Panasonic TX42AS500 42" 1080p Full HD Smart LED TV

Was: £ 359 +VAT

Sale Price: £ 320 +VAT


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Panasonic TX42AS500 42" 1080p Full HD Smart LED TV

Panasonic TX42AS500 42" 1080p Full HD Smart LED TV

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Panasonic 42" 1080p Full HD Smart LED TV



TX42AS500 Description


Smooth Motion with Backlight Blinking

Smooth Reproduction of Fast Motion

Fine ON/OFF control of the backlight results in images that are free from afterimages and flicker.

High Contrast

Crisp, Clear Images and Smooth Gradation

A high contrast and rich gradation produce vibrantly colorful and crisp images.


Sounds Are Reproduced With Lifelike Ambience

Advanced surround effect technology produces hi-fi sound. The speaker unit has superb directional characteristics, so everyone in the room gets great sound.

my Home Screen

A Personalized Gateway and a More Intuitive Home Screen

You can personalize the home screen with your favorite apps and content. “my Home Screen” makes it fast and easy to access whatever you want.

Swipe & Share

Easily Share Smartphone Content on a Large Screen

By linking a smartphone or tablet device to the TV, you can freely share content and achieve easy operation.

*Requires iOS 5.0.1 or later, and Android 4.0 or later.
*Requires a wireless LAN connection.

Wireless LAN Built-In

Easy-to-Understand Network Settings

Automatically detects the networking method. And a large number of graphics and photos simplify set-up. Just follow the Guidance to make connection settings.

Media Player

Easy Viewing of Photos You Took in a Large Screen

Content stored in a USB memory stick can easily be played back on VIERA\'s large screen. A wealth of customization functions let you add background music and effects.

Remote Sharing

VIERA Content Can Also Be Shared from
Outside the House

A smartphone can be used to share video memos and text messages with VIERA from outside the house. This lets everyone in the family stay in contact.

*Internet service required. Specifications and product information are subject to change.
*This function is supported only by iOS devices.
*Requires iOS 5.0.1 or later.

Internet Apps

Use a Variety of Apps on the Large Screen

Cloud services let you easily use full-fledged, large-data games and a wealth of content services.

*Network content services are operated by their respective service providers, and service may be discontinued either temporarily or permanently without notice. Some content may not be available in the country in which you reside.

Low Power Consumption

Top Class LED Power Saving Archived

The energy-saving panel lowers power consumption. This results in a reduction of approximately 30% compared with 2013 models.


