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Panasonic Viera TC-P42X5

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Panasonic Viera TC-P42X5. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Opinions about the sound and design are generally positive. The usability and image quality also get good comments, but many are less positive about the reliability and color.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Panasonic Viera TC-P42X5 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Panasonic Viera TC-P42X5 from The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Reviewers are impressed by the durability and design. The usability and image quality are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the reliability.

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80% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic 42"Plasma HDTV,720p,2-HDMI,2-USB,1-Component,1-Composite,600Hz.Sub-Field LCD TVViera TC-P42X5 42" 720p Plasma TV - 16:9 - HDTV - 600 Hz

Oct, 2015

Expert review by: Ty Pendlebury (

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The cheap Panasonic TC0PX5 series displays plenty of shadow detail and has better black levels than some LCDs at the same price or higher. The TV is able to properly display interlaced content from Blu-rays as well as the correct cadence for 24p content.

The Panasonic X5 has very poor color accuracy, with a green cast to both shadows and skin tones.

The entry-level Panasonic X5's color problems make it the worst choice among the year's cheap plasmas.

Oct, 2012

Consumer review by: homemom43 (

" what happened ?????????"


I purchased this model in December 2012. It has been a great addition to our family's entertainment. We have used it in moderation due to the fact that we have other models that we use throughout the house. just last night it was on for about 45...

clear picture and good sound

it stopped powering on less than 9 hours after use the previous night

Jun, 2014

Consumer review by: hardheaduc (

"Do NOT BUY!!!!!! WARNING!!!!!"


Bought new at Wal-Mart only 6 mths ago, just stopped working will not do anything, according to their repair person this is an ongoing problem with this TV. Have been trying to get the part for 3 weeks to fix, they keep saying on back order, I'll bet...

It was cheap, do yourself a favor and spend a little more.

Broken TV is worthless, only 6 mths old. Customer service is worthless!!! Does not care about customers.

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: zasfirul11 (



cheap and affordable 50 inches plasma, i love the quality of this tv.


not 1080 full hd, no 3d, not a smart tv.

Sep, 2012