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Panasonic TX42AS600B

71

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Panasonic TX42AS600B

£499.00
Panasonic TX-42AS600
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A very economical to run but 3 year old 42" Full HD television, with good features
42" Full HD No 53mm Feb 2015 A+
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Panasonic TX-42AS600 Review

With low running costs but at over 2 years old, we have scored the Panasonic TX-42AS600 as follows:
71
Features
Good Features
75
Age
3 Years Old
87
Running Costs
£68 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £68 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

Panasonic TX-42AS600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic TVs Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 752 expert and user reviews (including 759 verified purchases) for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

This Panasonic TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the TX-42AS600 will cost £68 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 TVs.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the TX-42AS600 in February 2015.

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Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Panasonic TX-42AS600 of 42" is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 37% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Panasonic TX-42AS600 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The TX-42AS600 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The Panasonic TX-42AS600's thickness of only 53mm is thinner than average when compared to most other televisions. It is thinner than 66% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The TX-42AS600 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Supports Parental Controls

The TX-42AS600 supports parental controls. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Features Voice Control

The Panasonic TX-42AS600 features voice control, unlike 86% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Panasonic TX-42AS600 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a Child Lock

The Panasonic TX-42AS600 has a child lock. 88% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The TX-42AS600's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is slower than 84% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Panasonic TX-42AS600's horizontal viewing angle of only 176° is in the narrowest 18% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have horizontal viewing angles of between 150° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Panasonic TX-42AS600 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the TX-42AS600 of 100Hz is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 38% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic tx42as600ew, panasonic tx42as600b, tx42as600yw

Barcodes:

05025232772360, 05025232772872, 05025232772889, 05025232773763, 05025232773770

Panasonic TX42AS600B

Atlantic Electrics Ltd

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