Panasonic TC-P42S2 Plasma HDTV Review
An average plasma TV with a few notable problems, but some real bonuses, as well.
The Panasonic TC-P42S2 has a native 1080p (1920 x 1080) format, and supports all types of NTSC content.
The Panasonic TC-P42S2 has an outstanding viewing angle, measuring a full 160 degrees (80 degrees from center in either direction). That far exceeds the competing LCD televisions, and even beats the other Panasonic plasma we've selected for comparison.
The Panasonic TC-P42S2, like most plasmas, has a screen that creates wide, diffuse reflections when a light shines on it. It means you may have to get creative about where you position the TV in relation to lights in the room.
The Panasonic TC-P42S2 has a small handful of video processing features, most of which don't do a whole lot to help or harm the picture quality.
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