Panasonic TX-40CX680 vs Panasonic TX-40DX600

Panasonic TX-40CX680
Panasonic TX-40DX600

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Two USB 2.0 ports quantitys Edit
The Panasonic TX-40CX680 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX600 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.

2mm thinner Edit
Panasonic TX-40CX680 is 47mm thick, but the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is a 49mm thick TV (2mm 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.

Lighter Edit
The Panasonic TX-40CX680 is an 11.5kg heavy TV. That's 500g lighter than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 (12kg). 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.

Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-40CX680 is "B", however the rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is "B".
5 Reasons For
Faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 is an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 600Hz faster than the Panasonic TX-40CX680 (800Hz). 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.

£89 cheaper
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 costs £89.01 less than the Panasonic TX-40CX680.
Available from 30 shops
A greater number of retailers increases the chances of this TV remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for the product.
More popular
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 is a more popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 16780 by sales volume in our TVs, however the Panasonic TX-40CX680 ranks No. 34267.
Better energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is "B", however the rating of the Panasonic TX-40CX680 is "B".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Three times slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-40CX680 is a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 600Hz slower than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 (800Hz). 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.

£89 more expensive
The Panasonic TX-40CX680 is more expensive than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 by £89.01.
Less retailers
Only 5 stores sells the Panasonic TX-40CX680, whereas 35 retailers sell the Panasonic TX-40DX600. Read more
Smaller numbers of stores reduces the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also reduces the chances of the product remaining in stock.
One year older
The Panasonic TX-40CX680 is older than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 by one year.
Worse selling
The Panasonic TX-40CX680 ranks No. 34267 by sales volume, however the Panasonic TX-40DX600 ranks No. 16780.
3 Reasons Against
Only one USB 2.0 ports quantity Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-40CX680 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.

Moderately thicker Edit
Panasonic TX-40DX600 is 49mm thick, but the Panasonic TX-40CX680 is a 47mm thick TV (2mm 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.

5% heavier Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 is a 12kg heavy TV. That's 500g heavier than the Panasonic TX-40CX680 (12kg). 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.

Awards

1 Award
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Average Expert Rating

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Date Released

23 months Ago 11 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 108.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 112.00
Purchase price £ 319.99
Total cost of ownership £ 431.99
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

No data
0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
40" 40"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
200Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 800Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
Supported Video Modes
 2160p
 2160p
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 High Contrast
 High Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
100cm 100cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
176° Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
176° Unknown - Click to provide data

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
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Video Apps
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
Operating System Installed
 Firefox OS
 Firefox OS
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
My Home Screen
Unknown - Click to provide data
 My Home Screen

Audio

RMS Rated Power
20W 20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
 Ambience
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 1
SCART Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2
BEST
1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
3 3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
 VIERA Link
 VIERA Link
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 1
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3

Networking

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

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 EST
 SLV
 BUL
 SER
 CZE
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 LIT
 ITA
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 CRO
 LAT
 MAC
Number of OSD Languages
26 27
BEST
Picture-and-Text
 Picture-and-Text
Unknown - Click to provide data
Hotel Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hotel mode

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 H.265
 PS
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 H.265
 PS
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Game Mode
 Game mode
 Game mode
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Voice Control
 Voice control
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext
1,000 pages 1,000 pages

Design

Colour of Product
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

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

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 68W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 95kWh
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Specification
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
47mm
BEST
49mm
Weight
11.5kg
BEST
12kg
Package Weight
17kg 17kg
Weight With Stand
13.5kg
BEST
14kg
Depth (with Stand)
202mm
BEST
364mm
Height (with Stand)
560mm
BEST
573mm
Width (with Stand)
904mm 904mm
Height
518mm 518mm
Width
904mm 904mm
Package Height
660mm
BEST
680mm
Package Width
1,302mm
BEST
1,345mm

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
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