Thast the only tests you can do - and checking colour accuracy - to me its the moving image where HDMI's are seperated in their performance more so than still images, althought I can still see clear differences in general display properties.
I will be testing when I can dont you worry
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Just been informed by Panasonic that some series designations will be different for the UK, so have amended thread title accordingly.
European DT60 becomes DT65 in UK
WT60 becomes WT65
VT60 becomes VT65
ZT60 becomes ZT65
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read that wrong - sorry
Does that mean they're one twelfth better in this country than elsewhere?
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I would be unsurprised if Currys had a different model no. again to any one else!
Just to add a little bit more confusion........
This is pretty good at showing how the VT50 performs in a bright room. Pretty impressive stuff!
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I haven't on the WH forums for a very long time!..
Anyway, it looks like a couple of UK stores have a price for the 60" ZT65. A bargain at £4120.70.
They are part of the same group.
I'm sure I've seen it for £3800 somewhere. Posting from my phone, so can't check.
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You're right, BB.
It's £3800 at Roy Jowett AV.
Here's a full Roy Jowett AV price list for the 2013 Panasonic range.
Anyone good at reading lab results? Can you check this out and tell me what you think?
Which one is better then?
As far as I can tell, the charts and figures show that the ST60 goes a little brighter than the ST50, but the ST60's colours are slightly more overcooked in its most accurate picture mode.
Otherwise, the two look almost identical, which is what many (including Panasonic insiders) have said about this television. That's all relatively good news, if Panasonic has managed to sort out screen uniformity problems this year.
For the right price, with a perfectly uniform screen, I'd be willing to give a 55" ST60 a chance.
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Ah cheers. That sounds like a good move for you now the 55 ST60.
The ST60 no better than the ST50!
Panasonic reps have been saying this for the last six months. All the action is taking place with the ZT65, which is prohibitively expensive and too large for most consumers.
The ST60 review doesn't say anything about the dirty screen effect and whether this has been sorted this year. There's some discussion of clouding being non-existent, but that's hardly worth knowing. With a full black screen, a plasma TV shouldn't show any evidence of clouding. We really need information about screen uniformity when there's some content on screen.
Perfect screen uniformity would make the ST60 a more viable purchase than its predecessor. Failing that, it's Samsung all the way for me...
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