Avtex L216DRS vs Panasonic TX-24CS500

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Avtex L216DRS
Panasonic TX-24CS500

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Common interface connection Edit
The Avtex L216DRS has a common interface connection, however the Panasonic TX-24CS500 does not have a common interface connection. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Two USB 2.0 ports Edit
The Avtex L216DRS is a two USB 2.0 port TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-24CS500 only has one USB 2.0 port. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Thinner Edit
Avtex L216DRS is 48.5mm thick, but the Panasonic TX-24CS500 is a 59mm thick TV (10.5mm thicker). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

7 Reasons For
5% larger screen size Edit
The Panasonic TX-24CS500 is a 24" TV. That's 1" larger than the Avtex L216DRS (24"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Internet browser Edit
The Panasonic TX-24CS500 has an internet browser, whereas the Avtex L216DRS does not have an internet browser. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

WiFi connection Edit
The Panasonic TX-24CS500 has a WiFi connection, however the Avtex L216DRS does not have a WiFi connection. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Panasonic TX-24CS500 has an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Avtex L216DRS does not.
£238 cheaper
The Panasonic TX-24CS500 costs £149.99, whereas the Avtex L216DRS is £387.94.
Available from 12 shops
The more stores stock this TV, the greater competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
User reviews are better
The Panasonic TX-24CS500 has an average user review score of 85%, but the Avtex L216DRS has an average rating of 78% (based on 12 reviews).

Reasons Against

8 Reasons Against
5% smaller screen size Edit
The Avtex L216DRS is a 23" TV. That's 1" smaller than the Panasonic TX-24CS500 (24"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Does not have an internet browser Edit
The Avtex L216DRS does not have an internet browser, whereas the Panasonic TX-24CS500 has an internet browser. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Does not have a WiFi connection Edit
The Avtex L216DRS does not have a WiFi connection, however the Panasonic TX-24CS500 does. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Does not have an Ethernet LAN connection Edit
The Avtex L216DRS does not have an Ethernet LAN connection, but the Panasonic TX-24CS500 has an Ethernet LAN connection.
£238 more expensive
The Avtex L216DRS is more expensive than the Panasonic TX-24CS500 by £237.95.
Less retailers
Only 1 seller sell the Avtex L216DRS, whereas 13 retailers sell the Panasonic TX-24CS500. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Seven months older
The Avtex L216DRS is older than the Panasonic TX-24CS500 by seven months.
Lower user review Score
The Avtex L216DRS's average user rating is only 78%, however the Panasonic TX-24CS500's is 85% (based on 19 reviews).
3 Reasons Against
Does not have a common interface connection Edit
The Panasonic TX-24CS500 does not have a common interface connection, whereas the Avtex L216DRS has a common interface connection. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Panasonic TX-24CS500 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Avtex L216DRS only has two USB 2.0 ports. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

10.5mm thicker Edit
The Panasonic TX-24CS500 is a 59mm thick TV, whereas the Avtex L216DRS is a 48.5mm thick TV (10.5mm thinner). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Average User Rating

Date Released

28 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 27.24
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.52
Total running cost £ 28.76
Purchase price £ 149.99
Total cost of ownership £ 178.75
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.14T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.14 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
4
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
23" 24"
BEST
HD Type
 Full HD
BEST
 Full HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
 3D compatible
Refresh Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1366 x 768
BEST
 1920 x 1080
 1366 x 768
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 16:9
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 176°
Graphics Resolution
 1366 х 768
 1366 х 768
BEST
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 176°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
 Internet browser
BEST

Audio

RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 6W
Loudspeaker
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
Built-In Speaker
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in speaker

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Digital Audio Coaxial Out Port
 Digital audio coaxial out port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
BEST
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in Port
 PC in port
 PC in port
HDMI Port
2 2
Audio in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
BEST

Management Features

Picture and Picture
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
 Game
 Game
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
OSD Language
Unknown - Click to provide data 26
Hotel Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hotel mode

Performance

Optical Disc Drive
 DVD player
BEST
 DVD player
Video Format
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
Audio Format
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Extended PVR
 Extended PVR
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Stored Teletext Page
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,000 pages

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
Unknown - Click to provide data

Power

Typical Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 17W
Standby Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.25W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Power Consumption in Power Save Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.25W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 24kWh
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Maximum Power Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 42W
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
48.5mm
BEST
59mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.5kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 7kg
Weight (with Stand)
4.2kg
BEST
5kg
Height (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 409mm
Width (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 562mm
Height
336mm 344mm
Width
547mm 562mm
Packaging Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 410mm
Packaging Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 753mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Desktop stand
Handheld Remote Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Handheld remote control
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