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Panasonic TX-40CX680 vs Panasonic TX-40DX600 vs Panasonic TX-40DX700

Panasonic TX-40CX680 vs Panasonic TX-40DX600 vs Panasonic TX-40DX700

Panasonic TX-40CX680
Panasonic TX-40DX600
Panasonic TX-40DX700

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Reasons For

2 Reasons For
22% cheaper to run
Over five years the Panasonic TX-40CX680 only costs £107.20 to run but the Panasonic TX-40DX600 costs £112.00 to run (4% more) and the Panasonic TX-40DX700 costs £137.64 to run (28% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Panasonic TX-40CX680 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", however the Panasonic TX-40DX600 has a rating of "B" and the Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a rating of "B".
3 Reasons For
Cheaper by £80
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 costs £100 less than the Panasonic TX-40CX680 and costs £80 less than the Panasonic TX-40DX700.
25 shops are selling it
A greater number of shops increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", however the Panasonic TX-40CX680 has a rating of "B" and the Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a rating of "B".
5 Reasons For
1,200Hz faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a motion interpolation frequency of 1,400Hz, however the Panasonic TX-40CX680 is only a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (1,200Hz slower) and the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is only an 800Hz 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.

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

23% thinner Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a depth of 40mm. That's 7mm thinner than the Panasonic TX-40CX680 (40mm) and 9mm thinner than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 (40mm). 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.

Common interface (CI) slot Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has a common interface (CI) slot, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX600 does not. Read more

A common interface slot provides compatibility with pay-per-view cards.

A common interface slot allows you to install pay per view cards. For example Sky TV sell pay per cards for watching football and boxing and WWE Network sell cards for watching wrestling.

Better selling
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 ranks No. 1773 by number of sales, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX600 ranks No. 1828.
Energy efficiency rating is superior
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", whereas the Panasonic TX-40CX680 has a rating of "B" and the Panasonic TX-40DX600 has a rating of "B".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-40CX680 has a motion interpolation frequency of 200Hz, but the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (600Hz faster) and the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is a 1,400Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (1,200Hz 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.

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

Thicker Edit
Panasonic TX-40CX680 is 47mm thick. That's 2mm thinner than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 (40mm) and 7mm thicker than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 (40mm). 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.

More expensive by £100
The Panasonic TX-40CX680 is £100 more expensive than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 and £20 more expensive than the Panasonic TX-40DX700.
Less retailers
The Panasonic TX-40CX680 is only stocked by 3 retailers, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is stocked by 28 retailers and the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is stocked by 21 sellers. Read more
Fewer numbers of sellers reduces the price competition amongst retailers for the product and also reduces the chances of this TV remaining in stock.
Older by one year
The Panasonic TX-40CX680 is one year older than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 and one year older than the Panasonic TX-40DX700.
4 Reasons Against
Hugely slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 has a motion interpolation frequency of 800Hz, but the Panasonic TX-40CX680 is a 200Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (600Hz slower) and the Panasonic TX-40DX700 is a 1,400Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (600Hz 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.

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

Thicker Edit
Panasonic TX-40DX600 is 49mm thick. That's 2mm thicker than the Panasonic TX-40CX680 (40mm) and 9mm thicker than the Panasonic TX-40DX700 (40mm). 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 running costs over five years by £4.80
The running costs over five years of the Panasonic TX-40DX600 are £112.00 which is £4.80 more than the Panasonic TX-40CX680. Show assumptions.
Less popular
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 is a less popular choice amongst buyers. It ranks No. 1828 by number of sales in our TVs, however the Panasonic TX-40DX700 ranks No. 1773.
3 Reasons Against
More expensive by £80
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is £80 more expensive than the Panasonic TX-40DX600.
Fewer sellers
The Panasonic TX-40DX700 is only stocked by 21 sellers, but the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is stocked by 28 stores. Read more
The fewer the number of sellers that stock the product, the lower the competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£30.44 more expensive to run over five years
Over five years the running costs of the Panasonic TX-40DX700 are £137.64 which is £30.44 more than the Panasonic TX-40CX680 and £25.64 more than the Panasonic TX-40DX600. Show assumptions.

Date Released

27 months Ago 14 months Ago 14 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 104.16
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 107.20
Purchase price £ 449.99
Total cost of ownership £ 557.19
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 108.96
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 112.00
Purchase price £ 349.99
Total cost of ownership £ 461.99
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Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 137.64
Purchase price £ 429.99
Total cost of ownership £ 567.63
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Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.53T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.53 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
14
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
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.
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
40" 40" 40"
HD Type
 4K
 4K
 4K
3D
 3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
200Hz Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
200Hz 800Hz 1,400Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
 BMR
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 Brilliant Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
BEST
Supported Video Mode
 2160p
 2160p
 2160p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
 Brilliant Contrast
 High Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 High Contrast
 Brilliant Contrast
 High Contrast
Display Technology
 LED
 LED
BEST
 LED
BEST
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
100cm 100cm 100cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
176° Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
 3840 x 2160
Viewing Angle, Vertical
176° Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
20W 20W 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2 2
Sound Modes
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
 Ambience
 Standard
 Music
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Smart TV

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

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 68W
BEST
84W
Power Consumption (standby)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W 0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 B
 B
 B
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
Unknown - Click to provide data 95kWh
BEST
117kWh
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W 0.3W
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 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) certified
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Specification
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP
 DMS
 DMP
 DMR
 RUI 2.0
 DTCP-IP

TV Tuner

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

Performance

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

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control

Ergonomics

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

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
 Bluetooth
Unknown - Click to provide data Unknown - Click to provide data
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
Browsing
 Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

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

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
47mm 49mm 40mm
BEST
Weight
11.5kg
BEST
12kg 11.5kg
BEST
Package Weight
17kg 17kg 16kg
BEST
Weight With Stand
13.5kg 14kg 12.5kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
202mm
BEST
364mm 203mm
Height (with Stand)
560mm 573mm 559mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
560mm
BEST
904mm 895mm
Height
518mm 518mm 514mm
Width
904mm 904mm 895mm
Package Height
660mm 680mm 611mm
BEST
Package Width
1,302mm 1,345mm 1,223mm
BEST

Ports & Interfaces

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