Hitachi 42PD8700 TV reviews and prices: 42" HD Ready Plasma screen

5 customer reviews
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This television is a good all rounder.

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9.0 out of 10 based on 5 reviews.
Hitachi 42PD8700 with 42" HD Ready Plasma screen, 1 HDMI port and Freeview. See full product description

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Leslie, Port Talbot

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
excellent picture quality
Bad points:
Sound seems a bit soft when watching some programmes
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 19 Feb 2007

Darren, kettering

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Superb good value for money
Bad points:
Overall rating 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 06 Mar 2007

This Hitachi 42PD8700 is reviewed on TechRadar

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 42
Type of screen Plasma
3D No
HD TV HD Ready
Built-in disc player No Disc Player
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview
Number of HDMI ports 1
Number of scart ports 2
Connections HDMI
Smart TV No
Frequency (Hz) 50
Screen aspect ratio 16:9
Contrast Ratio (X:1) 4000
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 1024
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 1080
Brightness (Candela per square metre) 1400
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Yes
Headphone Socket Yes
Weight (kg) 36
Release date 2006-08-01

Also known as: Hitachi42PD8700, 42PD8700, Hitachi 42 PD 8700, Hitachi 42PD8700U

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