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Panasonic TX-L42DT50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 208 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the glare and usability are generally positive. The color and image quality also get good opinions.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Panasonic TX-L42DT50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review by: (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic TX-L42DT50

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Panasonic TX-L42DT50 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk. People are impressed by the glare and sound. The usability and price also get good reviews. Some have doubts about the durability, while views are divided on the design.

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86% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic TX-L42DT50B 42-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 3D LED TV with Freeview HD, Freesat HD and Smart VIERA - SilverPanasonic TX-L42DT50B 42-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 3D LED TV with Freeview HD, Freesat HD and Smart VIERA - Silver

Dec, 2017

Expert review by: (t3.com)

Panasonic TX-L42DT50 review

 

The Pansonic TX-L42DT50 combines internet TV with 3D

Crisp ; vivid HD and 3D ; Classy ; fashionable design ; Great multimedia file support

Active specs not included ; Uneven LED edge-lighting ; Blacks levels a little crushed

Consumer review by: Max (reevoo.com)

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B

 

Stylish, slim and plenty of HDMI connections.

Connections are not easily accessable if mounted on some wall brackets close to wall.

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Sebastien (reevoo.com)

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B

 

good price easy to use

No 3D glasses

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Bryan (reevoo.com)

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B

 

Light, picture quality.

Sound quality isn't great even given it has an inbuilt equaliser which makes only subtle changes to the sound.

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Paul (reevoo.com)

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B

 

Does everything at a good price

The T.V guide is rubbish when compared to other T.V The netflix does not work Need to be a bit techi to use it to its full potential

May, 2013

Consumer review by: Sebastien (reevoo.com)

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B

 

good price ; easy to use

No 3D glasses

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Max (reevoo.com)

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B

 

Stylish, slim and plenty of HDMI connections

Connections are not easily accessable if mounted on some wall brackets close to wall

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Bryan (reevoo.com)

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B

 

Light, picture quality

Sound quality isn't great even given it has an inbuilt equaliser which makes only subtle changes to the sound

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Paul (reevoo.com)

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B

 

Does everything at a good price

The T.V guide is rubbish when compared to other T.V ; The netflix does not work ; Need to be a bit techi to use it to its full potential

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Terry (reevoo.com)

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B

 

Sharp picture when still

Blurring when people are moving TV can't keep up with fast or medium moving a action!

Apr, 2013

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:Dolby Digital Plus/DolbyPulse/DTS 2.0 / V-Audio Pro Surround 2.1 / V-Audio ProSurround 2.1
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Built-in subwoofer: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2 / 8
Number of Speakers:2 / 8
RMS rated power:10

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Aluminium / Black, Silver / Chrome / Silver
LED Indicators: Yes

Display

2D-3D converter: Yes
3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
3D type:Active
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:2D/3D
Display Diagonal:42
Display Diagonal (metric):42.1
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:1600
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1360 x 768 (WXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) / 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1280 x 800 (WXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) / 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 720p / 1080p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178
Visible diagonal screen size:42.1

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:78
Energy efficiency compliance:A+
Power consumption (average):56
Power consumption (max):119
Power consumption (off):0.18
Power consumption (standby):0.2 / 0.20
Power consumption (typical):116 / 56

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
Smartphone remote support: Yes
Swivel angle range:-15 - 15
VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Picture-and-Picture: Yes
Picture-and-Text: Yes
Picture-in-Picture: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Game, Vivid

Networking

Bluetooth: Yes
Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes
Wi-Fi ready:Y
WLAN-ready: Yes

Other Features

Mean time between failures (MTBF):60000

Packaging Content

3D glasses included: Yes
3D glasses quantity:2
Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:AC
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes

Performance

24p: Yes
24p support:Y
Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, MP3, WMA
Card reader integrated: Yes
Child lock: No
Compatible memory cards:SDXC
Image formats supported:JPG / JPG, MPO
Teletext:1200 / 1500
Teletext function: Yes
Video compression format:AVCHD, AVI, DIVX, H.264, M-JPEG, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG4, WMV / AVCHD, AVI, DIVX, M-JPEG, MKV, MOV, MP4, WMV / AVCHD, AVI, M-JPEG, MKV, MOV, WMV / AVI, DIVX, H.264, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG4, WMV
Video formats supported:AVCHD,AVI,DIVX,H.264,M-JPEG,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG4,WMV / AVCHD,AVI,DIVX,M-JPEG,MKV,MOV,MP4,WMV / AVCHD,AVI,M-JPEG,MKV,MOV,WMV / AVI,DIVX,H.264,MKV,MOV,MP4,MPEG4,WMV

Ports & interfaces

AV input: Yes
Common interface (CI): Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): No
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port:No / Yes
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
Headphone outputs:1
PC Audio in:No / Yes
PC in (D-Sub):No / Yes
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:3
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:78
Energy efficiency class:A+
Power consumption (average):56
Power consumption (max):119
Power consumption (off):0.18
Power consumption (standby):0.2 / 0.20
Power consumption (typical):116 / 56

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Lifestyle apps:Skype
Smart TV: Yes

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:PAL B, PAL DK, PAL G, PAL H, PAL I, PAL L, SECAM, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K, SECAM L / PAL I / PAL, PAL B, PAL DK, PAL G, PAL H, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K, SECAM L
Auto channel search: Yes
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T / DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-T / DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.06
Depth (with stand):10.2 / 12.3
Height:22.4
Height (with stand):24.2 / 25.5
Weight:24.3
Weight with stand:29.8 / 32
Width:37.6 / 37.7
Width (with stand):37.6 / 37.7