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Panasonic TH-50PZ850U Reviewed

panasonic th-50pz850uPanasonic’s latest highend plasma series the PZ850 is available in large sizes from 46-inch to 65-inches. The 50-inch model, the Panasonic TH-50PZ850U is one of the first HDTVs to be “web-enabled” by the use of Viera Cast, enabling you to enjoy websites such of YouTube, or Picasa web albums, and keeping you upto date with the news and weather.

The Panasonic TH-50PZ850U has a full HD / 1080p plasma panel, with a high contrast ratio of 30,000:1 and a dynamic contrast ratio of a massive 1,000,000:1. Along with a new anti-reflective filter, digital Cinema color technology, full 24p movie support, and dedicated game mode, the TH-50PZ850U offers some impressive specifications.

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The SD card slot allows you to view HD photos directly on the HDTV and even playback HD movies recorded from a camcorder.  A nice feature for blu-ray movies on the Panasonic TH-50PZ850 is native 24p (24Hz) support, and also 48Hz mode, to reduce any judder.  The Panasonic TH-50PZ850U has received great reviews, and E-Gear said, I’ve always liked the performance of Panasonic plasmas, and this one doesn’t disappoint. It delivered the best blacks and colors I’ve seen in this price range, making high definition content truly stunning.