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LG 50PZ950

alaTest has collected and analyzed 213 reviews of LG 50PZ950. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People really like the sound and design. The price and usability are also appreciated, whereas some have doubts about the black level.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the LG 50PZ950 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for LG 50PZ950

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of LG 50PZ950 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk. Reviews about the reliability and durability are generally positive. The usability and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but there are mixed reviews on the size and price.

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100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG 50PZ950T 50-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 600Hz 3D Plasma Smart Internet TV with Freeview HD LG 50PZ950T 50-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 600Hz 3D Plasma Smart Internet TV with Freeview HD

Dec, 2017

Consumer review by: (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for LG 50PZ950

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 147 user reviews of LG 50PZ950 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. Comments about the sound and design are overall positive. The price and usability also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the reliability.

image quality, usability, price, design, sound

reliability

89% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG Infinia 50PZ950 50-Inch 1080p 600 Hz Active 3D THX Certified Plasma HDTV with TruBlack Filter and Smart TVLG Infinia 50PZ950 50-Inch 1080p 600 Hz Active 3D THX Certified Plasma HDTV with TruBlack Filter and Smart TV

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Christian Sherden (televisioninfo.com)

LG 50PZ950

 

This 1080p plasma television with internet and 3D capabilities is purportedly the best LG has to offer in 2011. The LG 50PZ950 (found for $1,500 – reduced from the $2,000 MSRP) looks great, has all the features and should be a contender for best TV of...

High motion performance ; Strong resolution scaling

Inaccurate RGB curves hurt viewing ; Subpar 3D image quality

There are many of aspects to appreciate about the LG 50PZ950 ($1,500 – much less than the original $2,000 MSRP). This behemoth plasma screen has features aplenty. Just by buying an LG with internet connectivity, you get one of the best user interfaces,...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: David Katzmaier (cnet.com)

LG 50PZ950 - 50 Class ( 49.9 viewable ) plasma TV review

 

While Panasonic's and Samsung's flagship plasma TVs vie for best TV of 2011 , LG's best plasma of the year, the PZ950 series, can't match the picture quality score of even the less expensive step-down 3D Panasonics . The main culprit is LG's more...

The LG PZ950 series evinced excellent color in bright and dark areas, along with the even screen uniformity of plasma. The Smart TV Internet portal is well-designed with a solid selection of streaming services, and LG includes a Wi-Fi dongle. The...

This plasma reproduces light black levels and its screen handles bright rooms worse than other TVs. It showed mediocre 3D performance. Smart TV lacks Pandora, and its search is next to useless.

Although blessed with solid features, design, and performance, the LG PZ950 series can't match the excellent picture quality of other plasmas in its price range.

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: Andy Sim (hardwarezone.com)

LG 60PZ950 Plasma TV - A Blacker Shade of Pale

 

It took this plasma screen a while to reach us, but that didn't dampen our enthusiasm in dissecting this 3D Smart TV from LG the moment it got here. So was it any good against the likes of its PDP competitors? We've got all the details for you!

Elegant design ; Fast response time ; Excellent 3D depths and clarity

Subtle image retention ; Sub-par black depths

To sum up, LG's flagship PZ950 is a Smart 3D TV worth considering for those on the hunt for an active-shutter plasma; just as long as you aren't a purist who desire the deepest black depths. Factor in its price point and its shortcomings might not...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: (hdtvuniverse.com)

LG 50PZ950 Review – 50-inch Plasma HDTV

 

LG has tried making the Plasma models still more spectacular this year by getting rid of the nagging problems which Plasma panels are infamous for. You can expect much less reflection of light from the panels with practically no danger of burn-in. The...

LG has not implemented the passive 3D technology in the Plasma models. This set has the active 3D technology, which is still good enough for viewing 3D pictures. You can watch 2D or 3D according to the source that you have. The main problem with the...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: (hdtvuniverse.com)

LG 60PZ950 Review – 60-inch Plasma HDTV

 

This model is among the advanced models previewed by LG, with a set of advanced audio and video related features, along with option to access a wide range of online and offline content. It also comes with a 60-inch plasma screen supporting full 3D HD...

Similar to the offline content access, you can also access a wide range of content offered by various popular social networks and content providers. The built-in Wi-Fi and Smart TV provides you with a more efficient and smart wireless internet access...

Dec, 2011

Expert review by: Christian Sherden (reviewed.com)

LG 50PZ950

 

Some really nice features, spoiled by some terrible performance issues

High motion performance; Strong resolution scaling

Inaccurate RGB curves hurt viewing; Subpar 3D image quality

There are many of aspects to appreciate about the LG 50PZ950 ($1,500 – much less than the original $2,000 MSRP). This behemoth plasma screen has features aplenty. Just by buying an LG with internet connectivity, you get one of the best user interfaces,...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by: Adrienne Maxwell (hometheaterreview.com)

LG 60PZ950 Plasma 3D HDTV Reviewed

 

If you are looking for a 3D plasma, or just a plasma with a large screen, the LG 60PK950 is definitely worth your attention as it provides a lot of screen real estate and features at a reasonable price....

The 60PK950 is a 3D-capable TV. It is THX-certified for 3D and 2D content ; Plasma TVs generally do not suffer from viewing-angle limitations or significant motion-blur issues ; The TV has plenty of connection options and picture adjustments ; The...

