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Panasonic TX-60AS802
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Panasonic TX60AS802B

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60" Direct-LED May 2014
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible LED Backlighting Release Date
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13 Reasons For

One Industry Award

The editor of one expert review site concluded that they would endorse this Panasonic TV. This television received a "Recommended" award from Avforums.com.

Good Expert Reviews

This TV received an expert rating of 80% from avforums.com.

Robust

One customer who purchased the product wrote that it was well made.

Good Sound Quality

One Panasonic TX-60AS802 owner who bought the product reckoned that it had good sound quality. Two years ago Avforums.com mentioned “Decent sound” in their review of this TV.

Good Product Quality

One Panasonic TX-60AS802 reviewer who purchased it wrote that it was good quality. Avforums.com mentioned “Great build quality” in their Panasonic TX-60AS802 review.

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed it concluded that it had good features. Avforums.com wrote “Plenty of Smart TV features” in their Panasonic TX-60AS802 review.

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

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

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Has a Built-In Camera

The Panasonic TX-60AS802 has a built-in camera, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera.

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3D Compatible

Like most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as the TX-60AS802, the TX-60AS802 is 3D compatible.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 3D compatible televisions currently available including the UE55H8000[pl_2232249_price], or the UE55F6500[pl_1546869_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews; or the Samsung UE60H6200[plb_2232453_price] which is cheaper.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The TX-60AS802 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the TX-60AS802 also have a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the Samsung UE60H6200[plb_2232453_price] which is cheaper; or the UE55H8000[pl_2232249_price], and the UE55F6500[pl_1546869_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

At 1,800 hertz, the TX-60AS802 has a very fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago. TVs of this age and spec have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz.

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Supports One Memory Card

The number of compatible memory cards supported by the TX-60AS802 is more than most TVs of this age and type. 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 Panasonic TV.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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8 Reasons Against

Very High Running Costs

Whilst this TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, the TX-60AS802 has an average running cost of £172 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the most expensive 20% of all 324 televisions of a similar spec and age.

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The TX-60AS802 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years which support smart TV features.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a smart TV features and we think the Samsung UE60H6200[plb_2232453_price]; or the UE55H8000[pl_2232249_price], or the UE55F6500[pl_1546869_price] both from Samsung are also worth considering.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the TX-60AS802 is more than most TVs of this type and age. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by televisions of a similar type and age to the TX-60AS802. The image format "MPO" is also supported by this television.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

When compared to other large TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-60AS802 that we have assessed the RMS rated power of, the Panasonic TX-60AS802's RMS rated power of only 8 Watts is one of the lowest. The average RMS rated power of large TVs that are a similar age to the TX-60AS802 is 21W, and the RMS rated power range from 7.5W to 100W.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions of this age and type do not feature OLED technology. The Panasonic TX-60AS802 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Ten Video Formats

The number of video formats supported by the TX-60AS802 is more than most televisions of a comparable spec and age to it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The video formats "3GP", "AVCHD", "FLV", "M4V", "MKV", "MP4", "TS", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this TV.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The TX-60AS802 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (148 kilowatt hours) amongst large TVs of this age. The annual energy consumptions of TVs of a comparable age and type to the TX-60AS802 range from 60kWh to 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh.

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Heavy

Across all the large TVs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 2.3kg to 63kg, and the average weight is 20kg. The TX-60AS802 is one of the heavier comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the TX-60AS802 (25 kilograms) amongst TVs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-60AS802

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Panasonic released the TX-60AS802.

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 age and type. 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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Average Thickness

At 53 millimeters, the TX-60AS802 has a relatively typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might want to consider the Samsung UE60H6200[plb_2232453_price] (64.4mm and cheaper); or the UE55H6470[pl_2233878_price] (64mm and higher rated), or the UE55F6500[pl_1546869_price] (47.2mm and higher rated) both from Samsung.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Network Browsing
Management Features
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Performance
Memory Card
Integrated Card Reader
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Local Dimming
Voice Control
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included

1 Award

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Expert Reviews

(1)
16 July 2014

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There was a time when the idea of a Panasonic flagship TV turning up for review would cause genuine excitement. Of course that was in the days of plasma and now that the manufacturer has... Read more…

Accurate picture
Good backlight uniformity
Effective dimming system
Impressive video processing
Decent sound
Native blacks are uninspiring
Buggy calibration controls
Some minor banding

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £171.46
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Total running cost over 5 years £171.46
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Energy Rating
0.85T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.85 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers black tx60as802, autumn tx60as802, black tx60as802b, autumn tx60as802b, panasonic tx60as802, panasonic tx60as802b
Barcodes 05025232776801

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UE55F6500 vs TX-60AS802

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£ 1,012.00 £999.00
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Moderately Better Expert Reviews
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£ 599.99 £999.00
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UE55F6100 vs TX-60AS802

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£ 569.00 £999.00
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