Hisense LTDN40K321 vs Panasonic TX-40CS520

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Hisense LTDN40K321
Panasonic TX-40CS520

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
88% faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Hisense LTDN40K321 is an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 700Hz faster than the Panasonic TX-40CS520 (100Hz). 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.

Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Hisense LTDN40K321 is two, but the Panasonic TX-40CS520 only has one USB 2.0 ports quantity. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Two more HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Hisense LTDN40K321 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-40CS520 only has two 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.

Lighter Edit
Hisense LTDN40K321 is 8.9kg heavy. That's 1.6kg lighter than the Panasonic TX-40CS520 (10.5kg). 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.

6 Reasons For
Higher RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 6W higher than the Hisense LTDN40K321 (20W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

28.6kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 has an annual energy consumption of 59kWh, whereas the Hisense LTDN40K321 is an 87.6kWh annual energy consumption TV (28.6kWh higher). 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.

83% thinner Edit
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 has a depth of 47mm. That's 39mm thinner than the Hisense LTDN40K321 (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.

Cheaper by £15
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 is £15.38 cheaper than the Hisense LTDN40K321.
6 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", whereas the Hisense LTDN40K321 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
A lot lower RMS rated power Edit
The Hisense LTDN40K321 has an RMS rated power of 14W, however the Panasonic TX-40CS520 is a 20W RMS rated power TV (6W higher). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Hisense LTDN40K321 is an 87.6kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 28.6kWh higher than the Panasonic TX-40CS520 (59kWh). 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.

39mm thicker Edit
The Hisense LTDN40K321 has a depth of 86mm, however the Panasonic TX-40CS520 is a 47mm thick TV (39mm thinner). 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.

£15 more expensive
The Hisense LTDN40K321 is more expensive than the Panasonic TX-40CS520 by £15.38.
Fewer sellers
Only 2 shops sells the Hisense LTDN40K321, but 8 stores sell the Panasonic TX-40CS520. Read more
The smaller the number of stores that stock this TV, the lower the competition amongst stores to keep prices low.
Energy efficiency rating is worse
The Hisense LTDN40K321 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", whereas the Panasonic TX-40CS520 has a rating of "A+".
5 Reasons Against
Slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 has a motion interpolation frequency of 100Hz, however the Hisense LTDN40K321 is an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (700Hz faster). 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 USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The number of USB 2.0 ports quantitys on the Panasonic TX-40CS520 is one, but the Hisense LTDN40K321 only has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys. Read more

USB ports are useful for displaying on your TV photos / videos or playing music that is stored on USB key drives. The USB port can also be used for charging devices from your TV (as long as it's switched on), and for installing software updates on the TV.

More USB ports will allow you to connect more USB devices to the TV simultaneously without needing to continuous plug in and unplug cables.

Only two HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV, whereas the Hisense LTDN40K321 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.

Heavier Edit
Panasonic TX-40CS520 is 10.5kg heavy, but the Hisense LTDN40K321 is an 8.9kg heavy TV (1.6kg lighter). 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.

Older by five months
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 is five months older than the Hisense LTDN40K321.

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Date Released

17 months Ago 23 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 96.14
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 99.18
Purchase price £ 344.38
Total cost of ownership £ 443.56
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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Display

Display Diagonal
40" 40"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
BEST
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 100Hz
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
800Hz
BEST
100Hz
Motion Interpolation Technology
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
 Smart Motion Rate (SMR)
Response Time
8.5ms Unknown - Click to provide data
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 High Contrast
 High Contrast
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
BEST
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080p
BEST
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 High Contrast
 High Contrast
Display Diagonal (metric)
102cm
BEST
100cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Unknown - Click to provide data 176°
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Unknown - Click to provide data 176°

TV Tuner

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

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
 Internet TV
Timeshift
 Timeshift
Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
My Home Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 My Home Screen

Audio

RMS Rated Power
14W 20W
BEST
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
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
 HDCP
HDMI Version
 2.0
BEST
 2.0
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
4
BEST
2
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 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
 Browser supported
 Browser supported
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
Browsing
 Browsing
 Browsing

Management Features

Smart Modes
 hotel
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 hotel
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
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 26
BEST
Picture-and-Text
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Picture-and-Text
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 H.265
 MP4
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 ASF
 3GP
 MOV
 MPG
 MPEG
 MKV
 VOB
 H.265
 MP4
 M4V
 TS
 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
Local Dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Local dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ambient light sensor
Teletext
899 pages 1,000 pages
BEST
Adaptive Dimming Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adaptive Dimming Backlight

Design

Colour of Product
 Grey
 Grey

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
60W 54W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.2W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Power Consumption (average)
Unknown - Click to provide data 42W
Annual Energy Consumption
87.6kWh 59kWh
BEST
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.2W
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 54W
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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
86mm 47mm
BEST
Weight
8.9kg
BEST
10.5kg
Package Weight
12kg
BEST
16kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 12.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
Unknown - Click to provide data 230mm
Height (with Stand)
560mm 556mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
902mm
BEST
904mm
Height
515mm 518mm
Width
902mm 904mm
Package Height
621mm
BEST
647mm
Package Width
1,005mm
BEST
1,302mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Batteries Included
 Batteries included
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
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