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Panasonic TX-49CX740

Panasonic TX-49CX740

49" Passive Apr 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible 3D Type Release Date
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£152.06 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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6 Reasons For

Panasonic TVs Have Good Reviews

Panasonic 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs Panasonic is one of the superior brands.

3D Compatible

The Panasonic TX-49CX740 is 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions of this type and age are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the TX-49CX740, the TX-49CX740 supports smart TV features.

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Supports Nine Video Formats

supports nine video formats

The number of video formats supported by the Panasonic TX-49CX740 is more than most TVs of this type and age. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by televisions that have been on the market for more than a year. The video formats "VRO", "3GPP", "WMV", "TS", "MKV", "VOB", "MP4" and "FLV" are also supported by this television.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the Panasonic TX-49CX740 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs that are a similar age to the TX-49CX740. The audio formats "AAC", "WMA" and "FLAC" are also supported by this Panasonic TV.

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Quite Thin

4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to the TX-49CX740 have thicknesses of between 11mm and 100mm. The TX-49CX740 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 46 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

Alternative 46mm thick televisions currently available which you might want to look at include the TX-50CX700[pl_2798532_price], or the TX-40CXW704[pl_2831416_price] both from Panasonic which has better reviews.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the TX-49CX740 have a WiFi connection, however the TX-49CX740 does not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a WiFi connection to this television and we think the Samsung UE55JU7590[plb_2866375_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Panasonic TX-49CX740 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the TX-49CX740 also do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to consider include the LG 105UC9[plb_2828825_price], or the Samsung UN88JS9500[plb_3186351_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the Panasonic TX-49CX740 is more than most televisions of this age and type. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs that have been available for a similar time to the TX-49CX740.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-49CX740 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TX-49CX740 also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology which you might also want to look at including the 55EG9609[pl_2899573_price], or the 65EG9609[pl_2938944_price] both from LG which also has a higher rating.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-49CX740

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that are a comparable 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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Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this Panasonic TV is A. The average 5 year running cost of the TX-49CX740 is £153 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 435 similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago.

Released Over a Year Ago

Panasonic released the TX-49CX740 over a year ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Operating System
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
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
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
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
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £149.02
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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kwh per hour left on standby
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Water cost when switched on
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Total running cost over 5 years £152.06
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic TX-49CX740uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.75T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tx49cx740, panasonic 49cx740, panasonic 49cx740e, panasonic tx49cx740, panasonic tx49cx740e
Barcodes 05025232811960

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