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Panasonic TX-L42E6

alaTest has collected and analyzed 195 reviews of Panasonic TX-L42E6. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Comments about the price and sound are generally positive. The design and usability also get good feedback. There are some mixed views about the reliability. There are some less positive reviews about the tuner.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Panasonic TX-L42E6 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 172 user reviews of Panasonic TX-L42E6 from The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on People are impressed by the price and sound. The design and image quality also get good reviews. Many are critical about the tuner. Views are divided on the reliability.

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89% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic TX-L42E6B 42-inch Full HD 1080p Smart LED TV with Built in Wi-Fi and Freeview HDPanasonic TX-L42E6B 42-inch Full HD 1080p Smart LED TV with Built in Wi-Fi and Freeview HD Panasonic TX-L42E6B 42-inch Full HD 1080p Smart LED TV with Built in Wi-Fi and Freeview HD

Jul, 2015

Expert review by: John Archer (

Panasonic TX-L42E6B review


A quality mid-range TV if you don't need 3D

Great picture quality ; Lovely design ; Superb new interface ; Good multimedia features

More online video needed ; No 3D ; Slightly high input lag ; Minor motion blur

Apr, 2013

Editor's Choice!

Expert review by: Niall Magennis (

Panasonic TX-L42E6B review


Panasonic's TX-L42E6B is a very good 42-inch TV for the price, as long as you aren't interested in 3D. It offers excellent picture quality with good upscaling, deep black levels and natural colours, and packages it up in an attractively slim design.

Useful, customisable smart TV homescreen ; Good standard-definition upscaling ; Sharp HD pictures ; Deep black levels and rich colours

Speakers don't produce much bass ; Only three HDMI ports

Despite the fact that its speakers could do with a tad more bass and it lacks 3D support, the TX-L42E6B is still an excellent TV. It's got a useful smart TV homescreen feature, a great looking design and very strong picture quality, thanks to its deep...

Mar, 2013


Expert review by: John Archer (

Panasonic TX-L42E6B


This mid-range 42-inch LCD TV packs quite a punch for its price.

Excellent picture quality for the money ; Lovely, space-saving design ; My Home Screen interface works brilliantly

No LoveFilm or Blinkbox Apps ; Minor resolution loss with motion ; Text input system is a bit tedious

If you're using one of Panasonic's high-end new LCD TVs – the WT65 or DT65 series – you can even watch a different channel on your smart device to what’s been shown on the TV, thanks to those TVs having twin tuners built in. Also new is the ‘two...

Mar, 2013

Consumer review by: Late8 (

Panasonic TX-L42E6B


Trouble is Panasonic customer support and there ability to keep products up-to-date is appauling ! My 2012 GT50 Plasma could easily run the new Viera interface and have a update for video in the EPG..... But it no doibt never will. Unlike Sony and...

Mar, 2013

Product Specifications


2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store:Preinstalled Apps / Yes
DVB-T2:No / Yes
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
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
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:100
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED
LED Technology:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):A+

General Features

3D: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9