Best Panasonic TVs 2017: We round up the best Panasonic televisions to buy in the UK in 2017, from affordable OLEDs to premium 4K HDR TVs boasting incredible picture quality.
Panasonic has been in the TV making game for years and as a result is one of the best when it comes to television design. For us that means high quality TVs that offer lifelike visuals, and 2017 already has plenty of treats in store.
From 4K and HDR to OLED, Panasonic has a TV range spanning all the possible wants of home cinema fans. This year lots of new models have been introduced with a keen focus on 4K and HDR, that will make sure owners are prepared for the inevitable tidal wave of HDR content that’s expected in 2017 from broadcasters like the BBC.
So what are the best Panasonic TVs for 2017 and which is best for you? Check out our complete guide to find everything you need to know.
Best Panasonic TVs 2017: EZ1002 and EZ952 4K HDR OLED televisions
The Panasonic EZ1002 is the company’s flagship screen for 2017, with the EZ952 following closely. Both of these TVs boast OLED screens with 4K resolutions and HDR quality images, focused on making movies more lifelike.
The key here is the level of colours offered, which Panasonic says has only ever been available at this level on professional monitors worth tens of thousands of pounds. Panasonic calls this its Studio Colour HCX2 Processor, offering nearly 100 percent of the DCI colour space.
This is combined absolute black levels, 1,000 nits brightness and fine tuning by Hollywood professionals. The EZ1002 also features the Dynamic Blade Speaker tuned by Technics, plus an Absolute Black Filter to kill off reflections for the best quality picture even in brightly lit rooms.
Both TVs support plenty of HDR and 4K transmission formats including HDR10 and HLG, which the BBC is expected to begin broadcasting with soon. Both also feature the My Home Screen 2.0 operating system for apps and built-in Freeview Play.
The EX1002 comes in 65 and 77-inch models, while the EZ952 comes in 65 and 55-inch variants. While the 77-inch model won’t arrive until autumn, the other three variants are available in the UK from June 2017.
Best Panasonic TVs 2017: 4K and HDR LED EX750
Panasonic might offer OLED screens, but it’s still pressing ahead with a range of LED televisions in 2017. These now offer 4K and HDR screens in sizes varying from 40-inches all the way up to 77-inches.
The Panasonic EX750 is the flagship LED television which features that Studio Colour HCX2 Processor, for accurate and wide-ranging colour. Plus you get digitally enhanced local dimming for solid blacks, top brightness and overall balanced contrast.
The EX750 is also super fast with 2,400Hz processing, making it ideal for gaming and sports playback with pleasingly smooth movements. On top of that you get that the My Home Screen 2.0 OS with HDR10 and HLG support.
The EX750 comes in 75, 65, 58 and 55-inch sizes.
Best Panasonic TVs 2017: 4K and HDR LED EX700
The Panasonic EX700 won’t have that top-end processing but it does offer local dimming, 1,600Hz processing speeds and HDR and 4K picture quality.
The EX700 also comes with support for HDR10 and HLG. Then there’s a Switch Design stand that can fit on varying sized tables.
The EX700 comes in 65, 58, 50 and 40-inch models.
Best Panasonic TVs 2017: 4K and HDR LED EX600
The Panasonic EX600 sports 4K and HDR with what Panasonic calls Advanced Colour Processing and a high contrast panel. This has a 1,300Hz processing rate, adaptive backlight dimming and also features that Switch Design stand.
The EX600 come in 65, 55, 49 and 40-inch sizes.