While there are numerous flat-panel televisions on the market, very few of them feature that total amount of image-enhancing features as this Panasonic 49.9-Inch Plasma HDTV, Model: TC-P50G10. This plasma TV has been outfitted with an excellent progressive scanning system as well as numerous features that will enhance your viewing experience. With an ultra-high contrast ratio and a very high screen resolution, this Panasonic Plasma HDTV has all of the necessary features that make up an excellent television. The average price for this Panasonic Plasma HDTV is $1,650.
Overall Rating: 4.5/5 Stars
Main Features and Technologies:
This Panasonic Plasma HDTV comes with a great screen size of 49.9-Inches, which is large enough to accurately fit in most living rooms. With a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, you’ll be able to enjoy FullHD programming, which is 1080p. When you combine this with the native aspect ratio of 16:9, you’ll have a genuine cinematic experience.
The contrast ratio for this Panasonic Plasma HDTV is one of the best I have ever seen, at 40000:1. With a contrast ratio of this high, the darker colors will be truly separated from the rest, which will provide every image with a lifelike quality to them that is rarely, if ever, seen on a home television.
There is a digital TV tuner (ATSC, QAM) within this Panasonic HDTV, which is ideal since all over-the-air programming is switching to digital. If you have high-definition cable, then you will be able to instantly enjoy your favorite programming in super-high quality. There are a total of four different video formats that are supported with this television. These include 720p, 480p, 1080p and 1080i.
The audio quality of this Panasonic Plasma HDTV is amazing. With a total of two speakers that feature 20-Watts of power, it may not seem like this TV will produce astonishing audio. But when you combine these speakers with the built-in Surround Sound Mode, which plays with different frequencies to engulf your room in high-fidelity audio, you will swear there are external speakers set up.
If you are a gamer, then you will enjoy the Game Mode Setting that comes within this Panasonic Plasma HDTV. This setting will adapt how it displays the images to flow perfectly with your video game. There is also an anti-reflective system within this television that will dramatically reduce the amount of screen reflection. This is a great feature for those who will be placing this HDTV in a room with plenty of windows.
You will be able to instantly view your digital photographs and videos through the SD Memory Card Reader that has been built-into this television. There are also numerous other connectivity ports that will allow you to expand the uses of this TV. You will never run out of connection ports, which is a great feature for any television.
Starting in May of 2009, you’ll be able to access Amazon’s On Demand Movies through a free service. Check with Panasonic.com for more information as it is available on this unique and exciting service.
Outstanding picture quality that is boosted by the high contrast ratio and extremely accurate portrayal of the color wheel. You are able to connect to certain Internet sites, such as YouTube and Bloomberg, through the built-in Ethernet port.
Slightly expensive and does not have as great of a picture quality as comparable LCD models.
In order to access the Internet wirelessly on this Panasonic Plasma HDTV you will need to purchase the D-Link Xtreme 4-Port GigaBit Dual Band Wireless Bridge, Model: DAP1522. This wireless bridge will work perfectly for this Panasonic HDTV, and it has an average price of $95 – a great investment.