Samsung plasma
Plasma TVs are still alive, but barely

08 Jan 2014 | Rasmus Larsen |

Panasonic is out, but Samsung and LG will keep plasma TVs alive - at least for 2014. LG is exhibiting new plasma TVs at CES, but Samsung has nothing to show. However, they expect to release new models later in 2014.

Plasma is almost a closed chapter

Panasonic was the driving force for plasma technology, but they have decided to pull the plug, which left a void at Panasonic's CES booth. Panasonic has new TVs to show at CES, but it us clear that they has toned down the focus - at least for 2014.

Samsung and LG will remain in the game a little longer. LG is exhibiting new plasma TVs here at CES in Las Vegas, but just like last year, the new models are generally mid-range and low-end TVs. They will be available in 42, 50, and 60 inch sizes, but have none of the advanced Smart TV features of LG's top-of-the-line LCD and OLED TVs.

Samsung F8500
This is Samsung's current plasma TV. They had nothing new to show at CES 2014


Samsung has nothing new to show on the plasma front at CES 2014, but Samsung Nordic tells us that they are planning to release new plasma TVs later in 2014. They are planning to release a new high-end 8 series plasma TVs, but will also sell cheaper models. However, it is clear that Samsung has no big plans for plasma TVs.

Plasma is as good as dead as a display technology.



Share on:


Latest news

Samsung TV

Samsung: Important to scan your Samsung TV for malware & viruses

17 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
UEFA.tv

UEFA debuts free streaming service UEFA.tv

14 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Sony A9G OLED

Sony A9G OLED wins 'King of TV' at 2019 TV Shootout

13 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
The Wall Luxury

Samsung will launch 'The Wall Luxury' microLED displays in July

13 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Xbox

Next-gen Xbox console will have a disc drive

12 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Sony A8G

Sony 2019 A9G and A8G OLED TVs now available

11 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Iron Man

All Marvel Cinematic Universe films will be remastered in 4K

10 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |
Project Scarlett

Next-gen Xbox: 8K graphics, 120fps, SSD & ray-tracing - launching in 2020

10 Jun 2019 | Rasmus Larsen |