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Panasonic TX-48AX630
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Panasonic TX48AX630B

48" 1,200Hz Nov 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

This television received an expert rating of 80 out of 100 from tweakers.net.

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

4K and 8K TVs manufactured by Panasonic have good reviews on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that Panasonic also has good reviews across its entire range.

Quite Fast Refresh Rate

The TX-48AX630 has one of the faster refresh rates (1,200 hertz) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. TVs of this age and spec have refresh rates of between 60Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average refresh rate is 780Hz.

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3D Compatible

The TX-48AX630 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the TX-48AX630.

We compared all the other 3D compatible TVs to this TV and we think the Philips 40PUS6809[plb_2227292_price] which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price], and the LG 55UB850[plb_2250466_price] which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the TX-48AX630, the TX-48AX630 has a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price], or the LG 55UB850[plb_2250466_price] which has better reviews; or the Philips 40PUS6809[plb_2227292_price] which is cheaper.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Televisions that were released around the same time as the TX-48AX630 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 120Hz and 3,000Hz. The TX-48AX630 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (1,200 hertz) amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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Supports One Memory Card

The number of compatible memory cards supported by the TX-48AX630 is more than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. The most frequently supported memory card is SD, but this memory card is not supported by this television. The memory cards SDXC are also supported by this TV.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of only 125 kilowatt hours, the TX-48AX630 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age. Across all the TVs that have been around for a similar time to the TX-48AX630 the annual energy consumptions range from 66kWh to 660kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 210kWh.

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Supports Eleven Video Formats

supports eleven video formats

The TX-48AX630 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of this spec and age. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the TX-48AX630. The video formats "3GP", "3GPP", "AVCHD", "FLV", "M4V", "MKV", "MP4", "TS", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on TVs of this age and type.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The TX-48AX630 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the TX-48AX630.

Alternative TVs which also support smart TV features that you might also want to consider include the Philips 40PUS6809[plb_2227292_price]; or the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price], or the LG 55UB850[plb_2250466_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The TX-48AX630 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UE55HU8500[plb_2232250_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The TX-48AX630 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this Panasonic TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Panasonic TX-48AX630 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Has Three Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the TX-48AX630 is more than most similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This TV has a Game smart mode, which is the most commonly found smart mode found on TVs of a comparable age and type to the TX-48AX630. The smart modes "Cinema" and "Dynamic" are also found on this television.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

The TX-48AX630 is a three HDMI port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the TX-48AX630 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Only Two Loudspeakers

Most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the TX-48AX630 have between 2 and 19 loudspeakers, including the TX-48AX630 which has two loudspeakers.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-48AX630

OK Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the TX-48AX630 is £146, which is typical compared to the other 116 televisions of this age and spec.

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 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it. 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 Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Average Thickness

At 60 millimeters, the TX-48AX630 has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TX-48AX630.

Alternative TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the LG 42UB820[plb_2412569_price] (51.8mm) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
3D Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
Sound Mode
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Picture and Picture
Smart Mode
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Picture and Text Management
Hotel Mode
Performance
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Child Lock
Game Mode
Voice Control
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

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24 March 2015

Als je op zoek bent naar een betaalbare uhdtv, dan is de AX630 een interessante optie, maar als je daadwerkelijk uhd-beelden wil bekijken maakt deze tv het je niet makkelijk. De ingebouwde...

Good 2D picture quality overall, attractive, spacesaving design, good Smart features, decent value
Very affordable considering the resolution
Deep blacks and impressive contrast
Smooth motion
Clever user interface
Crosstalk spoils the 3D experience, no Netflix 4K streaming support, colours feel a little washed out
Lacks the codec support for 4K from the usual sources
Overly warm colour balance
Not as sharp or detailed as the best
Narrow viewing angles

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £144.22
Electricity cost when on standby £1.22
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Total running cost over 5 years £145.44
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Energy Rating
0.72T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.72 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx48ax630, panasonic tx48ax630b
Barcodes 05025232780624, 05025232780686

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