Panasonic TV Lineup 2020 Comparison
What characterises this product line? An additional step is taken by Panasonic to bring OLED technology to the next level in some models, delivering excellent picture quality. The self-illuminating pixels provide the usual perfect black and infinite contrast, making OLEDs especially worthwhile for film and series fans, as they offer one of the best High Dynamic Range – image/video with more dynamic range (contrast range) performances.
With the HZ1004 model, Panasonic offers a high level of picture quality thanks to OLED technology, which delivers deep blacks and rich colours. The TV supports High Dynamic Range – image/video with more dynamic range (contrast range) formats such as License-free, dynamic HDR-format in competition with Dolby Vision and Dynamic HDR-format with a color depth of up to 12 Bits and Mastering of up to 10,000 Nits, which provide even greater colour depth and brightness.
As a smart TV, it offers a wide range of streaming services and apps, as well as voice command control. The Filmmaker mode feature ensures movies are faithfully displayed as the director intended.
The design of the HZ1004 is simple and elegant, with the TV featuring a thin frame and stand. In addition, the device is equipped with numerous connection options.
All in all, you get a solid OLED TV with this model, which is particularly convincing with its picture quality.
The panel of the HZ1500 offers Panasonic’s typical picture quality with vivid colours and a perfect black level. With the integrated Object-based surround sound format with 3D-Sound from any direction sound system, the sound is not neglected either. This ensures an intense and precise sound experience.
Operating the TV is simple and intuitive thanks to the user-friendly interface. The HZ1500 offers an extensive selection of apps and streaming services.
In addition, it has support for voice control through Amazon’s Alexa and Google Assistant. An additional highlight is the possibility to use the TV as a central element in the smart home by networking it with other devices.
The model also cuts a fine figure in terms of design, blending seamlessly into any living room and adding a touch of luxury to any space.
All in all, the HZ1500 is an impressive device that scores points with its picture and sound quality, ease of use and stylish design.
An optimised OLED panel was already built into Panasonic’s HZ2004, including a metal heat sink that cools down the sensitive OLED pixels. This allows the pixels to work more effectively and protects them for a long time.
In addition, the HZ2004 has all the advantages of an OLED: infinite contrast, perfect black and a wide viewing angle. The peak brightness of 900 SI unit of luminance: 1 nit = 1 cd/m2 – The best way of measuring and comparing a TVs brightness and Dynamic HDR-format with a color depth of up to 12 Bits and Mastering of up to 10,000 Nits, which can adapt to the ambient brightness support benefit High Dynamic Range – image/video with more dynamic range (contrast range) content, which is why the 2020 OLED can already deliver great HDR performance.
Only in the area of gaming can the 2020 model not quite convince yet, as it lacks an HDMI 2.1 connection and thus also Variable Refresh Rate – synchronizes the display’s refresh rate with the output refresh rate of the graphics card. This means that the PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series cannot be fully exploited.
However, the integrated soundbar can already do a lot and, in addition to well-tuned highs and lows, the OLED also delivers a rich, spatial Object-based surround sound format with 3D-Sound from any direction sound.
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