This TV has an efficiency rating of A++. The average running cost of the TX-40CW304 is only £56 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the more economic to run similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year.
Panasonic Televisions Have Good Reviews
On average Panasonic mid-size TVs have good reviews as do all televisions produced by Panasonic.
Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
At only 48 kilowatt hours, the TX-40CW304 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the TX-40CW304. Across all the similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the TX-40CW304 the annual energy consumptions range from 26kWh to 170kWh.
6 Reasons Against
Not Smart TV
The TX-40CW304 is not Smart TV, unlike most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the TX-40CW304.
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the TX-40CW304 have a WiFi connection, however the TX-40CW304 does not have a WiFi connection.
Not 3D Compatible
Most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the TX-40CW304 are not 3D compatible. The TX-40CW304 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the TX-40CW304, the TX-40CW304 does not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The TX-40CW304 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.
Only Two HDMI Ports
The Panasonic TX-40CW304 is a two HDMI port TV.
3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-40CW304
Released Over a Year Ago
This Panasonic TV was released over a year ago.
HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that are a similar age to it.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
At 68 millimeters, the TX-40CW304 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the TX-40CW304.
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
MRR (Magic Refresh Rate)
1920 x 1080
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
Custom, Movie, Music, Standard
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
Ethernet LAN Connection
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Stored Teletext Page
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AC Input Voltage
20-24, 220 - 240
AC Input Frequency
50, 50/60, 60
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
Previous and future annual running costs of the Panasonic TX-40CW304 assuming future electricity price inflation of 0.0600% per year. Edit inflation assumptions