Posted Fri Jul 30, 2010 at 09:00 AM PDT by Dick Ward
The BDT100 offers 3D playback and a half second load time.
Panasonic has a lot to say about the newest addition to their Blu-ray player lineup, except the one thing that everyone wants to know – the price.
The BDT100 is a 3D capable Blu-ray player and does the sort of things 3D capable Blu-ray players do. It plays back 3D Blu-ray discs and outputs video via HDMI 1.4. It also handles 2D video with ease, upconverting standard DVDs to 1080p.
Panasonic gave the BDT100 the full Viera Cast treatment. It's capable of hitting up Netflix, Amazon VOD, Pandora, Twitter and YouTube, and along with a wireless adapter it can do so without the need for an Ethernet cable.
It's smaller too, which is always a nice benefit. It's about one and a half inch smaller than the BDT350, though Panasonic makes a point to state that it's 1-/17/32 in its press release. That extra thirty-second of an inch makes a difference after all.
Pricing and a release date will be revealed later.
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