TX42AS500 Specification

Display Panel LED LCD
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Panel Drive 100 Hz BLB
Picture Mode Dynamic/Normal/Cinema/True Cinema/Custom
Viewing Angle 176 degree
Clear Panel Y
Filter -
Contrast High Contrast
Colour Space -
Studio Master Drive -
Dimming Technology -
Content Optimiser Content Optimiser
THX Certified Display -
4K / 1080p Pure Direct -
isf Mode -
3D 3D Type -
2D-3D Conversion -
Sound Quality Surround Mode V-Audio
Speakers Full Range x 2
Speaker Output 20 W (10 + 10)
Stage Surround Sound -
Dolby Digital Plus*1/ DTS 2.0+Digital Outâ„¢*2 Dolby Digital Plus/ DTS 2.0+Digital Outâ„¢
Sound Mode Standard/Music/Speech/User
Easy Operation my Home Screen Y
Multi User Profile -
my Stream*3 -
Voice Assistant Voice Assistant -
Voice Print Recognition -
Voice Command -
Voice Guidance Y
Touch Pad Remote (with my Button) -
Info Bar (Multi User / Single User) -
Camera Integrated - *12
eHelp Y
On Screen Display Menu Languages English
On Screen Display Menu Colour Select Y
On Screen Display Motion+ (Effect) Wheel Navigation -
Networking Digital Tuner Reception DVB-T/T2
Analogue Tuner Y
Twin HD Tuner / HD Triple Tuner -
Single Cable System -
Freetime -
Processing Engine -
Wireless LAN Built-in Y
my Home Cloud Y
Remote Sharing Y
TV Anywhere -
Panasonic TV Remote 2 (App) Panasonic TV Remote 2 (App) Y
Swipe & Share Y
Smart Calibration -
Live TV Streaming*4 -
Internet Apps Internet Apps Y
Web Browser*5 Y
Panasonic 4K Channel -
Display Mirroring Y
Network File Sharing Y (Client)
Bluetooth*6 -
APT-X*7 -
Media Player Media Player (Picture/Movie/Music) Y
Teletext Reception 1000P
USB-HDD Recording -
Multi Window PAT
Hotel Mode Y
Game Mode -
Child Lock Y
Eco Suppliers Trademark Panasonic
Model ID TX-42AS500B
Energy Efficiency Class A+
Visible Screen Size (diagonal) 106 cm / 42 Inches
On mode Average Power Consumption*8 47 W
Annual Energy Consumption*9 65 kWh/year
Standby Power Consumption 0.20 W
Off mode Power Consumption 0.20 W
Screen Resolution 1,920 (W) x 1,080 (H)
Power Supply AC 220 - 240 V, 50/60 Hz
Rated Power Consumption 92 W
Ambient Sensor Y
Design Design Concept Narrow Bezel Design (Glossy Black)
Pedestal Colour / Design Glossy Black, Square Frame
Terminal DisplayPort (4K 60/50p Input) -
HDMI HDMI 2 (rear)
HDMI (4K 60/50p Input) -
Support Feature Audio Return Channel (Input 2)
HDCP 2.2 -
USB 1 (side; USB 2.0 x 1)
LAN Port 1 (rear)
CI (Common Interface) 1 (CI Plus, Version 1.3)
SD Card -
Scart Connector 1 (rear)
Component Video Input shared with Composite RCA phono type x 1 (rear)
Digital Audio Output (Optical) 1 (rear)
Headphone 1 (side)
General Included Accessory*10 TV Remote
Optional Accessories: Skype Camera Y
Optional Accessories: 3D Glasses (Polarized/Active) -
Dimensions (W x H x D) (w/o stand) 963 x 566 x 69 mm
Dimensions (W x H x D) (with stand) 963 x 610 x 247 mm
Weight (w/o stand) 9.0 kg
Weight (with stand) 10.5 kg
VESA Compatible Y
Printed Full Operation Manual (Languages) -
Printed Quick Installation Guide (Languages) Y (English)
Outer Boxed Unit Width (mm) 1,273
Outer Boxed Unit Height (mm) 668
Outer Boxed Unit Depth (mm) 142
Total Boxed Weight (kg) 14.0 kg
Country of Origin Czech Republic
Intrasat Commodity Code 0091
NOTE *1 “Dolby” and the double-D symbol are trademarks of Dolby Laboratories.
NOTE *2 For DTS patents, see Manufactured under license from DTS Licensing Limited.
NOTE DTS, the Symbol, & DTS and the Symbol together are registered trademarks, and DTS 2.0+Digital Out is a trademark of DTS, Inc. © DTS, Inc. All Rights Reserved.
NOTE *3 Viewable contents may vary depend on regions and services.
NOTE *4 Live TV Streaming depends on legal rights and allowance by country, broadcaster and content.
NOTE *5 The Web Browser cannot display some web pages correctly. And viewable contents by VIERA Web Browser are subject to the following conditions;
NOTE - viewable contents may vary depend on models,
NOTE - viewable contents may differ from those for PC,
NOTE - viewable contents may be limited.
NOTE *6 HID (Human Interface Device Profile) compliant keyboards are available. A2DP (Advanced Audio Distribution Profile) compliant audio devices are available.
NOTE *7 aptX® software is copyright CSR plc or its group companies. All rights reserved.
NOTE The aptX® mark and the aptX logo are trademarks of CSR plc or one of its group companies and may be registered in one or more jurisdictions.
NOTE *8 Based on IEC 62087 Ed.2 measurement method.
NOTE *9 Energy consumption XYZ kWh per year, based on the power consumption of the television operating 4 hours per day for 365 days. The actual energy consumption will depend on how the television is used.
NOTE *10 Not all the accessories are listed here.
NOTE *11 For Hungarian, Romanian, Slovak, only Voice Guidance is available.
NOTE *12 Skype Camera is optionally available.
NOTE *13 25 Languages (English/ German/ Italian/ Spanish/ French/ Danish/ Finnish/ Swedish/ Dutch/ Hungarian/ Czech/ Romanian/ Bulgarian/ Polish/ Norwegian/
NOTE Estonian/ Latvian/ Lithuanian/ Portuguese/ Turkish/ Greek/ Croatian/
NOTE Slovak/ Slovenian/ Serbian)