Pros

  • YouTube application has lots of options
  • YouTube application has lots of options
  • Great range of viewing angles
  • Great range of viewing angles

Cons

  • Oversaturated colors
  • Panning scenes can be shaky
  • Menus and remote are basic
  • Menus and remote are basic

At A Glance

This set has a great range of viewing angles and a low price--and a few image quality issues.

Manufacturer’s Description

The VIERA G25 Series Plasma is the center of your entertainment universe. With VIERA Cast, enjoy what the web has to offer right on the big screen. Catch up with family and friends with Skype on your TV, catch your favorite movie with Netflix and listen to great music with Pandora plus more! And the Infinite Black Panel featured on the G25 series blocks ambient light and produces deep blacks and bright, vivid images with minimal reflection.

The Specs

Interfaces/Ports
USB Yes
HDMI Yes
VGA Yes
Number of HDMI Ports 3
Composite Video Yes
Component Video Yes
Digital Audio Output Yes
Display & Graphics
Screen Size 42.00 "
Aspect Ratio 16:9
Digital Tuner ATSC
General Information
Manufacturer Panasonic
Manufacturer Part Number TC-P42G25
UPC Code 885170003101
Brand Name Panasonic
Product Name Viera TC-P42G25 Plasma TV
Marketing Information

The VIERA G25 Series Plasma is the center of your entertainment universe. With VIERA Cast, enjoy what the web has to offer right on the big screen. Catch up with family and friends with Skype on your TV, catch your favorite movie with Netflix and listen to great music with Pandora plus more! And the Infinite Black Panel featured on the G25 series blocks ambient light and produces deep blacks and bright, vivid images with minimal reflection.

Product Model TC-P42G25
Product Type Plasma TV
Manufacturer Website Address http://www.panasonic.com
Product Line Viera
Product Series G25
Memory
Memory Card Supported Secure Digital (SD)
Memory Card Reader Yes
Miscellaneous
Features Closed Caption, Sleep Timer
Network & Communication
Ethernet Technology Ethernet
Ethernet Yes
Physical Characteristics
Height 25.8"
Width 40.6"
Depth 3.5"
Weight (Approximate) 723.2 oz
Height with Stand 27.30"
Width with Stand 40.60"
Depth with Stand 12.20"
Weight with Stand (Approximate) 51.80 lb
Video
Analog Tuner NTSC
Video Signal Standard HDTV 1080p
Standard Refresh Rate 60 Hz
Enhanced Refresh Rate 600 Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology Intelligent Frame Creation Pro
Maximum Resolution 1920 x 1080
Dynamic Contrast Ratio 5,000,000:1
Comb Filter 3D Y/C
Scan Format 1080p
Sound
Sound System Surround Sound

Performance

Lab Tests 2D
Brightness and Contrast Rating Good
Brightness and Contrast Score 3.5
Color Quality Rating Good
Color Quality Score 3.1
Detail Rating Good
Detail Score 3.0
Motion Rating Good
Motion Score 2.5
Power Usage
Green Rating Good
Green score 76.0
Power off 0.0   watts
Power on 127.2   watts