They are marketing gimmicks that can mean anything the manufacturer wants them to mean. They could even turn the TV off and measure the black level against a full on white screen.
Static contrast ratios (ANSI method) on the other hand are a comparison between pure white and pure black signals displayed on the screen at the same time. This is a more accurate description of the real world contrast you can expect out of a given screen.
I supposed that since the two sets in question are from the same manufacturer it might be OK to assume the same standards were used... at least for the static figures.
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tcp50s1 2.000.000 dynamic 40.000 static and th50pz80u 1.000.000 dynamic static20.000.Is there real life differences in black level.Actually if you watch this tvs side by side (same programing ) can you find difference in contrast black level colour saturation,colour fidelity.Are there other improvements in new model influencing picture quality?
I own TH50PZ80U and i was wandering if i should sell it pay the difference and get new TCP50S1 with NEO PDP panel.Please help me solve this problem.Black level is very important to me.