Tag Archives: 3DTV
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Panasonic 3DTV In Stores But Not For Sale

Panasonic’s first 3D plasma TV won’t go on sale until late next month but is being demonstrated in Harvey Norman stores. The 50-inch TH-P50VT20Z is priced at $4999, which will make it about $1500 more expensive than Samsung’s same-size 3D plasma, the PS50C700. Panasonic’s 3DTV also is being demonstrated at Wellington Airport, until August 1, and […]

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Panasonic’s Stellar 3D Plasma “One of the Finest TVs” Ever?

Two months before its NZ release, a top British website has acclaimed Panasonic’s 50-inch 3D plasma TV as “comfortably the finest mainstream TV Panasonic has ever produced, and one of the finest TVs ever seen period”. Veteran Trusted Reviews critic John Archer rates it 9/10 for performance and value, 10/10 for features, and praises the […]

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Samsung’s 3DTV Widens TransTasman Divide

Samsung’s first 3DTV in this market is dividing NZ and Australian reviewers. “With Samsung charging no discernable premium for 3D functionality beyond additional 3D glasses, going 3D if you’re in the market for a new telly makes a whole lot of sense,” the NZ Herald’s Pat Pilcher says in his review of the LED edge-lit […]

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Samsung’s New 3DTVs a Dazzling Spectacle

Samsung Electronics NZ’s retailer and media roadshow is underway for its 2010 range of HD- and 3DTVs. Even though stock has been in stores for the past two weeks, the company is only just starting to brief retailers and journalists on the new technologies. Putting the cart before the horse like this risks consumers being […]

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Samsung 3DTVs Go on Sale in NZ

Bond + Bond is taking orders for a Samsung 3D plasma TV that it’s retailing for $3499. But it won’t have stock of the 50-inch display, the PS50C7000, until late May. Bond + Bond also is advertising Samsung’s 3D Blu-ray player for $699. Samsung NZ has yet to officially announce its 2010 line-up — its […]

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Samsung 3DTV “Spectacularly Immersive”

On the eve of Samsung releasing details of its NZ 3DTV plans, reviewers in Australia and Britain have analysed the technology’s strength and weaknesses using the Korean juggernaut’s kit. The Sydney Morning Herald’s Asher Moses writes that after playing with a 46-inch Samsung Series 7 3DTV (above), he was “wowed by the spectacularly immersive experience […]

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Samsung to Sell 3DTV “Dirt Cheap” in Oz

Samsung has yet to disclose the NZ pricing of its 2010 range of LCD-LED and plasma TVs but chances are it will be as aggressive as Australia’s. This week the Korean consumer electronics giant shocked competitors across the Tasman when it announced that as of next week it would start bundling a 50-inch 3D plasma […]

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Can Golf Master 3DTV?

Sony is excited about using the  2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa to demonstrate the prowess of 3D broadcasts — but the New York Times reports the biggest game changer could be golf. The newspaper says a 3D demonstration of golf being played on the Augusta National course, where the Masters is being held this […]

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Samsung’s LED TV Still Leading Edge

Samsung’s LED TV Still Leading Edge

Flat-screen connoisseurs on a budget will be hoping for a bargain as Samsung rolls out its 2010 range of LCD TVs over the next six months. To make room for the new models, including Samsung’s Next Big Thing — 3D-capable displays — retailers may start offering great deals on its Latest Big Thing: LCD TVs […]

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NZ Media Preview Panasonic 3DTV

Panasonic NZ today demonstrated its 3D plasma TV technology to journalists in Auckland. Unfortunately, your humble, Wellington-based ScreenScribe was unable to attend because of other commitments. But elsewhere expect a flurry of reports like this and this and what was in the Australian trade press. Panasonic NZ expects to be selling three Full-HD 3D-capable Viera […]

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