Panasonic TX-40C300 vs Panasonic TX-40DS400

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Panasonic TX-40C300
Panasonic TX-40DS400

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Thinner Edit
Panasonic TX-40C300 is 68mm thick. That's 20mm thinner than the Panasonic TX-40DS400 (88mm). 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.

Cheaper by £50
The Panasonic TX-40C300 costs £50.10 less than the Panasonic TX-40DS400.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Panasonic TX-40C300 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Panasonic TX-40DS400 has a rating of "A+".
5 Reasons For
A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 has an annual energy consumption of 67kWh, but the Panasonic TX-40C300 is a 91kWh annual energy consumption TV (24kWh 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.

A lot lighter Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 has a weight of 8kg, however the Panasonic TX-40C300 is an 11kg heavy TV (3kg 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.

£25.25 cheaper to run
Over five years the Panasonic TX-40DS400 only costs £78.74 to run whereas the Panasonic TX-40C300 costs £103.99 to run (32% more). Read more
Better selling
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 ranks No. 8064 by number of sales, but the Panasonic TX-40C300 ranks No. 8138.
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Panasonic TX-40C300 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
A lot higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-40C300 has an annual energy consumption of 91kWh, however the Panasonic TX-40DS400 is a 67kWh annual energy consumption TV (24kWh 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.

A lot heavier Edit
The Panasonic TX-40C300 is an 11kg heavy TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DS400 is an 8kg heavy TV (3kg lighter). 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.

Older by eleven months
The Panasonic TX-40C300 is eleven months older than the Panasonic TX-40DS400.
£25.25 more expensive to run over five years
The Panasonic TX-40C300 costs £103.99 to run which is £25.25 more to run than the Panasonic TX-40DS400 over five years. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Panasonic TX-40C300 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 8138 by number of sales in our TVs, however the Panasonic TX-40DS400 ranks No. 8064.
2 Reasons Against
20mm thicker Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 is an 88mm thick TV. That's 20mm thicker than the Panasonic TX-40C300 (88mm). 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.

More expensive by £50
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 is £50.10 more expensive than the Panasonic TX-40C300.

Average User Rating

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Date Released

21 months Ago 9 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 100.95
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 103.99
Purchase price £ 219.00
Total cost of ownership £ 322.99
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 78.74
Purchase price £ 269.10
Total cost of ownership £ 347.84
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.

Display

Screen Size
40" 40"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D Compatible
 3D compatible
Unknown - Click to provide data
LED Backlighting
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Visible Diagonal Screen Size
101.6cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
400Hz 400Hz
Noise Reduction Feature
 Noise reduction feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Technology
 RMR
 RMR
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
Display Diagonal
102cm
BEST
100cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
176° Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Vertical Viewing Angle
176° Unknown - Click to provide data

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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet browser
HbbTV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HbbTV
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Sound Mode
 Custom
 Music
 Movie
 Speech
 Standard
 Custom
 Music
 Movie
 Speech
 Standard

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Common Interface Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface connection
Ethernet LAN Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Networking

WiFi Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
31
BEST
27

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
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Stored Teletext Page
1,000 pages 1,000 pages
Adaptive Dimming Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adaptive dimming backlight

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
63W 48W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
91kWh 67kWh
BEST
Power Consumption When Switched Off
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

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

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
68mm
BEST
88mm
Weight
11kg 8kg
BEST
Package Weight
17.7kg 11kg
BEST
Package Dimensions
995 x 702 x 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
220mm
BEST
238mm
Height (with Stand)
588mm 569mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
923mm 902mm
BEST
Height
544mm 522mm
Width
923mm 902mm
Packaging Height
702mm 662mm
BEST
Packaging Width
995mm 983mm
BEST

Packaging Content

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

Technical Details

Other Features
Ambient sensor Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Dimension
923 x 588 x 220 Unknown - Click to provide data
Stereo Sound
Stereo Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Power
16 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxHxD)
923 x 588 x 220 Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Dimensions (without Stand, Metric)
923 x 544 x 68 Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Content
Panasonic VIERA TX-40C300B 40 LED TV,Standard remote control,User manual,Batteries,Stand,Fixing screws Unknown - Click to provide data
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