Originally Posted by AABBCCAA
From avforums ST50 review:
As with the P42GT50, gaming lag was actually higher than expected when measured with our new LagTest device and came in at 47.9 milliseconds in Game mode. Other modes were quite a bit higher so the competitive gamer might just find themselves compromised by the ST50’s latency. It was good enough for most of our single player exploits but noticeably less responsive than a 2010 Panasonic we have here and some adjustment was needed.
Yeah, I already read that, and I don't think it's too helpful. First, I'm highly skeptical of this new LagTest devices accuracy. The "old" lag test has a simple logical beauty to it that's pretty easy to understand. I don't know what the new test is doing to determine lag and since it's giving different results compared to the old test on everything, I'm more inclined to trust the old test. Giving a longer lag times doesn't automatically mean its more accurate.
Second, all the other modes on the ST50 default to motion smoother on, so unless the reviewers turned it off, the lag numbers in other modes are obviously going to be higher. Third, it's possible that lag might be higher at different resolutions (480p, 720p, 1080p) do to processing needed to upscale the image. I wish reviewers would test all 3 modes, since it could potentially be a real issue.