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Thomson PB220S Series TV (37", 42")

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

6 reviews

Sep, 2014

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


image quality

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...