This Panasonic TV received a rating of 90 out of 100 from expert review site muycomputer.com. The television expert review sites think this TV is one of the very best televisions of a comparable age and type.
Panasonic Has Good TV Reviews
4K and 8K TVs manufactured by Panasonic have good ratings on average compared to other brands. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just 4K and 8K TVs) and found that Panasonic also has good ratings across its entire range.
Has a Built-In Camera
The TX-50AX800 has a built-in camera, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TX-50AX800 which do not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other televisions with a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UE65F9000 which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the TX-50AX800 is 3D compatible.
There are a number of alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available that you might want to look at including the Samsung UE48HU7500 which has better reviews.
Has a WiFi Connection
The TX-50AX800 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the TX-50AX800.
We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the Philips 55PUS8809 which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The motion interpolation frequencies of 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TX-50AX800 range from 120Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 920Hz. At 2,000 hertz, the Panasonic TX-50AX800 has a quite fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the TX-50AX800.
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2160p Video Mode
The TX-50AX800 supports a better video mode than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports a 2160p video mode, whereas most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it support a 1080p video mode.
This TV's video mode (2160p) is actually the best supported video mode amongst all TVs of a similar spec and age to the TX-50AX800.
The worst supported video mode across similar types of TV is 480p.
Quite Low Power Consumption When Switched Off
Across all the televisions of a similar type and age to the TX-50AX800 the power consumptions when switched off range from 0.1W to 0.5W, and the average power consumption when switched off is 0.27W. The TX-50AX800 has a quite low power consumption when switched off (only 0.2 Watts) compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago.
Supports One Memory Card
The number of compatible memory cards supported by the TX-50AX800 is more than most comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as it. The most commonly 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.
Supports Eight Video Formats
The TX-50AX800 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of a similar age and type to it. This Panasonic television supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as the TX-50AX800. The video formats "AVCHD", "FLV", "MKV", "MP4", "TS", "VOB" and "WMV" 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.
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.
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Does Not Support Smart TV Features
The TX-50AX800 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the TX-50AX800 which support smart TV features.
There are a number of other TVs which also support smart TV features that you might want to look at including the Samsung UE48HU7500, or the Philips 65PUS9809 which is also higher rated.
Running Costs Are Very High
The energy efficiency classification of this Panasonic TV is B, and the TX-50AX800 is one of the most expensive to run 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the TX-50AX800 will cost £381 over 5 years to run.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The TX-50AX800 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.
It is worth also looking at other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LG 65EC970 (£3,299.00) which also has a higher rating.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
The RMS rated power of TVs that were released around the same time as the TX-50AX800 range from 8W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 31W. With an RMS rated power of only 8 Watts, the TX-50AX800 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst TVs of this age.
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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power
With a subwoofer RMS power of only 10 Watts, the TX-50AX800 has one of the lower subwoofer RMS power amongst similar spec TVs of this age. Televisions of this type and age have subwoofer RMS power of between 2W and 70W.
Only Has One Smart Mode
The Panasonic TX-50AX800 has a greater number of smart modes than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this TV. The smart modes Cinema,Dynamic,Game,Standard are also found on this television.
Only Three HDMI Ports
The TX-50AX800 is a three HDMI port television. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago have between one and four HDMI ports.
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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 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.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Panasonic released the TX-50AX800.
At 42 millimeters, the TX-50AX800 has a relatively standard thickness compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the TX-50AX800.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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