The C2 series from Panasonic brings consumers HDTV at a budget price, while most manufacturers are focusing exclusively on 1080p resolution the C2 series uses a 720p panel and is available in 3 sizes. The C2 series shares the Viera Image Viewer, 600Hz Sub Field Drive and Viera Link features of the higher end Panasonic plasmas.
We've noticed Panasonic plasma TVs improving the brightness of its TVs over the past couple of years. Apparently, 2010 will continue this trend as Panasonic is still gaining on LCD technology in the brightness area. Panasonic representatives explained that 2010 model will be still brighter than 2009 models with the new NEO PDP while still going for a deeper black dimension.
Panasonic did not appear to concentrate on the super thin TV presentation at CES 2010 as did many of the LCD manufacturers. Though we did not measure depth in the new Panasonic lineup it looked to be about the same as 200
What's included in the box
- 600Hz Sub-field Drive : 600Hz
technology lets you view superb full-HD motion and still images with 1080 lines
of resolution. For even greater clarity with motion images, Panasonic uses its
own unique image-analysis technology, which converts the motion in each scene
into data. And each frame is practically displayed for a shorter length of time
than in previous systems, to reduce aftereffects (see an illustration of 600Hz
- VIERA Image Viewer : View
full-HD images with the integrated SD card slot, enabling you to view JPEG
photos captured from your digital camera or camcorder on the big screen.
Navigate your images via an easy-to-use thumbnail display.
- VIERA Link : Allows the
interlinked operation of various AV devices–from DVD and Blu-ray Disc players to
home theater sound systems to digital cameras and camcorders–using only the
VIERA remote control by simply connecting the devices to each other by an HDMI
cable (see pop-up illustration).