Panasonic TX-40C300 vs Panasonic TX-40DS400
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Panasonic TX-40C300

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and affordable 40" Full HD TV, good for watching films
94
Value for Money
Excellent
68
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
94
Running Costs
£45 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
40" Full HD No 68mm Apr 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 40"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 68mm
Release Date Apr 2015
Energy Efficiency A+
Panasonic TX-40DS400

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and low cost 40" Full HD television, good for watching films
93
Value for Money
Excellent
67
Features
Good Features
82
Age
1 Year Old
89
Running Costs
£61 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
40" Full HD No 88mm Mar 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 40"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 88mm
Release Date Mar 2016
Energy Efficiency A+
Panasonic TX-40C300

77

Overall Score

77

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and affordable 40" Full HD TV, good for watching films
94
Value for Money
Excellent
68
Features
Good Features
76
Age
2 Years Old
94
Running Costs
£45 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good
40" Full HD No 68mm Apr 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 40"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 68mm
Release Date Apr 2015
Energy Efficiency A+
Panasonic TX-40DS400

83

Overall Score

83

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A very economical to run and low cost 40" Full HD television, good for watching films
93
Value for Money
Excellent
67
Features
Good Features
82
Age
1 Year Old
89
Running Costs
£61 Over 5 Years
83
Overall Score
Excellent
40" Full HD No 88mm Mar 2016 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
Display Diagonal 40"
HD Type Full HD
OLED/QLED Technology No
Thickness 88mm
Release Date Mar 2016
Energy Efficiency A+

Top Prices

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£329.00
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Reasons For

Panasonic TX-40C300 Panasonic TX-40DS400
4 Reasons For
Thinner
Panasonic TX-40C300 is 68mm thick. That's 20mm thinner than the Panasonic TX-40DS400 (88mm).

The thickness of a 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.

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Cheaper by £46
The Panasonic TX-40C300 costs £46.01 less than the Panasonic TX-40DS400.
More Shops Are Selling it
A greater number of sellers increases the chances of the product remaining in stock and also increases the price competition amongst retailers for this TV.
26% Cheaper to Run Over Five Years
Over five years the Panasonic TX-40C300 only costs £45 to run but the Panasonic TX-40DS400 costs £61 to run (34% more).
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Internet TV
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 supports internet TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-40C300 does not.

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

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Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 is a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified TV, whereas the Panasonic TX-40C300 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

The Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) is a system that allows various computer technology products - from TVs to phones to games consoles - to all share data and media with each other over a home network, with a minimum of compatibility issues.

A DLNA-certified TV will be able to receive, transfer & stream media from a wide variety of tech in your home, making sharing of media between devices far easier and more streamlined.

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Wi-Fi
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 supports Wi-Fi, however the Panasonic TX-40C300 does not support Wi-Fi.

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.

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

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.

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Common Interface (CI) Slot
The Panasonic TX-40DS400 has a common interface (CI) slot, but the Panasonic TX-40C300 does not.

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.

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Reasons Against

Date Released

Panasonic TX-40C300 Panasonic TX-40DS400
34 months old 23 months old Best

Manufacturer's Warranty

Key Features

Wi-Fi

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.

Panasonic TX-40C300 Panasonic TX-40DS400
Best
No
Yes

Thickness

The thickness of a 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.

Energy Efficiency

Energy Efficiency Class

Panasonic TX-40C300 Panasonic TX-40DS400

Running Costs Over 5 Years

TV running costs calculated based on an average of 5 hours of use per day. The running cost comprises the electricity cost when using the TV and the electricity standby cost. Compare all energy saving TVs.

Environmental Impact

We have calculated the amount of CO2 that will be generated by running each of these TVs for 5 years. We have then converted that into the number of tree seedlings that you would need to plant and grow for 10 years in order to offset that amount of CO2.
Panasonic TX-40C300
Panasonic
TX-40C300
6 trees 0.22 tonnes CO2 (Best)
Panasonic TX-40DS400
Panasonic
TX-40DS400
8 trees 0.3 tonnes CO2

Specification

 
 
 
Display Panasonic TX-40C300 Panasonic TX-40DS400
Display Diagonal 40" 40"
HD Type
Full HD
 Full HD
Full HD
 Full HD
High Frequency Rate
Display Resolution
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
 1920 x 1080 (Full HD)
Motion Interpolation Frequency 400Hz 400Hz
Display Brightness
Horizontal Viewing Angle 176° Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Video Mode
1080p
 1080p
1080p
 1080p
Display Diagonal (metric) 102cm
BEST
100cm
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080) 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
 1920 x 1080
Vertical Viewing Angle 176° Unknown - Click to provide data
 
 
 
Audio Panasonic TX-40C300 Panasonic TX-40DS400
RMS Rated Power Unknown - Click to provide data 20W
Loudspeaker 2 2
Sound Modes
Speech Custom
Music Movie
Standard
 Speech
 Custom
 Music
 Movie
 Standard
Speech Custom
Music Movie
Standard
 Speech
 Custom
 Music
 Movie
 Standard
Speaker 2 2
 
 
 
Power Panasonic TX-40C300 Panasonic TX-40DS400
Energy Efficiency Class
A+
 A+
A+
 A+
Power Consumption (typical) 33W
BEST
48W
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Annual Energy Consumption 48kWh
BEST
67kWh
Power Consumption (off) Unknown - Click to provide data 0.3W
 
 
 
TV Tuner Panasonic TX-40C300 Panasonic TX-40DS400
Tuner Type
Analog
 Analog
Analog
 Analog
 
 
 
Performance Panasonic TX-40C300 Panasonic TX-40DS400
Video Formats Supported
MP4 AVI
FLV 3GP
MKV VOB
M4V TS
3GPP VRO
 MP4
 AVI
 FLV
 3GP
 MKV
 VOB
 M4V
 TS
 3GPP
 VRO
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
AAC++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
FLAC MP3
WAV WMA
AAC++
 FLAC
 MP3
 WAV
 WMA
 AAC++
Image Formats Supported
JPG
 JPG
JPG
 JPG
Teletext 1,000 Pages 1,000 Pages
 
 
 
Management Features Panasonic TX-40C300 Panasonic TX-40DS400
Smart Modes
Normal True Cinema
Custom Cinema
Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
Normal True Cinema
Custom Cinema
Dynamic
 Normal
 True Cinema
 Custom
 Cinema
 Dynamic
Number of OSD Languages 31
BEST
27
 
 
 
Weight & Dimensions Panasonic TX-40C300 Panasonic TX-40DS400
Thickness 68mm
BEST
88mm
Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 8kg
Weight With Stand Unknown - Click to provide data 8.5kg
Depth (with Stand) 220mm
BEST
238mm
Height (with Stand) 588mm 569mm
Width (with Stand) 923mm 902mm
BEST
Height 544mm 522mm
Width 923mm 902mm
 
 
 
Ports & Interfaces Panasonic TX-40C300 Panasonic TX-40DS400
Headphone Outputs 1 1
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
 
 
 
Packaging Data Panasonic TX-40C300 Panasonic TX-40DS400
Package Weight Unknown - Click to provide data 11kg
Package Height Unknown - Click to provide data 662mm
Package Width Unknown - Click to provide data 983mm

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