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Panasonic TC-P55ST50

Panasonic TC-P55ST50
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Price $24 at 1 store
CNET editors' rating
Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.2 (4.5 stars)
Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 14 reviews
Release date January 10, 2012
The Bottom Line With flagship-level picture quality for a midlevel price, the Panasonic ST50 series sets the value standard among videophile-grade TVs.

Basic specs

Features See What's the Same or What's different
Plasma panel technology Panasonic 15th Generation Plasma Panel
Widescreen modes Full
Conventional 4:3
Internet streaming services Skype
FOX sports
VIERA Connect
Hulu Plus
Addtional features 2D to 3D conversion
Infinite Black Pro Panel
Faster-switching phosphor panel
Web browser
Resolution 1920 x 1080
Total output power 18 Watt
Display format 1080p
Image aspect ratio 16:9
Refresh rate 600 Hz
HDMI ports qty 3
Diagonal size 55 in
Technology 3D
Speaker(s) 2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 4 Watt
1 x Subwoofer - Built-in - 10 Watt
Supported DTV resolutions 720p
TV tuner presence Yes
Video interface HDMI
Dimensions (WxDxH) 51.2 in x 14.1 in x 32.4 in - With stand
Connectivity protocols Built-in Wi-Fi
Widescreen Widescreen
Weight 71.6 lbs
Input/Output connections 3 x HDMI input (19 pin HDMI Type A) - Side
2 x USB 2.0 (4 pin USB Type A)
1 x Composite video / component video input (RCA phono x 3) - On supplied adapter
1 x Audio line-in (RCA phono x 2) - On supplied adapter
1 x Audio line-in (Mini-phone stereo 3.5 mm)
1 x Network (RJ-45)
1 x Digital audio output (optical) (TOSLINK)
HDCP compatible Yes
Digital TV tuner ATSC
Sound output mode Stereo
Surround mode Yes
Sound effects 3D Sound
3D technology Yes
Product type Plasma
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