Monthly Archives: April 2011

Toshiba 55ZL1 Not Coming To UK; WL863 & YL863 Series Are Range-Toppers

Toshiba unveiled its Regza 55ZL1 flagship TV alongside the company’s 2011 HDTV range at a press conference in Rome, Italy last week. However, it has later transpired that the Japanese TV manufacturer has made a strategic decision not to release the ZL1 in the British, Irish and Nordic markets, because its price is deemed to be too expensive for consumers ... Read More »

Panasonic TX-P42G30B Plasma TV Review

Last year’s Panasonic G20 series emerged from 2010 as the Plasma HDTVs to beat at the mid-range price point. 2011’s midrange model, the new TX-P42G30B, has been with us for the last few weeks for in-depth calibration and assessment. As it happens, the Viera G30 is actually the most advanced 2D-only Plasma TV that Panasonic is selling this year: if ... Read More »

LG Offering Sky Subscribers Up To £400 Rebate On New “Cinema 3D” TVs

LG Electronics has started running a promotion which offers a rebate of up to £400 on its 2011 range of “Cinema 3D” televisions exclusively for Sky TV customers. The Korean HDTV manufacturer ran a similar offer during the run-up to Christmas last year, though the maximum cashback amount that could be claimed then was slightly less (£300). This cashback offer ... Read More »

Toshiba Seek 3D TV Domination With Active, Passive & Glasses-Free Sets

Toshiba is launching a three-pronged assault on the 3D TV market, probably the first TV manufacturer to do so in a simultaneous fashion. The Japanese corporation has showcased its new active-shutter glasses (ASG), passive 3D and glasses-free models at a media event held in the Rome today, which went ahead despite the recent disasters in its home country. The ASG ... Read More »