Panasonic TC-P60ST30 Review – 60-inch Plasma HDTVOriginally Reviewed on May 20th, 2011
Panasonic TC-P60ST30 Review: 60” Plasma HDTV
Up for Review: Panasonic TC-P60ST30 Plasma TV. Panasonic used the CES 2011 event as an occasion to preview its GT30 and ST30 line up of plasma HDTVs which are scheduled for a spring 2011 release. It announced six models sporting six different screen sizes and form part of its plasma full HD 3D HDTV class. The TC-P60ST30 was previewed by the maker as part of the mentioned class featuring a 60-inch screen size. In addition to full 3D support, the company has included a set of advanced wireless internet connectivity related features, which makes the model much more advanced than the 3D TVs currently available in the market from various leading companies.
The set comes with a set of features which make it much more useful to view different types of shows, programs, soaps and sitcoms aired on different TV channels. Some of the video centric features like infinite black 2 panels, DLNA certification, and 1080p HD resolution, make the different types of programs much more realistic and lively. Just like the normal shows, you can use the full HD 3D feature of the set and enjoy the new movies and programs made using the advanced technology. Your kids will love to watch their favorite action and sports scene with a much better resolution and refresh rate. The set of features also suits with different viewing requirements of various programs aired on different channels.
Panasonic TC-P60ST30 Features and Specifications Review:
- Full HD 3D
- Infinite Black 2 Panel
- VIERA Connect Wi-Fi Ready (includes wireless LAN adapter)
- 600Hz Sub-field Drive
- 3D VIERA Image Viewer to view JPEG 2D and 3D digital still images and both 2D & 3D HD video recorded on an SD Memory Card
- DLNA Certified
- 1080p HD Resolution
- Game Mode
- VIERA Link
- 2 USB
- 3 HDMI
- Skype Video/Voice calling
You can also view your collection of music, movies, photos and other contents stored on you local digital devices using the various input options offered by this model. Using the 3 HDMI and 2 USB input options, you can connect your DVD or Blu-ray players, camcorder, and digital camera to the TV set and view the contents stored on local devices on a 60-inch plasma screen. The set further comes with a SD memory card slot, which can be used to view the JPEG 2D and 3D digital still images, and 2D and 3D HD video recorded on the SD card. So you can see the content recorded through your digital camera by inserting the SD card in the specific slot. Your kids can enjoy their favorite video games using the game mode provided by the model.
But the wireless internet access centric features included by Panasonic takes the model to a different class. The manufacturer has included access to various free and paid apps available in its dedicated app store for this TV. So the users can download the apps based on their choice and access these as streaming content or download it directly to the TV. The model further provides you with options for limited browsing and connecting with your friends by making a Skype voice or video quality. A user can use the different functionalities and features offered by the model and use it almost similar to a personal computer.
HDTVUniverse.com gives Panasonic TC-P60ST30 4/5 stars!