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Panasonic TX-L42E6
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Panasonic TX-L42E6

42" 100Hz Edge-LED Feb 2013
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
42" Smart VIERA LED TV - Fully connected, network enabled TV in a super slim design (Energy Efficiency Class A+) Fast movement is reproduced with clarity. Experience crisp, focused images. The... More
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16 Reasons For

Excellent Expert Reviews

This Panasonic television received an expert rating of 100 out of 100 from stuff.tv. That puts this television in the top 1% of all the televisions of a comparable age and spec.

Easy to Use

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to use. Three years ago Stuff.tv mentioned “Great Android and iOS control app” in their review of the Panasonic TX-L42E6. Stuff.tv also wrote “Customisable and easy to use smart TV homescreen”.

Two people agreed that this TV had a good interface. Stuff.tv mentioned in their review of the Panasonic TX-L42E6 “Superb new interface”. Stuff.tv also wrote “My Home Screen interface works brilliantly”. One Panasonic TX-L42E6 reviewer who purchased the product concluded that it was easy to handle. Stuff.tv wrote “Good motion handling” and scored it 5 stars.

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Good Picture Quality

Some people mentioned in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. One customer wrote in their reviews that this TV had good colour saturation. Stuff.tv gave the Panasonic TX-L42E6 a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review “Deep black levels and rich colours”.

Good Product Quality

Four people considered that it was good quality. Stuff.tv wrote “Strong sound quality for an LED model” and gave this TV a rating of 5 stars. Stuff.tv also wrote “Impressive picture quality”. Stuff.tv also mentioned “Excellent picture quality for the money”.

Nice Design

A number of people who purchased it reckoned that it was a good design. Stuff.tv wrote “Lovely design”. Stuff.tv also mentioned “Lovely, spacesaving design”. One Panasonic TX-L42E6 reviewer who purchased this TV wrote that it was good looking. Three years ago Stuff.tv wrote in their review of this TV “It's stylish, has full HD” and rated this TV 5 stars.

Good High Def TV

Three Panasonic TX-L42E6 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Three years ago Stuff.tv mentioned in their Panasonic TX-L42E6 review “Excellent Full HD picture”. Stuff.tv also wrote “Sharp HD pictures”.

Good Technical Features

Two customers wrote in their reviews that the product had good features. Expert website Stuff.tv said “The Panasonic TX-L32E6B has all the features and styling touches you'd expect from a giant flagship of a telly, not to mention the picture quality to match.” in their Panasonic TX-L42E6 review and scored the product 5 stars. Stuff.tv also said “Good multimedia features”.

Good Smart TV Features

One customer concluded that this TV had good apps. Expert website Stuff.tv mentioned “Panny's My Home Screen smart platform offers simple yet effective customisation for different users – you can display your favourite apps and widgets around a live TV” and rated it 5 stars.

Good Connectivity

One Panasonic TX-L42E6 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product was wifi compatible.

Good Sound Quality

One customer said in their reviews that it had good sound quality.

Good Brand

Panasonic has good average ratings for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other brands.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the TX-L42E6 which do not support smart TV features, the TX-L42E6 supports smart TV features.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The TX-L42E6 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the TX-L42E6 do not have a WiFi connection.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the TX-L42E6 is 2W, the highest is 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. The TX-L42E6 has a quite high RMS rated power (20 Watts) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-L42E6.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Panasonic TX-L42E6 is more than most televisions of a similar age and spec to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of this spec and age. The audio formats "AAC", "FLAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Has Four Smart Modes

The Panasonic TX-L42E6 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this Panasonic television. The smart modes Cinema, Dynamic, Personal and Standard are also found on this television.

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11 Reasons Against

Not Robust

One person mentioned that this TV was not well made. Stuff.tv wrote “Plasticky build”. One Panasonic TX-L42E6 owner wrote in their reviews that it was not strong and durable. Three years ago expert website Stuff.tv said “This isn't a giant flagship - this is a compact telly that will go anywhere and that costs un”.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Panasonic TX-L42E6 was not compact.

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years, the TX-L42E6 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The TX-L42E6 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the TX-L42E6 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this TV. The analog signal format systems PAL B, PAL DK, PAL G, PAL H, PAL I, SECAM B/G and SECAM D/K are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports Eight Video Formats

The TX-L42E6 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago. This television supports an MKV video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs that are a similar age to the TX-L42E6. The video formats "3GP", "AVI", "FLV", "M4V", "MP4", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the TX-L42E6 is more than most mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TX-L42E6.

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Only Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the Panasonic TX-L42E6 does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 100 hertz, the TX-L42E6 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz.

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Heavy

The weights of mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the TX-L42E6 range from 1.4kg to 36kg. At 13.5 kilograms, the Panasonic TX-L42E6 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TX-L42E6.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-L42E6

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of this age and type. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Panasonic TV was released over three years ago.

Average Refresh Rate

At 100 hertz, the TX-L42E6 has a pretty typical refresh rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the TX-L42E6.

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Average Thickness

At 49 millimeters, the TX-L42E6 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to the TX-L42E6.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
App
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
Bluetooth Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Local Dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Input Voltage
Certificates
Energy Star Certification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content

Expert Reviews

(4)
1 November 2013

The Panasonic TX-L32E6B has all the features and styling touches you'd expect from a giant flagship of a telly, not to mention the picture quality to match. But this isn't a giant flagship - this...

WiFi and lots of smart TV
Excellent Full HD picture
Great Android and iOS control app
Excellent 2D picture
Great black levels
Somewhat weedy sound
Poor sound
No 3D
Smart TV app selection could be better
Only three HDMI ports
30 June 2012

Video review: Panasonic'in ??k tasar?ma sahip yeni ak?ll? televizyonu TX-L42DT50E mercek alt?nda. Bak?n bu LED teknolojisini kullanan3D destekli televizyonun performans? nas?l...

1 January 2014

TV: 7 modeller i test 2014 Att på alldeles egen hand leta rätt på den bästa teven för just sina behov upplever många som svårare än någonsin och den största utmaningen när de ska köpa... Read more…

Rglage de l'image parfait en mode Cinma
Taux de contraste lev (mesur 4670 1)
Lecteur multimdia compatible avec une grande majorit de formats
Risque de clouding lev li l'unique barre de LED place sur la droite de l'cran
Compensation de mouvements absente
Ractivit de la dalle en dessous de la moyenne 14 5 ms)
21 May 2014

Der TX-L42DT50E aus dem Hause Panasonic ist ein 42-Zoll messender LCD-TV mit Edge-LED-Technologie und Triple-Tuner für digitalen Satelliten-, Kabel- und terrestrischen Empfang. Er bringt nicht... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on $54.37
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Total running cost over 5 years $54.37
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 00648044632032, 05025232709274, 05025232709311, 05025232709380, 05025232729463, 05025232729517, 05025232732487
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