<p align=center><i>FlatpanelsHD is on spot on the worldâ€™s largest consumer electronics fair IFA 2009 in Berlin. Read about all the new product launches and trends from IFA 2009 on the FlatpanelsHD front page or in our <a href=/ifa2009fair.php><b>IFA 2009 coverage page</b></a></i>.</p>Panasonic has announced the world's first 85-inch plasma-TV. Itâ€™s launching on IFA 2009 in Berlin at the modest price of 30,000 U.S. dollars <br /><br />We have previously mentioned that the Panasonic had a new 85 inch panel ready for mass production and it has now given rise to the first real product. It's called Panasonic TH-85P12U and will be launched at IFA 2009.<br /><br /><p align=center><a id="thumb" href="pictures/panasonic85inch-1l.jpg" class="highslide" rel="highslide"><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/panasonic85inch-1.jpg" alt="Panasonic 85â€ť plasma-Tv, TH-85P12U" title="Click to enlarge" /></a><br><i>Panasonic 85â€ť plasma-Tv, TH-85P12U </i></p><br />Panasonics 85" giant is built on a Full HD panel and will surelybe a nice addition to your home entertainment setup - if you feel that you can spare 30,000 U.S. dollars.<br /><br /><p align=center><img class="imgresponsive" src="pictures/panasonic85inch-2.jpg" alt="Panasonic 85â€ť plasma-Tv, TH-85P12U"><br><i>Panasonic 85â€ť plasma-Tv, TH-85P12U</i></p><br />The model is based on Panasonicâ€™s NeoPDP technology which makes it thinner and more power efficient than other large plasma TV. Panasonic says TH-85P12U has a weight of 118 kilograms and has a depth of 9.9 centimeters. Panasonic also mentions a contrast ratio of 40.000:1. <br /><br />Anyway, you donâ€™t have to speculate about these numbers if you want the TV because it has the same nice picture quality that the new Panasonic 2009 plasma-TVs reproduce.<br /><br />The Panasonic TH-85P12U will be available in late 2009.