£499 Panasonic Viera TX-P42UT30 Plasma HD 3D TV with Freeview HD

In the world of Plasma TVs, the Panasonic TXP42UT30 42-inch 3D plasma TV shines as one of the bright stars with amazing depth, 3D capabilities along with excellent sound quality through surround sound system and a wide range of connectivity options.

The Plasma TV is powered by the Panasonic's Vreal 3D chipset giving you Full HD clarity and along with a superfast response time of Panasonic's G14 Plasma panel, this TV is definitely a strong competitor in the Plasma TV segment at a comparatively lower cost.

The TXP42UT30 is capable of converting 2D picture to 3D. The built-in Freeview HD enables you to enjoy a multitude of subscription free programs. The 600Hz Sub-field Drive technology with which the TV is equipped enables images to be rendered smoothly. And, this also makes sure that you get blackest blacks with realistic contrast between colours and greys which are backed by a contrast ratio of 2,000,000:1. The V-Audio Surround and 20W of crisp sound output helps create an immersive experience.

If all these features do not satisfy you, then there is more, the VIERA Connect brings together loads of features that make the TXP42UT30 a complete entertainment package. Application-based browser residing on the TV allows you to access shopping based functions, social media Apps such as Facebook and Twitter and catch-up TV channels such as iPlayer.

John Lewis is offering the Panasonic Viera TX-P42UT30 Plasma HD 3D TV with Freeview HD for £499.