New Ratings of 20 3D-models and over 120 Plasma & LCD TVs
YONKERS, N.Y. Jan. 25, 2011
Overall, most 3D sets were excellent or very good for HD. The 3D-capable LCD models displayed realistic, three-dimensional depth but visible ghosting detracted from the 3D effect. The Sony 3D TVs were best among the LCD models, but only when the viewer’s head was perfectly level. In general, plasma sets exhibit less ghosting, which is when double images are visible even when wearing the special 3D glasses needed to see 3D images.
In addition to scores for HD and SD picture quality, viewing angle, and sound quality, the 3D TV Ratings chart includes a score for 3D effect, and identifies how many pairs of glasses that come with each model.
Other things to consider with 3D TV
- 3D glasses are required. $130 to $150
- 3D content is still limited.
- When to buy.
www.ConsumerReports.org March 2011 Consumer Reports Tuesday, February 8th
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