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Panasonic's 145-inch 8K TV


pcworld.com reports that you best set your eyes to stun. Panasonic Japan just raised the game in the “mine is bigger than yours” battle by taking the wraps off its huge 145-inch 8k television, thus outdoing Sharp’s 85-inch 8k set by a healthy margin.

The mammoth plasma set, made in partnership with Japan’s public broadcaster NHK, has a sizable 7680-by-4320-pixel resolution and claims to be the world’s first self-luminous display (that is, it doesn’t need a backlight). By comparison, current HDTVs typically max out at 1920-by-1080-pixel resolution. Panasonic’s also claims that its new TV is flicker-free, something difficult to achieve on a display of this size.

Read more and see a picture at http://www.pcworld.com/article/254649/panasonics_newest_tv_prototype_is_big_for_your_living_room.html