December 2, 2022

Panasonic's first TVs based mostly on Google's Android TV working system, somewhat than its personal Firefox/MyHomeScreen platform, at the moment are out there in Europe.

Panasonic Android TVs

The TVs had been unveiled in September and are launching now. Panasonic's first Android TVs are referred to as HX700, HX710 or HX712, relying in your area, and can be found in 43 to 65 inches with 4K decision. In September 2020, we wrote that "whereas the TV {hardware} is fairly fundamental, the transfer is noteworthy as a result of Panasonic – like LG and Samsung – has spent years creating and refining its personal TV platform. First alone and later in collaboration with Mozilla and its Firefox OS. After Mozilla threw within the towel, Panasonic renamed Firefox OS to MyHomeScreen and continued improvement".

Panasonic HX700

Will Panasonic launch further Android TVs in 2021 or even perhaps let Google's TV working system exchange its in-house platform? We must await Panasonic to announce its plans for 2021 to search out out. Android TVs provide built-in Chromecast, Google Assistant, and extra. From the Google Play retailer, you've got entry to apps like Netflix, Amazon, HBO, and YouTube in addition to Disney+ for the primary time in a Panasonic TV. HX700 has a black body whereas HX710 has a silver-colored body. The TVs are rolling out in Europe now and shall be extra extensively out there within the coming weeks.

Panasonic HX700 & HX710 - specs