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Panasonic TX-L42E6BK

42" Full HD 100Hz Edge-LED Aug 2013
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date $55.18 Electricity cost over 5 years
Excellent expert reviews
Very low running costs
Poor sound

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Reviews

Excellent Expert Reviews

This medium display diagonal television received an expert rating of 100% from stuff.tv. This puts this TV in the top 3% of all the TVs of a comparable type and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

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


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that came out 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.

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Sharp HD Pictures

Four customers who reviewed it concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Stuff.tv wrote in their Panasonic TX-L42E6BK review “Sharp HD pictures”. Stuff.tv also mentioned “Obraz HD s vysokou dvkou prostoru a filmovm ndechem” in their review. Stuff.tv also wrote “Excellent Full HD picture” in their review.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many televisions of a similar spec and age to it.

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Great Contrast

Three people said in their reviews that the product had a good contrast ratio. Four years ago Stuff.tv said in their review of the Panasonic TX-L42E6BK “High contrast 4 670 1” but in spite of that they scored it 20 out of 100. Stuff.tv also said “Great black levels” in their review. Stuff.tv also mentioned “Great contrast” in their review.

Three customers said in their reviews that the product had good picture quality. One customer said in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Stuff.tv mentioned four years ago “Deep black levels and rich colours”.

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Poor 3D Picture Quality

One person who reviewed it reckoned that it did not have a good 3D picture quality.

Not 3D

The TX-L42E6BK is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV are also not 3D.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The Panasonic TX-L42E6BK has a fairly typical high frequency rate (100 hertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

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Features

Good Multimedia Features

Two owners who reviewed it concluded that it had good features. Stuff.tv wrote four years ago “Good multimedia features” in their review of the Panasonic TX-L42E6BK. Stuff.tv also 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 review.


Design

Lovely Design

Two people wrote that the Panasonic TX-L42E6BK was well designed. Stuff.tv wrote in their review of this TV “Lovely, spacesaving design”. Stuff.tv also said “Lovely design” in their review. One customer considered that this TV was good looking. Four years ago Stuff.tv wrote “It's stylish, has full HD”.

Great Picture Quality

Four customers who bought the product considered that it was good quality. Four years ago Stuff.tv said “Impressive picture quality” in their review of this TV. Stuff.tv also mentioned “Excellent picture quality for the money” in their review. Stuff.tv also mentioned “Strong sound quality for an LED model” in their review.

Superb New Interface

Three owners who purchased the Panasonic TX-L42E6BK thought it had a good interface. Stuff.tv said in their review of this TV “My Home Screen interface works brilliantly” but they only gave it a rating of 1 stars. Stuff.tv also wrote “Multi, screen user interface” in their review. Stuff.tv also wrote “Superb new interface” in their review.

Two owners who reviewed it agreed that it was easy to use. Stuff.tv said “Customisable and easy to use smart TV homescreen” in their review of the Panasonic TX-L42E6BK. Stuff.tv also mentioned “Great Android and iOS control app” in their review.

One person who purchased it concluded that it was easy to handle. Four years ago Stuff.tv mentioned “Good motion handling” in their Panasonic TX-L42E6BK review. One owner who reviewed it considered that it was easy to use the menus. Stuff.tv mentioned in their review of this TV “Rolujc menu” however despite that they gave it a rating of 1 stars.

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Plasticky Build

One person concluded that the product was not well made. Stuff.tv wrote “Plasticky build” in their review of this TV.

One owner who reviewed the Panasonic TX-L42E6BK reckoned that it was not strong and durable. Expert review site Stuff.tv wrote in their review of this TV “This isn't a giant flagship - this is a compact telly that will go anywhere and that costs un”.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The TX-L42E6BK supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports WiFi

The TX-L42E6BK supports WiFi. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also support WiFi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Panasonic TX-L42E6BK has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI)

The TX-L42E6BK has a common interface (CI), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The TX-L42E6BK has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Audio

Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television is 19W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the TX-L42E6BK has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Poor Sound

Four owners who bought this TV agreed that it did not have good sound quality. Stuff.tv wrote in their Panasonic TX-L42E6BK review “Speakers don't produce much bass” . Stuff.tv also mentioned “Weedy sound quality” in their review. Stuff.tv also mentioned “Somewhat weedy sound” in their review.


Smart TV

Doesn't Have 4oD

Three owners who purchased this TV reckoned that it was not good for watching on demand TV. Stuff.tv said four years ago “No LoveFilm or Blinkbox Apps”. Stuff.tv also mentioned “Doesn't have 4oD” in their review. Stuff.tv also mentioned “ITV Player and Lovefilm apps” in their review.


Weight & Dimensions

Not Good in Terms of Size

One person who bought this TV concluded that it was not compact.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic txl42e6bk, panasonic txl42e6bw, panasonic txl42e6e, TX-L42E6EW, txl42e6ek, tx-l42e6k
Barcodes 05025232709274, 05025232709311, 05025232709380, 05025232729463, 05025232729517, 05025232732487
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