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post #1 of 8
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Hey

Am lookin to get rid og my 5 year old LG 37" TV and get a new way bigger one
Which 50"+ TV would u recommend for 2500 dollars max?
Ive been lookin on a Sony 55" 3D TV, not that I need 3D tho as I dont have a Blu ray 3d player etc.
Ive also been lookin on Panasonic 50" VT20 3d tv which is suppose to be the best 3D tv, but idk about plasma and Xbox360 gaming.

What would u guys recommend?

Thanks
post #2 of 8
Go plasma...just fine for gaming. Burn in is a thing of the past at this point.

The perfromance is just so much better and they are generally less expensive as well for the larger sets
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Go plasma...just fine for gaming. Burn in is a thing of the past at this point.

The perfromance is just so much better and they are generally less expensive as well for the larger sets
Yeah, I defently like the Plasma TVs.
But is still Panasonic the "ultimate" plasma TVes?
post #4 of 8
Pioneer was the true king of plasmas until they stopped producing plasmas a couple years ago. Now it's primarily a fight between Panasonic and Samsung. Personally I'd go Panasonic before Samsung for a plasma (and vice versa for a LCD). For $2500 you can get a serious slam dunk plasma or a damn good TV with a bunch of accessories (wall mount, stand, ps3, media server, etc.).

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Just realized my post was largely uninformational. Here's why I choose Panasonic for plasmas.

They build almost exclusively plasmas.
Their plasmas look damn good and last a long time (I have a 6-7yr old Panasonic plasma display still in perfect condition).
They get some of the best reviews on CNET.
They're less expensive than Samsung plasmas, which are primarily priced high because Samsung built a quality name for itself in the LCD business.
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Panasonic and samsung are both good, just kind of depends on the deal you get. I would probably go panasonic all other things being equal
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post #7 of 8
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Ive heard that Panasonic bought or got some of Pioneers technology, and thats why they make the best plasmas
I will get a Panasonic, but when does those new Panasonics come out?
post #8 of 8
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So it stands between a Panasonic 50" VT20 and a SAMSUNG PS58C6505TWXXE.
What would be best 4 gaming, etc??
they both actually cost the same
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