Panasonic TC-P50ST30 Plasma HDTV Review: Great Features, Subpar Sound and Image

At a Glance

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  • Viera TC-P50ST30 50-inch 3D Plasma TV

    The $1400 Panasonic TC-P50ST30 seems like a good deal for a 50-inch 3D HDTV, but the audio and video quality are both lacking, and the set doesn't come with 3D glasses.

At a Glance

The $1400 Panasonic TC-P50ST30 seems like a good deal for a 50-inch 3D HDTV, but the audio and video quality are both lacking, and the set doesn't come with 3D glasses.

Price when rated: $1149

Pros

  • Easy to use and configure
  • Easy to use and configure
  • Excellent slideshows
  • Excellent slideshows
  • Includes 3D, Wi-Fi, USB, and SD Card support
  • Includes 3D, Wi-Fi, USB, and SD Card support

Cons

  • Menus not always intuitive
  • Menus not always intuitive
  • Unexceptional image quality
  • Unexceptional image quality
  • Distorted sound
  • Distorted sound
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