VIERA® 55" Class ST30 Series Plasma HDTV with 3D (55.1" Diag.). Panasonic serves up one of the more comfortable 3D pictures we’ve seen and thanks to those deep blacks there’s a good sense of depth and minimal crosstalk. The chunky ST30 seems dated by today's flat-panel TV design standards. That control has been dropped for 2011, but Motion smoother basically does the same thing: when it was engaged, in either Weak or Strong, we saw an increase in motion resolution in our test pattern (see the Geek Box). [Update June 9] On the other hand we did notice some artifacts from 1080p/24 sources in 60Hz mode. We missed having a dedicated Netflix button, and noticed that despite officially renaming its Internet suite for TVs "Viera Connect," the button on the remote still says "Viera Cast.". We can only presume all attention was on the insides, for the picture performance is anything but run-of-the-mill.Smooth, sharp and scintillatingIn fact, for this sort of money it’s ridiculously good. Panasonic's 2011 3D plasma line-up is split into three different series. Last year after reviewing numerous TVs, my holiday recommendation for "bang for the buck" was the Panasonic ST30 series. Bath © CBS Interactive Inc. All Rights Reserved. Let's round up Amazon's best gems. Speaking of gamut, we'd like to see a color management system on this TV, but no dice. Of course using Custom could address this issue at the expense of some color and gamma accuracy, and as usual this issue would be much less apparent outside of a side-by-side comparison. Amazon's Prime Day 2020 will start on Oct. 13, Samsung's Galaxy S20 Fan Edition is a cheaper and cheery phone for our times, Adobe peps up PDF on smartphones with AI-powered Liquid reformatting, Discuss: Panasonic TC-PST30 review: Panasonic TC-PST30, Panasonic TC-P50ST30 CNET review calibration results. There's no reason to spend more than $10 for 6 feet, even with the most expensive TVs.... Give them the gift of streaming with Netflix, YouTube, Hulu and everything else on their... A big TV might not fit under the tree, but it's still one helluva gift. You will receive a verification email shortly. Amazon's Prime Day 2020 will start on Oct. 13, Samsung's Galaxy S20 Fan Edition is a cheaper and cheery phone for our times, Adobe peps up PDF on smartphones with AI-powered Liquid reformatting, Discuss: Panasonic TC-PST30 review: Panasonic TC-PST30. Here's our review, 480p/i, 576p/i, 720p, 1080i & 1080p (50, 60 & 24p). The VIERA ST30 Series Full HD 3D Plasmas create an all new viewing experience by putting you inside the action and creating a new world of TV viewing realism. The Panasonic TC-PST30 showed excellent picture quality overall, overcoming the paucity of adjustable picture controls with deep black levels and very good video processing.