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LG PK950 Series Plasma HDTV (50", 60")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 222 reviews of LG PK950 Series Plasma HDTV (50", 60"). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers really like the remote control and usability. The price and design are also appreciated. Some have doubts about the energy efficiency.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the LG PK950 Series Plasma HDTV (50", 60") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for LG PK950 Series Plasma HDTV (50", 60")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 user reviews of LG PK950 Series Plasma HDTV (50", 60") from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com. Reviews about the sound and usability are generally positive. The design and price also get good reviews.

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98% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: LG Electronics 50PK950 50" Infinia 1080p Plasma TVLG Infinia 60PK950 60-inch 1080p Plasma HDTV

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LG 60PK950 Plasma TV

 

It might be true that plasmas are being shoved more and more into a niche market segment, due to the all pervading spread of the LCD, and now LED backed LCD HDTV, but there will always be a market that has informed and enthusiastic buyers. Not only...

At a MOP of Rs. 1,48,791, one has to realize that this TV is reasonably priced, as 60 inch plasmas by Panasonic or Pioneer are way more. The good thing here is that the quality offered is not far behind, and it is a sure improvement from previous...

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LG PK950

 

LG's PK950 series plasma TV competes well against the picture quality of flagship models from other manufacturers.

Produces relatively deep black levels; accurate color overall; correctly handles 1080p/24 sources; plenty of streaming and interactive features; extensive picture controls; sleek styling with single-plane design and 2-inch-deep panel; Magic Wand remote...

Near-black areas tinged bluish; less-accurate yellow and cyan; fewer apps and services than many other interactive models have; exhibits some temporary image retention; inefficient power use; Magic Wand remote feels like a gimmick

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LG Electronics Infinia 50PK950 50-Inch Plasma HDTV Review - PCWorld

 

The Sharp Aquos LC-52LE820UN offers good image quality, above-average audio, and energy efficiency, but its Internet and other features aren't the greatest, its design has serious shortcomings, and it's pricey for its screen-size class.

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LG Infinia 60PK950

 

Many home theater fans will give plasma the nod over LCD and LED-based flat-panel displays, if only because plasma TVs nearly always exhibits perfect uniformity and off-angle viewing characteristics, and often have better black levels than LCDs do....

Produces relatively deep black levels; accurate color overall; correctly handles 1080p/24 sources; plenty of streaming and interactive features; extensive picture controls; sleek styling with single-plane design and 2-inch-deep panel; Magic Wand remote...

Near-black areas tinged bluish; less-accurate yellow and cyan; fewer apps and services than many other interactive models have; exhibits some temporary image retention; inefficient power use; Magic Wand remote feels like a gimmick.

LG's PK950 series plasma TV competes well against the picture quality of flagship models from other manufacturers.

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LG 60PK950 Plasma HDTV First Impressions Review - Intro

 

The 60PK950 is LG's top-of-the-line plasma TV for early 2010. While more attention seems to have been paid to their LED televisions, the PK950 series features a robust internet package and (most likely) 3D display. While the TV certainly looks...

LG is still not ready to announce whether or not the PK950 series will offer 3D display. This is, of course, one of the deciding factors in making a final evaluation of the TV. They're also sitting on the price, as all the manufacturers are, which...

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LG 50PK950 Review

 

LG Infinia 50PK950 is a very elegant 50 inch plasma TV that, by its looks alone, is sure to impress. However, if you want to take a closer look at its performance, you may find a few things that will not be entirely to your liking. For instance,...

Excellent black levels, Great extra functionality, like DLNA and online streaming, Decent price

Reflections when watched in a brightly lit room, Wi-Fi functionalities need an extra dongle (bought separately), Not on par with the best plasma TV models when it comes to high definition content

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Best 50-inch plasma TV

 

Experts say the LG 50PK950 competes on an equal -- or better -- footing with premium sets from Samsung and Panasonic in all but one regard: it lacks 3D capability. The 50PK950 is packed with features, including some not found on other TVs. One...

Great picture quality, lots of features, wii-like remote control, tHX certification

Some picture-quality technical issues, wi-Fi requires optional dongle, no 3D, reflective screen

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LG 60PK950 Review – 60-inch Plasma HDTV

 

With more developed technologies and better look, the new PK950 series of plasma HDTVs from LG are going to hit the market with gusto. Not only the enhanced design but also the reduced weight of the LG PK950 series has created a new buzz in the HDTV...

All models of LG’s PK950 series are DLNA compatible. The LG 60PK950 plasma HDTV with its wireless HD hub allows transmitting 1080p video from a distance up to 98 feet. Another attractive feature of the TV is the new magic wand remote of LG that allows...

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LG Infinia 50PK950

 

We are impressed with the picture quality, the intuitive interface and the connectivity options of this LG plasma TV. It does use more energy than other TVs in our review, but that energy is put to good use. The LG Infinia 50PK950 has a clear picture,...

The LG Infinia 50PK950 has a dynamic contrast ratio of 5,000,000:1

It is not Energy-Star qualified

It may use more energy than other TVs, but this plasma TV gives you sharp contrast, bright colors and Wi-Fi connectivity.

TIPA Award!

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LG Electronics 50/60PK950

 

LG 50/60PK950 (come le versioni 960/980/990) offre una connettività a banda larga e utilizza la tecnologia più recente per un'ottima qualità delle immagini, siano esse foto o video. Gli schermi da 50 e 60 pollici non solo riproducono video HD in modo...

Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: Yes
DVB-C:DVB-C (MPEG2) / DVB-C (MPEG4)
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG4)
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
HDTV: Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: Yes

Connectivity

CI Plus:No / Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
DVI Interface: Yes
Ethernet: Yes
Front AV Interface: Yes
HDMI: Yes
Headphone Output: No
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity:No / WiFi Ready
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 400 x 400

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:600
Frequency:100 Hertz
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:Plasma
Screen Format:16:9
Type:Plasma
Type of Monitor:Plasma
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