Panasonic plasma HDTVs line up in 2011: 2D models
The budget S30 and X3 series plasma TVs have a simplified version of Internet TV: IPTV. Panasonic introduces Easy IPTV this year. Easy IPTV allows to access six of the most popular movie, music and social networking sites: Netflix, Amazon VOD, Napster, Pandora, CinemaNow and Facebook.
Updated on March 1:
Even you just want a 2D Plasma TV set, the 2D picture quality of S30 and X3 are not the same with 3D plasma HDTV such as VT30, GT30 or ST30 series. The 2D-only models, “will likely have significantly worse picture quality than the 3D sets.”
The Panasonic X3 series plasma TV features HD 720p resolution and easy IPTV. Connectivity includes two HDMI inputs and two USB ports.
The VIERA X3 series has three screen sizes,
The Panasonic S30 series plasma TV features full HD 1080p resolution and easy IPTV. Connectivity includes three HDMI inputs and two USB ports. The S30 series is not 3D TV.
The VIERA S30 series has four screen sizes,
- TC-P60S30, 60-inch $1899.95
- TC-P50S30, 50-inch $1099.95
- TC-P46S30, 46-inch $949.95
- TC-P42S30, 42-inch $799.95