back to Logo usat smarthome 3d00d0583dd95af3f7ce8dd6c5b121640f13c9e2513cef3241fb16a5d3f4960d
Tested by experts 06d9a64036647e73500f0390c533b110047acb1d8dfcda07834106364a611f86
televisions

Panasonic TC-P50U1 Plasma HDTV Review

Fancy (and frequently pointless) special processing features aside, acceptable performance for a decent price.

50 in.
Advertisement

Introduction

The Panasonic TC-P50U1 is a pretty basic model, at least as basic as they come in the 50-inch plasma category (that's a lot of screen real estate, mind you). Skipping the fancy, and frequently pointless, special processing features, Panasonic has made a TV that delivers acceptable performance for a decent price.

Comparable Products

Before you buy the Panasonic Viera TC-P50U1, take a look at these other televisions.

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. Formats & Media
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Vs Samsung PN50B430
  14. Vs Vizio SV471XVT
  15. Vs Sony KDL-52XBR9
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison

News and Features

Cord cutting hero

Cable Subscriptions Plummet: Is This Cord-Cutting Critical Mass?

Most cable TV content is now available through streaming media.

Hisense news hero

Hisense Debuts New Premium ULED TV Lineup in NYC

Hisense ULED will compete with OLED and SUHD TVs for just $2,999.

Lg hdr oled hero

LG Unveils World's First HDR-Capable OLED Televisions

LG has just announced the new EF9500 series, two flat HDR OLED models.

Xfinity share hero

New Comcast App Live Streams Video to Your Friend's TV

Xfinity Share allows users to cast live video to their TVs.

Seiki dorm tv hero

Back to School: Picking the Best TV for Your Dorm

No matter your major or tenure, a dorm without a TV is just no fun.

Amazon fire tv stick hero

'HBO Now' Arrives on Amazon Fire TV and Fire TV Stick

The standalone streaming service continues its slow rollout.

Nfl football broncos flickr craigindenver

NFL Ratings Plateau, Adding to Broadcasters' Woes

Broadcast TV's bellwether is treading water.

Tv size hero

How to Choose the Right TV Size

If you're not sure which size TV to buy, just aim for the biggest.

Apple tv service hero

Apple Delays Launch of Internet TV Service to 2016

Fans will have to wait until next year for an internet TV package.