Anonymous asked in Consumer ElectronicsTVs · 1 year ago

Why can't you buy Panasonic TV's in the US anymore no in best buy or Walmart?

I thought Panasonic were the best TV brand and humiliate Sony and Samsung or am I wrong.

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  • 1 year ago
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  • 1 year ago

    Panasonic says it will stop making TV panels by end-September

    Technology News

    May 31, 2016 /

    Its Himeji plant will continue to produce screens for vehicle dashboards and medical equipment, but output will drop to a quarter of the current 810,000 units a month in terms of 32-inch panels, Panasonic said.

    Some of Panasonic’s television sets already use panels from rival manufacturers such as South Korea’s LG Display Co Ltd.

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  • 1 year ago

    Unfortunately, Panasonic doesn't see the US as a good market right now.

    Too many cheapskate consumers and not enough smart ones.

    I'm disappointed, too, because it is, so far as I can tell, the best brand.

    There should be a way to import one, if at a considerable additional cost.

    Since today's TVs have universal power supplies,

    there should be no concern about voltage and frequency.

    One problem might be the built-in tuner,

    which will not necessarily be capable of ATSC reception,

    but if you don't care about over - the - air, that won't matter.

    Warranty coverage will probably not be available.

    (But who needs a warranty if the thing isn't likely to fail to start with?)

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