Reviews about Panasonic air conditioners on Amazon.com are mixed, depending on the type of air conditioner in focus. The Panasonic standard air conditioner, 7,800 BTU returns a score of 3.3 out of 5.0, whereas a Panasonic CW-XC85HU 7800 BTU returns a score of 3.0 out of 5.0 on the same site, as of November 2015. The reasons for these scores are varies.
Reviews in favor of the Panasonic standard air conditioner say that the equipment is amazingly quiet when working. The reviewers also say this air conditioner removes excessive heat quickly during the hottest part of the day. The remote control function also adds to the positive score of the air conditioner among reviewers. A drawback that users identify is the limited circulating vent, which one reviewer points out is at 45 degrees. Another reviewer faults the difficulty in installing the hardware.
The innovative design of the Panasonic CW-XC85HU 7800 BTU scores a plus with reviewers on Amazon.com. Reviewers also note the equal distribution of air from this air conditioner. Other users gave a perfect score because of the energy efficient nature of this air conditioner. Critics cite the poor detail design and difficulty in installation due to the weight of the air conditioner.