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40" Flat Mar 2016
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18 Reasons For

Owner Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this TV on average 87%.

Good Product Quality

Some Panasonic TX-40DS400 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon in October “Great TV with brilliant quality especially for gaming on my” and scored the product 80 out of 100. A few weeks ago Frances M. said in his review of the Panasonic TX-40DS400 “Is it good quality for the apps”. Timothy Taylor wrote in October this year “Awesome picture quality” .

Top Seller

The TX-40DS400 is one the most popular television currently available.

Good Picture Quality

A number of Panasonic TX-40DS400 reviewers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had good picture quality. Timothy Taylor mentioned on Amazon “So far, I am damn impressed with the picture quality” in his review of the Panasonic TX-40DS400.

Two people said in their reviews that the product was good for playing games on.

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Reasonably Priced

One person who bought it concluded that it was good value for money. John Hedley said on Amazon a few weeks ago “I am happy with this TV great value for money” in his Panasonic TX-40DS400 review.

Robust

One Panasonic TX-40DS400 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this TV was strong and durable. Wendy Hastings she said in October “Good sturdy stand legs, easily fitted” in her review.

Nice Stand

One person who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had a good stand.

Smart TV Features Are Good

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had good apps.

Panasonic Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 445 expert and owner reviews for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Panasonic has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the TX-40DS400 which do not support smart TV features, the TX-40DS400 supports smart TV features.

Other TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might want to look at include the Hisense H49M2600[plb_3365572_price] which has better reviews; or the Samsung UE32K5579[plb_3434604_price] which is cheaper.

We compared all the other televisions which also support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Philips 32PFS6401[plb_3305116_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other recently released mid-size TVs, the Panasonic TX-40DS400 has a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the Samsung UE32K5579[plb_3434604_price] which is cheaper; or the Hisense H49M2600[plb_3365572_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the Philips 32PFS6401[plb_3305116_price].

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs that were released in the last 12 months.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The number of video formats supported by the Panasonic TX-40DS400 is more than most comparable spec TVs that came out in the last year. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by recently released televisions. The video formats "3GPP", "FLV", "M4V", "MKV", "MP4", "TS", "VOB" and "VRO" are also supported by this television.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 400 hertz, the TX-40DS400 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs that were released in the last year. The average motion interpolation frequency of newly released comparable spec TVs is 220Hz.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the TX-40DS400 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the TX-40DS400. The audio formats "AAC", "FLAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Panasonic TV.

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Has Five Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the TX-40DS400 is more than most comparable spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this TV. The smart modes Cinema, Custom, Dynamic, Normal and True Cinema are also found on this Panasonic TV.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many recently released mid-size TVs.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor Design

One person who purchased this TV considered that it was not good looking. Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon “Apps, TV info and guide run pretty slow and take some time to load”.

Poor Support

One person wrote in their reviews that the product did not have good technical guidance.

Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year, the Panasonic TX-40DS400 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The TX-40DS400 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions that came out in the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The Panasonic TX-40DS400 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the TX-40DS400.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for the last year do not feature OLED technology. The Panasonic TX-40DS400 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of mid-size TVs that came out in the last 12 months range from 7.1mm to 99mm. At 88 millimeters, the TX-40DS400 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the TX-40DS400.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40J5500[plb_2940531_price] (66.9mm), or the Grundig 32 VLE 5500[plb_2968318_price] (76mm) which is also cheaper.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-40DS400

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The TX-40DS400 is typical compared to the other 240 latest mid-size TVs that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the TX-40DS400 will cost £79 over 5 years to run.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on recently released mid-size TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
HbbTV
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Stored Teletext Page
Adaptive Dimming Backlight
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
DLNA Specification
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

User Reviews

(6)
Reviewed 19 August 2016 by John Hedley

I am happy with this TV great value for money...

(Verified Purchase)

Great TV with brilliant quality especially for gaming on my PS4. Apps, TV info and guide run pretty slow and take some time to load but other than that no major issues.

Reviewed 5 August 2016 by Kris
(Verified Purchase)

Very happy with the tv. Very easy to tune in.

Reviewed 25 July 2016 by Timothy Taylor
(Verified Purchase)

So far, I am damn impressed with the picture quality. Currently using it as a monitor for the gaming pc and cant complain so far. The only downside is that there is poor choice of apps and the... Read more…

Reviewed 24 July 2016 by Frances M.

About to buy this tv could anyone answer is this a thin style tv and is it good quality for the apps...

Reviewed 4 July 2016 by Wendy Hastings | 55 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

Lovely picture but a bit clunky to use. Lots of pretty menus but I suspect most people will just use the one that is most simplistic. On demand stuff works a treat, very pleased with that. I... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £76.91
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £78.74
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Energy Rating
0.39T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic hd1080, panasonic hd1080p
Barcodes 05025232839322, 05025232839636

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