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Panasonic HZ1000 OLED 4K TV (2020)

Neoscore 76%NEX score 80%

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Product Overview

Panasonic HZ1000 4K OLED TV is essentially the entry-level HZ980 with a swivel stand. Like other smart TVs in Panasonic's 2020 4K OLED lineup, it features the HCX PRO Intelligent Processor and supports a broad set of audio and image processing protocols such as Dolby Vision, Dolby Atmos, and HDR10+.
New in 2020, Panasonic's OLED smart TVs also support Dolby Vision IQ. Using Dolby Vision dynamic metadata, this feature displays every detail of the content and adjusts to the brightness of the room. It also modifies the TV's settings to ensure optimal image quality.
Panasonic also markets the HZ1500, which comes with five speakers instead of two and supports 360°Soundscape. The flagship HZ2000 also features up-firing Dolby Atmos speakers.

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Ratings

What we found**

Neoscore: 76% (not directly comparable across industries)
Pros
  • Gorgeous OLED panel
  • High screen-to-body ratio
  • Supports HDR10, HDR10+, HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma), Dolby Vision, HLG Photo, and Dolby Vision IQ
  • 10-bit display panel
Cons

    What external reviewers found***

    NEX score: 80% (not directly comparable across industries)
    Pros
    • Superb picture quality
    • Excellent build quality
    • Excellent motion handling
    Cons
    • No HDR10+ support
    • No Dolby Vision
    • No Dolby Atmos
    • No Disney+
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    Specifications

    Variants:
    55"
    65"

    Connectivity

    Ports
    1x Ethernet RJ45, 3x HDMI 2.0 (b; CEC), 1x Antenna (RF) (female), 1x Satellite In (Main; F-type female), 1x AV Composite In (Video + L/R), 1x CI+ 1.4, 1x Satellite In (Sub; F-type female), 1x HDMI 2.0 (b; CEC; eARC), 2x USB 2.0 (max 0.5 A), 1x Optical ...
    Wireless Connectivity
    WiFi 5 + Bluetooth + WiFi Direct + DLNA

    Construction

    Camera
    No
    Colors
    Black
    Speakers
    2x 15W
    55"VESA Mount
    400 x 300 mm
    65"VESA Mount
    400 x 400 mm

    Dimensions

    55"Bezels
    94.13% screen-to-body ratio
    65"Bezels
    94.64% screen-to-body ratio
    55"Size | Depth
    13.78 in / 350 mm w/o stand, 13.78 in / 350 mm w/ stand
    65"Size | Depth
    2.28 in / 58 mm w/o stand, 13.78 in / 350 mm w/ stand
    55"Size | Height
    28.03 in / 712 mm w/o stand, 30.39 in / 772 mm w/ stand
    65"Size | Height
    32.95 in / 837 mm w/o stand, 35.28 in / 896 mm w/ stand
    55"Size | Width
    48.35 in / 1228 mm
    65"Size | Width
    57.05 in / 1449 mm

    Display

    Aspect Ratio
    16:9
    Display Color Depth
    10 bits, 1073741824 colors
    55"Display Diagonal
    55" (54.65 in / 1388 mm)
    65"Display Diagonal
    65" (64.53 in / 1639 mm)
    Display Type
    OLED, LG Display
    55"Pixel Density
    80 ppi
    65"Pixel Density
    68 ppi
    55"Pixel Pitch
    0.315 mm
    65"Pixel Pitch
    0.372 mm
    Refresh Rate
    100 Hz / 120 Hz
    Resolution
    4K (3840x2160)
    Viewing Angle
    178° H / 178° V

    Function

    HDR
    HDR10, HDR10+, HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma), Dolby Vision, HLG Photo, Dolby Vision IQ
    Operating Humidity
    20 % ~ 80 %
    Operating System
    my Home Screen 5.0
    Operating Temperature
    0 °C ~ 35 °C , 32 °F ~ 95 °F
    Processor
    4 cores
    Tuner
    DVB-T, Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), DVB-T2, DVB-S2
    Video
    Filmmaker Mode, Ultimate Contrast, UHD Premium, Voice command, Google Assistant, Picture-at-Picture, Image Processor - HCX Pro Intelligent Processor, Light Sensor, TV Anywhere, Picture-at-Text, Wide Colour Spectrum, ISF Mode, HDR Brightness Enhancer, A...

    Performance

    Energy Efficiency
    A
    55"Power Consumption
    105 W (average) / 371 W (max) / 0.5 W (sleep) / 0.3 W (off)
    65"Power Consumption
    138 W (average) / 480 W (max) / 0.5 W (sleep) / 0.3 W (off)

    Production

    Debut
    2020
    55"Model Name
    TX-55HZ1000
    65"Model Name
    TX-65HZ1000

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    3rd-Party Review Videos

    External Reviews

    techadvisor[1]

    Sentiment Score 79%
    Reviewers from techadvisor have found the following***:
    The HZ1000 runs Panasonic's My Home Screen smart TV platform, now in its 5th-generation. The UI isn't as brazen as Samsung's Tizen or LG's webOS, or screen-hoggingly unsubtle as Android. You get a decent selection of streaming apps, including Netflix, Amazon Prime Video and Britbox. Freeview Play tuner guarantees access to all the main catch-up TV services.
    Find the original article here.
    Pros
    • Superb picture quality
    • Dolby Vision IQ
    • Excellent motion handling
    Cons
    • No Disney+
    • No Dolby Atmos

    trustedreviews[2]

    Sentiment Score 80%
    Reviewers from trustedreviews have found the following***:
    Panasonic HZ1000 provides sumptuous image after sumptious image. Fine detail levels are exacting, clarity is excellent, and images look wonderfully naturalistic. Viewing from wide angles is superb, and you’d have to approach the set from an acute angle to notice a drop off in intensity. The 65-inch screen gives a huge scope to the framing and compositions of Ang Lee’s Hulk.
    Find the original article here.
    Pros
    • Excellent picture quality
    • Dolby Vision IQ
    • Excellent motion handling
    Cons
    • No HDR10+ support
    • No Dolby Atmos

    whathifi[3]

    Sentiment Score 82%
    Reviewers from whathifi have found the following***:
    The Panasonic TX-55HZ1000B is an absolutely brilliant TV. It's just so balanced in its delivery: punchy but natural, sharp but not exaggerated, vibrant but controlled. Colours are rich but realistic, detail levels are excellent, and edges are supremely sharp without ever looking exaggerated. It makes the most of 4K HDR but it also does a superb job with lower resolution, SDR content. Its handling is fantastic but none of the Dolby Vision presets feels quite right.
    Find the original article here.
    Pros
    • Punchy, punchy delivery
    • Excellent motion handling
    • Excellent build quality
    Cons
    • No Dolby Vision

    User Reviews

    References

    1. ^ Panasonic HZ1000 OLED TV review. [techadvisor]. https://www.techadvisor.co.uk/review/panasonic-hz1000-oled-tv-3796981/. 2020-10-21. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
    2. ^ Panasonic TX-65HZ1000 Review. [trustedreviews]. https://www.trustedreviews.com/reviews/panasonic-hz1000-tx-65hz1000. Retrieved 2021-03-22.
    3. ^ Panasonic TX-55HZ1000B review. [whathifi]. https://www.whathifi.com/reviews/panasonic-tx-55hz1000b. 2020-08-07. Retrieved 2021-03-22.

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