We checked 445 expert and owner reviews for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has good reviews. We also found that Panasonic has good reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range.
Has a Built-In Camera
Unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the TX-47AS800 which do not have a built-in camera, the Panasonic TX-47AS800 has a built-in camera.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], and the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.
The TX-47AS800 is 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age are not 3D compatible.
There are a number of alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available that you might also want to look at including the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], or the Samsung UE40H6470[plb_2233881_price] which has better reviews.
Four HDMI Ports
The Panasonic TX-47AS800 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the TX-47AS800 have between one and four HDMI ports.
Quite Low Power Consumption When Switched Off
TVs of a comparable age and type to the TX-47AS800 have power consumptions when switched off of between 0.01W and 0.5W. With a power consumption when switched off of only 0.2 Watts, the TX-47AS800 has one of the lower power consumptions when switched off amongst TVs of this age.
Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The slowest motion interpolation frequency of comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the TX-47AS800 is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,800 hertz, the TX-47AS800 has one of the fastest motion interpolation frequencies amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.
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Supports One Memory Card
The number of compatible memory cards supported by the TX-47AS800 is more than most mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The most frequently supported memory card is SD, but this memory card is not supported by this TV. The memory cards SDXC are also supported by this Panasonic television.
1080p Video Mode
This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on televisions of a similar age and spec to it.
Supports Four Audio Formats
The number of audio formats supported by the TX-47AS800 is more than most TVs that have been available for more than two years. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a comparable type and age to the TX-47AS800. The audio formats "AAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Panasonic TV.
Has One Smart Mode
The TX-47AS800 has a greater number of smart modes than most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Cinema,Dynamic,Game,Standard are also found on this Panasonic television.
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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
Most TVs of a similar age and spec to the TX-47AS800 do not have a WiFi connection. The Panasonic TX-47AS800 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.
There are a number of alternative televisions which also have a WiFi connection that you might also want to look at including the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price], or the LG 47LB670[plb_2232214_price] which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Support Smart TV Features
The Panasonic TX-47AS800 does not support smart TV features, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not support smart TV features.
We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also support smart TV features including the Samsung UE40H6700[plb_2232461_price] which also has a higher rating.
Only Supports Eight Video Formats
The TX-47AS800 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of this type and age. This television supports an MKV video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-47AS800. The video formats "AVCHD", "AVI", "FLV", "MP4", "TS", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this Panasonic television.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The RMS rated power of TVs of this type and age range from 2W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. With an RMS rated power of only 8 Watts, the TX-47AS800 has a very low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the TX-47AS800.
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Only Analog Tuner
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most commonly found tuner on televisions of this age and type.
Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power
The subwoofer RMS power of TVs of this age and spec range from 10W to 20W. At only 10 Watts, the TX-47AS800 has a fairly low subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the TX-47AS800, the TX-47AS800 does not feature OLED technology.
We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price].
Only Has Two Sound Modes
The TX-47AS800 has a greater number of sound modes than most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This television has a Music sound mode, which is the most frequently found sound mode found on TVs of this age and type. The sound mode "Standard" is also found on this Panasonic TV.
Running Costs Are High
Whilst this mid-size TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, the TX-47AS800 has an average running cost of £325 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 2% of all 714 TVs of this age and spec.
Fairly High Average Power Consumption
The average power consumption of TVs of a similar age and type to the TX-47AS800 range from 25W to 140W, and the average average power consumption is 56W. At 90 Watts, the TX-47AS800 has a fairly high average power consumption compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the TX-47AS800.
The average weight of mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years is 10kg. With a weight of 17 kilograms, the Panasonic TX-47AS800 is quite heavy compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the TX-47AS800.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
The average annual energy consumption of TVs of a comparable age and spec to the TX-47AS800 is 76kWh. At 125 kilowatt hours, the TX-47AS800 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the TX-47AS800.
Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This television has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that came out more than two years ago.
Only One USB 3.0 Port
The Panasonic TX-47AS800 is a one USB 3.0 port television. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TX-47AS800 have between one and two USB 3.0 ports.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and type to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This Panasonic television was released over two years ago.
At 53 millimeters, the Panasonic TX-47AS800 has a fairly standard thickness compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the TX-47AS800.
Other 53mm thick TVs currently available which you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32X5[plb_2010005_price].
If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the TX-47AS740[pl_2232470_price] (53mm), or the TX-39ASW604[pl_2227085_price] (53mm) both from Panasonic.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 42 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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