Panasonic TX-40DS400 vs Salora 40LED1500

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Panasonic TX-40DS400
Salora 40LED1500

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 has an annual energy consumption of 67kWh, however the Salora 40LED1500 is an 84kWh annual energy consumption TV (17kWh 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.

Thinner Edit
Panasonic TX-40DS400 is 88mm thick. That's 2mm thinner than the Salora 40LED1500 (90mm). 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.

20% cheaper to run
Over five years the Panasonic TX-40DS400 only costs £78.74 to run but the Salora 40LED1500 costs £99.03 to run (26% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Salora 40LED1500 has a rating of "A".
1 Reason For
Three HDMI ports Edit
The Salora 40LED1500 has three HDMI ports, however the Panasonic TX-40DS400 only has two HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Reasons Against

1 Reason Against
Only two HDMI ports Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 has two HDMI ports, however the Salora 40LED1500 only has three HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

6 Reasons Against
21% higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Salora 40LED1500 has an annual energy consumption of 84kWh, however the Panasonic TX-40DS400 is a 67kWh annual energy consumption TV (17kWh lower). 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.

Thicker Edit
Salora 40LED1500 is 90mm thick. That's 2mm thicker than the Panasonic TX-40DS400 (90mm). 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.

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Older by three months
The Salora 40LED1500 is three months older than the Panasonic TX-40DS400.
£20.29 more expensive to run over five years
The running costs of the Salora 40LED1500 are £99.03 which is £20.29 more than the Panasonic TX-40DS400 over five years. Show assumptions.
Lower energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Salora 40LED1500 is "A", however the rating of the Panasonic TX-40DS400 is "A+".

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Date Released

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Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 78.74
Purchase price £ 299.00
Total cost of ownership £ 377.74
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 92.94
Electricity cost - standby £ 6.09
Total running cost £ 99.03

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.39T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
40" 40"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
Typical Contrast Ratio
 5000:1
 5000:1
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
400Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Response Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 6.5ms
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 250 cd/m²
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080i
 1080p
 1080i
Display Diagonal
100cm 101cm
BEST
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 176°
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Vertical Viewing Angle
Unknown - Click to provide data 176°

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Mirroring
 Screen mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

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

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Connection
 Common interface connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
RF Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
1 1
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
PC in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in port
HDMI Port
2 3
BEST
AV Input Port
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AV input port
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
1.3 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Management Features

Smart Mode
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
On Screen Display
 On screen display
Unknown - Click to provide data
Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
Unknown - Click to provide data
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 Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Format
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 MP4
 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
Stored Teletext Page
1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Adaptive Dimming Backlight
 Adaptive dimming backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Typical Power Consumption
48W
BEST
58W
Standby Power Consumption
0.3W
BEST
1W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
67kWh
BEST
84kWh
Power Consumption When Switched Off
0.3W Unknown - Click to provide data
AC Input Voltage
 100 - 240
 100 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
 DLNA certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
DLNA Specification
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
88mm
BEST
90mm
Weight
8kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Weight
11kg 10kg
BEST
Weight (with Stand)
8.5kg 8.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
238mm 210mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
569mm
BEST
581mm
Width (with Stand)
902mm
BEST
927mm
Height
522mm
BEST
544mm
Width
902mm
BEST
927mm
Packaging Height
662mm 601mm
BEST
Packaging Width
983mm
BEST
1,005mm

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
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