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Panasonic TC-P-S2 Series Plasma HDTV (42", 46", 50", 54", 65")

Panasonic TC-P-S2 Series Plasma HDTV (42", 46", 50", 54", 65")
alaScore 88

522 reviews

Sep, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 522 reviews from magazines and websites. Views about the usability and sound are on the whole positive. The design and value for money also get good opinions, whereas comments about the reliability and energy efficiency are different.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Panasonic TC-P-S2 Series Plasma HDTV (42", 46", 50", 54", 65") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic TC-P-S2 Series Plasma HDTV (42", 46", 50", 54", 65")

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 312 user reviews of Panasonic TC-P-S2 Series Plasma HDTV (42", 46", 50", 54", 65") from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

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83% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic TC-P42S2 42-Inch 1080p Plasma HDTV (2010 Model)Panasonic TC-P65S2 65-Inch 1080p Plasma HDTVPanasonic TC-P58S2 58-Inch 1080p Plasma HDTV

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Panasonic TC-P42S2 Plasma HDTV Review - Intro

 

The Panasonic TC-P42S2 ($849 MSRP) is a modestly priced plasma TV with several larger siblings in the same series. Low on frills, the TV does offer some great color performance, though it left us wanting for deeper blacks and a wider contrast ratio. If...

The Panasonic TC-P42S2 ($849 MSRP) is an average plasma TV with a few notable problems, but some real bonuses, as well. We were shocked to see the mediocre black levels that even similarly priced LCD TVs can beat. That's one area where plasmas are...

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Panasonic Viera TC-P54S2

 

One of the big advantages of plasma compared to LCD and LED-based TVs has nothing to do with off-angle viewing or picture uniformity--it centers on simple bang for the buck. The S2 series from Panasonic offers plenty of said bang, with mostly solid...

Relatively inexpensive; decent black-level performance; solid grayscale accuracy; fingerprint-resistant finish; energy-efficient for a plasma.

Inaccurate primary colors and gamma; subpar bright-room quality; last year's Panasonic plasmas lost black-level performance over relatively short periods of time; sparse picture controls; uses significantly more power than LCDs.

Though it's not without its performance gaffes, the midrange Panasonic TC-PS2 series of plasma TVs still offers very good image quality for the price.

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Panasonic Viera TC-P50S2 Plasma Review

 

The TC-P50S2 series plasma contains the new an updated version of the NEO PDP (i.e. plasma screen) from Panasonic. This is the same screen used in some of the higher end Panasonic series which should make this model a good value if picture quality is...

Final ANSI contrast measurement was 1261:1 which is a nice improvement over last year but far from what we want

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Panasonic TC-P42S2

 

A scientific, in-depth analysis with side-by-side comparisons

The Panasonic TC-P42S2 ($849 MSRP) is an average plasma TV with a few notable problems, but some real bonuses, as well. We were shocked to see the mediocre black levels that even similarly priced LCD TVs can beat. That’s one area where plasmas are...

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Panasonic TC-P42S2 Review – 42-inch Plasma HDTV

 

Panasonic has been considerate enough to think about every kind of consumer this year. Beginning from those who would prefer all the latest technologies and who would not mind paying a higher price, to those that want a good TV with the basic features...

But perhaps the NeoPDP panel is the main source of attraction of this model. It not only provides high brightness lighting up the darker areas easily, but also provides a high contrast of 2,000,000:1 which improves the black levels too. All this is...

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Panasonic TC-P46S2 Review – 46-inch Plasma HDTV

 

The S2 series from Panasonic retains some of the important features of this year while losing out on the major features like 3D and Viera Cast. The main attraction of this series happen to be the NeoPDP panel which gives a much brighter picture while...

This series also makes use of the 600 Hz Sub field Drive technology which allows 1080p resolution for each eye, resulting in sharper images. The image–analysis technology also helps provide a better picture quality with no blurring or artifacts. The...

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Panasonic TC-P50S2 Review – 50-inch Plasma HDTV

 

Panasonic has provided a blend of the high end and low end models in this year. While this set is much more technologically advanced than the U2 and C2 series, it lacks the most prominently advertised 3D and Viera Cast features of the flagship model....

Although Panasonic has not included the Viera Cast feature, it has retained the Viera Image Viewer and the Viera Link features. With Viera Image Viewer, you can view full-HD images from your camcorder or digital camera. The TV lets you navigate through...

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Panasonic TC-P54S2 Review – 54-inch Plasma HDTV

 

Panasonic TC-P54S2 Plasma TV. This model features an amazing 2,000,000:1 contrast ratio, Viera Image Viewer technology, one PC input, 2 USB ports and also 3 HDMI inputs. The Panasonic TC-P54S2 is great for producing cinema-quality movies and watching...

Besides to conserve energy and provide safety, Panasonic TC-P54S2 has a Clean Touch bezel that keeps the TV bezel clean with fewer fingerprints. Also such a feature contains no lead or no mercury or lead which directly prolongs the lifespan of this...

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Panasonic TC-P58S2 Review – 58-inch Plasma HDTV

 

It is a high definition TV that not only conserves energy but also uses advanced technology to create a detailed and clear picture for the viewers. This model offers you 1080p HD resolution picture quality embedded with VIERA Image Viewer that uses an...

ENERGY STAR is a government-backed program that helps individuals and businesses protect the environment through higher energy efficiency. Panasonic has made sure that this model of HDTV meets the standards of U.S. government’s qualification for the...

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Panasonic TC-P65S2 Review – 65-inch Plasma HDTV

 

Panasonic TC-P65S2 Plasma TV. This model has 1920 x 1080p resolution with Full HD plasma panel which is ideal for watching HD video from external sources like Blu-ray Disc etc. Other features include h 2,000,000:1 native contrast ratio and a 600Hz...

VIERA Link allows interconnected operation of various audio and video devices using only the VIERA remote control. Such a feature makes the connectivity of the compatible devices easier and simple to each other just through a single HDMI cable....

Product Specifications

For the love of the game. VIERA S2 Series Plasma HDTVs are great for sports and cinema-quality movies. The Neo PDP technology delivers sharp, detailed image and remarkable brightness - all with lower power consumption.
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