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Headquartered in Tokyo, Japan, Panasonic is a world leader in television and consumer electronics products and as the top plasma manufacturer today, possess a massive share in the television market. Consequently, Panasonic's SmartTV collection exceeds our expectations by quite a margin.

Panasonic has remained faithful to picture quality and sound dynamics even in their SmartTVs, and unlike some of their competitors, (like Samsung), have put these aspects above extraneous Smart features.

Panasonic's smartTV collection sports ,42 inch to 65 inch or larger TVs with either plasma or LED panels.

Panasonic plasma SmartTVs have gone a long way in the reproduction of superbly accurate and crisp images, with the Focused Field Drive providing ultra high refresh rates for the clearest fast motion pictures, to the added technology used to boost contrast and colour accuracy. To complement this Panasonic integrates 8 micro speakers and a subwoofer to deliver dynamic bass and immersive surround sound.

Panasonic LED SmartTVs, like their plasma sets, utilize a range of mechanisms from In Plane Switching to contrast and picture enhancing tools for the best display quality.

Internet Connectivity

Most Panasonic SmartTVs have a built-in Wi-fi while some of them also provide an additional ethernet port. Operating on the Viera Connect platform, the television lets you access online content like Hulu Plus, Youtube, Netflix, Pandora and the rest of the sweets. A full web browser makes sure you're not limited to streaming videos from predestined websites and gives you more independence to surf the web as you please. Added to this is the Skype compatibility which means your video conversations will now happen on a large screen so you can sit back on your console and interact online.

Panasonic has a entire mode dedicated to video gamers, so once you tap into it, your Panasonic SmartTV decides what settings to choose, including a zipping refresh rate to make sure you experience the most detailed visuals with absolutely no lag.

To ensure all your streaming, gaming and browsing goes on smoothly Panasonic SmartTVs are integrated with a dual core processor capable of excellent multitasking abilities.

Other Interactive Options

Like some of the best SmartTV manufacturers, Panasonic too hands you easy ways to control your television. So you can operate, swipe or even share information directly from your smartphone. As if this isn't enough, there's a voice recognition software, meaning you can now simply talk to your television and tell it what you want. And when you require any sort of guidance it going to talk to you too.

3D

Both Panasonic's LED as well as Plasma smartTVs come with active 3D technology to deliver full HD 3 dimensional content. You would however need those active 3D shutter glasses along with it, which may or may not come included in the box.

As always, the feature set you get out of your SmartTV depends on what price you're willing to pay for it and the best Panasonic SmartTVs compete brilliantly in terms of internet sweets and exclusive features with any of the other top brands; but with respect to image and sound quality, these smartTVs are said to surpass most others.

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Panasonic VIERA TC-P ZT60

Panasonic VIERA TC-P60ZT60 60-In 1080p 3D Smart Plasma TV


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Panasonic VIERA TC-P ZT60
Panasonic TC-P ST60
Panasonic TC-P VT60
Panasonic TC-L E60
Panasonic TC-L DT60
Panasonic VIERA TC-P60ZT60 60-In 1080p 3D Smart Plasma TV
Panasonic TC-P50ST60 50-Inch 1080p 600Hz 3D Smart Plasma HDTV
Panasonic TC-P65VT60 65-Inch 1080p 3D Smart Plasma HDTV
Panasonic TC-L58E60 58-In 1080p Smart LED HDTV
Panasonic TC-L60DT60 60-Inch 1080p 120Hz Smart 3D IPS LED HDTV
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WiFi Connection
Built-in WiFi
Built-in WiFi
Built-in WiFi
Built-in WiFi
Built-in WiFi
Contrast Ratio
1 : 6, 000, 000
1:5, 500, 000
1 : 6000000
Digital TV Standard
HDTV Television
HDTV Television
HDTV Television
HDTV Television
HDTV Television
Flat Panel Type
Plasma TV
Plasma TV
Plasma TV
LED TV
LED TV
Screen Size
60.0 inch
50.0 inch
65.0 inch
58.0 inch
60.0 inch
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Widescreen (16:9)
16:9
16:9
16:9
DLNA Certified
DLNA Certified
DLNA Certified
DLNA Certified
DLNA Certified
DLNA Certified
3D-ready
3D-ready
3D-ready
3D-ready
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3D-ready

  • For those who can afford it, the Panasonic TC-PZT60 comes closer than any TV yet to picture-quality perfection.


