Panasonic Viera AX900 Review – The UHDTV that plasma rivals





Is that the AX900 is an expensive television, fine to refrain, because the TV has a sleek design and uses high quality materials. The TV shows are easy to operate, but knowing the smart part and the associated touchpad controller not really impress. The image is thanks to the uhd-sharp resolution and the color reproduction is very good. Unfortunately, the contrast falls despite the use of local dimming, against a TV in this price range, which also OLED TVs are.

Good color rendering
Sharp, smooth motion
Sleek design
3d rendering good


High price
Disappointing contrast
High inputlag
High energy

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Price at time of publication: € 3675, –

After Pioneer stopped in 2008 making plasma TVs Panasonic was the brand for plasma enthusiast. We now know that 2014 is the year in which plasma will finally die out, because Panasonic has already stopped and competitors Samsung and LG will end production this year. Due to ever cheaper all the LCDTV’s earnings were on plasma models all times under pressure and in addition the plasma technique is unsuitable for use in UHDTV’s. Had become unavoidable. The end

Plasma TVs have a loyal lovers because of the high contrast of motion. And good display The color for a long time was superior and had the panels better viewing angles than LCDTV’s, although these benefits declined over time because LCDTV have become increasingly better. For the plasma lovers persuaded to switch to a LCDTV Panasonic now has a new top model, the AX900, which should enable local dimming with 128 zones plasma forget.

The AX900 is packed with features. There are two tuners with a double CI + slot available and the TV next four HDMI 2.0 inputs a display port input, a feature that is only found on expensive Panasonic TVs. In addition to an infrared remote control, you get a touchpad controller at the TV. You also get two passive glasses for watching 3D.

That the inclusion of the top model from Panasonic shows the rather hefty prices. The AX900 is available in two sizes, 55 and 65 inches, which are in the Pricewatch at the time of writing for Euro 4000 and 5500 respectively. With such prices creates the TV at least high expectations. In this review we see if Panasonic who also knows how to deliver.


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