A built-in digital tuner with Pro:Idiom compatibility provides strong support for both PPV (Pay-per-View) and FTG (Free-to-Guest) premium HD content. The LRU70 Series line-up features a wide range...
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6 Reasons Against
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
Most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the TH-42LRU70 do not have a WiFi connection. The TH-42LRU70 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.
Does Not Support Smart TV Features
Most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the TH-42LRU70 do not support smart TV features. The TH-42LRU70 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV features.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the TH-42LRU70, the Panasonic TH-42LRU70 is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The TH-42LRU70 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out 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 lowest RMS rated power of TVs that were launched around the same time as the TH-42LRU70 is 2W and the highest is 80W. At only 10 Watts, the TH-42LRU70 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the TH-42LRU70.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The TH-42LRU70 does not feature OLED technology, 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 feature OLED technology.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This Panasonic TV has been on the market for over two years.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
LED Backlighting Type
1920 x 1080
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Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
PC Audio in
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VESA Mounting Interfaces
200 x 200
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Operating Temperature (T-T)
0 - 35
Operating Relative Humidity (H-H)
20 - 80
Storage Temperature (T-T)
-20 - 60
Storage Relative Humidity (H-H)
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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