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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”.
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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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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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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].
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.
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.
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.
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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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.
Released Over Four Years Ago
Panasonic released the TX-L55DT50 over four years ago.
1920 x 1080
Horizontal Viewing Angle
1024 x 768 (XGA), 1280 x 1024 (SXGA), 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
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