Panasonic TX-P37X20 review

Affordable HD ready plasma with excellent all-round performance

Panasonic TX-P37X20
The Panasonic TX-P37X20 has great pictures for the price

TechRadar Verdict

If you are in the market for a low cost, high-performing plasma this sub 40-incher is certainly worth an audition.


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    Smooth, detailed images

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    Very good motion picture resolution

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    Great range of convenience features

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    Radio Mode


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    No Freeview HD tuner

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    Not full HD

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    No network connectivity

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    No USB port for media playback

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Panasonic's enviable reputation is based on a combination of rip-snorting high-end screens and solidly respectable everyday sets.

The X20 Series represents Panasonic's current plasma value offering; it lacks much of the more advanced functions seen further up Panasonic's range, but for frugal buyers who don't want to pay for extra bells and whistles, it delivers big performance bangs for a modest buck.

The TX-P37X20 enjoys a surprisingly solid construction, although it's numbingly ordinary from a design point of view. This not-so-thin (94 mm) flatscreen has a glossy plastic frame and standard-issue oval stand. The textured plastic bezel and pedestal certainly won't be to everyone's taste.

The best you can say about the styling is that it'll blend with most décor and not attract undue attention to itself.

Panasonic tx-p37x20

Steve May
Home entertainment AV specialist

Steve has been writing about AV and home cinema since the dawn of time, or more accurately, since the glory days of VHS and Betamax. He has strong opinions on the latest TV technology, Hi-Fi and Blu-ray/media players, and likes nothing better than to crank up his ludicrously powerful home theatre system to binge-watch TV shows.