Editors Liked

  • Incredible build; stunning cinematic picture quality
  • Outstanding picture quality, Best black levels of any set, 3D, Internet streaming
  • The Panasonic TC-PVT30 has outstanding overall picture quality, with superior black-level performance, very good shadow detail and accurate color points in THX mode. It can handle 1080p/24 sources and bright rooms well and exhibits the nearly perfect s

Editors Didn't Like

  • Picture lacks a little brightness; needs a 3D picture preset; judder with 50Hz
  • Picture not as impressive in a welllit room, Getting color perfect can take some work, Pricey, Does not meet latest EnergyStar Standards
  • The VT30 is very expensive, and last year's Panasonic plasmas lost black-level performance over relatively short periods of time. Its color is not as good as the best current plasmas and it uses significantly more power than LCD TVs