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Panasonic Announces Pricing & Availability Of 2014 Life+Screen AS650 Series LED HDTV

 Panasonic Announces Pricing & Availability Of 2014 Life+Screen AS650 Series                                    LED HDTV  Series Featured Exclusively at  PR Newswire  NEWARK, N.J., June 20, 2014  NEWARK, N.J., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ --Panasonic, a leader in connected HDTVs, announced today pricing and availability of its 2014 Life+Screen AS650 Series of 1080p LED LCD HDTVs. The AS650 Series features three screen sizes – 50-inch class, 55-inch class, and 60-inch class. All three screen sizes will be available exclusively via  MODEL                  MSRP      AVAILABILITY TC-50AS650U                        $1,199.99 Immediate (49.4 inches diagonal) TC-55AS650U                        $1,499.99 Immediate (54.6 inches diagonal) TC-60AS650U                        $1,699.99 Immediate (59.5 inches diagonal)  The AS650 Series is an advanced 1080p model featuring "Beyond Smart" features and picture-enhancing functions which deliver an easy-to-use interface with stunning picture quality performance.  Beyond Smart TV The hallmark of the Life+Screen AS650 line-up is the "Beyond Smart" concept that provides an easy-to-use interface with a variety of functions. Building on the success of Panasonic's "My Home Screen" personalization features introduced last year, Panasonic Life+ Screens completely overhaul the user interface and implement dramatic enhancements regarding learning the content preferences of individual users, breaking different content out of its silos, and making navigation far easier and more intuitive.    oThe new my Home Screen function offers a more intuitive and personalized     gateway allowing users to personalize their screen with their favorite     apps and content and access it all quickly and easily.   oThe new my Stream feature enables seamless, automatic content     recommendation. Panasonic Life+ Screens learn user preferences and     automatically recommend content that is targeted to each person.* By     using the my Button on the Touch Pad Remote, the TV conveniently learns     the user's content preferences.   oVoice Assistant lets the user easily search for their favorite content in     a natural, conversational way.   omy Home Cloud makes it possible to download a wide variety of content and     apps, and to gain access to places for purchasing accessories via     Panasonic's proprietary Cloud Technology.   oAccess to a wide range of Internet Apps – video-on-demand content and     applications covering everything from news and fitness, social networking,     music and online shopping and gaming.*   oA new Remote Sharing feature also makes it possible to share video memos,     messages, and other information from my Home Screen through smartphone     devices while away from home.  * Internet service required. Available content may vary by product, model, and location, and may require fees. Specifications and product information are subject to changed.  Superior Picture Quality The AS650 Series also maintains Panasonic's renowned quality in the area of image rendering performance with 1500 Backlight Scanning Technology which produces smooth, blur-free moving pictures of fast-moving images.  The Life+Screen AS650 Series also features a built-in Wireless LAN, Dual Core Hexa Processing Engine, 3D (two-pair of passive 3D glasses), Media Player, DLNA, three HDMI ins, two USB ports, TouchPad Remote, and is Energy Star 6.1 Certified.  About Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company Based in Newark, NJ, Panasonic Consumer Electronics Company is a division of Panasonic Corporation of North America, the principal North American subsidiary of Panasonic Corporation. The company offers a wide range of consumer solutions in the U.S. including products from VIERA Smart Life+ Screen, Blu-ray players, LUMIX Digital Cameras, Camcorders, Home Audio, Cordless Phones, Home Appliances, Wellness and Personal Care products and more. In Interbrand's 2013 Annual "Best Global Green Brands" report, the Panasonic brand rose to number four, the highest ranked electronics brand in the report. (  To learn more about our products, visit Follow Panasonic on Twitter @panasonicUSA; additional company information for journalists is also available at  SOURCE Panasonic  Website: Contact: Chris De Maria (Panasonic), 201-348-7182,; Jamie Hodin (Cohn & Wolfe), 212-798-9796,