Panasonic TX-40C300 vs Toshiba 40L1533

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Panasonic TX-40C300
Toshiba 40L1533

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Reasons For

4 Reasons For
50% faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Panasonic TX-40C300 is a 400Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 200Hz faster than the Toshiba 40L1533 (200Hz). 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.

£61 cheaper
The Panasonic TX-40C300 is £60.58 cheaper than the Toshiba 40L1533.
Available from 8 shops
A greater number of stores increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV and also increases the chances of the product remaining in stock.
Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Panasonic TX-40C300 is "A+", whereas the rating of the Toshiba 40L1533 is "A+".
6 Reasons For
PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Toshiba 40L1533 has a PC in (D-Sub), however the Panasonic TX-40C300 does not have a PC in (D-Sub). Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

A lot lower annual energy consumption Edit
The Toshiba 40L1533 has an annual energy consumption of 67kWh, however the Panasonic TX-40C300 is a 91kWh annual energy consumption TV (24kWh higher). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

Two times thinner Edit
Toshiba 40L1533 is 27mm thick. That's 41mm thinner than the Panasonic TX-40C300 (27mm). 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.

1.5kg lighter Edit
The Toshiba 40L1533 is a 9.5kg heavy TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-40C300 is an 11kg heavy TV (1.5kg heavier). 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.

27% cheaper to run
Over five years the Toshiba 40L1533 only costs £75.60 to run but the Panasonic TX-40C300 costs £103.99 to run (38% more). Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The Toshiba 40L1533 has an energy efficiency rating of "A+", however the Panasonic TX-40C300 has a rating of "A+".

Reasons Against

5 Reasons Against
Does not have a PC in (D-Sub) Edit
The Panasonic TX-40C300 does not have a PC in (D-Sub), however the Toshiba 40L1533 has a PC in (D-Sub). Read more

The socket (port) to receive input from a PC via a D-sub, which is a connector with a characteristic D-shaped metal shield.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Panasonic TX-40C300 is a 91kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 24kWh higher than the Toshiba 40L1533 (67kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

41mm thicker Edit
The Panasonic TX-40C300 has a depth of 68mm, however the Toshiba 40L1533 is a 27mm thick TV (41mm 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.

Heavier Edit
Panasonic TX-40C300 is 11kg heavy. That's 1.5kg heavier than the Toshiba 40L1533 (9.5kg). 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.

More expensive to run over five years by 38%
The running costs over five years of the Panasonic TX-40C300 are £103.99 which is £28.39 more than the Toshiba 40L1533. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
Slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Toshiba 40L1533 has a motion interpolation frequency of 200Hz, but the Panasonic TX-40C300 is a 400Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (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. 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.

More expensive by £61
The Toshiba 40L1533 is £60.58 more expensive than the Panasonic TX-40C300.
Less retailers
The Toshiba 40L1533 is only stocked by 1 store, whereas the Panasonic TX-40C300 is stocked by 9 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 three months
The Toshiba 40L1533 is three months older than the Panasonic TX-40C300.

Average User Rating

Date Released

22 months Ago 25 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 £ 73.71
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.89
Total running cost £ 75.60
Purchase price £ 279.58
Total cost of ownership £ 355.18
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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.
0.38T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.38 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
High Frequency Rate
Unknown - Click to provide data 50Hz
LED Backlighting Type
 Edge-LED
 Edge-LED
Contrast Ratio (typical)
 4000:1
 4000:1
BEST
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
 OLED technology
Visible Diagonal Screen Size
101.6cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
400Hz
BEST
200Hz
Noise Reduction
 Noise reduction
 Noise reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
 RMR
 RMR
Response Time
Unknown - Click to provide data 8ms
Display Brightness
Unknown - Click to provide data 300 cd/m²
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
 22000:1
 22000:1
BEST
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
 1080p
 1080i
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
 1080p
 1080i
 720i
 720p
 576i
 576p
 480i
 480p
Screen Format Adjustments
 16:9
 16:9
Display Diagonal (metric)
102cm 102cm
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
176° 178°
BEST
Supported Graphics Resolutions
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
176° 178°
BEST

