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Planar PD470

Planar PD470
alaScore 84

3 reviews

Nov, 2015

alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 reviews of Planar PD470. The average rating for this product is 4.8/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the usability. The image quality also gets good opinions. Some have doubts about the price.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Planar PD470 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Grant Clauser (

Review: Planar PD470 1080p LCD Display


Make a quick list of the top HDTV companies in the world and Planar won't likely show up for most people. For many years Planar has been operating in the background of the display industry, making products for demanding commercial applications or...

Some of the picture credit goes to the display's use of good video processing components. Inside the Planar is a Cortez-plus LCD controller chip and a 10-bit Genesis Faroudja DCDi de-interlacer. The picture exhibited no edge artifacts or mosquito noise...

Mar, 2005

Expert review by: Tech staff (

Planar PD470 review


Shorn of a couple of basics, but a benchmark moment for LCD tech nonetheless

Stunning HD pictures ; Clever technology ; Very well made

High price ; Black levels could be better

A stunning home cinema centrepiece that redefines what LCD technology

Aug, 2008


Expert review by: John Archer (

Planar PD470 47in LCD TV


Could this be the best LCD TV we've ever seen?

Given how far many brands have come with their LCD TVs in the course of 2007, we genuinely had our doubts as we approached the Planar PD470 that there was still room for a self-styled premium TV. But the PD470's picture quality justifies its high price...

Dec, 2007