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Panasonic TX-L42DT50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 208 reviews of Panasonic TX-L42DT50. The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviews about the price and color are on the whole positive. The usability and image quality also get good comments. Many are negative about the reliability and black level.

design, image quality, usability, color, price

black level, reliability

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 90/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Panasonic TX-L42DT50 from The average user rating for this product is 2.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on People really like the remote control. The size is also mentioned favorably, whereas many are less positive about the usability.

image quality, size, remote control


33% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Panasonic TX-L55DT50B 55-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 3D LED TV with Freeview HD, Freesat HD and Smart VIERA - Silver (New for 2012)

May, 2015


Expert review by: Jamie Carter (

Panasonic TX-L42DT50B review


Active 3D specs are an optional add-on, but this slim, gorgeous and thoroughly accessible LED-backlit telly exudes quality where it matters - and we love the Freesat & Freeview HD options

Super-slim design ; VIERA Connect ; Great image quality ; Freeview and Freesat

3D glasses not included ; Narrow viewing angle ; Backlighting not uniform

Panasonic changes pace with this beautifully designed 200Hz Edge LED 3DTV that sports slick the slick VIERA Connect smart interface alongside Wi-Fi, deluxe streaming, and even both Freesat HD and Freeview HD tuners. Source neutral excellence abounds on...

May, 2012

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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: 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: Anonymous (



I had a Samsung 7000 series plasma then bought this OMG!! This TV is Brilliant.

Sep, 2012

Consumer review by: Stuart (

Panasonic TX-L47DT50B


excellent picture, good for sport and easy to use

no obvious ones

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