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Panasonic TX-55AS740
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Panasonic TX55AS740B

55" 1,200Hz Apr 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
Brilliant Images with Versatile Networking Functions A multi-feature model with brilliant picture quality, high-speed response, and versatile functions - Energy Efficiency Class A++ More
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11 Reasons For

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 445 expert and owner reviews, Panasonic has good ratings for its TVs. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically for its large TVs compared to other manufacturers.

Has a Built-In Camera

The TX-55AS740 has a built-in camera. Most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago do not have a built-in camera.

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Fairly Fast Refresh Rate

With a refresh rate of 1,200 hertz, the Panasonic TX-55AS740's refresh rate is one of the fastest amongst large TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TX-55AS740. The slowest refresh rate of similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the TX-55AS740 is 50Hz and the fastest is 3,000Hz.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 1,200Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-55AS650[plb_2232472_price].

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3D Compatible

The Panasonic TX-55AS740 is 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for more than two years also are 3D compatible.

We compared this TV to all the other 3D compatible TVs and we think because of it's better review score, the Philips 55PFS6609[plb_2197356_price] is also worth considering.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Sony KDL-55W815[plb_2297084_price], or the Philips 55PFS6409[plb_2220122_price].

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Panasonic TX-55AS740 supports smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the TX-55AS740 also support smart TV features.

We compared this television to all the other televisions which support smart TV features and we think the Philips 55PFS6609[plb_2197356_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV features to this TV and we think the Sony KDL-55W815[plb_2297084_price], or the Philips 55PFS6409[plb_2220122_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Panasonic TX-55AS740 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the TX-55AS740.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Philips 55PFS6609[plb_2197356_price].

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the Sony KDL-55W815[plb_2297084_price], or the Philips 55PFS6409[plb_2220122_price].

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,200 hertz, the Panasonic TX-55AS740's motion interpolation frequency is one of the fastest amongst TVs of this spec and age. Televisions of this type and age have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz.

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Supports Two Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the Panasonic TX-55AS740 is more than most large TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this Panasonic television. The image formats JPEG XR and MPO are also supported by this TV.

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Supports One Memory Card

The TX-55AS740 has a greater number of compatible memory cards than most TVs of this age and type. The most frequently 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.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on large TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Supports Eight Video Formats

supports eight video formats

The number of video formats supported by the TX-55AS740 is more than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This Panasonic TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by large TVs that were released more than two years ago. The video formats "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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5 Reasons Against

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the TX-55AS740 do not feature OLED technology. The Panasonic TX-55AS740 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only One Tuner

Most televisions of this age and type have between one and two tuners, including the TX-55AS740 which has one tuner.

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High Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A++, however the TX-55AS740 is in the most expensive 2% of all 324 TVs of this type and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the TX-55AS740 is £409.

Quite High Average Power Consumption

At 106 Watts, the Panasonic TX-55AS740 has a quite high average power consumption compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the TX-55AS740. The lowest average power consumption of TVs that have been available for around the same time as the TX-55AS740 is 52W and the highest is 170W.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 147 kilowatt hours, the Panasonic TX-55AS740 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the TX-55AS740. The annual energy consumptions of large TVs that were launched around the same time as the TX-55AS740 range from 60kWh to 320kWh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-55AS740

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Two Years Ago

This Panasonic TV was released over two years ago.

Average Thickness

The Panasonic TX-55AS740 has a pretty average thickness (53 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the TX-55AS740.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the Philips 55PFS6409[plb_2220122_price] (54mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
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
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
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
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Near Field Communication
Management Features
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
On Screen Display Language
OSD Language
Picture and Text Management
Performance
Optical Disc Drive
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Child Lock
Game Mode
Digital Video Recorder
Voice Control
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Average Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
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 Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Cable Included
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £407.01
Electricity cost when on standby £1.22
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Total running cost over 5 years £408.23
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Energy Rating
2.0T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 2.0 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
52
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 52 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 55as740, 55AS740B, tx55as740, tx55as740b, tx55as740e, TX-55AS740E, panasonic tx55as740, panasonic tx55as740e, panasonic tx55as740b, panasonictv tx55as740
Barcodes 05025232772230, 05025232772643

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