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Panasonic TX-42AS650

71

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Panasonic TX-42AS650

Panasonic TX-42AS650
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hdtvtest.co.uk Qualified Recommendation
A good spec and very economical to run 42" Full HD TV
42" Full HD No 54mm Apr 2014 A+
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Panasonic TX-42AS650 Review

With low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Panasonic TX-42AS650 as follows:
76
Features
Good Features
69
Age
3 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£60 Over 5 Years
71
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has received an industry award from Hdtvtest.co.uk. Hisense televisions have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £60 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This Panasonic TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Thinner than average
3D
Superb picture quality and a high-performance enginea step-up model featuring superb picture quality with a hexa-processing engine and wide-ranging functions
Energy efficiency class A+
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

13
Watching Films
Mediocre
25
Watching Sport
Mediocre
65
Playing Games
Good

How Big is the Panasonic TX-42AS650?

The Panasonic TX-42AS650 is 962mm wide and 562mm tall. It is 54mm thick and weighs 10kg.

Panasonic TX-42AS650 front dimensions
Panasonic TX-42AS650 size in context

Panasonic TX-42AS650 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The writer at one expert review site concluded that this Panasonic TV was very good. This was from Hdtvtest.co.uk who gave it an "Qualified Recommendation".

Panasonic Has Very Good TV Reviews

We checked 712 expert and user reviews (including 560 verified purchases) for Panasonic televisions and found that on average Panasonic has very good ratings. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A+, and the TX-42AS650 is typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the TX-42AS650 is £60.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2014.

Features

Only Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The TX-42AS650's display diagonal of 42" is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 39% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The TX-42AS650 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Thinner Than Average

The thickness of the Panasonic TX-42AS650 of only 54mm is thinner than 65% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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3D

The Panasonic TX-42AS650 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Panasonic TX-42AS650 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

Like most other televisions, the TX-42AS650 does not have an optical disc player. 99% of TVs do not have an optical disc player.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Panasonic TX-42AS650 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 Card Reader Integrated

The Panasonic TX-42AS650 has a card reader integrated. 96% of televisions do not have a card reader integrated.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Panasonic TX-42AS650 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Has a Child Lock

The Panasonic TX-42AS650 has a child lock, unlike 88% of TVs which do not have a child lock.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Panasonic TX-42AS650 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of televisions do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The high frequency rate of the TX-42AS650 of 1,200Hz is faster than 97% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The TX-42AS650 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The TX-42AS650 has a pair of 3D glasses included, which is unusual. 86% of TVs do not have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic tx42as650e, panasonic f3y021bf2m, panasonic 42as650e, 5025232772797

Barcodes:

05025232772308, 05025232772797, 05052184558308, 05054230902073

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