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Hitachi P42A202

alaTest has collected and analyzed 5 reviews of Hitachi P42A202. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability and tuner. The design and image quality also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the price.

image quality, design, tuner, usability


On average, users rate this product 84/100.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 2 user reviews of Hitachi P42A202 from The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on People really like the usability and tuner.

image quality, tuner, usability

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This summary is based on the products: Hitachi P42A202 42-Inch 1080I Plasma HDTVHitachi P42A202 42-Inch 1080I Plasma HDTV

Apr, 2018

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Good plasma TV Hitachi


Good plasma TV Hitachi 1080i, which is considerably than some similarly priced TVs.Also, this TV has a 3D-Y/C digital comb filter.This is more favorable than the average TV on the market today, but is to be expected for a TV of this price.(A 3D filter...

Has a 3D-Y/C digital comb filte


Feb, 2009

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the amazing quality


the hitachi p42a202 is a very good high defenition tv the picture quality is uncomparable. it has nice power management and uses less electricity and is ideal for a home. its wide screen gives us the best for our home theater system . but i dnt like...

Quality of video , extreme details


Nov, 2008

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Hitachi P42A202


This is my first HDTV and I am very satisfied with it. The picture quality is awesome. Here are some of my features, in no particular order.... The new P42A202 Plasma offers high performance and stunning picture quality in a sleek High Gloss Black...

amazing picture quality, great tuner , etc


Nov, 2008

Product Specifications

The new P42A202 42" Plasma offers high performance and stunning picture quality in a sleek High Gloss Japan Black design for a remarkable home theater experience. The all new PictureMaster HD V video processor found in the P42A202 not only provides stunningly precise film playback, but also upgrades all incoming signal to match the HD1080 panel and ensures outstanding picture quality regardless of input type or resolution format. With HD1080 products this HDTV is a perfect pixel-for-pixel match to the dominant high definition signal in the marketplace today. With HD1080 products this HDTV is a perfect pixel-for-pixel match to the dominant high definition signal in the marketplace today. The P42A202 42" Plasma utilizes the HD1080 resolution standard (1280 x 1080i) and has extremely sharp detail. The advanced x.v. Color Performance in the P42A202 maps HDTV colors to the wider capability of the plasma panel for the greatest color reproduction of any plasma HDTV. This wide color mode performance results in extreme color accuracy to match the HDTV signal. Convenience features in the new P42A202 include the highest quality connectivity with home A/V devices delivered with 3 HDMI V1.3 video inputs. These HDMI inputs include high definition video and audio in a single cable connection.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes


Type: None

Environmental Standards

ENERGY STAR Qualified: Yes
EPA Energy Star Compliant: Yes


Product Line:Hitachi


Color:High-gloss black


Diagonal Size:42in
Diagonal Size (cm):107cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV
Display Format:1080i
HDCP Compatible: Yes
HDMI Ports Qty:3
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Parental Channel Lock: Yes
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1024 x 1080
Technology:Plasma (PDP)
Type:Plasma TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:ATSC / QAM
HDTV Tuner: Yes
Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes