Panasonic Announces Entry-Level Smart TV Pricing
Pricing for the new LED-backlit LCD models is $550 for the 39-inch TC-39AS530U, $900 for the 50-inch TC-50AS530U, $1,100 for the 55-inch TC-55AS530U, and $1,400 for the 60-inch TC-60AS530U. All models are available online and in stores.
Common features include Panasonic’s “240 Backlight Blinking” technology, access to a wide range of apps and online content, including on-demand movies and gaming, a built-in wireless LAN and media player, DLNA support, two HDMI inputs, two USB ports, and Energy Star 6.1 certification.
TVs in the Life+Screen series also feature a redesigned My Home Screen user interface that learns viewer preferences and simplifies content navigation and personalization; remote sharing of Home Screen information via smartphones; a text-to-speech function that verbalizes text as it appears onscreen; and the ability to swipe and share photos and videos with smartphones and tablets.