Expert review website muycomputer.com scored this Panasonic TV 90 out of 100. The expert review sites think this Panasonic television is one of the better TVs of a similar spec and age.
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HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many large TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
Has a Built-In Camera
The TX-50AX800 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this age and type do not have a built-in camera.
Like most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago, the TX-50AX800 is 3D compatible.
Has a WiFi Connection
Like most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago, the Panasonic TX-50AX800 has a WiFi connection.
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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The average motion interpolation frequency of TVs that have been around for more than two years is 620Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 2,000Hz. The TX-50AX800 has one of the fastest motion interpolation frequencies (2,000 hertz) amongst TVs of this age.
Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio on televisions of this age and spec.
576p Video Mode
The TX-50AX800 supports a 576p video mode which is better than the 480i video mode supported by most televisions of this type and age. This Panasonic TV also support 1080i, 1080p, 2160p and 576i and 720p video modes. Across all TVs of this age and type the best video mode is 2160p and the worst is 1520p.
Supports One Memory Card
The number of compatible memory cards supported by the TX-50AX800 is more than most comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago. The most commonly supported memory card is SD, but this memory card is not supported by this TV. The memory cards SDXC are also supported by this television.
Has Four Smart Modes
The Panasonic TX-50AX800 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most frequently found smart mode is PC, but this smart mode is not found on this Panasonic television. The smart modes Cinema, Dynamic, Game and Standard are also found on this TV.
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Not Smart TV
Most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago are Smart TV, however the TX-50AX800 is not Smart TV.
Only Supports Five Audio Formats
The TX-50AX800 has a greater number of audio formats than most large TVs that came out more than two years ago. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the TX-50AX800. The audio formats "AAC", "FLAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.
Only Supports Five Analog Signal Format Systems
The Panasonic TX-50AX800 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This Panasonic TV supports a SECAM analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by televisions that came out more than two years ago. The analog signal format systems "NTSC", "NTSC M", "PAL" and "PAL 60" are also supported by this TV.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
At only 8 Watts, the TX-50AX800 has a very low RMS rated power compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the TX-50AX800. Across all the televisions of a comparable type and age to the TX-50AX800 the RMS rated power range from 8W to 100W.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Panasonic TX-50AX800 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-50AX800 also do not feature OLED technology.
Only Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The TX-50AX800 has a greater number of screen format adjustments than most large TVs that were released around the same time as it. This TV has a 16:9 screen format adjustment, which is the most commonly found screen format adjustment found on TVs of a comparable age and type to the TX-50AX800.
Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power
The subwoofer RMS power of televisions of a similar age and type to the TX-50AX800 range from 10W to 50W, and the average subwoofer RMS power is 17W. At only 10 Watts, the Panasonic TX-50AX800 has a quite low subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the TX-50AX800.
High Running Costs
This television is rated B for energy efficiency, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the TX-50AX800 will cost £381 over 5 years to run, which is in the most expensive 4% of all 180 TVs of this age and spec.
Only Has Two Sound Modes
The TX-50AX800 has a greater number of sound modes than most televisions of this spec and age. This TV has a Standard sound mode, which is the most commonly found sound mode found on TVs of a comparable age and spec to the TX-50AX800. The sound mode "Music" is also found on this television.
Only Two 3D Glasses Included
The TX-50AX800 is a two 3D glasses included TV. Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and five 3D glasses included.
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
At 191 kilowatt hours, the TX-50AX800 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the TX-50AX800. The annual energy consumptions of comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the TX-50AX800 range from 60kWh to 440kWh.
Fairly High Average Power Consumption
The average average power consumption of TVs of this spec and age is 110W, and the average power consumption range from 52W to 230W. With an average power consumption of 138 Watts, the TX-50AX800 has a quite high average power consumption compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the TX-50AX800.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
This television was released over two years ago.
At 42 millimeters, the Panasonic TX-50AX800 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago.
4K Ultra HD
Motion Interpolation Frequency
2D, 2D/3D, 3D
Motion Interpolation Technology
BLS (Back Light Scanning)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1080i, 1080p, 2160p, 576i, 576p, 720p
Screen Format Adjustment
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Horizontal Viewing Angle
3840 x 2160
Vertical Viewing Angle
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC M, PAL, PAL 60, SECAM
VR-Audio Pro Surround 2.1
Subwoofer RMS Power
RMS Rated Power
Digital, Digital Plus
Audio Decoding Technology
Dolby Digital Plus
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Ethernet LAN Connection
Picture and Picture
Cinema, Dynamic, Game, Standard
Picture in Picture Function
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
CZE, DAN, DUT, ENG, ESP, FIN, FRE, GRE, HUN, ITA, NOR, POL, POR, TUR
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