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LG 60PK750 Plasma HDTV Review

60 in.

Not the greatest performer, but a decent price for a 60-inch set with basic online features.

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Value Comparison

In this match-up, the LG and Panasonic are pretty evenly matched. The LG actually has slightly better online content than the Panasonic and a much better interface for the feature. The Panasonic has a higher contrast ratio and costs a bit less, but the TV is also 10 inches smaller than the LG.

Blacks & Whites

The Panasonic's black level was significantly deeper than the LG's. Even though the LG was a bit brighter, the Panasonic still netted the higher contrast ratio.

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Color Accuracy

Both TVs had solid color temperatures and roughly equivalent RGB representation.



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Motion

The LG wasn't as smooth as the Panasonic, but it had much less artifacting.

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Viewing Effects

While both TVs have great viewing angles, the Panasonic's was wider.

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Connectivity

The LG is wifi ready and has better online content than the Panasonic. Also, the LG has an extra HDMI port.

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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. Panasonic Viera TC-P50G25 Comparison
  14. Sony Bravia KDL-52EX700 Comparison
  15. Samsung UN55C7000 Comparison
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison
  18. Photo Gallery
  19. Ratings & Specs
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