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10 Reasons For
The TX-40DX700 is a popular choice amongst people who bought TVs in the last 3 months.
We checked 445 user and expert reviews for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has good reviews compared to other brands. We also found that Panasonic has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.
Supports Smart TV Features
The TX-40DX700 supports smart TV features. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year also support smart TV features.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available including the Sony KD-49XD7005[plb_3772190_price] which has better reviews.
We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also support smart TV features including the 49UH750[pl_3372686_price], or the 50UH635[pl_3384402_price] both from LG.
Has a WiFi Connection
The TX-40DX700 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the TX-40DX700 also have a WiFi connection.
It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the Sony KD-49XD7005[plb_3772190_price] which has better reviews.
There are a number of other televisions which also have a WiFi connection which you might want to look at including the 49UH750[pl_3372686_price], or the 50UH635[pl_3384402_price] both from LG.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this television is LED, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months.
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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
Across all the televisions that came out around the same time as the TX-40DX700 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 60Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 570Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,400 hertz, the TX-40DX700 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.
Has Five Smart Modes
The TX-40DX700 has a greater number of smart modes than most latest televisions. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Cinema, Custom, Dynamic, Normal and True Cinema are also found on this TV.
The average weight of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the TX-40DX700 is 20kg, and the weights range from 7.5kg to 59kg. At only 11.5 kilograms, the TX-40DX700 is fairly light compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-40DX700.
The thickness of the TX-40DX700 of only 40 millimeters is one of the thinnest amongst new TVs. The thicknesses of 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the TX-40DX700 range from 30mm to 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.
TVs with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UE40KU6400[plb_3319531_price] (54.6mm), or the Panasonic TX-40DX600[plb_3332593_price] (49mm) which is also cheaper.
5 Reasons Against
Not 3D Compatible
Most comparable spec TVs that were launched in the last 12 months are not 3D compatible. The TX-40DX700 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other recently released comparable spec TVs also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports One Image Format
The TX-40DX700 has a greater number of image formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The TX-40DX700 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that were launched in the last year also do not feature OLED technology.
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Only Supports Five Audio Formats
The number of audio formats supported by the TX-40DX700 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the TX-40DX700. The audio formats "AAC", "FLAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Panasonic TV.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last year. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Average Running Costs
This TV is rated B for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the TX-40DX700 is £138 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 388 new comparable spec TVs.
Released Nine Months Ago
It was nine months ago when Panasonic released the TX-40DX700.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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