Editors Liked

  • Amazing black levels, Great color accuracy, Very good 3D performance, Reliable antireflective screen
  • Excellent 2D performance best black levels of any 2010 model TV we've tested, Very good 3D performance with minimal crosstalk, Enough picture tweaks to satisfy diehard hobbyists and professional calibrators, Player/glasses bundles bring down the price
  • Amazing image clarity and depth of detail
  • The TCP54VT25 supports 3D playback. It has an integrated sync transmitter and comes with one pair of 3D glasses, This TV has a 1080p resolution and will accept 24p sources via its HDMI inputs, The TV has plenty of connection options and picture adjustment
  • Superior black-level performance and excellent shadow detail; accurate primary colors in THX mode; great color saturation; effective antireflective screen; reproduces 1080p/24 cadence properly; VieraCast provides access to select Internet services and
  • The Panasonic TCP54VT25 displays incredibly vibrant and realistic 3D and 2D images

Editors Didn't Like

  • Power hog, No built in WiFi (but wireless capabilities are present), Some artifacts showing in 1080p/24 mode
  • High power consumption, comes with only one 3D glass, USB does not support NTFS
  • Included pair of 3D glasses is heavy and can be uncomfortable, Problems detecting 2:3 cadence in 1080i signals in "auto" mode, Fairly high list price, but discounts are available
  • Husky size. Could use even better IPTV integration
  • Plasma TVs generally aren't as bright as LCDs and therefore aren't the best choice for a really bright room with lots of potential light reflections, This 3D TV does not offer 2Dto3D conversion, and you'll have to pay $150 for each additional
  • Relatively expensive; last year's Panasonic plasmas lost black-level performance over relatively short periods of time; non-adjustable grayscale in THX mode; some artifacts in 1080p/24 mode; fewer streaming services and apps than the competition; uses
  • There is no 2D to 3D conversion