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Panasonic TX-85AX942

Panasonic TX-85AX942

85" Passive Direct-LED Jul 2013
Screen Size 3D Compatible 3D Type LED Backlighting Release Date
The Panasonic VIERA TX-85AX942B Smart 3D 4k Ultra HD 85"LED TV is a truly large-scale home TV, packed with the latest technology and handy viewing features likeFreetime, which lets you watch your... More
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7 Reasons For

Panasonic TVs Have Good Reviews

TVs produced by Panasonic have an average rating of 77 out of 100, which is in the top 66% of all television brands that we have looked at.

Has a Built-In Camera

The TX-85AX942 has a built-in camera. Most of the other ultra large TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-85AX942 do not have a built-in camera.

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3D Compatible

The TX-85AX942 is 3D compatible, as are most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the TX-85AX942.

There are a number of other 3D compatible televisions currently available that you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the LG 72LM950, the Samsung UE75F6470, or the Sharp LC-90LE757.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Like most of the other televisions of this age and spec, the TX-85AX942 supports smart TV features.

There are a number of other TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the LG 72LM950, or the Samsung UE75F6470.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the Panasonic TX-85AX942 has a WiFi connection.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the LG 72LM950, and the Samsung UE75F6470 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of ultra large TVs that were launched around the same time as the TX-85AX942 range from 100Hz to 3,000Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Panasonic TX-85AX942 of 3,000 hertz is one of the fastest amongst televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Four Loudspeakers

The TX-85AX942 has more loudspeakers than most of the TVs of this spec and age. This television is a four loudspeaker TV compared to most of the TVs of this age and type which only have between two and three loudspeakers.

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7 Reasons Against

Running Costs Are High

This television is rated B for energy efficiency. The TX-85AX942 is in the most expensive 10% of all 33 televisions of this age and type that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the TX-85AX942 will cost £558 over 5 years to run.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of this age and type do not feature OLED technology. The TX-85AX942 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the Sharp LC-80LE657 (£4,221.60).

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Only Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The Panasonic TX-85AX942 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this TV. The analog signal format systems pal are also supported by this Panasonic TV.

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Fairly Thick

Across all the ultra large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the TX-85AX942 the thicknesses range from 35mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 66mm. The Panasonic TX-85AX942 has one of the thicker thicknesses (85 millimeters) amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

TVs with a thicker thickness that might also be worth considering include the Sharp LC-70LE747 (89mm and higher rated).

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Only One Composite Video in Port

Most televisions of a similar spec and age to the TX-85AX942 have one composite video in port, including the TX-85AX942 which has one composite video in port.

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Very High Annual Energy Consumption

When compared to other TVs of a similar type and age to the TX-85AX942 that we have checked, the annual energy consumption of the TX-85AX942 of 483 kilowatt hours is one of the highest. Across all the ultra large TVs that were released more than two years ago the annual energy consumptions range from 110kWh to 490kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 230kWh.

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Very Heavy

The lightest television of a similar type and age to the TX-85AX942 is 25kg heavy, the heaviest is 74kg, and the average weight is 43kg. The TX-85AX942 is one of the heaviest ultra large TVs that are a similar age to the TX-85AX942 (73.5 kilograms) amongst ultra large TVs of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Panasonic TX-85AX942

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Panasonic released the TX-85AX942.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
3D Compatible
3D Type
LED Backlighting
Visible Diagonal Screen Size
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Audio
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
USB 3.0 Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Performance
Network Streaming Service
Ambient Light Sensor
Voice Control
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Depth
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Technical Details
Other Features
Other Features
Dimension
Sound Enhancement
Stereo Sound
Picture Enhancement
Audio Power
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Smart TV Applications
Surround Modes
Product Dimensions (without Stand, Metric)
Accessories Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £557.63
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Total running cost over 5 years £557.63
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Energy Rating
2.8T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 2.8 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
71
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 71 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers TX85AX942B, TX-85AX942B, panasonic tx85ax942, panasonic tx85ax942b
Barcodes 05025232806812

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