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Panasonic TX-40DX653
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Panasonic TX-40DX653

40" 49mm Mar 2016
Screen Size HD Type Thickness Release Date
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£112.00 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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7 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

Whilst this television is rated B for energy efficiency, based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the TX-40DX653 is £112, which is in the cheapest 20% of all 388 new televisions.

Panasonic Televisions Have Good Reviews

Panasonic is one of the better rated television brands according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Panasonic also has good ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs.

LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that came out in the last year.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the TX-40DX653 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 60Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 570Hz. The TX-40DX653 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency (1,000 hertz) compared to most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 95 kilowatt hours, the Panasonic TX-40DX653 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-40DX653. Across all the newly released 4K and 8K TVs the annual energy consumptions range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.

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Very Light

The TX-40DX653 is one of the lighter 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year (only 12 kilograms) amongst comparable spec televisions of this age. The lightest 4K and 8K TV that has been available for around the same time as the TX-40DX653 is 7.5kg heavy and the heaviest is 59kg.

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Quite Thin

Similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the TX-40DX653 have thicknesses of between 30mm and 99mm. At only 49 millimeters, the Panasonic TX-40DX653 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the TX-40DX653.

Other TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the Panasonic TX-40DX600 (£399.99) (49mm), or the Sony KD-75XD8505 (£2,599.00) (49mm).

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The TX-40DX653 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the TX-40DX653 do have a WiFi connection.

Alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection that you might want to look at include the Samsung UN65JS9500.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The TX-40DX653 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs which support smart TV features.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also support smart TV features which you might want to consider including the Samsung UN65JS9500 which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D Compatible

The TX-40DX653 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that have been around for the last year are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a television that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Samsung UN65JS9500 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The TX-40DX653 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that were released in the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

Other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the Samsung UN65JS9500 which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the TX-40DX653 is more than most new TVs. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs, the TX-40DX653 does not feature OLED technology.

Other televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider include the LG 55EF9509 which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports Five Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the TX-40DX653 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This Panasonic TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year. The audio formats "AAC", "FLAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most similar spec televisions that have been around for the last year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the TX-40DX653 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Fairly High Power Consumption When Switched Off

With a power consumption when switched off of 0.5 Watts, the Panasonic TX-40DX653 has a fairly high power consumption when switched off compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. Across all the recently released 4K and 8K TVs the power consumptions when switched off range from 0.2W to 0.5W, and the average power consumption when switched off is 0.33W.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-40DX653

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on recently released similar spec TVs. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Released Nine Months Ago

This television has been on the market for nine months.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Display Technology
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Triple Tuner
Smart TV
HbbTV
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDCP Security Feature
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Ethernet LAN Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Local Dimming
Processor Core
Stored Teletext Page
Subtitles Function
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
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

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £108.96
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £112.00
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Energy Rating
0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dvbtt2cs2, panasonic tx40dx653, panasonic tx40dx653e
Barcodes 05025232839896

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