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Panasonic TX-50CX680 vs Samsung HG55EC690

Panasonic TX-50CX680 vs Samsung HG55EC690

Panasonic TX-50CX680

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Overall Score
Our Verdict:
An award winning 50" 4K TV with not bad features but a price that represents poor value for money
77
1 Review + 1 Award
30
Poor
63
Good Features
63
2 Years Old
50
£138 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
62
Good
50" 4K No No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
Samsung HG55EC690

44

Overall Score
Our Verdict:
A 3 year old 55" Full HD TV with fine features but a price that represents inferior value for money
14
Poor
47
Average Features
46
3 Years Old
44
£141 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
44
Mediocre
55" Full HD No No Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

Top Prices

RGB Direct
2 Prices from 2 Stores | £699.00
Dealbuyer.com
1 Price from 1 Store | £879.95

Reviews & Awards

Awards
1 Award
Trusted Reviews: Recommended
No awards found
Average Expert Rating
No reviews found

Energy Efficiency

Running Costs Over 5 Years
Electricity cost - switched on £ 134.60
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 137.64
Electricity cost - switched on £ 137.81
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 140.85
Energy Efficiency Class
No data No data
Environmental Impact
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.
0.7T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.7 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Specification

Display

Display Diagonal 50" 55"
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HD Type  4K
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 4K
Contrast Ratio (typical)  5000:1  5000:1
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High Frequency Rate 200Hz
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Display Resolution  3840 x 2160  1920 x 1080
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 3840 x 2160  1920 x 1080
Motion Interpolation Frequency 200Hz
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100Hz
Response Time Unknown - Click to provide data 6ms
Display Brightness 350 cd/m²
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Horizontal Viewing Angle 176° 178°
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Screen Shape  Flat  Flat
Supported Video Mode  2160p
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 2160p
Aspect Ratio  16  16
Display Technology  LED  LED
Display Diagonal (metric) 126cm Unknown - Click to provide data
Supported Graphics Resolutions  3840 x 2160  60  6  1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)  1920 x 1080
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 3840 x 2160  60  6  1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)  1920 x 1080
Viewing Angle, Vertical 176° 178°
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Audio

RMS Rated Power 20W 20W
Loudspeaker 2 2
Audio System Unknown - Click to provide data
Dolby Technology  Digital Plus  Digital  Dolby Digital Plus  Dolby Digital  Digital Plus  Digital  Dolby Digital Plus  Dolby Digital
Sound Modes  Standard  Music  Standard  Music
Audio Decoders  Dolby Digital  DTS  Dolby Digital  DTS
Audio Decoding Technology  Dolby Digital Plus  Dolby Digital  Dolby MS10  DTS Premium Sound 5.1  DTS Studio Sound  DTS Premium Sound  DTS  1  Dolby Digital Plus  Dolby Digital  Dolby MS10  DTS Premium Sound 5.1  DTS Studio Sound  DTS Premium Sound  DTS  1
Speaker 2 2

Smart TV

Video App  Netflix
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 Netflix
Operating System Version Unknown - Click to provide data

Design

Colour  Black  Black

Power

Energy Efficiency Class  A+  A+
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Power Consumption (typical) 84W
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86W
Power Consumption (standby) 0.5W 0.5W
Annual Energy Consumption 117kWh
BEST
98kWh
AC Input Voltage  20-24  20-24
AC Input Frequency  50  50
Power Consumption (max) Unknown - Click to provide data 156W
Input Voltage  240  220  220 - 240  240  220  220 - 240

TV Tuner

Tuner Type  Analog  Analog
Digital Signal Format System  DVB  DVB-T  DVB-T2  DVB-C  DVB-S  DVB-S2  DVB  DVB-T  DVB-T2  DVB-C  DVB-S  DVB-S2

Performance

Video Formats Supported  H.265  3GPP  VRO  MP4  WMV  AVI  FLV  3GP  MKV  VOB  M4V  TS  H.265  3GPP  VRO  MP4  WMV  AVI  FLV  3GP  MKV  VOB  M4V  TS
Audio Formats Supported  FLAC  MP3  WAV  WMA  AAC++  FLAC  MP3  WAV  WMA  AAC++
Image Formats Supported  JPG  JPG
Teletext 1,000 pages Unknown - Click to provide data
Picture Processing Technology  Samsung Wide Color Enhancer  Samsung Wide Color Enhancer

Packaging Content

Remote Control Type Unknown - Click to provide data
Cables Included  AC  AC

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interfaces  400 x 400  400 x 400
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Management Features

On Screen Display (OSD) Languages  ENG  EN  ENG  EN
Number of OSD Languages 26 27
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Weight & Dimensions

Thickness 47mm
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64mm
Weight 17kg 15.7kg
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Weight With Stand 18.5kg
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18.6kg
Depth (with Stand) 202mm
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226.5mm
Height (with Stand) 693mm
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762.8mm
Width (with Stand) 1,126mm
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1,230.6mm
Height 652mm 718.4mm
Width 1,126mm 1,230.6mm

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Outputs 1 1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port 1 1
RF Port Unknown - Click to provide data 2
SCART Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Audio Optical Out 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Composite Video in 1 1
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
USB 2.0 Port 2 2
USB 3.0 Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Version  1.4a  1.4a
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HDMI Port 3 3
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)  Anynet+  Anynet+
VGA (D-Sub) Port Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 3.0 Type-A Port 1 Unknown - Click to provide data

Packaging Data

Package Weight 23kg 23kg
Package Height 743mm
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810mm
Package Width 1,518mm
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1,535mm
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