LG does not include any 3D glasses in the package, and the glasses cost $129.99 each ; Plasma TVs generally are not as bright as LCDs, which is important with active-shutter 3D technology ; The 60PZ650 does not include a "smooth" de-judder mode for...

The plasma category is where you're going to find the best deals on the biggest screens in the TV market, and screen size really does matter if you want the most effective 3D presentation. Even though the 60-inch 60PK950 sits at the top of LG's plasma...

Aug, 2011

Expert review by: (toptenreviews.com_old)

LG 60PZ950

 

Even though it doesn't have built-in Wi-Fi and it doesn't come with any 3D glasses, this 3D TV will still be able to impress your guests. The display resolution and contrast ratio are both excellent and, since it's a plasma television, it has a 600Hz...

This plasma TV features 600Hz sub field driving for smooth motion onscreen

It does not come with 3D glasses and it requires a USB Wi-Fi adapter for wireless internet

The LG 60PZ950 is a great 3D TV, but it comes with minimum accessories.

Expert review by: (techreviewsource.com)

LG 50PZ950

 

The LG PZ950 50" 3D plasma HDTV has a strong feature set, attractive design and decent performance, but it does lack slightly in overall picture quality compared to other similar plasmas. It does have great Internet applications and the design of the...

Expert review by: John Archer (techradar.com)

LG 50PZ950T review

 

LG's 50-inch flagship 3D plasma TV boasts a huge online service and active 3D

Attractive and robust design ; Solid active 3D performance ; Excellent multimedia tools

Traces of 3D crosstalk noise ; Sluggish online OS ; Surprisingly average black levels ; Excessive input lag

LG has been so aggressive about promoting its new passive 3D TV technology this year that you'd be forgiven for thinking the brand no longer made any active 3D TVs. But actually, active 3D is still alive and well on the plasma side of LG's TV range,...

Oct, 2011

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital / Infinite Sound
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Equalizer: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:10 / 20

Certificates

Certification:Infinite Sound / RoHS, UL / UL
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes
Plug and Play: Yes

Display

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Color Depth:10 / 16
Comb Filter:2D/3D / 3D
Contrast ratio (dynamic):3000000:1 / 5000000:1
Display brightness:1500
Display Diagonal:50 / 60
Display Diagonal (metric):50 / 59.8
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:600
Noise reduction: Yes
Response Time:0.01
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 14:9, 16:9 / 4:3, 14:9, 16:9, Auto, Zoom
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p / 1080i, 1080p, 480p, 576p, 720p / 1080p, 480p, 576p, 720p
Viewable size diagonal:50 / 59.8

Energy Management

AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:260 / 358
Energy efficiency compliance:C
Input frequency:50/60
Power consumption (standby):0.15 / 0.25
Power consumption (typical):178 / 245

Ergonomics

Placement supported:Horizontal
Swivel angle range:-20 - 20
VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 400 / 400 x 400,600 x 400 / 600 x 400

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, AC3, MP3, PCM / MP3
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:ASF, AVI, DAT, DIVX, H.264, MKV, MP4, MPEG, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPEG4, MPG, TRP, TS, VOB, WMV / ASF, AVI, DAT, DIVX, MKV, MPEG, MPEG1, MPEG2, MPG, TRP, TS, VOB, WMV / DIVX, H.264
Video formats supported:ASF,AVI,DAT,DIVX,H.264,MKV,MP4,MPEG,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPEG4,MPG,TRP,TS,VOB,WMV / ASF,AVI,DAT,DIVX,MKV,MPEG,MPEG1,MPEG2,MPG,TRP,TS,VOB,WMV / DIVX,H.264

Indication

Stand-by LED: Yes

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Integrated clock: Yes
Number of OSD languages:22
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:CZE, DAN, DEU, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, NOR, POL, POR, RUS, SER, SLV, SWE, TUR
On/Off timer: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N / Y
Ethernet LAN connection:No / Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Other Features

Weight:60.6 / 85.8

Packaging Data

Package depth:13
Package dimensions (WxDxH):60.8 x 13 x 38.2
Package height:38.2
Package weight:117.5
Package width:60.8

Ports & interfaces

AC (power) in: Yes
Audio (L,R) out:1
AV output:1
Common interface (CI): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1 / 2
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Digital audio coaxial out:1
Digital audio optical out:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:2 / 4
HDMI version:1.4 / 1.4a
Number of AV connections:1
PC Audio in: Yes
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
RF ports quantity:1
RS-232 port:1
RS-232 ports:1
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:260 / 358
Energy efficiency class:C
Input frequency:50/60
Power consumption (standby):0.15 / 0.25
Power consumption (typical):178 / 245

Security

Child lock: Yes

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes

Storage

Card reader integrated: No

Technical Details

Color of product:Black / Black, Silver
Mean time between failures (MTBF):100000

Teletext

Teletext:2000
Teletext function: Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC, NTSC M, PAL, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K, SECAM L / NTSC, PAL, SECAM / PAL B, PAL G / PAL BG
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-T
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.95
Depth (with stand):12.5 / 14.3
Height:28.3 / 28.4 / 33.2
Height (with stand):31 / 36.1
Weight:60.6 / 62.2 / 63.7 / 85.8 / 88.8
Weight with stand:102.1 / 65.7 / 70.1 / 71.7 / 99
Width:46.3 / 54.8
Width (with stand):46.3 / 54.8