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Panasonic VIERA 50" 1080p Plasma HDTV In Black - TH-50PZ850U

Abt Model: TH50PZ850U | UPC Code: 037988242108
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1920 x 1080 Resolution/ 1,000,000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio/ VIERA Cast Internet TV Capability/ VIERA Link HDAVI Control/ Surround Sound/ BBE ViVA HD3D Sound/ Built-In Closed Caption Decoder/ Built-In SD Card Memory Slot/ Built-In NTSC/ATSC/QAM Tuners/ Black Finish
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Panasonic VIERA 50" 1080p Plasma HDTV In Black, Model TH50PZ850U

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Features:

  • 1080p Full HD Plasma Panel (1920 x 1080 pixels)
  • Contrast Ratio: 1,000,000:1 Dynamic
  • VIERA Cast™ Internet TV Capability*
  • 480hz Sub-field Drive Technology
  • Equivalent to 5,120 Shades of Gradation
  • 24p Cinematic Playback
  • NEW AR (Anti-Reflective) Filter
  • Digital Cinema Color*
  • Deep Color Technology
  • x.v. Color
  • VIERA Link™ HDAVI Control for streamlined AV setup/operation
  • Built-in SD Card Memory Slot/GalleryPlayer® Ready To View, with AVCHD/MPEG2 Playback Capability (H.264)*†
  • Studio Reference Mode*
  • Pro Setting Menu*
  • Anti IR Mode
  • Game Mode
  • BBE® ViVA HD3D Sound
  • PC Input
  • 4 HDMI Inputs

Approximate Dimensions:

  • With Stand:
    • Height: 33.3” (847 mm)
    • Width: 49.9” (1,267 mm)
    • Depth: 15.2” (387 mm)
  • Without Stand:
    • Height: 31.3” (794 mm)
    • Width: 49.9” (1,267 mm)
    • Depth: 4.1” (104 mm)

Approximate Weight:

  • Net (with stand): 99.2 lbs. (45 kg)
  • Net (without stand): 88.2 lbs. (40 kg)
  • Shipping: 119.1 lbs. (54 kg)

Warranty Information:

  • Manufacturer Warranty (authorized online retailer):
    1 Year Parts and Labor

Features and specifications are subject to change without notice.

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Television TypePlasma
Screen Size50"
Resolution1920x1080
Number of HDMI Inputs4
Built-in-TunerYes
Width (inches)49.9
Height (inches)31.3
Panel Depth (inches)4.1
  

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Panasonic VIERA 50" 1080p Plasma HDTV In Black
 
5.0

(based on 8 reviews)

Ratings Distribution

  • 5 Stars

     

    (8)

  • 4 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 3 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 2 Stars

     

    (0)

  • 1 Stars

     

    (0)

88%

of respondents would recommend this to a friend.

Pros

  • Exceeded expectations (4)
  • Great picture quality (4)
  • Inexpensive (4)
  • Easy to use (3)

Cons

No Cons

Best Uses

  • Home (3)
  • Movies (3)

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5.0

great value

By 

from Undisclosed

Pros

  • Durable
  • Easy to use
  • Exceeded expectations
  • Inexpensive

Cons

  • sound is fair

Best Uses

    Comments about Panasonic VIERA 50" 1080p Plasma HDTV In Black:

    great picture. Easy to use. Reliable and good value. Sound could be better but its fine if you are not fussy

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    (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

     
    5.0

    First 1080p

    By 

    from New York, Ny

    Pros

    • Inexpensive

    Cons

    • weird buzzing noise coming from back of tv

    Best Uses

      Comments about Panasonic VIERA 50" 1080p Plasma HDTV In Black:

      Im Very impressed with picture quality. This is my first 1080p Plasma tv and i enjoy it very much.

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      (0 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

       
      5.0

      This Plasma Rocks!

      By 

      from Rancho Santa Margarita, CA

      Pros

      • Exceeded expectations
      • Internet Applications
      • plenty of cable ports

      Cons

      • wish line in signal split 4 both component & svid

      Best Uses

        Comments about Panasonic VIERA 50" 1080p Plasma HDTV In Black:

        I got this as soon as it became available. It is the best plasma compared to all the others I found in stores. I like the Viera Cast to watch YouTube videos. I hope that eventually TVs will just put a simple computer inside and have a web browser to surf any website instead of being limited to just the couple widgets available now. I'm sure we will see that in the future. While this set has plenty of input ports, I was hoping that I could connect on a particular input line both a component and svideo but it appears I could only connect one or the other. I am already using the other input lines. My problem is I have too many devices. I have a SVHS VCR, a DVD HDD recorder, digital cable box, Blu-ray player, and 5.1 stereo receiver hooked up. I had to hook the VCR to the front input ports on the TV but I would have preferred to hook on the back. There should be some smart switching to detect which is the live signal and use the component when active or svideo when active. If both active then pick a priority like svideo signal would be chosen over the component vid. That way I could connect both my VCR and DVD HDD recorder onto one input.

