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Panasonic TX-L42DT50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 220 reviews of Panasonic TX-L42DT50. 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. Comments about the color and price are generally positive. The usability and design also get good feedback. Some have doubts about the black level.

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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 89/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 user reviews of Panasonic TX-L42DT50 from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Opinions about the glare and sound are generally positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably. Views are divided on the design, while some have doubts about the durability.

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87% of the reviews on 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 VIERAPanasonic TX-L55DT50B 55-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 3D Smart VIERA LED TV with Freeview HD and Freesat HDPanasonic TX-L55DT50B 55-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 3D LED TV with Freeview HD, Freesat HD and Smart VIERA - Silver (New for 2012)

Dec, 2015

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Panasonic TX-L42DT50 review


The Panasonic TX-L42DT50 ups the ante with a high performing LED screen that combines 3D spex appeal with a top selection of internet TV

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

While the Panasonic TX-L42DT50 may lack the higher contrast and panel refresh speed of its more expensive WT50 stablemate, you’ll not notice any deficiencies when you settle back with your popcorn. This slick-looking LED is quite the prize, both in...

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: Sebastien (

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B


good price ; easy to use

No 3D glasses

Apr, 2013

Consumer review by: Max (

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 (

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 (

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 (

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B


Sharp picture when still

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

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Richard (

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B


all of it


Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Darren (

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B


Easy to set up ; Slim design ; Built in wifi

Poor sound quality ; Picture quality on black images is poor ; Expensive compared to other models with the same features

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Ray (

Panasonic TXL42DT50


Sylish with excellent sourround sound,and HD picture in particular is stunning

Haven't found any yet, apart from having to pay for the experience

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Alastair (

Panasonic TX-L47DT50B



set up can be a chore

Jan, 2013

Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: Yes
Application Store: Yes
Application Store (IPTV): Yes
DVB-T2:No / Yes
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):GUIDE Plus+ / Yes
HbbTV: Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture in Picture (PIP):1 Tuner PIP
Processor Cores:Dual-core
USB Recording: Yes
Video-on-Demand (VoD): Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Web Content Access: Yes


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

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Unknown / VESA 400 x 400


4K Upscaling: No
Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:1600
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):A+

General Features

3D: Yes
3D Technology:Shutter Glasses
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9