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Pioneer PDP-8XD Series Plasma TV (50")

Pioneer PDP-8XD Series Plasma TV (50")
alaScore 89

99 reviews

Dec, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 99 reviews of Pioneer PDP-8XD Series Plasma TV (50"). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Pioneer PDP-8XD Series Plasma TV (50") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Pioneer PDP-8XD Series Plasma TV (50")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 4 user reviews of Pioneer PDP-8XD Series Plasma TV (50") from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

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

This summary is based on the products: Pioneer PDP-508XD - 50" Widescreeen KURO HD Ready Plasma TV Advanced - With Freeview/CI Slot & USB HostPioneer PDP-508XD - 50" Widescreeen KURO HD Ready Plasma TV Advanced - With Freeview/CI Slot & USB Host

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Dave Jansen (goodgearguide.com.au)

Pioneer KURO PDP-508XDA

 

The Pioneer KURO PDP-508XDA is the best plasma television we have ever reviewed. In every test we performed on the panel, it delivered flawless resul...

Flawless image quality across all modes, excellent speakers, integrated HDTV tuner, attractive design

High price tag

The Pioneer KURO PDP-508XDA is easily the best plasma television we have reviewed thus far. Even though it is a little more expensive than other 50in plasmas on the market, it is money well spent.

Oct, 2007

Expert review by (stuff.tv)

Pioneer PDP-508XD review

 

Pioneer's ‘mid-price' 50in plasma is more expensive than many same-sized rivals – but far better, too

Not the best 50in Pioneer, but still better than every other 50in on the planet. If you can’t manage the top-end Pioneer, this is the set to go for

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : tech.co.uk staff (techradar.com)

Pioneer PDP-508XD review

 

Breathtaking blacks from a magnificent plasma

Unprecendented black levels ; Excellent colours ; Impressive audio

The Pioneer Kuro range really is everything it claims to be - and easily the best plasma we've seen

Oct, 2007

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (cnet.com.au)

Pioneer PDP-508XDA

 

The Pioneer PDP-508XDA is without a doubt one of the best televisions ever released, with excellent black levels and oodles of detail.

Prodigious black levels ; Eye-popping pictures ; Up-to-date features

Some minor flyscreen effects ; Tuner images a little soft ; You have to pay for one -- they don't give them out for free

If anyone still pines for the "superior pictures" of tube television after seeing one of these babies, then something is very wrong.

Oct, 2007

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by : Ty Pendlebury (cnet.com.au)

Pioneer PDP-508XDA Review - Plasma TVs

 

pioneer pdp-508xda review: The Pioneer PDP-508XDA is without a doubt one of the best televisions ever released, with excellent black levels and oodles of detail.

Prodigious black levels, Eye-popping pictures, Up-to-date features

Some minor flyscreen effects, Tuner images a little soft, You have to pay for one -- they don't give them out for free

The Pioneer PDP-508XDA is without a doubt one of the best plasma televisions ever released, with excellent black levels and oodles of detail.

Oct, 2007

Expert review by (pcauthority.com.au)

Pioneer PDP-508XDA

 

An older model, and not the best 50in Pioneer, but still better than every other 50in on the planet in its day. If you can't manage the top-end Pioneer, this is the set to go for

Aug, 2008

Expert review by : avforums (avforums.com)

Pioneer PDP-508XD Kuro Plasma TV

 

The actual 50Â" model is a beautiful looking screen with its polished back surroundings, neat (optional) speakers below and a presence that shouts quality before the power switch is even turned on. Looking directly at the screen, on the left hand side...

Excellent

Jul, 2008

Expert review by : Mark Camm (smh.com.au)

Pioneer Kuro PDP-508XDA

 

Pioneer's new 50-inch behemoth plasma TV is the best in the world - reviewers are unanimous.

Nov, 2007

Expert review by : John Archer (avreview.co.uk)

Pioneer PDP-508XD

 

These technologies include unusually deep-set plasma chambers to reduce inter-pixel light and colour spillage; processing designed to work differently during light and dark footage; a proprietary crystal emissive layer in the panel that hugely...

The best picture quality we've seen from a flat TV, beautifully built, features and connections galore

You have to pay for the quality, and it's not the easiest TV to set up

Oct, 2007

Reference Level

Expert review by : Vincent Teoh (hdtvtest.co.uk)

Pioneer PDP508XD Review - Kuro 50-inch Plasma TV Test

 

Need to know when to apply certain settings with different source ; material to avoid introducing artifacts ; Premium price

When you review products with an average shelf-life of 8 months, it's amazing how quickly what you write becomes obsolete, and comes back to haunt you. Just one month ago I declared the PDP4280XD as "the best flat panel television I've tested to...

Aug, 2007

Product Specifications

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display brightness:1.100
Display Diagonal:50
Display Resolution:1365 x 768
HD type:HD
Pixel Pitch:0.99

Energy Management

Power consumption (standby):0.4
Power consumption (typical):364

Ports & interfaces

Composite video in:1
HDMI ports quantity:1
PC Audio in: Yes
S-Video in:1
S-Video inputs quantity:1
SCART ports quantity:3

Power

Power consumption (standby):0.4
Power consumption (typical):364

Technical Details

Color of product:Black

Teletext

Teletext:2.100

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:4.53
Height:28.2
Weight:76.1
Width:0.0482