Ever since the movie Avatar went from being merely successful to being wildly successful, manufacturers that have long since had 3D technology at their disposal, have been pushing the introduction of 3D TVs with vigor. And the public seems ready and willing to give it a try. Recently, we have seen new models, new technologies and even heard promises of 3D channels being offered with digital cable packages. The technology is ready, and it is prepared to blow you away. For a price.
Panasonic has released the first batch of prices for its line of Viera 3D TVs due out this summer:
The 50-inch model will cost $2,599.95, 54-inches will run you $2,999.95, a 58-inch set is listed at $3,399.95, and the 65-inch set will cost $4299.95. The 50 and 54-inch models will ship in May, while the 58 and 65-inch are due in June.
All units will also feature top of the line 1080p HD. Each unit will ship with one set of the “3D active shutter eyewear”, but additional sets will run $149.95 each.