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Panasonic Viera TC-P50S30 Plasma HDTV Review

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A more or less entry-level plasma TV with a few unexpected drawbacks, and average overall performance.

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Introduction

The Panasonic Viera TC-P50S30 ($999 MSRP) is a more or less entry-level plasma screen TV with a few unexpected drawbacks, and more or less average all-around performance. It underperforms in many areas, but it's far from a bad TV, especially if you're looking for great contrast ratio and internet content on the cheap.

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Sections

  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Connectivity
  9. Audio & Menus
  10. Multimedia & Internet
  11. Power Consumption
  12. Panasonic Viera TC-P50ST30 Comparison
  13. Samsung PN50C550 Comparison
  14. LG 47LD4500 Comparison
  15. Conclusion
  16. Series Comparison
  17. Photo Gallery
  18. Ratings & Specs
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