Hisense LTDN50K321 vs Panasonic TX-50CX680

Hisense LTDN50K321
Panasonic TX-50CX680

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
600Hz faster high frequency rate Edit
The Hisense LTDN50K321 has a high frequency rate of 800Hz, however the Panasonic TX-50CX680 is only a 200Hz refresh rate TV (600Hz slower). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

600Hz faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Hisense LTDN50K321 has a motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz, but the Panasonic TX-50CX680 is only a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (600Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Four HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Hisense LTDN50K321 has four HDMI ports quantitys, however the Panasonic TX-50CX680 only has three HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

3.2kg lighter Edit
The Hisense LTDN50K321 is a 13.8kg heavy TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-50CX680 is a 17kg heavy TV (3.2kg heavier). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Energy efficiency rating is better
The Hisense LTDN50K321 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the Panasonic TX-50CX680 has a rating of "A".
3 Reasons For
7% lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-50CX680 is a 117kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 7.1kWh lower than the Hisense LTDN50K321 (117kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Significantly thinner Edit
The Panasonic TX-50CX680 is a 47mm thick TV, whereas the Hisense LTDN50K321 is an 82mm thick TV (35mm thicker). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Higher energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-50CX680 is "A", but the rating of the Hisense LTDN50K321 is "A".

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
Slightly higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Hisense LTDN50K321 has an annual energy consumption of 124.1kWh, however the Panasonic TX-50CX680 is a 117kWh annual energy consumption TV (7.1kWh lower). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Thicker Edit
Hisense LTDN50K321 is 82mm thick. That's 35mm thicker than the Panasonic TX-50CX680 (47mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

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5 Reasons Against
Three times slower high frequency rate Edit
Panasonic TX-50CX680 is only 200Hz refresh rate. That's 600Hz slower than the Hisense LTDN50K321 (200Hz). Read more

The refresh rate is also known as the high frequency rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. The high frequency rate is the number of times that the image on the screen is refreshed per second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 30Hz refreshes the image on the screen once every 30 times every second. A TV with a high frequency rate of 60Hz would refresh the image on the screen 60 times every second which means that action scenes would appear smoother.

The high frequency rate is also known as the refresh rate and it affects how smooth motion on the screen appears. Action will appear smoother on TVs with a higher frequency rate.

600Hz slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-50CX680 is a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 600Hz slower than the Hisense LTDN50K321 (200Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

One less HDMI ports quantity Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Panasonic TX-50CX680 is three, but the Hisense LTDN50K321 only has four HDMI ports quantitys. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

19% heavier Edit
The Panasonic TX-50CX680 has a weight of 17kg. That's 3.2kg heavier than the Hisense LTDN50K321 (17kg). Read more

The weight is the total weight of the TV excluding all packaging.

A lighter weight TV will be easier to move around and to mount on a wall. Some of the larger, very heavy TVs may require lightweight partition walls to be reinforced before the TV could be mounted.

Three months older
The Panasonic TX-50CX680 is older than the Hisense LTDN50K321 by three months.

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Average Expert Rating

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Date Released

19 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 137.64
Purchase price £ 399.97
Total cost of ownership £ 537.61
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

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0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
50" 50"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
800Hz
BEST
200Hz
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz
BEST
200Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
Response Time
9.5ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 2160p
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
126cm 126cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 176°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 176°

TV Tuner

Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB-T
 DVB-T2
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Video Apps
 NetFlix
 NetFlix
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data Firefox OS
Operating System Installed
 Firefox OS
 Firefox OS

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data VR-Audio True Surround
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 MS10
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 MS10
 Digital Plus
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby MS10
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
RF Ports Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
PC Audio in
 PC Audio in
Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 2
USB 3.0 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
4
BEST
3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
Audio (L,R) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 ENG
Number of OSD Languages
17
BEST
1
Picture-and-Text
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-and-Text

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 FLV
 ASF
 MOV
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 3GP
 M4V
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 RM
 FLV
 ASF
 MOV
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 TS
 3GP
 M4V
 H.265
 3GPP
 VRO
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP2
 MP3
 OGG
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
 JPG
 PNG
 GIF
 BMP
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Voice Control
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Voice control
Teletext
899 pages 1,000 pages
BEST

Design

Colour of Product
 Grey
 Grey

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
 On/off switch
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 84W
Power Consumption (standby)
85W 0.5W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Power Consumption (average)
Unknown - Click to provide data 84W
Annual Energy Consumption
124.1kWh 117kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
RoHS Compliance
 RoHS compliance
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
82mm 47mm
BEST
Weight
13.8kg
BEST
17kg
Package Weight
17.8kg
BEST
23kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 18.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 202mm
Height (with Stand)
760mm 693mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
1,239mm 1,126mm
BEST
Height
649mm 652mm
Width
1,124mm 1,126mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 743mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 1,518mm

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
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