Panasonic TX-50DX700 vs Panasonic TX-55DX600

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Panasonic TX-50DX700
Panasonic TX-55DX600

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Reasons For

10 Reasons For
600Hz faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-50DX700 has a motion interpolation frequency of 1,400Hz, however the Panasonic TX-55DX600 is only an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (600Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

One more USB 2.0 port Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports on the Panasonic TX-50DX700 is two, but the Panasonic TX-55DX600 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.

A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-50DX700 has an annual energy consumption of 123kWh, whereas the Panasonic TX-55DX600 is a 160kWh annual energy consumption TV (37kWh higher). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Lower power consumption when switched off Edit
The Panasonic TX-50DX700 is a 0.3W power consumption when switched off TV. That's 0.2W lower than the Panasonic TX-55DX600 (0.5W).
Lighter Edit
Panasonic TX-50DX700 is 16kg heavy, but the Panasonic TX-55DX600 is an 18kg heavy TV (2kg heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Cheaper by £59
The Panasonic TX-50DX700 is £59.01 cheaper than the Panasonic TX-55DX600.
10 shops are selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Cheaper to run by £43.26
Over five years the Panasonic TX-50DX700 only costs £144.05 to run however the Panasonic TX-55DX600 costs £187.31 to run (30% more). Read more
Better selling
The Panasonic TX-50DX700 ranks No. 1825 by number of sales, whereas the Panasonic TX-55DX600 ranks No. 28361.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Panasonic TX-50DX700 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Panasonic TX-55DX600 has a rating of "A".
3 Reasons For
Larger screen size Edit
The Panasonic TX-55DX600 is a 55" TV. That's 5" larger than the Panasonic TX-50DX700 (55"). 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.

One more USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port Edit
The Panasonic TX-55DX600 has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports, however the Panasonic TX-50DX700 only has one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port.
Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-55DX600 is "A", but the rating of the Panasonic TX-50DX700 is "A".

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
5" smaller screen size Edit
The Panasonic TX-50DX700 has a screen size of 50", but the Panasonic TX-55DX600 is a 55" TV (5" larger). 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.

Only one USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A port Edit
The number of USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports on the Panasonic TX-50DX700 is one, but the Panasonic TX-55DX600 only has two USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports.
9 Reasons Against
Slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-55DX600 is an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 600Hz slower than the Panasonic TX-50DX700 (800Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Only one USB 2.0 port Edit
The Panasonic TX-55DX600 has one USB 2.0 port, however the Panasonic TX-50DX700 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.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-55DX600 is a 160kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 37kWh higher than the Panasonic TX-50DX700 (160kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

A lot higher power consumption when switched off Edit
The Panasonic TX-55DX600 has a power consumption when switched off of 0.5W, but the Panasonic TX-50DX700 is a 0.3W power consumption when switched off TV (0.2W lower).
12% heavier Edit
The Panasonic TX-55DX600 has a weight of 18kg. That's 2kg heavier than the Panasonic TX-50DX700 (18kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

£59 more expensive
The Panasonic TX-55DX600 is more expensive than the Panasonic TX-50DX700 by £59.01.
Not as many stockists
Only 32 shops sells the Panasonic TX-55DX600, however 42 sellers sell the Panasonic TX-50DX700. Read more
Smaller numbers of retailers reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
30% higher running costs over five years
The Panasonic TX-55DX600 costs £187.31 to run which is £43.26 more to run than the Panasonic TX-50DX700 over five years. Show assumptions.
Worse selling
The Panasonic TX-55DX600 ranks No. 28361 by sales volume, but the Panasonic TX-50DX700 ranks No. 1825.

Average User Rating

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Date Released

9 months Ago 9 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 141.01
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 144.05
Purchase price £ 589.99
Total cost of ownership £ 734.04
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 184.27
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 187.31
Purchase price £ 649.00
Total cost of ownership £ 836.31
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.72T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.93T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.93 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
24
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
50" 55"
BEST
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
1,400Hz
BEST
800Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
 Brilliant Contrast
BEST
 Brilliant Contrast
Video Mode
 2160p
BEST
 2160p
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
 Brilliant Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
Screen Format Adjustment
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal
126cm 139cm
BEST
Graphics Resolution
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160

TV Tuner

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

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
 Smart TV features
Unknown - Click to provide data
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
HbbTV
 HbbTV
 HbbTV
Video App
 NetFlix
 NetFlix
Operating System
 Firefox OS
 Firefox OS
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
My Home Screen
 My Home Screen
 My Home Screen

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Sound Mode
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
 Environment
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
 Environment

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
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
2
BEST
1
HDCP Security Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP security feature
HDMI Port
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
1 2
BEST
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 1.3

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
 Ethernet LAN connection
Network Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Network browsing

Management Features

Smart Mode
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
On Screen Display
 On screen display
 On screen display
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide
On Screen Display Language
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
OSD Language
27 27
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
 Hotel mode

Performance

Video Format
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 WMV
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
 PS
 WMV
Audio Format
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Format
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Core
4 4
Stored Teletext Page
1,000 pages 1,000 pages

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 200
 400 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
88W
BEST
115W
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
123kWh
BEST
160kWh
Power Consumption When Switched Off
0.3W
BEST
0.5W
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
 DLNA certificate
DLNA Specification
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
40mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
16kg
BEST
18kg
Package Weight
21kg
BEST
25kg
Weight (with Stand)
17kg
BEST
21kg
Depth (with Stand)
203mm
BEST
776mm
Height (with Stand)
692mm 364mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,115mm
BEST
1,244mm
Height
647mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
1,115mm 1,244mm
Packaging Height
744mm
BEST
812mm
Packaging Width
1,443mm
BEST
1,675mm

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
Unknown - Click to provide data
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