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Panasonic TC-P50GT50
8.9 out of 10

Panasonic TC-P50GT50

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Overall 8
8.0

Love the panel, not so thrilled with the body.

D. M. Rogers "david_rogers11", Amazon
14 January 2014
  • Summary: I'm sorry to see Panasonic leaving plasma market. I had the 50" 720p (purchased from Best Buy in 2007 after the Amazon delivery disaster), and I understand why this version is so much more affordable. The back panel is flimsy sheet metal, and there is a loud buzzing sound from the back of the TV. You can't hear it with the sound on, but it's not encouraging.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great Picture... Audio output - well...

David, Amazon
22 June 2013
  • Summary: I bought this thing a few months ago. So far I love the picture. People say dont get it if you have a bright room etc.. well the picture is just as bright in the daytime and super bright at night. I have to tone the picyure down if you are watching in a dark room. The picture instantly lights up when powered on, so there is no warm-up lag. The Smart-TV apps take a little bit to start up but its nothing really.
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Overall 8
8.0

good black levels, surprisingly light

Steve C, Amazon
10 March 2013
  • Summary: Very happy with this tv. The picture is great, deep blacks. Built in support for netflix and hulu is nice. The web browser is awful. I was surprised by how thin the tv is, and how much lighter than my previous 50 inch plasma. I used the tv speakers before hooking up my audio system and was disappointed with them, no matter how high the volume they just didn't deliver enough sound. But most people would not be using the built-in speakers anyway.
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Overall 8
8.0

great picture but web browser needs help.

Kindle Customer, Amazon
9 March 2013
  • Summary: picture is excellent,but internet browser needs alot of improvement.some sites that use to work fine no longer download all of screen and no picture mode for tv while surfing the web. I had a google tv that I used this to replace it because I wanted a second 3D tv,miss my google tv but needed 3d. a trade off I had to take. hopefully panasonic upgrades there firmware.
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Overall 8
8.0

Outstanding value!

Len T. Raley, Amazon
5 February 2013
  • Summary: I really don't understand why more plasma flat-screen TVs are not sold. In my opinion the picture quality is superior to most LCD-LED sets. The price is also cheaper on a same size comparison. As for this set, it is my 3rd flat-screen and my second Panasonic plasma set. The other was top of the line SONY Bravia set. All of the sets are still in use, but the picture quality of the Panasonics is terrific.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great TV with minor buzzing on bright images

R. Moy, Amazon
15 January 2013
  • Summary: **UPDATE 1/23/2013** - Amazon exchange was painless as always. CEVA delivered and packed up old TV. Make sure TV is removed from wall mount prior. This also needs to happen if you call for service via Panasonic - Actually calibrated TV and went through a 16 hour burn in period. No image retention seen so far. Will continue to work towards my 100 hours of burn in. - Made sure that I did not choose THX settings - chose custom settings with calibration.
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Overall 8
8.0

3d hdtv review

bill, Amazon
24 December 2012
  • Summary: Just purchased this tv in mid-dec to replace a 15 yr old 45" rear projection Mitsubishi and just got it installed into a newly constructed cabinet space a couple of weeks ago. So far so good; the picture is amazing although I'm still in the learning mode. I will send an update after I've hooked up and used a 3D blu-ray dvd player and new HDMI receiver (my other stuff was good but 10+ yrs old and has no HDMI capability).
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Overall 8
8.0

Almost perfect

Blu-ray newbie, Amazon
12 September 2012
  • Summary: This TV has the BEST picture I have ever seen, and believe me, I did my research. The only reason I did not give it 5 stars? Image retention. I turned off the pixel orbiter after some really bad advice on several forums. I also had the contrast cranked up due to a calibration suggestion. Big mistake. Right after I made the changes, the top of the screen banner from MSNBC became retained at the top of the screen.
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Overall 8
8.0

Beautiful picture but no surround sound

Richard A. Kappele, Amazon
19 August 2012
  • Summary: This TV is absolutely beautiful. There are a couple of things you need to be aware of though: The THX modes turn off the pixel orbiter so be aware of this when you use the THX modes to watch regular TV and the digital optical output only outputs stereo. I connected my Panasonic DMP-BDT210 to my TP-P60GT50 with an HDMI cable and connected my TV to my Pioneer Elite THX Ultra2 receiver with an optical cable - no surround sound.
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Overall 8
8.0

Questionable Purchase Update

Mitchell S. Morton "Mitchell", Amazon
5 August 2012
  • Summary: I have been enjoying this TV for two months. Great picture and THX light helps for bright rooms. The problem is image retention or burn in. I called Panasonic and their is no warranty for this issue. I thought i was careful breaking it in and Panasonic said their is no break in period. Now I do watch CNBC in the morning and I have a stock ticker line image burnt in as well as the HD+ sign.
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