Panasonic is one of the better rated TV brands according to average expert and user reviews, and Panasonic also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The display brightnesses of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TH-42LRH50 range from 180 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m². With a display brightness of 450 candellas per square meter, the Panasonic TH-42LRH50 has one of the brighter display brightnesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The TH-42LRH50 has a fairly high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The average RMS rated power of televisions of this age and spec is 19W.
Supports One Analog Signal Format System
The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Panasonic TH-42LRH50 is more than most mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the TH-42LRH50.
Supports One Memory Card
The TH-42LRH50 has a greater number of compatible memory cards than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This Panasonic television supports an SD memory card, which is the most frequently supported memory card supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.
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Only Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The TH-42LRH50 does not have a WiFi connection, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a WiFi connection.
Not Smart TV
The Panasonic TH-42LRH50 is not Smart TV, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the TH-42LRH50 are also not Smart TV.
Not 3D Compatible
The TH-42LRH50 is not 3D compatible, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the TH-42LRH50 are also not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The TH-42LRH50 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.
Only One HDMI Port
The TH-42LRH50 is a one HDMI port TV. Most of the other televisions of this type and age have between one and three HDMI ports.
Only Supports Three TV Bands
The number of TV bands supported by the TH-42LRH50 is more than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This television supports an UHF TV band, which is the most frequently supported TV band supported by TVs of a comparable age and type to the TH-42LRH50. The TV bands "CATV" and "VHF" are also supported by this TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most televisions that were released more than two years ago do not feature OLED technology. The TH-42LRH50 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
Only Digital Tuner
This TV has an Analogue & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Only 20000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The TH-42LRH50 has a maximum dynamic contrast ratio of 20000:1. That's 100% less dynamic contrast ratio than the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio of Mega Contrast. The best dynamic contrast ratio of all TVs of a similar age and spec to the TH-42LRH50 is Brilliant Contrast and the worst is 5000:1.
Televisions of this age and type have weights of between 1.5kg and 36kg. The TH-42LRH50 is quite heavy (17.7 kilograms) compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the TH-42LRH50.
1 Other reason to consider the Panasonic TH-42LRH50
Released Over Four Years Ago
Panasonic released the TH-42LRH50 over four years ago.
Vertical Scan Range
59 - 86
Horizontal Scan Range
31 - 69
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080
Horizontal Viewing Angle
640 x 480 (VGA), 800 x 600 (SVGA), 1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 768 (WXGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080), 1280 x 768