPTV (internet protocol television) feature. Both got 1080p image resolutions, DLNA certification and VIERA Image viewer. The E30 has a 120Hz screen processor, while the E3 has a 60Hz one.
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