The TX-50DX800 was only relased by Panasonic seven months ago. Newer televisions like this one are likely to use more advanced technology.
Panasonic Has Good Television Reviews
On average Panasonic 4K and 8K TVs have good ratings compared to other brands as do all TVs built by Panasonic.
The TX-50DX800 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year which are not 3D compatible.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3D compatible TVs currently available including the Samsung UN65JS9500 which has better reviews.
Supports Smart TV Features
The TX-50DX800 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs.
We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Samsung UN65JS9500 which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Has a WiFi Connection
The Panasonic TX-50DX800 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year.
There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UN65JS9500.
LED Display Technology
The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many recently released 4K and 8K TVs.
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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
The slowest motion interpolation frequency of 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year is 60Hz and the fastest is 3,000Hz. At 2,000 hertz, the Panasonic TX-50DX800 has a very fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other newly released comparable spec TVs.
2160p Video Mode
This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year.
The Panasonic TX-50DX800 is a four loudspeaker TV.
Fairly High RMS Rated Power
The Panasonic TX-50DX800 has a quite high RMS rated power (40 Watts) compared to most of the other new 4K and 8K TVs. TVs that came out around the same time as the TX-50DX800 have RMS rated power of between 10W and 120W.
Has Five Smart Modes
The TX-50DX800 has a greater number of smart modes than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to it. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this TV. The smart modes Cinema, Custom, Dynamic, Normal and True Cinema are also found on this television.
The TX-50DX800 has one of the thinnest thicknesses (only 35 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The thinnest thickness of 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year is 30mm, the thickest is 99mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.
Alternative televisions with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the KD-55XD9305 (£1,349.89) (36mm), or the KD-65XD9305 (£1,899.00) (36mm) both from Sony.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs, the Panasonic TX-50DX800 does not have a built-in camera.
There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at including the Samsung UN65JS9500 which also has a higher rating.
Only Supports Two Image Formats
The number of image formats supported by the Panasonic TX-50DX800 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months. This Panasonic TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The TX-50DX800 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
Other televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to consider include the LG 55EF9509 which also has a higher rating.
Only Supports Four Audio Formats
The number of audio formats supported by the TX-50DX800 is more than most comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as it. This Panasonic television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs that are a similar age to the TX-50DX800. The audio formats "AAC", "FLAC" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.
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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports
Most similar spec televisions that have been on the market for the last year have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the TX-50DX800 which has two USB 2.0 ports.
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4K Ultra HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been available for a similar time 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.
Running Costs Are Average
The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A, and the TX-50DX800 is typical compared to the other 388 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the TX-50DX800 will cost £135 over 5 years to run.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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