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Good black levels.
Solid selection of streaming media apps.
Excellent overall picture quality.
Deep black levels.
Accurate color and solid video processing.
It can handle 1080p/24 sources and bright rooms well and exhibits the nearly perfect screen uniformity of plasma.
Some fringing in dark scenes.
Doesn’t get very bright when correctly calibrated.
Picture quality flaws include subtly fluctuating black and gray levels as well as inaccurate gamma that washes out shadows somewhat.
Fewer picture controls than the competition.
Doesn't include 3D glasses and uses significantly more power.
By Trusted Reviews on November 04, 2011
It has been a while since we last put any of Panasonic's GT30 plasmas through their paces, but this 46in model shows that the range is still hard to beat. And there's some encouraging new online functionality...90
By PC Mag on September 19, 2011
A 50-inch, 3D-ready plasma HDTV, the Panasonic TC-P50GT30 offers solid performance at a reasonable price, but its hunger for electricity and some fringing in dark areas of its picture hold it back....70
By Home Theater Review on August 10, 2011
With both 2D and 3D content, Panasonic's TC-P50GT30 is a very good performer, and its well-rounded features package hits all of the desirable bases: Web-based video-on-demand, an included WiFi adapter, DLNA streaming, and even Skype video...90
By Home Theater on August 01, 2011
The GT30 is a good set, but apart from slightly spiffier aesthetics, more cable clearance for a wall mount, an additional HDMI input, a PC input, and THX certification—which is of questionable value in this particular case—it offers little that you...74
By Expert Reviews on June 27, 2011
Excellent picture quality, 3D performance and brimming with features, the GT30 is simply one of the best high-end TVs available today...100
By 5FWD on June 08, 2011
Despite Panasonic's stingyness on the specs front, we still love the Panasonic TX-P42GT30B. It should top the list if you're in the market for a 3D HDTV, and fancy plasma over LED. Panasonic TX-P42GT30B is tagged with Panasonic TX-P42GT30B,...100
By DigitalVersus on May 30, 2011
The GT30 has more contrast than the older GT20, has a great quality picture once you set it up in THX mode. The most demanding viewers will probably prefer the VT30 for getting closer to perfection, the GT30 is almost certainly better value for...100
By HDTV Solutions on May 12, 2011
The Panasonic TC-50GT30 plasma not only delivers a deliciously lush 2D picture, its rendering of 3D Blu-rays is one of the best that I have seen. Add to that a strong troupe of Internet content providers and this VIERA GT30 makes a great centerpiece...80
By RegHardware on May 07, 2011
Overall, I would rate the TX-P42GT30 as an outstanding TV. And should you want to spring for those expensive Active Shutter glasses, the 3D image is clean and immersive, its network functionality is first rate and 2D image quality is...80
By Whathifi.com on May 06, 2011
now has its fair share of 3D LCD models for sale, but, it claims, plasma is perfect for producing high-quality, low-crosstalk 3D images. Panasonic screens have undergone a minor makeover in 2011 and they look suitably modern. Inspect the features and...100