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25 Reasons For
Easy to Use
Three people who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup. This year Ajn said in their review “Easy to set up”. One person said in their reviews that it had a good interface. Timbertwig said in their review this month “The "my Home Screen" interface makes it very easy to navigate around all the options” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.
One Panasonic TX-32DS500 owner who reviewed the product mentioned that it was easy to use the menus.
Some people who purchased it considered that it was thick. In August Avid British Reader mentioned on Amazon “Continues to, outlast its predicted years, so we are used to a wide screen in a relative small space”. N. Wilcock rated this TVs 80 out of 100 and said this year “An impressive TV, with a wide variety of features”.
A few Panasonic TX-32DS500 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was lightweight. Avid British Reader gave it a rating of 5 stars and said on Amazon “Its super lightweight ( a 1/3rd of the weight of our” in their Panasonic TX-32DS500 review.
A Top Selling Television
The TX-32DS500 is one the most popular TV currently available for purchase according to Amazon sales data.
Smart TV Features Are Good
A number of people said in their reviews that the Panasonic TX-32DS500 had good apps. Mr. William Oxley said a few weeks ago “There are numerous apps pre-loaded including BBC iPlayer” in his Panasonic TX-32DS500 review. In August this year Timbertwig wrote in their review of this TVs “The "my Home Screen" interface makes it very easy to navigate around all the options and provides quick access to the apps”.
One customer concluded that the product was good for watching TV catchup services. N. Wilcock rated the product 4 stars and said in their review of this TVs on Amazon a few weeks ago “However, BBC iPlayer HD is very good indeed; wireless connection to my router was immediate using WPS”.
A number of Panasonic TX-32DS500 reviewers who reviewed this TVs agreed that it was good value for money. N. Wilcock rated the product 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon in August “An impressive TV, with a wide variety of features and at a good price”. Stan wrote in his review this month “If you want a good TV at a very reasonable price this Panasonic 40inch is highly recommended so 5 stars”.
Good High Def TV
A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this TVs was good at displaying high definition TV. N. Wilcock scored it 80 out of 100 and wrote “However, BBC iPlayer HD is very good indeed; wireless connection to my router was immediate using WPS”.
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Two Panasonic TX-32DS500 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was wifi compatible. N. Wilcock gave this TVs a score of 80 out of 100 and said on Amazon in August “However, BBC iPlayer HD is very good indeed; wireless connection to my router was immediate using WPS”. Stan gave it a score of 99 out of 100 and he said on Amazon “Very very pleased, now connected to WiFi”.
Acceptable Noise Level
One Panasonic TX-32DS500 owner wrote in their reviews that it was quiet. Avid British Reader wrote “What was once the quiet room will now be Football 2016 room” and gave the Panasonic TX-32DS500 a score of 5 stars.
Good Product Quality
One Panasonic TX-32DS500 reviewer said in their reviews that the Panasonic TX-32DS500 was good quality. Ajn said in their review of this TVs in August this year “Picture quality is good however our 8 year old plasma screen personally has the edge”.
Good Picture Quality
One customer who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality. Ajn mentioned “Picture quality is good however our 8 year old plasma screen personally has the edge” in their review of the Panasonic TX-32DS500 and rated the product 4 stars.
Good Technical Features
One person mentioned in their reviews that the product had good features. N. Wilcock wrote in August this year “An impressive TV, with a wide variety of features and at a good price” in their review of the Panasonic TX-32DS500.
One customer thought the Panasonic TX-32DS500 had a good stand.
Good Standard Def TV
One Panasonic TX-32DS500 reviewer who bought this TVs reckoned that it was good at displaying standard definition TV. This year B Mort said on Amazon “SD programs are ok”.
One Panasonic TX-32DS500 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it was reliable. Avid British Reader rated the product 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “Run our films through conventional means and a trusty old pioneer DVD player is sitting besides it”.
Only Released Six Months Ago
This Panasonic TV is one of the latest televisions to be released. As such it is likely to have better features than some of the older televisions.
Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
Based on 1,209 expert and owner reviews, Panasonic has good ratings for its TVs. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other brands.
User Reviews Are Good
Based on 12 user reviews the average user rating of this mid-size TV is 88 out of 100.
The TX-32DS500 is Smart TV, as are most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative Smart TVs currently available including a cheaper TV such as the Hisense 50K2204 (£259.00), or the Changhong LED50D3000 (£350.00) or you might consider a better rated TV such as the Samsung UN48J5500 (£619.00).
Has a WiFi Connection
The TX-32DS500 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the TX-32DS500.
There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to consider including the Hisense 50K2204 (£259.00), the Sony KD-49X8005 (£499.00), or the LG 49UF6407 (£315.00) which is cheaper.
Supports One Image Format
The number of image formats supported by the TX-32DS500 is more than most TVs that came out in the last 12 months. This Panasonic television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for the last year.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The lowest RMS rated power of latest mid-size TVs is 5W, the highest is 60W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. At 20 Watts, the Panasonic TX-32DS500 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the TX-32DS500.
Supports One Audio Format
The Panasonic TX-32DS500 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that were released in the last 12 months. The most frequently supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this Panasonic TV. The audio formats AAC|FLAC|MP3|WAV|WMA are also supported by this TV.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
Across all the similar spec televisions that have been available for the last year the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 300Hz. At 400 hertz, the TX-32DS500 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the TX-32DS500.
At only 5.5 kilograms, the Panasonic TX-32DS500 is fairly light compared to most of the other televisions that have been on the market for the last year. TVs that were launched around the same time as the TX-32DS500 have weights of between 1kg and 36kg, and the average weight is 9.4kg.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TX-32DS500 have annual energy consumptions of between 37kWh and 200kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 81kWh. At only 44 kilowatt hours, the Panasonic TX-32DS500 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to the TX-32DS500.
7 Reasons Against
One Panasonic TX-32DS500 owner mentioned that this TVs was not good looking.
Recent Price Increase of £26.23
In the last 42 days the price of the TX-32DS500 has increased by £26.23.
Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other new comparable spec TVs, the Panasonic TX-32DS500 is not 3D compatible.
TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UE40JU6640.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched in the last year, the TX-32DS500 does not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Panasonic TX-32DS500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months also do not feature OLED technology.
It is worth also looking at other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LG 32LX300.
Only Two HDMI Ports
The TX-32DS500 is a two HDMI port TV. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the TX-32DS500 have between one and four HDMI ports.
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the Panasonic TX-32DS500 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found display resolution supported by televisions that were launched in the last 12 months.
A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is actually the worst supported display resolution amongst all mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the TX-32DS500.
A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is the best supported display resolution across similar types of TV.
1 Other reason to consider the Panasonic TX-32DS500
At 69 millimeters, the Panasonic TX-32DS500 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out in the last year.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 69mm thick televisions currently available including cheaper TVs such as the Samsung UE32J4580 (£284.07).
If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE32J4570 (£284.07) (69mm).
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