This TV has only been on the market for six months. Newer TVs like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.
Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
Based on 1,209 expert and owner reviews, Panasonic has good ratings for its televisions. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other brands.
Quite Low Power Consumption When Switched Off
The lowest power consumption when switched off of televisions that were released in the last year is 0.01W, the highest is 0.5W, and the average power consumption when switched off is 0.31W. At only 0.2 Watts, the Panasonic TX-40DS503 has a quite low power consumption when switched off compared to most of the other recently released mid-size TVs.
Supports One Image Format
The TX-40DS503 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TX-40DS503.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
Televisions that have been on the market for the last year have RMS rated power of between 5W and 60W. With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the Panasonic TX-40DS503 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst mid-size TVs of this age.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
With a motion interpolation frequency of 400 hertz, the TX-40DS503 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-40DS503. The average motion interpolation frequency of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TX-40DS503 is 300Hz.
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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption
At only 59 kilowatt hours, the TX-40DS503 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other recently released mid-size TVs. Newly released similar spec TVs have annual energy consumptions of between 37kWh and 200kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 81kWh.
With a thickness of only 47 millimeters, the TX-40DS503 has one of the thinner thicknesses amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The average thickness of recently released TVs is 69mm.
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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The Panasonic TX-40DS503 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that came out in the last year which have a WiFi connection.
Not Smart TV
The TX-40DS503 is not Smart TV, unlike most of the other televisions that have been around for the last year which are Smart TV.
Not 3D Compatible
Most latest similar spec TVs are not 3D compatible. The TX-40DS503 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The TX-40DS503 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the TX-40DS503 also do not have a built-in camera.
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Only Supports Five Audio Formats
The TX-40DS503 has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for the last year. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the TX-40DS503. The audio formats "AAC", "FLAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Panasonic TX-40DS503 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other latest mid-size TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
Only Two HDMI Ports
The TX-40DS503 is a two HDMI port television.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Panasonic TX-40DS503 is a one USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that came out in the last year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on new comparable spec TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.