Panasonic announced the VIERA PZ700 Series of plasma HDTV. There are 42-inch and 50-inch models:
All of them has a resolution of 1920×1080, and 4000:1 contrast ratio. They have 3 HDMI inputs, 2 iLink ports, 2 D4 ports, Ethernet..etc. They Panasonic VIERA PZ700 has a SD card slot supporting SDHC cards and they can play directly the AVCHD and MPEG2 videos. They will be available from 27 April.