Panasonic Japan announces two 3D plasma TVs

And yet another 3D news item from Japan. This time, it’s Panasonic, which today announced [JP] two new 3D plasma TVs, the 42-inch TH-P42VT2, and the 46-inch TH-P46VT2. Both VIERAs require active shutter glasses to view images in 3D and both feature full HD resolution.

Spec-wise, buyers can expect a native contrast ratio of 5,000,000:1, DLNA support, Skype compatibility, video-on-demand support, 16×4cm×2 full range speakers, Ethernet, an SD/SDXC slot, and four HDMI interfaces.

Panasonic plans to start rolling out the 3D TVs on the Japanese market on July 30. Prices:$3,300 for the 42-inch model, and $3,800 for the 46-inch VIERA (one pair of glasses is included in these prices).