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Panasonic TX-42AS600

We have collected and analyzed 5 expert reviews and 6 user reviews from international sources. Experts rate this product 75/100 and users rate it 94/100. The average review date is Oct 4, 2014. We have compared these reviews to 1567858 reviews from other TVs. The alaScore™ for this product is 89/100 = Very good. Last update: Dec 11, 2018.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 3 user reviews of Panasonic TX-42AS600 from The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Reviewers really like the price. The usability also gets good feedback.

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This summary is based on the products: Panasonic TX-42AS600E 42 -inch LCD 1080 pixels 100 Hz TVPanasonic TX-42AS600E 42 -inch LCD 1080 pixels 100 Hz TV

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : John Archer (

Panasonic TX-42AS600


A smart-looking, feature-rich, affordable and eminently watchable 42-inch TV.

Great value ; Contrast-rich pictures ; Freetime works brilliantly

Motion looks soft ; Slightly limited viewing angle

If you want to go into a much more detailed calibration of your TV pictures, this is possible on the 42AS600 courtesy of an Advanced Settings menu that impressively includes white balance, colour management and gamma settings.

Sep, 2014

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Expert review by : John Archer (

Panasonic TX-42AS600 review


This year was always likely to be a tricky one for Panasonic in TV terms, without having its ever-reliable plasma division to woo film fans. And to be honest it's lived up – and down – to expectations, with the brand so far delivering a slightly untidy...

Good, contrast-rich picture quality; decent value; Freetime is a welcome Smart TV addition; unobtrusive design

Some motion blur; standard-def colours look a little basic; some strong competition at this price level

Nov, 2014

Expert review by : Jamie Carter (

Panasonic TX-42AS600 review


The most affordable Freetime TV packs in all UK catch-up TV apps

Freetime ; My Home Screen ; Dual core processor ; Swipe & Share

Freetime too slow ; Motion lag ; Average contrast ; Poor panel uniformity

The panel in the TX-42AS600 is prone to image lag and offers only so-so upscaling from SD to HD, but the excellent usability offered by both Freetime and Panasonic's My Home Screen smart TV platform are hard to resist.

Jul, 2014

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AVTech Awards 2014/2015


In 2014, Panasonic adopted Freetime technology to provide a fully-stocked catch-up TV portal, but didn't reserve this Smart trait for its high-ticket televisions – the mid-range TX-42AS600 adds the ‘backwards EPG' talent to a healthy feature set that...

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Panasonic TX-42AS600


Just nice and easy to use, love Panasonic!!!

Aug, 2014

Consumer review (

Panasonic TX-42AS600


Just nice and easy to use, love Panasonic

Aug, 2014

Product Specifications


Audio decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital,DTS
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital DTS,Dolby Digital Plus / Dolby Digital Plus,DTS 2.0
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital / Dolby Digital, DTS
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20
Sound modes:Custom, Music, Standard / Music / Music, Standard


Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes


Color of product:Black / Black, Silver / White


3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:42
Display Diagonal (metric):41.3
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:100
LED backlighting type:Direct-LED
Motion interpolation frequency:100
Motion interpolation technology:BLB (Back Light Blinking)
Noise reduction: Yes
Screen shape:Flat
Supported video modes:1080p
Viewing angle, horizontal:176
Viewing angle, vertical:176

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:76
Energy efficiency compliance:A+
Power consumption (average):55
Power consumption (standby):0.2 / 81
Power consumption (typical):0.2 / 81


On/Off switch: Yes
VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Number of OSD languages:25
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
Smart modes:Cinema, Dynamic / Cinema, Dynamic, Game, Natural / Cinema, Dynamic, Natural, Personal


Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes
Quick installation guide: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:4.88 / 481.3
Package height:25.6
Package weight:35.3
Package width:50.1


Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA
Child lock: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Local dimming: No
Parental Control: Yes
Teletext function: Yes
Video compression format:3GP, AVI, FLV, MP4, TS, VOB, WMV / 3GP, AVI, FLV, MP4, TS, WMV / 3GPP, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, TS, VOB, VRO, WMV
Voice control:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Common interface (CI):No / Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):VIERA Link
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:3
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub): No
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2


AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:76
Energy efficiency class:A+
Power consumption (average):55
Power consumption (standby):0.2 / 81
Power consumption (typical):0.2 / 81

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
Smart TV:No / Yes

TV Tuner

Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-T / DVB-C, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth (with stand):9.72
Height (with stand):23.5
Package depth:4.88 / 480.3
Package height:25.6
Package weight:35.3
Package width:50.1
Weight with stand:28.7
Width (with stand):37.3