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Panasonic TX-L55DT50
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Panasonic TX-L55DT50

55" Active Mar 2012
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
The display alternately shows images for the left and right eyes. The left and right lenses of the eyewear open and close in sync with this display timing to show separate images to the left and... More
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Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This television received an expert rating of 100 out of 100 from homecinemachoice.com. TV experts think this TV is one of the very best televisions that came out more than two years ago.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Three customers said that it had a good 3D picture quality. Three years ago Homecinemachoice.com mentioned “Exceptional 3D pictures” in their review of this TV and gave the product an excellent review score.

Good High Def TV

A number of customers agreed that the Panasonic TX-L55DT50 was good at displaying high definition TV. Homecinemachoice.com said “Excellent HD images”. Homecinemachoice.com also wrote “Crisp, vivid HD and 3D”.

Nice Design

A number of Panasonic TX-L55DT50 owners wrote in their reviews that it was good looking. Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Gorgeous design”. Homecinemachoice.com also said “Classy, fashionable design”. One customer said in their reviews that it was a good design. Homecinemachoice.com said “Near flawless HD pictures, featurepacked, userfriendly, attractive design”.

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 445 owner and expert reviews for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has good ratings. We also found that Panasonic has good ratings specifically within its large TVs range.

Fairly Fast Refresh Rate

When compared to other TVs of a comparable age and type to the TX-L55DT50, the TX-L55DT50's refresh rate of 1,600 hertz is one of the fastest. The slowest refresh rate of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average refresh rate is 330Hz.

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3D Compatible

The Panasonic TX-L55DT50 is 3D compatible. Most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the TX-L55DT50 also are 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The TX-L55DT50 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other large TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Eight Loudspeakers

The TX-L55DT50 has more loudspeakers than most of the TVs that have been available for a similar time to the TX-L55DT50. This TV is a eight loudspeaker television compared to most of the TVs that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and seven loudspeakers.

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Quite Low Power Consumption When Switched Off

TVs of a comparable type and age to the TX-L55DT50 have power consumptions when switched off of between 0.01W and 0.5W, and the average power consumption when switched off is 0.25W. With a power consumption when switched off of only 0.18 Watts, the TX-L55DT50 has one of the lower power consumptions when switched off amongst TVs of this age.

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Very Big Mean Time Between Failures

Across all the TVs of this age and type the mean times between failures range from 30,000h to 60,000h. When compared to other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the TX-L55DT50 that we have assessed the mean time between failures of, the TX-L55DT50's mean time between failures of 60,000 hours is one of the biggest.

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Supports One Memory Card

The TX-L55DT50 has a greater number of compatible memory cards than most large TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The most frequently supported memory card is SD, but this memory card is not supported by this TV. The memory cards SDXC are also supported by this television.

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Has One Smart Mode

The number of smart modes found on the TX-L55DT50 is more than most large TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Cinema,Dynamic,Game,Standard are also found on this TV.

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Quite Thin

Across all the TVs of this age and type the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm. When compared to other large TVs that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the Panasonic TX-L55DT50's thickness of only 27 millimeters is one of the thinnest.

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9 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One Panasonic TX-L55DT50 reviewer who reviewed this TV concluded that it was not cheap. Homecinemachoice.com said “It's expensive” but even so they gave the product a rating of 5 stars. One Panasonic TX-L55DT50 owner wrote in their reviews that it was not good value for money. Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Outdated UI, pricey”.

Poor Product Quality

One Panasonic TX-L55DT50 reviewer who reviewed the Panasonic TX-L55DT50 thought it was not good quality. Homecinemachoice.com said three years ago “Good 3D image quality Crosstalk kept in check”.

Inferior Picture Quality

One customer concluded that this TV did not have good picture quality.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago have a WiFi connection, however the TX-L55DT50 does not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-L55DT50, the TX-L55DT50 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the Samsung UN55F8000[plb_1998277_price].

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High Running Costs

Whilst the energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+, the TX-L55DT50 is one of the more expensive to run large TVs that were released more than two years ago that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the TX-L55DT50 is £240.

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Only Supports Eight Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the TX-L55DT50 is more than most televisions that are a similar age to it. The most commonly 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, PAL B, PAL DK, PAL G, PAL H, SECAM, SECAM B/G and SECAM D/K are also supported by this Panasonic TV.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the TX-L55DT50 is more than most TVs of this age and spec. This Panasonic television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TX-L55DT50. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Panasonic TX-L55DT50 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TX-L55DT50 also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EC930[pl_2442859_price], or the 55EA980[pl_2042821_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-L55DT50

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on large TVs that came out more than two years ago. 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 Four Years Ago

Panasonic released the TX-L55DT50 over four years ago.

Specification

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Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
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Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
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Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
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Tuner
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Digital Signal Format System
Analog Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
On/off Timer
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
24p Playback
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Average Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
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Weight
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3D
Aspect Ratio
Full HD
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
Headphone Outputs
PC in (D-Sub)
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Storage
Card Reader Integrated
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
Technical Details
Colour of Product

Expert Reviews

(2)
12 September 2013

There's something a bit ?last year' about the style of the TX-L47DT50 ? but that's no bad thing as Panasonic has shrewdly adopted a look that's proved successful for Samsung in the recent past. In... Read more…

Near flawless HD pictures, featurepacked, userfriendly, attractive design
Gorgeous design
Exceptional 3D pictures
Good online system
Excellent HD images
Outdated UI, pricey
Poor black level performance
It's expensive
Needs more backlight controls
SD Freeview ropey
1 February 2013

Wäre da nicht der zu niedrige Kontrast und das entsprechend flache Bild in dunklen Szenen, der Panasonic dürfte sich als einer unserer Favoriten in diesem Vergleichstest fühlen. Denn er bietet...

Vrij levendig beeld, degelijke kleuren en goede beelduniformiteit
Veel detail in bewegende beelden
Uitstekende mediaspeler (USB)
Goede smartphone app
Povere zwartwaarde en, matig contrast bij weinig omgevingslicht
Panbeelden schokken lichtjes
Matige ruisonderdrukking
Schoonheidsfouten in de mediaspeler (DLNA)

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £238.76
Electricity cost when on standby £1.22
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Total running cost over 5 years £239.98
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Energy Rating
1.2T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
31
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 31 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers txl55dt50, txl55dt50b, txl55dt50e, panasonic txl55dt50, panasonic txl55dt50e, panasonic txl55dt50b, panasonic 1505sthashi3vldkd8, panasonic 1505sthashi3vldkd8d, panasonic 1505sthashi3vldkd8dp, panasonic 1505sthashi3vldkd8dpu, panasonic 1505sthashi3vldkd8dpuf
Barcodes 04010869190176, 05025232670154, 05025232670161

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