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LG 50PQ30 Plasma HDTV Review

50 in.

A lower-end set with decent scores and a really low price for its size.

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Value Comparison

The Panasonic has some mediocre internet offerings that the LG can't offer you. The Panasonic also offers to take a lot more money than the LG does.

Blacks & Whites

The LG had a low contrast ratio, due to its low peak brightness.

Contrast Chart
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Color Accuracy

Both TVs had roughly the same color accuracy.

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Motion

The Panasonic's picture is slightly smoother, but more prone to artifacting.

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Viewing Effects

Neither TV has an issue with its viewing angle.

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Connectivity

The LG lacks internet connectivity, but otherwise offers much the same ports as the Panasonic.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Remote Control
  9. Connectivity
  10. Audio & Menus
  11. Multimedia & Internet
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Samsung PN50B430 Comparison
  14. Panasonic Viera TC-P50G10 Comparison
  15. Sony Bravia KDL-40W5100 Comparison
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison
  18. Photo Gallery
  19. Ratings & Specs
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