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Panasonic TX-40C300 vs Panasonic TX-40DS400

Panasonic TX-40C300 vs Panasonic TX-40DS400

Panasonic TX-40C300
Panasonic TX-40DS400

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Reasons For

3 Reasons For
Thinner Edit
Panasonic TX-40C300 is 68mm thick. That's 20mm thinner than the Panasonic TX-40DS400 (88mm). 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 £95
The Panasonic TX-40C300 costs £95.32 less than the Panasonic TX-40DS400.
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Panasonic TX-40C300 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Panasonic TX-40DS400 has a rating of "A+".
6 Reasons For
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, whereas the Panasonic TX-40C300 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.
Wi-Fi Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 supports Wi-Fi, however the Panasonic TX-40C300 does not support Wi-Fi. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

Ethernet port Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 has an ethernet port, but the Panasonic TX-40C300 does not have an ethernet port. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

3 shops are selling it
The more sellers stock the product, the greater competition amongst sellers to keep prices low.
£25.25 cheaper to run
Over five years the Panasonic TX-40DS400 only costs £78.74 to run whereas the Panasonic TX-40C300 costs £103.99 to run (32% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is higher
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", but the Panasonic TX-40C300 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified Edit
The Panasonic TX-40C300 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DS400 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.
Does not support Wi-Fi Edit
The Panasonic TX-40C300 does not support Wi-Fi, however the Panasonic TX-40DS400 supports Wi-Fi. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

A wifi connection means that connecting your TV to the net will be easier and can be done without cables.

Does not have an ethernet port Edit
The Panasonic TX-40C300 does not have an ethernet port, but the Panasonic TX-40DS400 does. Read more

An ethernet port lets you connect the TV directly to your router with an ethernet cable.

An ethernet connection is more reliable than wifi and is useful if you do not have a wiki network or the wifi signal is weak. Depending on the speed of your wifi network and ethernet connection may be faster than wifi which means less buffering when streaming content to the TV.

Less retailers
The Panasonic TX-40C300 is only stocked by 5 stores, whereas the Panasonic TX-40DS400 is stocked by 8 retailers. 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-40C300 is one year older than the Panasonic TX-40DS400.
£25.25 more expensive to run over five years
The Panasonic TX-40C300 costs £103.99 to run which is £25.25 more to run than the Panasonic TX-40DS400 over five years. Show assumptions.
2 Reasons Against
20mm thicker Edit
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 is an 88mm thick TV. That's 20mm thicker than the Panasonic TX-40C300 (88mm). 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 £95
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 is £95.32 more expensive than the Panasonic TX-40C300.

Date Released

26 months Ago 14 months Ago

Manufacturer's Warranty

1 Year No data

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 100.95
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 103.99
Purchase price £ 219.00
Total cost of ownership £ 322.99
Details
Electricity cost - switched on £ 76.91
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 78.74
Purchase price £ 314.32
Total cost of ownership £ 393.06
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.52T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.52 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.39T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Display Diagonal
40" 40"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
3D
 3D
 3D
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
Motion Interpolation Frequency
400Hz 400Hz
Supported Video Mode
 1080p
 1080p
Aspect Ratio
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
102cm
BEST
100cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
176° Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
176° Unknown - Click to provide data

Audio

Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Sound Modes
 Speech
 Custom
 Music
 Movie
 Standard
 Speech
 Custom
 Music
 Movie
 Standard

Smart TV

Screen Mirroring
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Screen mirroring
Smart TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
33W
BEST
48W
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
48kWh
BEST
67kWh
Power Consumption (off)
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
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
BEST
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

Video Formats Supported
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
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
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Adaptive Dimming Backlight
Teletext
1,000 pages 1,000 pages

Packaging Content

Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control

Ergonomics

On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 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
BEST
Ethernet Port
 Ethernet port
 Ethernet port
BEST
Browsing
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Browsing

Management Features

Smart Modes
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
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
 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
31
BEST
27

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
68mm
BEST
88mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 8kg
Package Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 11kg
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 8.5kg
Depth (with Stand)
220mm
BEST
238mm
Height (with Stand)
588mm 569mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
923mm 902mm
BEST
Height
544mm 522mm
Width
923mm 902mm
Package Height
Unknown - Click to provide data 662mm
Package Width
Unknown - Click to provide data 983mm

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
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
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
HDMI Port
2 2
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 1.3
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