TV Tuner

Channels Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 800
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
Tuner Type
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL D
 PAL DK
 PAL I
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM B/G
 SECAM D
 SECAM D/K
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL D
 PAL DK
 PAL I
 SECAM
 SECAM B
 SECAM B/G
 SECAM D
 SECAM D/K
 SECAM L
 NTSC
 NTSC 4.43

Smart TV

Smart TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smart TV
Internet TV
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Internet TV

Audio

Audio System
Unknown - Click to provide data NICAM Stereo
RMS Rated Power
Unknown - Click to provide data 16W
Number of Loudspeakers
2 2
Built-In Speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
 Built-in speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
 Digital Plus
 Digital
 Digital Plus
 Digital
Sound Modes
 Custom
 Music
 Movie
 Custom
 Music
 Movie
Audio Decoders
 Dolby Digital
 Dolby Digital
Audio Decoding Technologies
 Dolby Digital Plus
 Dolby Digital Plus

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs
1 1
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Digital audio coaxial out
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
 Common interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Common interface (CI)
SCART Ports Quantity
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in
1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
1 1
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
 DVI port
PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
 PC in (D-Sub)
BEST
HDMI Ports Quantity
2 2
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
 Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN
 Ethernet LAN

Management Features

On/Off Timer
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/Off timer
Smart Modes
 Game
 Dynamic
 PC
 Game
 Dynamic
 PC
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
 BUL
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
 DAN
 DUT
 GRE
 BUL
 CZE
 UKR
 NOR
 RUS
 ENG
 FIN
 FRE
 DEU
 ITA
 POL
 POR
 ESP
 SWE
 TUR
 HUN
 RUM
Number of OSD Languages
31
BEST
25

Performance

Video Formats Supported
 ASF
 H.264
 ASF
 H.264
Audio Formats Supported
 ASF
 MP3
 LPCM
 AC3
 PCM
 ADPCM
 IMA-ADPCM
 LBR
 ASF
 MP3
 LPCM
 AC3
 PCM
 ADPCM
 IMA-ADPCM
 LBR
Image Formats Supported
 BMP
 JPEG XR
 BMP
 JPEG XR
Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Child Lock
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Child lock
Game Mode
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Game mode
24p Support
Unknown - Click to provide data
 24p support
Local Dimming
 Local dimming
Unknown - Click to provide data
Ambient Light Sensor
 Ambient light sensor
Unknown - Click to provide data
Teletext
1,000 pages 1,000 pages

Design

Built-In Camera
 Built-in camera
Unknown - Click to provide data
Colour of Product
 Black
 Black
Mercury Content
Unknown - Click to provide data 0.1mg

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces
 400 x 400
 400 x 400
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Power Consumption (typical)
63W 46W
BEST
Power Consumption (standby)
0.5W 0.31W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A+
 A+
Annual Energy Consumption
91kWh 67kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 20-24
 20-24
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50
Power Consumption (max)
Unknown - Click to provide data 75W

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
 Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified
Unknown - Click to provide data

Weight & Dimensions

Depth
68mm 27mm
BEST
Weight
11kg 9.5kg
BEST
Package Weight
17.7kg 14kg
BEST
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
995 x 702 x 120 Unknown - Click to provide data
Weight With Stand
Unknown - Click to provide data 10kg
Depth (with Stand)
220mm
BEST
229mm
Height (with Stand)
588mm
BEST
593mm
Width (with Stand)
923mm
BEST
925mm
Height
544mm 558mm
Width
923mm 925mm
Package Height
702mm 702mm
Package Width
995mm 995mm

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
 Desktop stand
Batteries Included
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Batteries included
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Manual
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Manual

Technical Details

LED Backlight
Unknown - Click to provide data
 LED backlight
Other Features
Ambient sensor Unknown - Click to provide data

Other Features

Dimensions (WxDxH)
923 x 588 x 220 Unknown - Click to provide data
Stereo Sound
Stereo Unknown - Click to provide data
Audio Power
16 Unknown - Click to provide data
Dimensions (WxHxD)
923 x 588 x 220 Unknown - Click to provide data
Product Dimensions (without Stand, Metric)
923 x 544 x 68 Unknown - Click to provide data
Packaging Content
Panasonic VIERA TX-40C300B 40 LED TV,Standard remote control,User manual,Batteries,Stand,Fixing screws Unknown - Click to provide data
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