post #361 of 1116
8/10/11 at 4:26am
Originally Posted by Jazzer
Folks, forgive my silly noob question, but can I watch the letterbox programs (or programs with sidebars) without zooming them? This is my first HDTV, and I really don't want to damage it.
Originally Posted by rob80b
Well looks like the review didn't enlighten us to any more information which has not already been discussed.
Excellent color and gamma as always,
Viewed from what we'd consider anything like an average viewing distance, i.e. over 8 feet, the PZ950 is capable of providing some very striking pictures. The neutrality of the greyscale and all-but reference colour reproduction gives images the air of naturality and believability with the flat gamma response increasing depth of field perception.
same or better black level than the PX950 but not up to the competition (but IMO and other users still acceptable),
the PZ950 continues LG's tradition of being fairly mediocre in achieving a deep shade of the backbone to great contrast performance. From memory, we'd say it does slightly better than the PX990
so so 3D
The over all 3D performance is certainly not up to the standards set by other plasmas nor their own Cinema 3D LED LCD televisions.
and input lag in gaming.
We were both surprised and disappointed to measure the PZ950's latency in the region of 90-100 milliseconds in Game mode.
Still, overall for the price, I'll take the LG color fidelity on the PX/PZ950s any day over sets which have deeper blacks but numerous other technical issues.
The calibrated greyscale and gamut combined with some excellent video processing gave pictures a really natural look and, in the right conditions, provides an experience that belies the sub £1,000 price tag the PZ950 can be had for.