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Panasonic TX-42A400 Review
|Value for Money||
|3 Years Old|
|£84 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 48?
It has below average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 60%. Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £84 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Panasonic TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Fairly high RMS rated power
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared the TX-42A400 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for playing games, ranking number 481 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 804 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 798 in TVs for films.
Panasonic TX-42A400 In-Depth Analysis
Poor Expert Reviews
Television expert review site digitalmediaandit.com scored this television 60%. This means that TV experts really don't rate this TV very highly.
Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions
We checked 1,054 user and expert reviews (including 544 verified purchases) for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has very good reviews. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Mediocre Value for Money
The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £329.00 it is cheaper than 79% of TVs.
Average Display Diagonal
The TX-42A400's display diagonal of 42" is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 40% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Only Full HD
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most other TVs, the Panasonic TX-42A400 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.
The Panasonic TX-42A400 is 3D, which is unusual. 74% of TVs are not 3D.
The thickness of the TX-42A400 of 69mm is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 72% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Does Not Support Wi-Fi
The TX-42A400 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other TVs. 59% of TVs support Wi-Fi.
Average High Frequency Rate
The TX-42A400's high frequency rate of 100Hz is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 43% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The TX-42A400's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is in the slowest 16% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Does Not Feature Local Dimming
The TX-42A400 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the TX-42A400 of 20W is quite high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 18% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.
Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
The TX-42A400 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 61% of TVs are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The average horizontal viewing angle of all TVs is 180°, with the narrowest being 150° and the widest being 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Panasonic TX-42A400 of only 176° is fairly narrow compared to most other TVs. It is in the narrowest 17% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Panasonic released the TX-42A400 in May 2014.
Running Costs Are OK
This Panasonic television has an energy efficiency classification of A+. Based on satisfactory energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the TX-42A400 is £84, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.
|Manufacturer Part Numbers||panasonic tx42a400b, samsung tx42a400|