Panasonic TC-P42S2 Plasma HDTV Review

$849.00 MSRP 42 in.


The Panasonic TC-P42S2 ($849 MSRP) is a modestly priced plasma TV with several larger siblings in the same series. Low on frills, the TV does offer some great color performance, though it left us wanting for deeper blacks and a wider contrast ratio. If you're dead-set on plasma but don't have much to spend, this is definitely worth your investigation.

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  1. Introduction
  2. Tour & Design
  3. Blacks & Whites
  4. Color Accuracy
  5. Motion
  6. Viewing Effects
  7. Calibration
  8. Remote Control
  9. Connectivity
  10. Audio & Menus
  11. Multimedia & Internet
  12. Power Consumption
  13. Vs Panasonic TC P42U2
  14. Vs Samsung LN40C630
  15. Vs Sharp LC 40LE700UN
  16. Conclusion
  17. Series Comparison