Panasonic throws light on its Web-enabled PZ850 series of VIERA Plasma HDTV

Panasonic logo Panasonic announces about its much hyped web-enabled PZ850 series of VIERA Plasma HDTV being available at retail stores by mid-June. As we know, VIERA CAST provides access to all the popular and renowned content sites on the internet like YouTube, Google Picasa Web Album and Bloomberg.

You can view your own high-definition digital still and video images on a 16×9 wider screen just by inserting an SD Memory Card into the HDTV. Unlike all the other HDTV, PZ850 provides H.264 codec. Now enjoy your HD video content from a HD camcorder just by inserting an SD Memory Card.

“Our VIERA PZ850 series really takes connectivity and home entertainment to a whole new level for consumers,” said Bob Perry, Senior Vice President, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company. “In addition to delivering stunning, true-to-life High Definition movies and television programming that all of our VIERA HDTV’s are famous for, our PZ850 series also allows you to seamlessly access an unending supply of content via the web via YouTube and Google’s Picasa Web Album websites. Another terrific enhancement for the consumer is that when new web sites become available they will be automatically available on the TV”.

The new Panasonic VIERA 1080p PZ850 series offers features like faster response time, enhanced contrast ratio and deeper blacks. It provides amazing picture quality available in four sizes namely TH-46PZ850 in 46-inch, TH-50PZ850 in 50-inch, TH-58PZ850 in 58-inch. With Panasonic VIERA CAST technology, the PZ850 series will also give users an on-screen access to a larger segment of content.

It features a Pro Setting Menu, 24p native reproduction, contrast ratio of 30,000:1, dynamic ratio of 1,000,000:1, Digital Cinema Color Re-Mastering and Studio Reference Mode. For all the gaming freaks it offers a Game Mode which minimizes time lag while displaying images. The VIERA Plasma HDTV offers 100,000 hours of viewing time.

“Imagine being able to press a button and see a family member’s photos from their vacation right on your own large-screen Plasma or enjoy one of the many intriguing videos found on YouTube from the comfort of your easy chair,” added Perry. “The VIERA PZ850 with VIERA CAST makes it all possible quickly and easily.”

Not much is known about its price.