Panasonic Viera TC-P50ST30 Plasma 3D HDTV Review

A second-gen 3D model with several improvements this time around, but this TV has some issues that hold it back.

$1,299.00 MSRP 50 in.


The Panasonic Viera TC-P50ST30 ($1499 MSRP) is a 50-inch plasma, and a second-gen 3D TV. Panasonic managed several improvements this time around, and once again, we're convinced that plasmas are far superior to LCDs for active shutter 3D. Unfortunately, this TV had some issues with other performance aspects that keep it from being as good as it could have been.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. 3D
  7. Viewing Effects
  8. Calibration
  9. Connectivity
  10. Audio & Menus
  11. Multimedia & Internet
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Vs Sony KDL-55EX720
  14. Vs Samsung UN46C7100
  15. Vs Panasonic TC-P50VT20
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison