Best price I've seen for this (excluding any extended warranty)
Rivalling Panasonic's TX-P42X10 for best budget plasma, and yeah, it's not full HD, but show me a better 42" for displaying SD video as well as looking pretty impressive for HD material.
AVforums' review is worth checking out if you're seriously considering this:http://www.avforums.com/reviews/LG-42PQ6000-Plasma-HDTV-Review.html
Description From Dixons Website:
The stylish LG 42PQ6000 42" HD Ready Plasma TV features 600Hz Sub-field Driving technology to produce a picture with fantastic clarity and minimal blur. It also features a stunning 2,000,000:1 dynamic contrast ratio, and 16-bit RGB colour depth, to deliver you a picture with incredible realism and deep, rich tones and colours.
Other features of the LG 42PQ6000 42" HD Ready Plasma TV include three HDMI connectors (for connection to High Definition devices such as HD camcorders, Blu-ray players, and game consoles), the Intelligent Sensor II (which adapts output according to surrounding light for optimum viewing and power saving), and 24p Real Cinema mode - which allows you to enjoy judder-free movies using HD-DVD or Blu-ray Discs.
Aside from extensive HDMI connectivity, the LG 42P-Q6000 also includes a VGA (D-sub 15pin) input, so you can use this luxury television as a PC display! On top of that, a USB 2.0 port allows straightforward connection with your existing digital devices, including compatibility for jpegs, mp3s, and DivX movie files.
A Freeview tuner is also incorporated into the LG 42-PQ6000 42" HD Ready Plasma TV, which provides you with a vast range of television channels to choose from, including all of your former BBC and ITV favourites. You'll also be able to access a diverse range of digital radio stations.
The 42PQ6000 42" HD Ready Plasma TV also boasts a powerful Invisible Speaker system (10W + 10W) with SRS TruSurround XT sound technology.
If you're in the market for a versatile, high-quality television, the LG 42PQ6000 42" HD Ready Plasma TV will help you to see the bigger picture!
2,000000:1 contrast ratio600hzBuilt-in digital TV tuner3x HDMI, 2x SCART, 1x Component, 1x PCDual XD EngineSRS TruSurround XTWall MountableAvailable in 50"
Hide technical specification about the LG 42PQ6000 42" Plasma TV
Screen Size (inches) 42 inches Size of the screen measured diagonally across the screen
Flat Screen YES Flat screens reflect less and do not curve at the edges providing you with less distortion
Widescreen Option YES A format also known as 16:9 offering you the advantage of being able to watch movies in their original format
Sound Quality SRS TruSurround XT See our TV Buying Guide for more information
Viewable Screen Size 42 inches
Digital Tuner YES This enables you to receive over 25 Freeview channels, subject to coverage, including BBC Three, BBC Four, BBC News 24, Sky News, Sky Sports News, ITV2, CBeebies and digital radio channels
Brightness 1500 cd/m2 The greater the brightness the better quality of the picture usually is. However the actual picture quality is determined by how well the brightness and contrast of the TV work together
Contrast 2000000 The higher the contrast ratio the better the picture quality
On Screen Display YES For the simple on screen access to menu options
No of Scarts 2 To enable you to connect to other equipment such as a DVD player, video or games console
Line input YES
Stand Included YES
Wall Mountable YES
Parental Lock YES Unauthorised people such as children can be prevented from tampering with the equipment
Auto Install NO Automatically tunes your TV and sets up the channels at the touch of a button
Sleep Timer YES Can be set to turn off automatically
Headphone Socket NO For you to listen with personal headphones
Front AV sockets NO For easy connection of equipment such as camcorders or games consoles
Fastext YES Allows for faster and easier access to Ceefax and Teletext information services
Remote Control YES Enables you to operate your equipment from a remote handset
Weight 23.3 kg This is the weight of the appliance in KG
Height (exc Stand) 772 mm
Width (exc stand) 1040.8 mm
Depth (exc stand) 76.8 mm
Standby power consumption 1 watts Power usage when switched on Standby
On power consumption 181 KWh/24hr Power usage when up and running