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Couldn’t find a dedicated thread for upcoming Panasonic OLEDs, so thought I’d start one.

 

Below article mentions pricing & release estimates for their 2019 range...

https://www.techradar.com/news/panasonic-unveils-australian-2019-av-range-teases-transparent-oled-tv

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Is anyone else eyeing off a Pana or other brand OLED this year?

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Thanks for posting that up.

 

Yes I will be getting a 65’, either Pana or LG.

 

Have a 55’ LG C8, which has been fantastic. but always had Pana Plasma, like the brand a lot and would like to go back to it for the bigger unit.

 

Ray

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6 hours ago, Ralfi said:

Couldn’t find a dedicated thread for upcoming Panasonic OLEDs, so thought I’d start one.

 

Below article mentions pricing & release estimates for their 2019 range...

https://www.techradar.com/news/panasonic-unveils-australian-2019-av-range-teases-transparent-oled-tv

t987nrKcwwpiTwfmByvaxH-650-80.png.149b780209fb896ab15a51a909f9f846.png

 

Is anyone else eyeing off a Pana or other brand OLED this year?

 

if my kuro ever dies :D

 

if sony joined the party covering all the bases when comes to HDR... id look there too. but if buying now id be looking at these pana too...

 

anyone else though feel the prices though have now crept upto what were the last of the expensive plasmas in the kuros back in the day ? 

 

I think some of it is because of the audio component eg the top best sporting all sorts of up firing speakers and such. its a pity the top beast cant be bought without all the audio add ons :) 

4 hours ago, Ray H said:

Thanks for posting that up.

 

Yes I will be getting a 65’, either Pana or LG.

 

Have a 55’ LG C8, which has been fantastic. but always had Pana Plasma, like the brand a lot and would like to go back to it for the bigger unit.

 

Ray

65" seems to be the new 55" :D

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18 minutes ago, betty boop said:

 

if my kuro ever dies :D

 

if sony joined the party covering all the bases when comes to HDR... id look there too. but if buying now id be looking at these pana too...

 

anyone else though feel the prices though have now crept upto what were the last of the expensive plasmas in the kuros back in the day ? 

 

Yes Al, I would definitely want the 2000 but the initial full RRP is a tad eye watering....

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8 minutes ago, Ray H said:

Yes Al, I would definitely want the 2000 but the initial full RRP is a tad eye watering....

indeed we can only hope typical street pricing and market forces have usual effect.

 

I heard that HN were not going to keep the 2000 or something. which would be a shame as one less retailer for competition...

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I'm hearing rumblings in the stock market regrading the Hong Kong protests.

This could get really ugly, and ultimately effect more than one or two nations regarding who and where they source their components from.....there could be a huge shift....just saying.🥺

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As far as I know the GZ2000 is being assembled in Japan 

 

hence perhaps the highish price

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 launch of the 2019 oleds

 

https://www.gadgetguy.com.au/panasonic-2019-av-launch-impressions/?display=all

 

they had a professional gamer sprucing the gaming performance of these new panels it seem ... 

 

since its both not only faster pixel switching but also latency of these panels making them quite suitable for the task.

 

"OLED pixels switch much faster than LCD ones. How much faster? Closer to 0.01ms.

It’s all about latency"

 

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the avforums pod cast is an amazing run down on the new GZ2000. it really is quite something apparently 

 

night and day vs next to it top end oled contender it seems....

 

 

 

 

watch from 42:30 or so....

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13 hours ago, betty boop said:

night and day vs next to it top end oled contender it seems....

Sounds good, though that model won't be in my budget. 😆

 

Any idea what the other model was?

 

& what are we thinking the HDMI port version will be. The website eludes to 1.4 which can't be right can it, if HDR 10+ is included?

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4 minutes ago, Ralfi said:

Any idea what the other model was?

he has hinted in the video its a top end competitor and they make the screens for mastering in the studios... am guessing the very top sony or LG ? cant be anything else in the OLEDs

 

4 minutes ago, Ralfi said:

& what are we thinking the HDMI port version will be. The website eludes to 1.4 which can't be right can it, if HDR 10+ is included?

ignore what website says.... @Kazz picked up it said same for older sets. impossible will be fitting 1.4 when set is HDR10 and such capable. expect hdmi 2.0a/b with some of 2.1 feature set enabled.... 

 

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Posted (edited)

For what it's worth, here's a response to a query I put to Panasonic last week (included contract deets for reference)...

 

TH-65GZ1000U has HDMI 2.1.

For further enquiries, feel free to contact us.

Regards,
Panasonic Australia | 1 Innovation Road, Macquarie Park, NSW 2113
Tel: 132600

panasonic_support@panasonic.mailus.com.au

 

Really want to see this model in the flesh.

 

Which Panasonic OLED model are others looking to buy?

Edited by Ralfi

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GZ950B 65” unboxing.

 

It doesn’t look like Australia is getting this model though.

 

 

 

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