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Panasonic TX-L55DT50

55" Full HD Active Jun 2012
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £239.98 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are excellent
Not good value for money
Does not have good sound quality

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This TV received an expert rating of 100 out of 100 from homecinemachoice.com. This means that TV experts think this Panasonic TV is one of the very best TVs of a similar age and spec.

Panasonic Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 421 expert and owner reviews for Panasonic televisions and found that on average Panasonic has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Panasonic has good ratings specifically within its large display diagonal televisions range.


Price

Not Good Value for Money

One Panasonic TX-L55DT50 owner who bought it concluded that it was not good value for money. Four years ago Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Outdated UI, pricey”. One Panasonic TX-L55DT50 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was expensive. Homecinemachoice.com wrote “It's expensive”.

Expensive

One Panasonic TX-L55DT50 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was expensive. Homecinemachoice.com wrote “It's expensive”.


Features

Good Remote Control

One Panasonic TX-L55DT50 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV had a good remote control. Homecinemachoice.com mentioned four years ago “Backlit remote” in their review of this TV.


Design

Good Quality

One Panasonic TX-L55DT50 owner reckoned that it was good quality. Homecinemachoice.com wrote “Good 3D image quality Crosstalk kept in check” however despite that they only scored it 1 stars.

Well Designed

Four Panasonic TX-L55DT50 reviewers said that the Panasonic TX-L55DT50 was well designed. Homecinemachoice.com mentioned “Classy, fashionable design”. Homecinemachoice.com also said “Flot design og byggekvalitet” in their review. Homecinemachoice.com also said “Near flawless HD pictures, featurepacked, userfriendly, attractive design” in their review.


Audio

Does Not Have Good Sound Quality

One Panasonic TX-L55DT50 reviewer who reviewed the product concluded that it did not have good sound quality. Homecinemachoice.com said in their review of the Panasonic TX-L55DT50 “Ineffective surround sound” .

Eight Loudspeakers

The Panasonic TX-L55DT50 has more loudspeakers than most of the TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV. This television is a eight loudspeaker TV compared to most of the large display diagonal televisions that were released around the same time as this TV which only have between one and seven loudspeakers.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Panasonic TX-L55DT50 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Not Good for Watching Freeview TV

One Panasonic TX-L55DT50 reviewer who reviewed the product wrote that it was not good for watching Freeview TV. Homecinemachoice.com said “SD Freeview ropey”.

Supports Internet TV

The TX-L55DT50 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The TX-L55DT50 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Other

Released Over Five Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since June 2012.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Good Picture Quality

One Panasonic TX-L55DT50 reviewer who reviewed this TV wrote that it had good picture quality.

Good At Displaying High Definition TV

Three people who reviewed it reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Homecinemachoice.com mentioned “Excellent HD images” .

Good 3D Picture Quality

Four people who reviewed it thought it had a good 3D picture quality. Homecinemachoice.com wrote four years ago “Crisp, vivid HD and 3D” but even so they only rated this TV 20 out of 100. Homecinemachoice.com also said “Rendu 3D de bonne qualit et "Crosstalk" contenu” in their review. Homecinemachoice.com also said “Exceptional 3D pictures” in their review.

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The TX-L55DT50 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

Televisions with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Sony KDL-65W855 (£729) (65").

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Energy

Very High Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, however the TX-L55DT50 has an average running cost of £240 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 14% of all 290 TVs of this spec and age.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Panasonic TX-L55DT50 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The TX-L55DT50 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Performance

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The Panasonic TX-L55DT50 has a card reader integrated, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do not have a card reader integrated.

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Supports 24p

The Panasonic TX-L55DT50 supports 24p. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that were released around the same time as this TV also support 24p.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The TX-L55DT50 has a common interface (CI) slot, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as this TV which do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The TX-L55DT50 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for more than two years which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The TX-L55DT50 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that have been around for around the same time as this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

Large display diagonal televisions that have been around for more than two years have depths of between 3.5mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 55mm. The depth of the Panasonic TX-L55DT50 of only 27 millimeters is one of the thinnest amongst large display diagonal televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic 1505sthashi3vldkd8dpuf, panasonic txl55dt50b, panasonic txl55dt50e
Barcodes 04010869190176, 05025232670154, 05025232670161

Panasonic TX-L55DT50 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic TX-L55DT50 review we compared this TV to 4,701 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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