CES 2008: Panasonic Unveils 150in & One Inch Thick TVs

One's big and black, while the other is thin and svelte - the definitive odd couple.

People may no doubt remember the Panasonic 103in Plasma we reviewed earlier this year and thought it was pretty big. However, clearly someone at Panasonic has a bit of an inferiority complex that has resulted in the company announcing a massive 150in model.

Dubbed the “Lifescreen” it’s big enough to fit nine 50in TVs inside, sports a 4096×2160 native resolution and weighs…well I don’t know how much it weighs but probably a lot. Intended for commercial installations and the stupendously rich, this 150in behemoth will be available this year.

Also on show was a super thin prototype plasma, measuring 50 inches and as little as one inch at its sleekest point. This obviously mirrors announcements from the likes of Pioneer and Hitachi, who both announced similarly thin Plasma displays. So, which would you prefer? A super thin TV, or a super big one?

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