I'm trying to decide between the sony 52" XBR4 and the Pioneer Kuro 50" 5010fd. I was able to compare the sony and an elite kuro (not side by side). They were playing an animated movie and the Sony definitely popped with color almost 3D look. Although I've had a Pioneer 768p plasma for several years and it has been dead on reliable. I do also like the idea of the 4 hdmi inputs, but that's really a deciding factor. The other issue is that this is for a bedroom (yes I know it's huge for that) and watch at a close distance around 6-7 feet away. The other issue is heat. The plasma I currently have puts out a lot of heat and the LCDs tend to put out less heat (I'm in Florida). The other issue is that the room is probably very dark almost all the time. I'm stepping up to 1080p and still not sure what to do. Any help is appreciated! Thanks.