Superb all-around picture quality, anchored by the deepest plasma black levels of the year, make the Panasonic TC-PVT30 series the best-performing TV we've tested in 2011.
An update available today for the Panasonic TC-PVT30 series supposedly addresses a couple of color-related issues.
At CES 2011, Sharon Vaknin takes a First Look at the Panasonic VT30 series plasma.
There are not-so-hidden meanings in TV model numbers. Geoffrey Morrison helps you decode them, brand by brand.
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.
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.
The VT30 still stands as the best TV Panasonic has ever produced, and even if there's only a tiny improvement, the new TC-PVT50 series looks ready to steal that title.
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.
Panasonic's VT50 promises upgraded design and performance from last year and now includes a browser and touch-sensitive remote.