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Panasonic TC-P55ST50

Panasonic TC-P55ST50
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Editors' choice 4.5 stars Spectacular
    Overall score: 9.2 (4.5 stars)
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Average user rating 3.5 stars out of 14 reviews 4.5 stars out of 1 review 4.5 stars out of 2 reviews
Release date January 10, 2012 March 05, 2012 March 05, 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
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Widescreen modes Full
Conventional 4:3
Just
Zoom
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Internet streaming services Skype
FOX sports
SHOUTcast
AccuWeather
VIERA Connect
Hulu Plus
MLB.tv
Pandora
YouTube
Samsung Smart TV
Samsung SmartTV
Addtional features 2D to 3D conversion
Infinite Black Pro Panel
Faster-switching phosphor panel
Web browser
Samsung Smart Content and Signature service
Samsung Smart Hub
Integrated web browser
Down Firing + Full Range speaker
AllShare Play
Wide Color Enhancer Plus
ConnectShare Movie
Eco Sensor
BD Wise
Game mode
Anynet Plus
Auto channel search
Auto volume leveler
0.5-inch-wide bezel
AllShare
Wide Color Enhancer
Eco Sensor
BD Wise
Game mode
Anynet Plus
V-Chip
Resolution 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080
LED backlight type Info unavailable Edge-lit
Edge-lit
Total output power 18 Watt
20 Watt
20 Watt
Display format 1080p
1080p
1080p
Image aspect ratio 16:9
16:9
16:9
Refresh rate 600 Hz
Info unavailable Info unavailable
HDMI ports qty 3
3
3
Diagonal size 55 in
46 in
55 in
LCD backlight technology Info unavailable LED Backlight technology
LED Backlight technology
Technology 3D
LED-LCD
LED-LCD
Speaker(s) 2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 4 Watt
1 x Subwoofer - Built-in - 10 Watt
2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 10 Watt
2 x Main channel speaker - Built-in - 10 Watt
Supported DTV resolutions 720p
1080p
1080i
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Dynamic contrast ratio Info unavailable 6000000:1
6000000:1
TV tuner presence Yes
Yes
Yes
Video interface HDMI
Component
Composite
HDMI
Component
Composite
HDMI
Component
Composite
Dimensions (WxDxH) 51.2 in x 14.1 in x 32.4 in - With stand
41.7 in x 1.2 in x 24.8 in - Without stand
49.2 in x 1.8 in x 29 in - Without stand
Connectivity protocols Built-in Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Built-in Wi-Fi
Built-in Wi-Fi
Widescreen Widescreen
Widescreen
Widescreen
Weight 71.6 lbs
28.4 lbs
35.7 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)
3 x HDMI (19 pin HDMI Type A)
1 x Component video input
1 x Digital audio output (optical) (TOSLINK)
3 x USB 2.0 (4 pin USB Type A)
1 x Network (RJ-45)
1 x Composite video input
3 x HDMI (19 pin HDMI Type A)
1 x Component video input
1 x Digital audio output (optical) (TOSLINK)
3 x USB 2.0 (4 pin USB Type A)
1 x Network (RJ-45)
1 x Composite video input
Manufacturer warranty Info unavailable 1 year warranty
1 year warranty
HDCP compatible Yes
Yes
Yes
Digital TV tuner ATSC
QAM
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Sound output mode Stereo
Stereo
Stereo
Surround mode Yes
Yes
Yes
Sound effects 3D Sound
SRS TheaterSound HD
SRS TheaterSound HD
3D technology Yes
Info unavailable Info unavailable
Product type Plasma
LED-LCD
LED-LCD
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