We bought this set a couple of weeks ago, and it's terrific. We got a deal from Curry's that threw in the 3D glasses and Megamind for £-1 (yes, -1).
We like the vibrant picture and the pencil-thin surround, which has let us put this 32" set where we could only get a 26" set before.
We like the Smart-Hub extras. And though browsing the web is pretty hopeless without a QWERTY keyboard, we've got that on the free iPhone/iPod/iPad Samsung Remote app you can get from the AppStore.
The 3D is excellent; no headaches, no crosstalk. And the needle at the start of Coraline 3D will nearly have your eye out
We also like the 2D to 3D effect the set can produce; watching the 2D BluRay of Avatar, you may not get the sprinkles appearing in front of the screen, but you get real depth behind it.
Note though, that this set is either Full HD or it's 3D; it's not both at once, and critical viewing reveals that resolution on 3D is about halved. But for the amount of 3D we're likely to watch, it does just fine, and it's still double the resolution of SD.
But this is a 32" set, and I'd guess it's more noticeable on the bigger screens in the D6500 series. You need a D7000 or D8000 set to get Full HD 3D, so if this matters to you, make sure you audition both.
I almost totally agree with the review of this TV given by What HiFi. For most of the time the picture is excellent. Even the 3D picture performance is not too bad (and certainly not as bad as mentioned in the review). I did not see the amount of crosstalk mentioned in the review when I was watching Gullivers travels. However watch a game of football and the TV starts to struggle. Its inability to be able to "track" fast moving footballs is disappointing and puts a serious black mark against this TV. No amount of fiddling would improve matters and turning on LED motion plus only dimmed the picture to the point where it was too "dark" to watch. I am surprised that What HiFI, or any other review for that matter, has not mentioned this. My Sony EX503 has no such problems. It appears Samsung still have a way to go to compete with Sony's motion processing. Pity.
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It has its drawbacks, but this Panasonic is easy to live with and has an insightful and dynamic picture performance – it’s a great set
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