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Panasonic TX-L42WT50

alaTest has collected and analyzed 13 reviews of Panasonic TX-L42WT50. 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. Reviews about the remote control and usability are on the whole positive. The durability and design are also mentioned favorably. Some have doubts about the color and black level. Comments are divided on the size.

image quality, design, durability, usability, remote control

price, black level, color

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Panasonic TX-L42WT50 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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Expert review by: David Katzmaier (

Panasonic TC-LWT50 review: Panasonic TC-LWT50


The Panasonic TC-LWT50-series LED TV showed the best off-angle performance of any LCD I've tested, and its screen was quite uniform. Its 3D performance was good with little crosstalk. The styling is sleek with an ultrathin frame and unique horseshoe...

The high-priced WT50 has a sub-par 2D picture, reproducing a lighter shade of black than many cheaper LEDs. Panasonic inexplicably saddled the best default picture mode with compulsory smoothing, and the other modes have color accuracy issues. The TV...

Class-leading quality from off-angle can't excuse the expensive Panasonic TC-LWT50's disappointing picture when seen from the sweet spot.

Jul, 2012

Expert review by: Steve May (

Panasonic TX-L42WT50 review


If you've been harbouring suspicions that Panasonic is reserving its premium TV technology for plasma, then think again. The brand's new WT50 line of LED screens oozes proprietary refinement. For those in the market for a leading-edge LCD, Panasonic is...

Excellent HD detail and tonality; good IFC performance; multitasking dual core processor

3D suffers from sporadic crosstalk; no support for MKV playback from network attached storage; serious price tag

Oct, 2012


Expert review by: John Archer (

Panasonic TX-L42WT50


Panasonic gets really, really serious about LED technology with its flagship L42WT50.

Stunning ‘edgeless’ design ; Multitasking via dual-core processor ; Excellent picture quality - especially in 3D

It’s pretty expensive ; Minor black level difficulties ; Touchpad remote isn’t great

Apr, 2012

Consumer review by: P-Haggard (

"Great Set with Nice Features!"


I always feel it helpful that the reader knows the basis for my reviews/comparisons. This is our fourth HD set, but first LED/LCD, the others are plasma. This is our second smart set. First off, this set is light enough to be delivered by UPS and not a...

Picture is great, it really pops, 3D quality is amazing

Doesn't come with 3D glasses

Apr, 2013

Product Specifications


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


CI Plus: No
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


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):Unknown

General Features

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