It's time to go back... back... back into the mists of time. 2007, to be precise, which is where the specs for the new ST30 from. The new ST6500 is a little more modern.
At CES 2011, Sharon Vaknin takes a first look at the Panasonic ST30 series.
If you can live with its homely design, the excellent picture quality and feature set of the Panasonic TC-PST30 series combine to make it one of the best plasma TV values available.
The Sharp Elite Pro was the best, and most expensive, TV of 2011, but it's facing a serious challenge from the Panasonic ST50 budget plasma. We put them head-to-head.
These five TVs represent the best bang for the buck among 2011 TVs we've reviewed that aren't yet largely sold out.
An artifact known as "brightness pops" exists on Samsung's PND7000 and PND8000 plasma TVs, and reports of peeling abound, but neither is a big enough deal to spoil our recommendation.
CNET compares the 2012 lineups of major TV makers based on their CES announcements.
CNET's latest long-term tests of plasma TVs from Panasonic, Samsung, and LG show some changes in black level and color over time, but still nothing major.
The Panasonic ST50 is an upgrade to one of our favorite TVs of 2011 and promises better features and performance.
Panasonic's VT50 promises upgraded design and performance from last year and now includes a browser and touch-sensitive remote.