Panasonic presented a successor GZ2000 OLED TV, last year. The company is now presenting a new television for 2020, the HZ2000 OLED TV. It is available in 55-inch and 65-inch sizes, with a custom-made OLED panel and broad HDR support features. You will find some advancement that could make it the best among some of the best TVs in their price range. The new model will use the HCX Pro Intelligent processor similar to the 2019 OLED lineup from Panasonic. The HZ2000 OLED also has HDR functionality, including Filmmaker Mode in order to display movies as designed by their creators and directors. The Japanese manufacturer famously partnered with Hollywood colorist Stefan Sonnenfeld. The collaboration aimed to ensure that its range of premium OLED televisions, were outputting the kinds of images suitable for a production studio monitor.
The new HZ2000 will also be one of the world’s first TV to feature Dolby Vision IQ, using external sensors in the set to calibrate the pictures onscreen. It ensures details are visible in dark conditions and don’t get washed out in bright environments either. The Panasonic Product Strategy Executive, Yasushi Murayama said in a press release, “The HZ2000 really expands the viewing environments in which viewers can enjoy true Hollywood picture quality. Thanks to Dolby Vision IQ and Filmmaker Mode with Panasonic’s unique Intelligent Sensing feature, viewers will still see all the details and colors that the creators wanted them to see, even if they are watching in a well-lit room”.
The HZ2000 will support Dolby Vision, HDR10+ and HLG Photo modes. It is noteworthy that OLED TVs are known for having great contrast but mediocre brightness levels. The Master HDR OLED Professional Edition of Panasonic panel also delivers at least 20% peak brightness compared to other OLED TVs. Dolby Vision IQ uses Dolby Vision dynamic metadata to intelligently display every detail of the content and adjusts the brightness of the room. The HZ2000 will feature its 360-degree Soundscape pro, with upward-firing speakers and support for spatial soundstage via Dolby Atmos tech. The company hasn’t yet announced its price.