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6 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The Panasonic TH-42LRU70 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the TH-42LRU70 also do not have a WiFi connection.
Does Not Support Smart TV Features
The TH-42LRU70 does not support smart TV features, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the TH-42LRU70 also do not support smart TV features.
Not 3D Compatible
Most TVs that have been on the market for more than two years are not 3D compatible. The TH-42LRU70 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Panasonic TH-42LRU70 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the TH-42LRU70 also do not have a built-in camera.
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Very Low RMS Rated Power
The TH-42LRU70 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 10 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. Televisions that were released more than two years ago have RMS rated power of between 2W and 80W.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TH-42LRU70 do not feature OLED technology. The TH-42LRU70 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
Panasonic released the TH-42LRU70 over two years ago.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that were released around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
1920 x 1080
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Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
USB 2.0 Port
VESA Mounting Interface
200 x 200
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Operating Temperature Range
0 - 35
Operating Relative Humidity Range
20 - 80
Storage Temperature Range
-20 - 60
Storage Relative Humidity Range
20 - 90
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.87 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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