  • At this point, I've said a lot about this TV; however, the only thing that needs to be said is that it's the best. Is it leagues and leagues better than anything else you could buy? No - but neither is it leagues more expensive. Sure, the 65-inch model is demanding four thousand of your hard-earned greenbacks, but any home theater enthusiast would be lucky to own this grade-A plasma.

    The bottom of the line is that the ZT60's price-to-performance ratio is higher than average.


  • Finally, let's address the question of which is better: ZT60 or VT60? To answer, let's look at the three key differences between the two. The ZT60 does better in rooms affected by sunlight, while the VT60 has superior sound and comes with a camera for Skype and facial recognition. Which is better for you will depend on your priorities, but for us, the ZT60 is worth the extra $500 or so.


  • The midlevel price and outstanding quality of the Panasonic TC-PST60 series make it our strongest TV recommendation ever.


  • The TC-P50ST60 is one of the best value TVs for this year. At $1100 it will be a great seller and the price may get a bit better before the year is over. It's got good 3D, great blacks, a simple but effective remote control, ample Smart TV features, and pretty good looks. Samsung PN51F5500 is one competitor, though I prefer the ST60. The Samsung UN50F6400 is an LED competitor.


  • All in all, I found the new look to strike a good balance, offering more options on the screen (so less navigation is required), but presenting everything a clean, logical way.


  • The Panasonic VT60 has one of the best pictures of any TV we've ever reviewed, but it's soon to face some tough competition.


  • Here is where quality and price converge and man, these top end plasmas are up there this year in price. The TC-P65VT60 is around $3399 - no bargain basement TV and $1000 more than the 55 inch version. Yes, it has best in the market black levels that rival the best ever. In a dark home theater type environment the picture quality is astounding.


  • Charging the right price for a very good picture, Panasonic's E60 LED LCD is one of the best values available among midrange TVs.

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    The TC-L50E60 fits nicely into the E60 series. This 50 inch 1080p TV is a good candidate for those not interested in 3D playback. It's got a native 120Hz panel, so sports and fast action aren't going to be a problem. The Viera Connect suite is present with built in wifi. This solves any problems when it come to getting content on your TV. This TV gives a lot of bang for the buck.


  • Not everyone can afford a company's top-of-the-line flagship model, so it's nice that Panasonic offers the E60 series, with its wide array of big displays. If you have giant TVs on the brain, but your billfold needs a break, the 50-inch E60 (MSRP $1149.99) can be found online for $1,000. Picture quality like this doesn't exactly make my heart skip a beat, but on a 50-inch display with ample streaming options and a tame going-rate, this is a solid value.


  • The Panasonic DT60 is an attractive looking, well-featured LED LCD TV, but mediocre picture quality and worse value make it a tough sell.


  • The DT60 series is packed full of features, and its picture is great. The fanatical picture purist will want to keep shopping; as with most LEDs, these TVs just can't dip far enough into the dark end of the greyscale to bring you the haunting blacks you want. But if you just want a stylish, beautifully designed TV that also offers amazing color, ample connectivity, smooth motion, and a fancy feature or two, the DT60 series will satisfy your needs.


  • The Panasonic TC-LDT60 series offers solid performance, pleasing aesthetics, and a generous feature set, but it's a bit pricey compared with other similarly equipped HDTV lines.


Top 5 panasonic smart tv:

  1. Panasonic VIERA TC-P60ZT60 60-In 1080p 3D Smart Plasma TV
  2. Panasonic TC-P50ST60 50-Inch 1080p 600Hz 3D Smart Plasma HDTV
  3. Panasonic TC-P65VT60 65-Inch 1080p 3D Smart Plasma HDTV
  4. Panasonic TC-L58E60 58-In 1080p Smart LED HDTV
  5. Panasonic TC-L60DT60 60-Inch 1080p 120Hz Smart 3D IPS LED HDTV