Summary: I bought this as a secondary TV in the house. I also have a 50" Samsung plasma that is three years old and a Projector in my media room for serious movie/football watching. I was not looking for the absolute best picture/features etc.
Summary: The TV is as advertised with an absolutely stunning picture with blu-ray or game console input. Standard-def TV isn't gorgeous, but I imagine with hi-def cable or satellite the image quality would be perfect.
Summary: This TV is a great package for the price. However, this TV is made for dark light rooms because it is highly reflective. The room I have it in now does get a bit of sunlight that is slightly noticeable and can may get annoying.
Summary: I bought this tv on the Thanksgiving day because of the one day deal from best buy for [...]. The reason why i opted for the Plasma is that I heard and read that there is almost no motion blur and flickering. I watched several action scenes through my Blu ray and I can clearly see motion flicker.
Summary: As plasma sets have come down in price I have been looking at the 50 inch Viera and similar models of Samsung. I own two other Panasonics, and a Sony. The overall quality of the Panasonic TC-P50U2 for the price, and my own satisfaction with the others I own factored into my decision.
Summary: This unit is an excellent value for the money. The one flaw is the speaker positioning. The speakers are located on the bottom and point down towards the floor. This is problematic because if you place this in a entertainment center or cabinet it creates an echo or muffles the sound.