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Hitachi PD9700 Series Plasma TV (42", 52")

Hitachi PD9700 Series Plasma TV (42", 52")
alaScore 86

67 reviews

May, 2016

alaTest has collected and analyzed 67 reviews of Hitachi PD9700 Series Plasma TV (42", 52"). The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People really like the sound and remote control. The design and image quality are also mentioned favorably.

price, image quality, design, remote control, sound

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Hitachi PD9700 Series Plasma TV (42", 52") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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(Based on 67 reviews)

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Expert review by: staff (

Hitachi 55PD9700 review


A king-sized screen that carries its size well

Attractive ; Fantastic audio ; Decent price

Some problems with standard def footage

A good all-round mix of value, performance and features make the Hitachi well worth considering

Jun, 2007

Expert review by: staff (

Hitachi 42PD9700 review


Groundbreaking HD superstar still making waves

HD picture ; Great price ; Great features ; Impressive audio

Standard-def performance ; No 1080p support

The UK's first 1080i plasma is an HD winner that offers superb value

Jan, 2007

Expert review by: Trusted Reviews (

Hitachi 55PD9700 55in Plasma TV


A 55in flat TV is no longer reserved for footballers and oil Barons.

Feb, 2011

Expert review by: Which? (

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May, 2007

Consumer review by: Woodat (

Hitachi Plasma TV 42


I bought the Hitachi 42" TV model 42PD9700U TV just over a year ago. I have nothing but praiseV. Last month I bought another large...

Jun, 2009

Consumer review by: Martin (

Hitachi 55PD9700


remote angle control is a massive plus for ease of viewing

viewing angle could be greater than 30 degress

Jan, 2007

Consumer review by: (

Hitachi Plasma TV 42" model 42PD9700U


I bought the Hitachi 42" TV model 42PD9700U TV just over a year ago and I have nothing but praise about this TV. Last month I boug...

Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player: No
PC Streaming: No
Picture and Picture (PAP): No
Picture and Text (PAT): No
Picture in Picture (PIP): No
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No


CI Plus: No
DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: No
Front AV Interface: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
Memory Stick: No
PC Streaming: No
Secure Digital Card:No / Yes
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No
YUV Interface: Yes


4K Upscaling: No
Frequency:50 Hertz
Full HD: No
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:Plasma
Screen Format:16:9
Type of Monitor:Plasma