Panasonic Unveils Smart VIERA WT600 - World's First(1) Ultra HD TV With 4K(2) 60p Input Designed Based On HDMI 2.0 And DisplayPort™1.2a Specifications
WT600 is the first 4K Ultra HD TV in the world with a 4K 60p input designed based on HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPortâ¿¢(3) 1.2a specifications offering outstanding picture quality and a wide range of other Smart VIERA innovations
NEWARK, N.J., Sept. 4, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- Panasonic, a leader in High Definition technology, unveiled today the Smart VIERA TC-L65WT600, the world's first Ultra HD TV with a 4K 60p input designed based on HDMI 2.0 and DisplayPort™1.2a specifications. Offering up to 60 frames per second 4K playback, the WT600 is the ultimate choice for consumers looking to access the next level in home entertainment, or for anyone for who picture quality is imperative. The 65-inch class (64.5 inches measured diagonally) Panasonic Smart VIERA WT600 Ultra HD TV will be available in mid-October on shop.panasonic.com ( http://shop.panasonic.com/pr/tc-l65wt600) and at select retailers. With its THX™ 4 4K certification, the Smart VIERA WT600 is perfectly tailored for home cinema enthusiasts. The WT600 panel's 2,400 Back Light Scanning (BLS) technology provides incredibly high motion sharpness, even in fast action scenes. The TV also features a minimalist design, with a thin metal frame that focuses attention on the stunning 4K images. Even when not in use, the WT600 presents an elegant and stylish addition to the living room. 4K Content at Your Fingertips The WT600 offers access to a wide range of 4K content to make the most of its screen innovations allowing users to dramatically expand their 4K experience with not only video content, but also groundbreaking games, Internet content, and their photos, all in stunning 4K quality 5. The next generation 4K 60p input, designed based on HDMI 2.0 and Display Port TM1.2a specifications, helps assure compatibility with future 4K-players, set-top boxes and next-generation gaming consoles. PC gaming enthusiasts can easily connect their PC to the WT600 via the 60p-capable DisplayPort TM, allowing them to enjoy the latest blockbuster games in incredible detail and with high motion clarity. The WT600's built-in HTML5 web browser can also show Internet pages in crisp 4K quality 5. As an industry leading-edge technology, the WT600 has a built-in 4K H.264 (MPEG4) decoder, which not only enables the playback of 4K video files via USB and SD Memory Card, but – even more importantly – enables the playback of 4K content directly from the Internet 5. Photo enthusiasts can access their photography either via an SD card with the 4K Photo Viewer SD 6, or use 4K Swipe & Share 6 to wirelessly transfer photos from their mobile phone or tablet in Ultra HD resolution.
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