Panasonic TX-55CX802 vs Panasonic TX-55DX650

Panasonic TX-55CX802
Panasonic TX-55DX650

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
3D Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CX802 is a 3D TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-55DX650 is not 3D. Read more

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

38% faster high frequency rate Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CX802 has a high frequency rate of 1,600Hz. That's 600Hz faster than the Panasonic TX-55DX650 (1,000Hz). 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.

A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CX802 has an RMS rated power of 40W, but the Panasonic TX-55DX650 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (20W lower). 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.

Two more HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CX802 has three HDMI ports quantitys, however the Panasonic TX-55DX650 only has one HDMI ports quantity. 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.

2 Reasons For
14% lighter Edit
The Panasonic TX-55DX650 has a weight of 18kg. That's 2.5kg lighter than the Panasonic TX-55CX802 (18kg). 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.

£390 cheaper
The Panasonic TX-55DX650 costs £599.00, whereas the Panasonic TX-55CX802 is £989.00.

Reasons Against

2 Reasons Against
2.5kg heavier Edit
The Panasonic TX-55CX802 is a 20.5kg heavy TV. That's 2.5kg heavier than the Panasonic TX-55DX650 (18kg). 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.

£390 more expensive
The Panasonic TX-55CX802 is more expensive than the Panasonic TX-55DX650 by £390.
5 Reasons Against
Not 3D Edit
The Panasonic TX-55DX650 is not 3D, but the Panasonic TX-55CX802 is. Read more

3D technology has become increasingly popular as the amount of 3D film and TV content has increased dramatically in recent years. All 3D TVs will also display regular 2D content and most will allow you to switch on and off the 3D effect on 3D content. Most 3D TVs require you to wear special 3D glasses in order to view the content in 3D, however some of the newer 3D TVs require no 3D glasses at all. Of those TVs that do require glasses, there are two main types of 3D technology: passive and active. Passive 3D uses glasses similar to those that you wear in the cinema. The glasses have polarised lenses which ensure that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of passive 3D is that the glasses are very light and comfortable to wear, but it can result in a less bright image. Active 3D uses battery powered glasses which control active shutters in each lens. These shutters constantly open and close very quickly in sync with two different images that are being displayed by the TV. This ensures that the correct image is displayed to each eye. The main advantage of active 3D is that the image is brighter, however the glasses are heavier and more expensive.

3D compatible TVs allow you to watch 3D content. For most TVs you will need to wear special glasses to see the 3D effect.

60% slower high frequency rate Edit
Panasonic TX-55DX650 is only 1,000Hz refresh rate. That's 600Hz slower than the Panasonic TX-55CX802 (1,000Hz). 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.

20W lower RMS rated power Edit
The Panasonic TX-55DX650 has an RMS rated power of 20W, whereas the Panasonic TX-55CX802 is a 40W RMS rated power TV (20W 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.

Two less HDMI ports quantitys Edit
The number of HDMI ports quantitys on the Panasonic TX-55DX650 is one, but the Panasonic TX-55CX802 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.

Five months older
The Panasonic TX-55DX650 is older than the Panasonic TX-55CX802 by five months.

Date Released

22 months Ago 27 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

No data 1 Year

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ -
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ -
Electricity cost - switched on £ 184.27
Electricity cost - standby £ -
Total running cost £ 184.27
Purchase price £ 599.00
Total cost of ownership £ 783.27
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

No data

Environmental Impact

No data
0.91T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.91 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
55" 55"
HD Type
 4K Ultra HD
 4K Ultra HD
3D
 3D
BEST
 3D
High Frequency Rate
1,600Hz
BEST
1,000Hz
3D Type
 Active
 Active
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
1,600Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
Noise Reduction
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Noise reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
 IFC (Intelligent Frame Creation)
 IFC (Intelligent Frame Creation)
Display Diagonal (metric)
139cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
176° Unknown - Click to provide data
Viewing Angle, Vertical
176° Unknown - Click to provide data

TV Tuner

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

Smart TV

Smart TV
 Smart TV
 Smart TV
Internet TV
 Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
Lifestyle Apps
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
BEST
Video Apps
 YouTube
 NetFlix
 YouTube
 NetFlix
News Apps
 BBC
 BBC
Operating System Installed
 Firefox OS
 Firefox OS
Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring

Audio

Subwoofer RMS Power
20W Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Subwoofer
 Built-in subwoofer
Unknown - Click to provide data
RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
20W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 Digital Plus
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Standard
 Music
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface (CI)
 Common interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
SCART Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 1
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
2 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP
 HDCP
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Ports Quantity
3
BEST
1
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
 Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Networking

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

Management Features

Sleep Timer
 Sleep timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
Smart Modes
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 Custom
 Cinema
 Game
 Dynamic
 Custom
On Screen Display (OSD)
 On Screen Display (OSD)
Unknown - Click to provide data
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
 Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
 ENG
 ENG
Hotel Mode
 Hotel mode
Unknown - Click to provide data

Performance

Network Streaming Service
 Netflix
 YouTube
 Netflix
 YouTube
Compatible Memory Cards
 SD
 SD
Card Reader Integrated
 Card reader integrated
Unknown - Click to provide data
Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 3GPP
 VRO
 MP4
 WMV
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 AVCHD
 M4V
 TS
 AVC
 3GPP
 VRO
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 MPO
 JPG
 MPO
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
Unknown - Click to provide data
Game Mode
 Game mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Google Application
 YouTube
 YouTube
Teletext
1,500 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Social Network Service
 Twitter
 Facebook
 Twitter
 Facebook

Design

Built-In Camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Built-in camera
Colour of Product
 Silver
 Silver

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
Smartphone Remote Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smartphone remote support
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 115W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 160kWh
AC Input Voltage
 200 - 240
 200 - 240
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Input Voltage
 240
 200 - 240
 240
 200 - 240

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
54mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight
20.5kg 18kg
BEST
Package Weight
29kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Unknown - Click to provide data 723 x 1244 x 69
Weight With Stand
22.5kg Unknown - Click to provide data
Depth (with Stand)
246mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height (with Stand)
754mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width (with Stand)
1,237mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Height
719mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Width
1,237mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Height
864mm Unknown - Click to provide data
Package Width
1,557mm Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Content

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

Other Features

Sound Enhancement Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data VR-Audio True Surround
Multimedia
Unknown - Click to provide data Screen mirroring
Speakers
Unknown - Click to provide data 2
DVB
Unknown - Click to provide data DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner
Smart TV Applications
Unknown - Click to provide data Catch up TV: BBC iPlayer, ITV Player, All 4, My5 - Streaming: Netflix 4k - App store: Panasonic App Store - Custom homepage - Full internet browser - Social media: Facebook, Twitter, YouTube 4k
Packaging Content
Unknown - Click to provide data Panasonic VIERA TX-55DX650B Smart 4k Ultra HD 55" LED TV - Standard remote control - Instruction leaflet - Batteries - TV stand - Fixing screws

Special Features

Photo Share
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Photo Share
Football Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Football mode
X-Reality PRO
Unknown - Click to provide data
 X-Reality PRO
Triluminos Display
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Triluminos Display
Cinematic S-Force Front Surround
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Cinematic S-Force Front Surround
ClearAudio+
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ClearAudio+
Auto Depth Enhancer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Auto Depth Enhancer
Motionflow XR
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Motionflow XR
Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
Dynamic Contrasting
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Dynamic contrasting
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
ClearAudio+
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ClearAudio+
ConnectShare
Unknown - Click to provide data
 ConnectShare
4K X-Reality Pro
Unknown - Click to provide data
 4K X-Reality Pro
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