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Panasonic TX-L42DT65B
Panasonic TX-L42DT65B

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Panasonic TX-L42DT65B

42" Full HD 1,600Hz Aug 2013
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date $71.24 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are average
Nice design
Good high def TV

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This Panasonic TV received a score of 70 out of 100 from expert review site Trusted Reviews.

Panasonic TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 377 user and expert reviews (including 21 verified purchases) for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has good ratings. We also found that Panasonic has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range.


Design

Nice Design

A number of people who purchased the Panasonic TX-L42DT65 reckoned that it was good looking. Trustedreviews.com gave it a score of 70 out of 100 and mentioned on expert website Trusted Reviews “Sure, its pictures often look good - very good even; its design is gorgeous and futuristic;” in their review. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Gorgeous spacesaving design” in their review of the Panasonic TX-L42DT65. Trusted Reviews also said “Elegant design, twin tuners”.

One Panasonic TX-L42DT65 owner wrote in their reviews that this TV was a good design. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Lovely design”. One Panasonic TX-L42DT65 owner who reviewed the product thought it was aesthetic. Trusted Reviews wrote “Aesthetically a winner” in their Panasonic TX-L42DT65 review.

One customer who purchased this TV concluded that it was smooth. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their Panasonic TX-L42DT65 review “24p Smooth Film” and gave the Panasonic TX-L42DT65 a rating of 4 stars.

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Easy to Use

Four Panasonic TX-L42DT65 reviewers who reviewed this TV considered that it had a good interface. Four years ago Trusted Reviews rated the Panasonic TX-L42DT65 4 stars and mentioned “Inspired smart TV interface”. Trusted Reviews also mentioned “The My Home Screen interface is excellent”. Trusted Reviews also mentioned “Panasonic's new personalised My Home Screen user interface is good, twin tuners are a gamechanger”.

Some people said in their reviews that the product was easy to handle. Three years ago expert website Trustedreviews.com scored it 4 stars and said “Its headline features are 1600Hz BLS motion handling, local dimming over six separate LED blocks, passive 3D playback” in their review of the Panasonic TX-L42DT65. Trusted Reviews said “Even the application of a local dimming engine can't stop the set's handling of dark scenes feeling clumsy” in their review.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The TX-L42DT65B does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Display

Good High Def TV

One customer who purchased it considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of the Panasonic TX-L42DT65 “What is the Panasonic TX-L47DT65? The Panasonic L47DT65 is a 47-inch TV from the second rung of Panasonic's full HD LCD range”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the product reckoned that it had good colour saturation. Trusted Reviews said “Convincingly natural colours” in their review.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions 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.

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Very Fast High Frequency Rate

Across all the medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz. When compared to other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV that we have checked, the high frequency rate of the TX-L42DT65B of 1,600 hertz is one of the fastest.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many televisions that came out around the same time as it.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The TX-L42DT65B has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The TX-L42DT65B supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Bluetooth

The Panasonic TX-L42DT65B has a Bluetooth, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV do not have a Bluetooth.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The TX-L42DT65B has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Performance

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Panasonic TX-L42DT65B has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other TVs of this spec and age which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Features Voice Control

The TX-L42DT65B features voice control. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also feature voice control.

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Supports 24p Support

The Panasonic TX-L42DT65B supports 24p support, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The TX-L42DT65B does not feature local dimming, although it is worth noting that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago also do not feature local dimming.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The TX-L42DT65B has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a built-in subwoofer.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The Panasonic TX-L42DT65B has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 18 Watts) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV. Comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 19W.

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Ergonomics

Has a Swivelling

The TX-L42DT65B has a swivelling, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Smart TV

Has an Internet TV Function

The TX-L42DT65B has an internet TV function. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also have an internet TV function.

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Poor Smart TV Features

One Panasonic TX-L42DT65 owner who reviewed the product thought it was not good for watching TV catchup services.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI)

The TX-L42DT65B has a common interface (CI), as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Panasonic TX-L42DT65B has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the TX-L42DT65B in April 2017.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers roadcasescom rclcd2n1signp00092, roadcasescom txl42dt65b
Barcodes 00648044632018
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