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Panasonic TX-42AS600
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Panasonic TX-42AS600

A 2 year old 42" Full HD television with not very good features
42" Full HD No No Feb 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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TX-42AS600E
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Panasonic TX-42AS600 Review

Released 2 years ago and with low running costs, we have scored the Panasonic TX-42AS600 as follows for Summary.
38
Missing Some Features
58
2 Years Old
49
£132 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
42
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 42?

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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £132 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Quite narrow horizontal viewing angle

Panasonic TX-42AS600 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 1,054 expert and owner reviews (including 544 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its TVs. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the TX-42AS600 of 42" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 39% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the Panasonic TX-42AS600 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the Panasonic TX-42AS600 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Panasonic TX-42AS600's thickness of 53mm is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 35% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Panasonic TX-42AS600 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Child Lock

The TX-42AS600 has a child lock, unlike 90% of TVs which do not have a child lock.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Panasonic TX-42AS600 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the Panasonic TX-42AS600 of 100Hz is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 39% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the TX-42AS600 of only 176° is quite narrow compared to most other TVs. It is in the narrowest 14% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of TVs range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the TX-42AS600 of only 100Hz is quite slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 10% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the televisions the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other TVs, the TX-42AS600 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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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. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Voice Control

The TX-42AS600 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since February 2015.


Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on satisfactory energy prices we estimate that the TX-42AS600 will cost £132 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx42as600ew, tx42as600yw
Barcodes 05025232772360, 05025232772872, 05025232772889, 05025232773763, 05025232773770

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