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Thomson PB220S Series TV (37", 42")

Thomson PB220S Series TV (37", 42")
alaScore 81

6 reviews

Jul, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 6 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the sound, but some have doubts about the image quality.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Thomson PB220S Series TV (37", 42") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 81/100 = Very good quality.

Review analysis

(Based on 6 reviews)

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Thomson 37PB220S4

 

Plasma screens are always 42in and above, right? Wrong! Admittedly, aside from a novel 32in effort from Hitachi last year, we've not come across many below that giant size - but this 37in offering from French manufacturer Thomson seems like a great...

The same goes for high-definition footage, which, as expected, showed more clarity and detail. Sadly however, there is a big, unpleasant price to pay for this: picture noise. Close-ups in particular - something that really should be high-definition's...

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Thomson 42PB220S4U 42 inch HD-Ready Plasma TV with Hi-Pix

 

Sky made Thomson the initial manufacturer of its set-top boxes when it launched its high-definition TV service, so it's good to see that the prolific TV maker is now producing screens that are high-def compatible. The latest will receive HD via its DVI...

Good sound

Excessive picture noise

If wouldn't be fair of us to leave you with a completely negative impression of the 42PB220S4U, however. For instance, its contrast range is actually very healthy. Scenes with a strong mixture of lights and darks showed this best - such as those set...

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Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T: No
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
HbbTV: No
HDTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player: No
PC Streaming: No
Picture and Picture (PAP): Yes
Picture and Text (PAT): Yes
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No

Connectivity

CI Plus: No
DLNA certified: No
DVI Interface: Yes
Ethernet: No
Front AV Interface: No
HDMI: No
Headphone Output: Yes
Memory Stick: No
PC Streaming: No
Secure Digital Card: No
USB: No
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: No

Display

Frequency:50 Hertz
Full HD: No
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:Plasma
Screen Format:16:9
Type:Plasma
Type of Monitor:Plasma
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