Panasonic TC-L42E50 Review – 42-inch LED LCD HDTVOriginally Reviewed on March 28th, 2012
Panasonic TC-L42E50 Review: 42” LED LCD HDTV
Up for Review: Panasonic TC-L42E50 LED LCD HDTV. It is one of the LED TV models launched by Panasonic without supporting 3D technology. The slim design, 42-inch screen size, and low price-tag of the TV set also allow buyers to use the model in a flexible manner. You can consider accommodating the model in a small apartment or placing it in your study, dormitory or bedroom to compliment the higher end 3D HDTV set placed in your main living room.
However, you cannot consider the model for your kids’ room. The lack of active or passive 3D technology support will have a huge impact on the popularity of the models among youngsters and kids. They will definitely like to have a TV set that allows them to access their favorite 3D movies and video games. Panasonic has designed the model with the resolution and video quality to enable users to watch a wide variety of movies and television programs being aired across different TV channels. It comes with 1080p resolution that is high enough to make the normal programs like news, weather, chat shows and daily soaps enjoyable for your family members.
The enhanced resolution is also backed with 178 degrees viewing angle and 120 Hz refresh rate. You may consider the refresh rate to be much lower in comparison to the features offered by the higher end models launched by the manufacturer, but the rate is still high enough to remove motion blur, when you are watching the sports and action scenes. At the same time, the viewing angle add to the flexible usability of the TV set and allows you to watch the scenes exactly even when you are occupying the side or corner seats.
Panasonic TC-L42E50 Features and Specifications Review:
362 Backlight Scanning
178 Degrees Viewing Angle
IPS Full LED Panel
4 HDMI, 2 USB, SD Card Slot
VIERA Connect Internet Suite
A user will also like the networking and connectivity options offered by the model. You can find the model comes with some of the features offered by the advanced models available in the market. The HDMI and USB ports of the TV set allow you to access your offline collection of movies, music, videos, photos and games store. The digital content recorded and stored on the digital camera or camcorder can be accessed by connecting these devices to the TV set. Similarly, you can connect a DVD or Blu-ray player to watch the content stored on CDs, DVDs and Blu-ray discs.
Panasonic has also designed the model with built in Wi-Fi to provide users with wireless internet access option. The networking and internet access features are also integrated with the VIERA Connect internet suite. These features allow users to access their favorite websites on the TV screen along with stay connected with their loved ones on online social networking platforms like Facebook and Twitter. You also get the option to stream digital content from popular online networks like Netflix, YouTube, Pandora and Hulu Plus. These features also add some of the featured offered by a computer to your TV set and make it usable for multiple purposes.
HDTVUniverse.com gives Panasonic TC-L42E50 4/5 stars!