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Is the ST60 worth $500 more than a ST50? All I care about is image quality, I will NOT be using any of the 'smart' features

Without looking far, I found a TC-P65ST50 for $1800+, and the TC-P65ST60 for $2400+..

While I'm at it what about the VT50 vs VT60... Is the VT60 significantly better than the VT50 (image quality is my only concern)

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Is the ST60 worth $500 more than a ST50? All I care about is image quality, I will NOT be using any of the 'smart' features

Without looking far, I found a TC-P65ST50 for $1800+, and the TC-P65ST60 for $2400+..

While I'm at it what about the VT50 vs VT60... Is the VT60 significantly better than the VT50 (image quality is my only concern)

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Seeing as the ST60 is at least equal to or better than the VT50 black level-wise, it should be a considerable upgrade over the ST50. The VT60 also does have better black level than the VT50 and using 96hz should help widen that lead.

Calibration-wise, the ST60 should have a little limited options compared to the VT50, but still respectable.
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St60 moderate upgrade over st50
St60 close to vt50 but give slight nod to vt50
Vt60 minor to moderate upgrade over vt50

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Sounds like I should be going for the ST60... can anybody recommend a reliable authorized dealer that would ship to WA

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