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Panasonic TX-42AS740

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Panasonic TX-42AS740

Panasonic TX-42AS740
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A classic and very economical to run 42" Full HD TV, with good features
42" Full HD No 53mm Apr 2014 A+
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Panasonic TX-42AS740 Review

With low running costs and very good reviews, we have scored the Panasonic TX-42AS740 as follows:
79
Reviews
1 Review
76
Features
Good Features
68
Age
3 Years Old
89
Running Costs
£60 Over 5 Years
72
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 70%. Hisense TVs 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 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £60 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,330 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This Panasonic TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
3D
Thinner than average
Brilliant images with versatile networking functionsa multi-feature model with brilliant picture quality, high-speed response, and versatile functions
Energy efficiency class A++
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

14
Watching Films
Mediocre
40
Watching Sport
Mediocre
73
Playing Games
Very Good

Panasonic TX-42AS740 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Average Expert Reviews

This Panasonic TV received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from Techradar.

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Very Good Brand

We checked 716 owner and expert reviews (including 760 verified purchases) for Panasonic televisions and found that on average Panasonic has very good ratings compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the TX-42AS740 is £60 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,330 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2014.

Features

Average Display Diagonal

The TX-42AS740's display diagonal of 42" is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 42% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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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.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The TX-42AS740 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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3D

The TX-42AS740 is 3D, which is unusual. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the TX-42AS740 of only 53mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 33% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The TX-42AS740 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Optical Disc Player

The TX-42AS740 does not have an optical disc player. 99% of TVs also do not have an optical disc player.

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Features Voice Control

The TX-42AS740 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the Panasonic TX-42AS740 of 1,200Hz is faster than 97% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The slowest high frequency rate of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 250Hz.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Panasonic TX-42AS740 of 1,200Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 92% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Panasonic TX-42AS740 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 80% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Panasonic TX-42AS740 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 87% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D|2D/3D|2D comb filter, which is typical of many televisions.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Panasonic TX-42AS740 has a card reader integrated. 96% of TVs do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The TX-42AS740 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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Has a Child Lock

The TX-42AS740 has a child lock, unlike 88% of TVs which do not have a child lock.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic tx42as740b, panasonic tx42as740e, samsung tx42as740b

Barcodes:

05025232772254, 05025232772681

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