Pioneer releases new high-end plasma TV in Japan

Today Pioneer unveiled its new flagship TV [JP], which will go on sale in Japan at the end of this month. The KRP-600M marks the 9th generation of Kuro plasma TVs.

The 60-inch display features full HD in 1920×1080. It comes with the following inputs: 1x video, 1xS-VHS, 1xcomponent, 1xDVI-D and 1xPC. An Ethernet connection is also available. Pioneer claims that compared to previous Kuro models, they were able to significantly improve the black level.

The Japan only KRP-600M is expected to cost $8,000. Pioneer will also offer a smaller version (the 50-inch KRP-500M) at the end of this year.