Panasonic TC-P42S2 42-Inch 1080p Plasma HDTV Review
Panasonic TC-P42S2 42-Inch 1080p Plasma HD television is the latest plasma television with high definition features available in the market for a price of close to 700 dollars. The screen size of Panasonic TC-P42S2 is 42 inches and this has full high definition capabilities that is it can play 1080 pixels resolution video without any glitches. The contrast ratio varies up to 2,000,000 : 1. The refreshing rate of this television measures 600 hertz, which is the greatest of the refreshing rate available in any of the High definition television that is present in the market. VIERA image viewer is present in this television through which the user can view JPEG pictures on the television and do a slide show of the pictures present in the SD memory card that the user has inserted in the SD card slot.
There are three HDMI ports, 2 component video input ports and two composite video input ports along with 1 digital audio output port. Panasonic TC-P42S2 has the new plasma panel cell structure which creates filter which provides the user with good clarity video and razer sharp pictures. VIERA link features is also available in this television using which the user can connect different devices like DVD player or blu ray player to the television easily.
Panasonic TC-P42S2 42-Inch 1080p Plasma HD television also has a game mode which gives better environment and viewing experience while playing games. This gaming mode provides sharpness, clarity and quality in the displayed game content. It enhances the colors that are displayed and gives a natural viewing experience. The menu is available in three different languages, English, Spanish and French.
The user is allowed to choose any one of the three available language as the preferred menu language. There are two speakers available in this television which can produce 20 watts audio power in total, the mode of the audio output is stereo. The aspect ratio supported by this television is 16 : 9 and there are different aspect ratio modes available in this television namely Normal, Just, Full, Zoom and H – fill. Panasonic TC-P42S2 does not have Internet connectivity thus there is no option available for the user to stream videos from Internet onto the television directly. The lack of DLNA compliance rules out any possibility for making this television a part of the small network which can be wired or wireless in the user’s home. There is no 3D displaying capabilities in this television, but this provides the user the feel of high definition television and thus it is 100 times better than the traditional television. This is the best fit for the personal entertainment and thus provides a theater like experience in the living room.