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Panasonic TX-P42GT20

alaTest has collected and analyzed 250 reviews of Panasonic TX-P42GT20. The average rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers are impressed by the design and sound. The usability and price also get good reviews, but comments are divided on the black level. Many are critical about the color.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Panasonic TX-P42GT20 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic TX-P42GT20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 26 user reviews of Panasonic TX-P42GT20 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.3/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. People really like the glare and durability. The usability and price also get good views. Some have doubts about the design, while comments are divided on the sound.

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88% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

Feb, 2020

Consumer review (amazon.com)

Amazon.com review summary for Panasonic TX-P42GT20

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 80 user reviews of Panasonic TX-P42GT20 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.com.

90% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

Feb, 2020

Expert review by : Patrick Miller (pcworld.com)

Panasonic GT25 Plasma TV Series

 

(Editor's note: This review of the Panasonic GT25 series is based on our hands-on testing and evaluation of the 42-inch TC-P42GT25. According to the manufacturer, the image quality and features should be equivalent for each TV in this model line.)

Inexpensive 3D TV ; Full set of Internet-connected features

Blacks sometimes too black ; Oversaturated colors

The GT25 has great features for the price, but the image quality issues will deter discerning buyers with a bigger budget.

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : John R. Delaney (pcmag.com)

Panasonic TC-P42GT25

 

The 42-inch Panasonic TC-P42GT25 plasma HDTV delivers solid 2D and 3D imagery at a reasonable price.

Relatively affordable. Very good 2D and 3D picture quality. Deep blacks.

Limited Web apps. Only 3 HDMI ports. Some standard-def image noise.

The TC-P42GT25's menu system is easy to use, and contains a solid selection of picture and audio settings to help you achieve the best possible image and sound experience. The Picture menu offers all the basic settings like Contrast, Brightness, Color...

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : David Katzmaier (cnet.com)

Panasonic TC-PGT25 review: Panasonic TC-PGT25

 

Superb black-level performance; accurate primary colors in THX mode; great color saturation; effective antireflective screen; uses less power than previous 1080p plasmas; VieraCast provides access to select Internet services and improved customization;...

Cannot properly handle 1080p/24 sources; loses some black-level performance over time; introduces artifacts in 3D mode; fewer streaming services and apps than the competition; uses more power than LCDs; does not include 3D glasses.

Although it does deliver excellent 2D picture quality, the 3D-compatible Panasonic TC-PGT25 series can't match the overall performance of the competition's best plasmas.

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : Review Crew (reviewboard.com)

Panasonic Introduces the GT25 Plasma Line

 

Panasonic's 3D plasmas have met with some fine reviews, but they don't satisfy every need.  They're big, to start with.  That might not be a problem for most, but in ...

Aug, 2010

Expert review by : Patrick Miller (macworld.com)

Review: Panasonic GT25 Series 3D TV

 

The GT25 has great features for the price, but the image quality issues will deter discerning buyers with a bigger budget.

The GT25 is very much an incremental update to their G25 line of TVs, so the design, remote, port selection, and general user experience are pretty much the same. The initial setup wizard lets you choose the language, switch between home mode and store...

Jan, 2011

Expert review by : David Kender (washingtonpost.com)

Panasonic TC-P42GT25

 

The Panasonic TC-P42GT25 ($1699 MSRP) is a 42-inch plasma TV that displays 3D content (as well as 2D, of course). We're still not entirely sold on 3D TVs, but we're sure that at this point, plasma TVs have the advantage. This is a relatively...

If you're setting up a home theater, the Panasonic TC-P42GT25 has three HDMI ports for newer devices, along with two composite AVs and two component AVs for older devices. The only notable omission here is the lack of an analog audio output

Nov, 2010

Expert review by : David Kender (reviewed.com)

Panasonic TC-P42GT25

 

A scientific, in-depth analysis with side-by-side comparisons

The Panasonic TC-P42GT25 ($1699 MSRP) certainly won’t wow you with a brilliantly sharp picture like some of the more expensive LED-lit LCD televisions. In fact, comparable Samsungs can produce 2x to 3x the contrast ratio. But then, that’s not where...

Oct, 2010

Expert review by : best-3dtvs.com (best-3dtvs.com)

Panasonic TC-P42GT25 Plasma 3D TV Review

 

In this review of the Panasonic TC-P42GT25 Plasma 3D TV, we will look at the 2D and 3D performance of this HDTV along with all the new features in the Panasonic GT25 series. The GT25 series is the mid-range Plasma 3D TV offering from Panasonic that...

The TC-P42GT25 probably has all the competition scared stiff. While it might not have a fancy cabinet and styling and also have slightly lower specs when it comes to contrast ratio, one thing is abundantly clear from this review of the Panasonic...

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Panasonic Viera TX-P42GT20

 

It is not cheap, but when it comes to 3D this plasma television is the best sub-£1,500 set we've seen to date.

May, 2011

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Panasonic TX-P42GT20 review

 

A smaller 3D screen from Panasonic, this 42 inch plasma is a solid all-rounder and a good starter for those wanting to move to 3D

Great specification ; decent picture performance ; 3D images free from crosstalk

2D picture can be bettered ; 3D images lack a little vibrancy and punch

A competent all-rounder; a good shout for those looking to make the leap to 3D

Nov, 2010

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