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Panasonic TC-P42X5 plasma panel

alaTest has collected and analyzed 19 reviews of Panasonic TC-P42X5 plasma panel. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People really like the sound and design. The usability and image quality are also appreciated, whereas the reliability and color get less positive opinions.

price, image quality, usability, design, sound

color, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Panasonic TC-P42X5 plasma panel is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic TC-P42X5 plasma panel

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Panasonic TC-P42X5 plasma panel from Amazon.com. 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 Amazon.com. Reviewers really like the durability and design. The usability and image quality are also mentioned favorably, whereas many are negative about the reliability.

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reliability

80% of the reviews on Amazon.com 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 TVPanasonic 42"Plasma HDTV,720p,2-HDMI,2-USB,1-Component,1-Composite,600Hz.Sub-Field LCD TV

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: Ty Pendlebury (cnet.com)

Panasonic TC-PX5 review: Panasonic TC-PX5

 

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 (cnet.com)

" 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 (cnet.com)

"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 (cnet.com)

"VALUE FOR MONEY"

 

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

50 INCHES, CHEAP, GOOD LOOKING, 720P hd.

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

Sep, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: No
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:N
DLNA Certified: No

Display

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:41.9
Display Resolution:1024 x 768
HD type:HD
Screen format adjustments:4:3, Zoom
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 720p

Energy Management

AC input voltage:120
Energy efficiency compliance:Unspecified
Input frequency:60
Power consumption (typical):69

Ergonomics

VESA mounting:Y

File formats

Audio formats supported:AAC, MP3
Image formats supported:JPG
Video compression format:AVCHD, MKV, MP4
Video formats supported:AVCHD,MKV,MP4

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):N
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): No
Number of OSD languages:3
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG, ESP, FRE
On/Off timer: Yes

Networking

Ethernet LAN:N
Ethernet LAN connection: No
Wi-Fi: No

Operational Conditions

Operating temperature (T-T):0 - 40
Operating temperature range (T-T):0 - 40

Packaging Data

Package depth:9.92
Package dimensions (WxDxH):45.7 x 9.92 x 28.7
Package height:28.7
Package weight:48.5
Package width:45.7

Ports & interfaces

Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
HDMI ports quantity:2
PC in (D-Sub): No
USB 2.0 ports quantity:1

Power

AC input voltage:120
Energy efficiency class:Unspecified
Input frequency:60
Power consumption (typical):69

Smart TV

Internet TV: No

Storage

Card reader integrated: Yes
Compatible memory cards:SD, SDHC

Technical Details

Color of product:Black

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC
Digital signal format system:ATSC

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:3.19
Depth (with stand):9.09
Dimensions (W x D x H) with stand:39.6 x 9.09 x 25.9
Dimensions (WxDxH):39.6 x 3.19 x 24.2
Height:24.2
Height (with stand):25.9
Weight:35.3
Weight with stand:38.6
Width:39.6
Width (with stand):39.6