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        5.0

        A Top Quality TV

        By 

        from Atlanta, GA

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        Pros

        • Attractive Design
        • Fast Setup
        • Great Picture
        • Sound quality excellent

        Cons

        • None

        Best Uses

        • Future internet content
        • Home
        • Movies

        Comments about Panasonic VIERA 50" 1080p Plasma HDTV In Black:

        My wife and I, both in our eighth decade, have been purchasing and using television sets since they first appeared in the 1940's. This set will probably be our last purchase. After six months of viewing and investigating both Plasma, LCD, and DLP TVs, we chose this Panasonic plasma model expecting a high-quality picture and above-average flat- panel sound. When delivered, set up and running, we were not disappointed!!!

        The unit is top-notch. I cannot believe there would be any individual who could find fault with this TV. The TV has numerous adjustments to the picture and sound that should be able to meet anyone's preferences. We were happpy with the manufacturer's settings, but we did add a custom picture setting that can be flipped with other pre-set manufacturer settings, and we turned off the 3D surround sound, which we will reserve for the occassional movie that is enhanced by using it. Most viewing doesn't need surround and surround isn't well received by a hearing-aid.

        Service and delivery comments:

        Delivery was well-executed, efficient, and on time. The product arrived in pristine condition. Standard delivery was ordered, which meant the TV was to be set at my front door or in my garage. However, the driver offered with my help to set it in the first-floor room. I was pleased.

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        5.0

        Happy with performance

        By 

        from GA

        About Me Enthusiast

        Verified Buyer

        Pros

        • Great Picture
        • Simple Controls

        Cons

          Best Uses

          • Home
          • Movies
          • Wall Mounting

          Comments about Panasonic VIERA 50" 1080p Plasma HDTV In Black:

          Great TV. I changed from tube tv to this plasma. I like it.

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          (8 of 11 customers found this review helpful)

           
          5.0

          THE BEST I'VE EVER OWNED

          By 

          from CHICAGO,IL

          Pros

          • Easy to use
          • Exceeded expectations
          • Inexpensive

          Cons

            Best Uses

              Comments about Panasonic VIERA 50" 1080p Plasma HDTV In Black:

              I HAVE BOUGHT 3 DIFFERENT 1080P PLASMAS AND MY NEW PANASONIC IS THE BEST I'VE EVER OWNED BY FAR!!!!

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              5.0

              Great Value

              By 

              from Philadelphia PA

              Pros

              • Awesome picture
              • Easy to use
              • Exceeded expectations
              • Inexpensive

              Cons

              • sounbd is a little weak

              Best Uses

                Comments about Panasonic VIERA 50" 1080p Plasma HDTV In Black:

                I have a Pioneer Elete 50" Plasma for the family room and looking to upgrade from LCD to Plasma in the Master bedroom. Did a ton of research and found this TV on sale and a best buy according to the reviews I saw. I was skeptical at first but ordered it anyway. It came to the house in record time and was very easy to mount to the TV stand and set up. The picture was great out of the box and with a few minor adijustments for personal taste it is awesome! The sound is the only thing that can be upgraded, a little "tinny". Thanks for making a high value affordable set!

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                (1 of 1 customers found this review helpful)

                 
                5.0

                I love it

                By 

                from Philadelphia, PA

                About Me Tech Savvy

                Verified Buyer

                Pros

                • Attractive Design
                • Fast Setup
                • Great Picture

                Cons

                  Best Uses

                  • Home
                  • Movies

                  Comments about Panasonic VIERA 50" 1080p Plasma HDTV In Black:

                  Best picture I have ever seen, either in HD cable or Blu-Ray DVDs. It also makes regular DVDs and regular (non-HD) stations look better. I could not be happier.

                  Service and delivery comments:

                  Delivery was on time, and tracking was easy. NO problems.

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                  Panasonic VIERA 50" 1080p Plasma HDTV In Black

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