Panasonic just released 2014 Life+Screen AS650 Series 1080p LED LCD Smart HDTVs in 50″, 55″ and 60″ screen sizes, currently priced from $999. The TVs offer an easy-to-use interface with a variety of functions. Panasonic completely overhauled the user interface and implemented dramatic enhancements regarding learning the content preferences of individual users, breaking different content out of its silos, and making navigation far easier and more intuitive.
The new my Home Screen function offers a more intuitive and personalized gateway allowing users to personalize their screen with their favorite apps and content and access it all quickly and easily.
The new my Stream feature enables seamless, automatic content recommendation. Panasonic Life+ Screens learn user preferences and automatically recommend content that is targeted to each person.* By using the my Button on the Touch Pad Remote, the TV conveniently learns the user’s content preferences.
Voice Assistant lets the user easily search for their favorite content in a natural, conversational way.
my Home Cloud makes it possible to download a wide variety of content and apps, and to gain access to places for purchasing accessories via Panasonic’s proprietary Cloud Technology.
Access to a wide range of Internet Apps – video-on-demand content and applications covering everything from news and fitness, social networking, music and online shopping and gaming.
A new Remote Sharing feature also makes it possible to share video memos, messages, and other information from my Home Screen through smartphone devices while away from home.
In addition, the AS650 Series implements 1500 Backlight Scanning Technology which produces smooth, blur-free moving pictures of fast-moving images. The Life+Screen AS650 Series also features a built-in Wireless LAN, Dual Core Hexa Processing Engine, 3D (two-pair of passive 3D glasses), Media Player, DLNA, three HDMI ins, two USB ports, TouchPad Remote, and is Energy Star 6.1 Certified.
Price and Availability (available now at shop.panasonic.com)
- TC-50AS650U (49.4 inches diagonal) $1,199.99
- TC-55AS650U (54.6 inches diagonal) $1,499.99
- TC-60AS650U (59.5 inches diagonal) $1,699.99