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Panasonic TX-P42ST60

alaTest has collected and analyzed 43 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the value for money and sound. The usability and image quality are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the design.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Panasonic TX-P42ST60 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 96/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analysed 1 user review of Panasonic TX-P42ST60 from The average user rating for this product is 5.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on

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100% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the product: Panasonic TX-P42ST60 42 -inch LCD 1080 pixels 3D Plasma TV

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Panasonic TX-P42ST60 review


There's life in the old plasma TV yet

Brilliantly cinematic picture quality ; Good value ; Friendly smart TV interface ; Wide viewing angle

Lacks video streaming services ; Design is rather lacklustre ; Only 3 HDMIs ; Doesn't like bright environments

Don't be put off by the lack of glamour exhibited by the P42ST60's exterior: inside beats a home cinema heart of gold with levels of contrast, light uniformity and colour accuracy you get only with a Panasonic plasma. This is joined, moreover, by a...

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Panasonic TX-P42ST60 review


The Panasonic TX-P42ST60 is a superb TV for the money. Its picture performance puts many sets costing twice as much to shame thanks to its excellent colour handling and deep black levels. It also has decent sound quality, easy to use menus and a...

Excellent black levels ; Rich, natural colours ; Good upscaling ; Decent 3D performance ; Premium styling

Smart TV system could do with more premium apps ; Not as suitable as some LED models for bright room viewing


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Panasonic TX-P42ST60


Can Panasonic still deliver plasma class at a cheaper price point?

Stunning black level response ; Good value ; Excellent Smart TV interface

Picture quality reduced by high levels of ambient light ; Surprisingly high input lag ; 3D motion judder

And whatever else you do, avoid the Dynamic preset and turn off the Ambient sensor if you know what’s good for you (though this advice applies to any Panasonic plasma set, actually).

Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: Yes
Application Store: Yes
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV:No / Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture and Text (PAT): Yes
Processor Cores:Single-Core
USB Recording:No / 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
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 300


Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:100 / 2500
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):C / Unknown

General Features

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