Best Plasma Ever vs. Best LCD Ever (Verdict: Plasma Wins)

Sound and Vision took took the best Plasma TV they could find (Pioneer Elite PRO-110FD Kuro) and the best LCD TV they could find (Samsung LN-T5281F), and threw them against each other in a carefully calibrated match. The winner, which we've actually seen before as the best flat panel ever, was the Pioneer Elite. Not… » 12/20/07 7:30pm 12/20/07 7:30pm

Pricing and Details of Pioneer's New Plasmas

To recap the news that leaked out of Europe yesterday, Pioneer is rolling out its 8th-generation plasmas, TVs whose black levels are 80% deeper than Pioneer's previous TVs. The end result is a 20,000:1 contrast ratio, and three times as many gradient steps. That means, in dark movie scenes, you'll see be able to see… » 5/09/07 9:00am 5/09/07 9:00am