Panasonic presented the complete new 11-series product family of plasma televisions on Monday. The models come in 42-, 50-, 58- to 65-inch sizes support up to Full HD (1080p) High-definition video content. All are equipped with 18-bit signal processing equipment. The new TH-42PH11EK/ES has a resolution of 1,024 x 768 at 42-inch in size. Also immediately available is the TH-50PH11EK/ES 50-inch with a resolution of 1,366 x 768. Both sport 1,400cd/m2 brightness and a 15,000:1 contrast ratio.
The new TH-42PF11EK model is just 42-inch in size but offers a native resolution of 1920 x 1080, and is joined by the TH-50PF11EK (50-inch), TH-58PF11EK (58-inch) and TH-65PF11EK (65-inch) models in offering the Full HD effect. While these models have a slightly lower brightness at 1,200 cd/m2, they are marketed as having a 30,000:1 contrast ratio.
The televisions are available first in Germany, with the 42-inch and 50-inch models available (Full HD and 720p models) with the rest due to be released next month.