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Panasonic TX-L42DT50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 223 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. Reviewers really like the color and price. The usability and design are also appreciated, whereas many are critical 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 22 user reviews of Panasonic TX-L42DT50 from 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 People are impressed by the glare and sound. The usability and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed reviews about the design, while there are some critical comments about the durability.

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86% 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-L42DT50B 42-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 3D LED TV with Freeview HD, Freesat HD and Smart VIERA

Oct, 2016

Expert review by: Steve May (

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

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: William (

Panasonic TX-L55DT50B


no 3d glasses with tv

Dec, 2012

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
Curved Design: No
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9