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Which to buy, LCD or plasma?

  • Burhanuddin Abe

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Fri, November 13 2009   /  03:22 pm

It is high time to leave behind the cathode ray tube TVs of yesteryear, because today's trend is liquid crystal display (LCD) and plasma display panel (PDP) TVs, which are easier on the eye. Plus, they have become more affordable. Manufacturers have been rushing to meet the increasing demand for such products. PT Panasonic Gobel Indonesia, for instance, has pushed the sales of both its LCD and plasma TVs. "Our target for flat display panel *FDP* TV in Indonesia is to reach double digit figures by making available various products and variants at competitive prices," said Panasonic Gobel Indonesia vice president Rinaldi Sjarif at the launch of the company's latest LCD series, Panasonic Viera. The demand for LCD and plasma TVs is not only increasing here in Indonesia, but also globally. This year, Panasonic shut down cathode ray tube TV plants, including the one in Indonesi...