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Pioneer PDP 7XD Series TV (42", 50", 60")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 178 reviews of Pioneer PDP 7XD Series TV (42", 50", 60"). The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers really like the tuner and usability. The sound and design are also appreciated, but some have doubts about the black level and reliability.

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price, reliability, black level

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Pioneer PDP 7XD Series TV (42", 50", 60") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 88/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 22 user reviews of Pioneer PDP 7XD Series TV (42", 50", 60") 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 Reviews about the size and sound are generally positive. The design and price are also mentioned favorably. There are some mixed views about the reliability. Many are negative about the usability.

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

This summary is based on the products: Pioneer PDP-427XD - 42" HD Ready Plasma TV - With Freeview - Stand Not IncludedPioneer PDP-427XD - 42" HD Ready Plasma TV - With Freeview - Stand Not Included

Oct, 2017

Expert review by: (

Pioneer PDP-427 XD


Combined tuner for analog TV and DVB-T., The screen is easily calibrated., Fluid HDTV-reproduction in 1080/24p format., Speedy channel changing

The screen does not offer full HD resolution., Gray side bars on 4:3 signals., Clear sound but weak bass., Reflective casing edges

The Pioneer PDP-427 XD won us over with its natural, almost CRT-quality picture, and is highly recommended for home-theater use. Current Blu-ray discs in 24p format are displayed completely judder-free, but it's the set's low resolution (1024 x 768...

Oct, 2006

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Pioneer PDP-607XD review


Pioneer breaks its plasma size barrier to a glorious effect

Fantastic pictures ; No motion flaws

Very expensive ; Non-HD material not handled fantastically well

Overall a beauty that's too pricey despite the quality

Jul, 2007

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Pioneer PDP-507XD review


Pioneer pulls off another masterpiece

Stunning all round performance

Not particularly cheap

Not the cheapest 50in plasma in town, but it's worth every penny for the performance it delivers

Apr, 2007

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Pioneer PDP-427XD review


A high-quality plasma TV that's easy on the eye

Excellent picture quality ; Stylish looks

Price a little on the high side

Another astonishingly good Pioneer plasma, which offers near faultless picture performance and all the features you could wish for

Feb, 2007

Expert review by: Dave Jansen (

Pioneer PDP-427XDA


Integrated HD Tuner, Wide range of ports, Good High Definition performance

Mediocre Standard Definition performance, Poor PC performance, Price

While the PDP-427XDA performs well in High Definition, the issues with SD and PC signals are a factor especially considering the price point.

Dec, 2006

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Pioneer PDP-607XD review


This humongous Pioneer plasma may seem a touch on the pricey side but, at 60in, you can always lay it flat as use it as a ping-pong table. Now that's convergence…

The PDP-607XD delivers a top quality picture on a monumental scale. There are more sophisticated sets out there but they’re just, well, smaller

Aug, 2007

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Pioneer PDP-427XD review


Pioneer's lobbed a crucial inch off its signature 43in plasmas on this seventh gen model – but can it still stand out from the crowd?

A fine TV that offers a rich, warm picture but comes up just a tiny bit short against rival sets from Sony and Philips

Jul, 2007


Expert review by: Riyad Emeran (

Pioneer PDP-607XD 60in Plasma TV


Pioneer steps up to 60in, but how does this new monster compare to its well regarded smaller screens?

A round-up of all the breaking news and hands-on previews of the latest tech from IFA 2011 in Berlin.

May, 2007

Expert review by: Pam Carroll (

Pioneer PDP-427XDA


The Pioneer PDP-427XDA scores with a stylish design, a built-in HD tuner and impressive picture quality, particularly if the set's been professionally calibrated.

Classy design ; Striking picture quality ; Built-in HD tuner ; Designed to accommodate professional-grade calibration

Tuning options may overwhelm the timid ; No memory card slots ; High-end of the price scale

The integrated speakers provide a more theatrical sound when switched to its SRS TruBass setting. There is also a FOCUS audio setting that directs dialog from the centre channel. While adequate, the audio performance from its slim speaker array cannot...

Dec, 2006

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Pioneer PDP-427XDA


A fine TV that offers a rich, warm picture but comes up just a tiny bit short against rival sets from Sony and Philips

Sep, 2008

Product Specifications

Pioneer is a world leader in the consumer electronics industry and digital entertainment products. The confidence to innovate. The skill to harness the limitless possibilities of cutting-edge technology. The commitment to enhance the lives of its customers throughout the world. These are the qualities that have put Pioneer at the forefront of new product development.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes

Dimensions & Weight



HD type:HD Ready


Type: None


Product Line:Pioneer PDP


Diagonal Size:42in
Diagonal Size (cm):106cm
Digital Television Certification:HD ready
Display Format:720p
HDCP Compatible: Yes
HDMI Ports Qty:2
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:3000:1
PC Interface:VGA (HD-15)
Plasma Panel Technology:Pioneer 7th Generation
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1024 x 768
Technology:Plasma (PDP)
Type:Plasma TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / HDMI / S-Video / SCART

TV Tuner

Digital TV Tuner:DVB-T
Multi-channel Preview:Picture-and-picture (PAP) / Picture-in-picture (PIP) / Split screen
Teletext: Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes