Sanyo DP50710 HDTV Review

Posted by Stefan on November 24th, 2010 in Uncategorized | 2 Comments

The latest DP50710 LCD TV from Sanyo is the latest addition in the list of the LCD TVs offered by the japanese giant. The Sanyo DP50710 is a 50 inch LCD, however, it is only 720p in resolution which could see to be a bit low considering the large size of the LCD screen.

Sanyo DP50710 has a dynamic contrast ratio of 2000,000:1 producing videos. According to the specifications, the Sanyo DP50710 has a brightness value of 750 Candela per sq meter, which will give out pretty bright picture considering most TVs give out only 500 candela per sq meter. The Sanyo DP50710 is therefore, has one of the highest brightness value in its call of TVs.


With and aspect ratio of 16:9, Sanyo DP50710 comes with a maximum resolution of 1024 x 768 pixels. It therefore does not support the full HD resolution of 1080p (1920x 1080) and therefore can be thought of one of its drawbacks.

One of the good things about Sanyo DP50710 is the availability of the USB port, which will let you connect a USB media allowing you to see the digital pictures on the TV. There is however, no support for the wired or the wireless internet connectivity, that many LCD TVs now a days come with.

The Sanyo DP50710 comes with integrated built in ATSC digital tuner and the NTSC Analog tuner along with Clear QAM signal decore. You therefore do not need an external TV tuner with this LCD TV. You can therefore watch a braodcast signal directly from this TV.

Here are some more queries about this TV

Q. Does Sanyo DP50710 has a PC/Mac Input?
A. Yes, it does seem to have a VGA input and you should be able to hook up your computer with this TV.

Q. How many HDMI inputs does this TV has ?
A. Sanyo DP50710 has 3 HDMI inputs.

Sanyo DP50710 Pros

– High Brightness at 750 Candela per sq meter
– Good Contrast ration
– Big size – 50 inches

Sanyo DP50710 Cons

– Only 720p resolution, not 1080p

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  1. Laura McLaughlin says

    December 5, 2010

    I purchased this tv for our family christmas present. I have not taken it out of the box, but i’d like to know which hdmi cables to get. we have an xbox and dvd player to hook up, will i need cables for each divice?

  2. jim says

    June 17, 2012

    We bought this tv in christmas 2010. There’s a verticle blue line that appears about 40% of the time approximately 4 inches from the left side of the frame. Is this inherent in this model? We haven’thad time to have it addressed.