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Panasonic TX-40CS520 vs Panasonic TX-40DX600

Panasonic TX-40CS520 vs Panasonic TX-40DX600

Panasonic TX-40CS520
Panasonic TX-40DX600

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
Thinner Edit
Panasonic TX-40CS520 is 47mm thick. That's 2mm thinner than the Panasonic TX-40DX600 (49mm). 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 £20
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 costs £20 less than the Panasonic TX-40DX600.
22% cheaper to run
Over five years the Panasonic TX-40CS520 only costs £87.75 to run but the Panasonic TX-40DX600 costs £112.00 to run (28% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Panasonic TX-40DX600 has a rating of "B".
2 Reasons For
Faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 is an 800Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 700Hz faster than the Panasonic TX-40CS520 (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.

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

Available from 24 shops
The more retailers stock this TV, the greater competition amongst retailers to keep prices low.

Reasons Against

3 Reasons Against
7x slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 has a motion interpolation frequency of 100Hz, but the Panasonic TX-40DX600 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.

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

Less retailers
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 is only stocked by 5 retailers, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DX600 is stocked by 29 stores. 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-40CS520 is one year older than the Panasonic TX-40DX600.
4 Reasons Against
Moderately thicker Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 is a 49mm thick TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-40CS520 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.

£20 more expensive
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 is more expensive than the Panasonic TX-40CS520 by £20.
28% higher running costs over five years
Over five years the Panasonic TX-40DX600 costs £112.00 to run which is £24.25 more to run than the Panasonic TX-40CS520. Show assumptions.
Energy efficiency rating is inferior
The Panasonic TX-40DX600 has an energy efficiency rating of "B", but the Panasonic TX-40CS520 has a rating of "A+".

Date Released

27 months Ago 14 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 86.53
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.22
Total running cost £ 87.75
Purchase price £ 329.99
Total cost of ownership £ 417.74
Details
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
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
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.

Display

Display Diagonal
40" 40"
HD Type
 4K
 4K
BEST
3D
 3D
 3D
High Frequency Rate
100Hz Unknown - Click to provide data
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
BEST
 1920 x 1080
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
100Hz 800Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 BMR
 BMR
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
 2160p
 1080p
 2160p
BEST
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
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
Horizontal Viewing Angle
176° Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 3840 x 2160
BEST
Viewing Angle, Vertical
176° Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

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

Smart TV

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

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
Unknown - Click to provide data 68W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.2W
BEST
0.5W
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
BEST
 A+
Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (PowerSave)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
Power Consumption (average)
42W Unknown - Click to provide data
Annual Energy Consumption
59kWh
BEST
95kWh
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.5W
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
54W Unknown - Click to provide data
Input Voltage
 240
 220
 220 - 240
 240
 220
 220 - 240

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

TV Tuner

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

Performance

Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
Audio Formats Supported
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
Image Formats Supported
 JPG
 JPG
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Adaptive Dimming Backlight
 Adaptive Dimming Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Processor Cores
Unknown - Click to provide data 4
Teletext
1,000 pages 1,000 pages

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control

Ergonomics

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

Networking

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

Management Features

Hotel Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hotel mode
Smart Modes
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Custom
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Custom
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) 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
Number of OSD Languages
26 27
BEST
Picture-and-Text
 Picture-and-Text
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
47mm
BEST
49mm
Weight
10.5kg
BEST
12kg
Package Weight
16kg
BEST
17kg
Weight With Stand
12.5kg
BEST
14kg
Depth (with Stand)
230mm
BEST
364mm
Height (with Stand)
556mm
BEST
573mm
Width (with Stand)
904mm 904mm
Height
518mm 518mm
Width
904mm 904mm
Package Height
647mm
BEST
680mm
Package Width
1,302mm
BEST
1,345mm

Ports & Interfaces

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