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Pioneer PDP508 | PDP4280XD

Pioneer PDP508Pioneer have announced their new, 8th generation of plasma HDTVs in Europe, with six 720p sets which will be available in June in 42-inch and 50-inch sizes, and also four full HD 1080p sets in 50-inch and 60-inch sizes following in September. All have removable speakers and built in digital tuners. The 720p sets have a 16,000:1 contrast ratio, while the 1080p sets have a ground braking 20,000:1 contrast ratio. Apparently all the sets have been totally redesigned from the ground up offers improved color reproduction and contrast, intelligent brightness control for optimal picture what ever the lighting conditions. Prices are not yet known but the 50-inch 1080p model number is PDP508 and the 720p 42-inch and the 50-inch are the PDP4280XDand PDP5080XD