At $49, Plasma is a drastically reduced version of the company's $300 Sonar program, which is designed for dance music. Unfortunately, the quality is reduced, too. Serious music users, skip Plasma and go straight to Sonar.
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The 55-inch LG 55EC9300 OLED and Samsung PN64F8500 plasma have been declared dual winners of the 10th annual TV Shootout by Value Electronics, beating out other LCD and OLED displays after a recount.
Following in the footsteps of Panasonic, Samsung says it will end production of plasma display panels by the end of this year.
In a year that's seen Panasonic giving up on plasma TVs and consumer mobile phones, the Japanese company has finally returned to profit.
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The ARC Plasma speaker relies not on electromagnets but an arc of electrical plasma to produce sound.
With the slow demise of the beloved (and despised) technology, what's a plasma fan to do when faced with a future of LED LCDs?
As we approach the inevitable end of plasma televisions, can LED LCD really offer comparable picture quality? Perhaps.
Panasonic has demonstrated a prototype 4K LED TV that it claims delivers pictures as good as the best plasmas ever made. Read CNET's "eyes-on."