2012 models expand Panasonic's 3D lineup and enhance its commitment
to its Internet platform, Viera Connect. With this in mind,
new for 2012 is a cloud-based architecture that opens the
Viera Connect IPTV platform to an infinite number of apps.
addition, Panasonic says that it continues its commitment
to the environment by improving the panel luminance efficiency
of the Viera Plasmas, as evidenced in the 100,000 hour life
span of the panels, as well as producing mercury-and lead-free
panels. Enhanced power efficiency has been addressed with,
among other technology advances,
new and improved phosphor mixtures and more efficient electronics.
The new advanced LED IPS (In Plane Switching) panels reduce
on-mode power consumption by about 25 per cent compared with
last year's comparable models.
is dedicated to bringing new picture-improving technologies
to HDTVs and the 2012 Plasma lineup also builds upon that
philosophy. The 2012 Smart Viera Plasma HDTVs produce black
levels. The Viera HDTVs also feature super fast response time,
intuitive and therefore easy to operate controls, internet
apps, and a design incorporating Panasonic's Glass and Metal