CES 2021 is formally underway, and whereas the present would possibly look completely different this yr with its online-only setup, it is nonetheless bringing a number of information. Know-how large Panasonic has introduced a brand new TV set as a part of the present, and it is powered by AI that will make your life simpler.
Panasonic’s flagship OLED TV for 2021 is the JZ2000, which shall be accessible in 55-inch and 65-inch sizes. The brand new mannequin is billed as having low latency and assist for HDMI 2.1 variable refresh fee and excessive body fee. Contained in the TV is a brand new AI processor that may routinely detect what you are watching or enjoying and choose settings that’s finest for it.
“Excellent for audiences and avid gamers preferring a frictionless expertise, the JZ2000 eliminates the guesswork of discovering ideally suited settings for a wide range of content material,” Panasonic mentioned in its announcement. “It encompasses a new AI-driven processor that routinely identifies and optimizes the content material being performed for ideally suited image and sound so audiences at all times take pleasure in a high-quality expertise with out having to regulate settings manually.”
For example, Panasonic mentioned the brand new JZ2000 TV can detect, say, a soccer recreation and modify the image accordingly to assist intensify issues just like the grass on the sphere or how gamers look. The AI system may also provide you with a sound setting that feels such as you’re within the stadium, Panasonic mentioned.
The brand new set additionally mentioned side- and upward-firing built-in audio system, with Dolby Atmos assist, whereas the OLED panel itself is alleged to supply “considerably higher peak and common brightness ranges.”
“The JZ2000 is a logo of what we at Panasonic wish to obtain,” Panasonic boss Yasushi Murayama mentioned in an announcement. “Constructing on the excellent accuracy which makes Panasonic’s TVs ideally suited for watching movies, we’re additional bettering the expertise in different areas similar to gaming too. Via using AI, we would like our viewers take pleasure in the perfect image and sound settings routinely. Our intention is solely to assist our clients to actually, really expertise their favourite contents. Whether or not they’re into movies, video games, sports activities, or one thing else, we would like them to take pleasure in heightened visible and aural experiences which go away them feeling blissful and happy.”
For gaming particularly, the AI processor contained in the TV guarantees to “considerably” scale back latency, which is how lengthy it takes after urgent a button to once you see the motion on the display screen. The brand new JZ2000 TV has a “Recreation Mode Excessive” structure, which delivers the next:
- Low latency
- Help for HDMI 2.1 variable refresh fee (VRR) and excessive body fee (HFR)
- A devoted image mode for gaming (“recreation mode”)
- Help for HDMI Sign Energy Hyperlink, which can enhance the expertise and ease of utilizing Panasonic TVs with CEC non-supported gadgets like outdated Set Prime Containers or PCs
What’s extra, the JZ2000 TV comes with Panasonic’s latest TV OS, My House Display 6.0. This features a new “My Surroundings” possibility that provides you a wide range of pictures that will help you relax after a annoying day or simply take pleasure in a pleasant picture within the background of your room. The OS additionally enables you to join two Bluetooth gadgets concurrently. Panasonic mentioned this is perhaps helpful if two individuals wish to watch TV or a film with Bluetooth headphones late at night time and never disturb anybody else in the home. The OS additionally contains an up to date menu and a few voice controls.
Panasonic didn’t announce a worth or a launch date for the brand new JZ2000 TV.
For tons extra on CES 2021, maintain checking again with GameSpot and sister website CNET all week lengthy. GameSpot’s Lucy James and others will talk about the way forward for video video games throughout a panel on January 12, so test again quickly for that!
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