I just had a quick look at the Toshiba 50H81 at the downtown A%B Sound. The first impression is that it looks far sharper on 1080i than the 56H80, 40H80, that were side by side with the 50H81. I thought that the cabinet was very nice looking. The lighting was not optimal as there was some reflection on the sceen from some store lighting. Because of this I did not ask to see a dvd etc as I want to check it out under better conditions. I did notice some of the usual problems with the geometry that would need to be corrected. It is out anyway I am sure others will come out with more detailed info than this, but I'm just letting you know it is out. The asking price is $3395.00 CND, of course you can deal from there.