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

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.

Manufacturer’s Description

The VIERA ST30 series introduces six screen sizes, from 42-inches to 65-inches, to the Panasonic family of Full HD 3D HDTVs. Featured in this series are the TC-P65ST30, a 65-inch class (64.7" measured diagonally); TC-P60ST30, a 60-inch class (60.1" measured diagonally); TC-P55ST30, a 55-inch class (55.1" measured diagonally); TC-P50ST30, a 50-inch class (49.9" measured diagonally); TC-P46ST30, a 46-inch class (46"measured diagonally) and the TC-P42ST30, a 42" class (41.6"measured diagonally).