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Panasonic TX-40CS520 Review
|Value for Money||
|2 Years Old|
|£88 Over 5 Years|
Why Has it Scored 60?
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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £88 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
What is This TV Best Used For?Having compared this Panasonic TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for playing games, ranking number 342 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 667 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 596 in TVs for films.
Should You Buy it Now?
Panasonic TX-40CS520 In-Depth Analysis
Panasonic Televisions Have Very Good Reviews
We checked 1,054 user and expert reviews (including 544 verified purchases) for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has very good reviews compared to other brands. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.
Value For Money
Excellent Value for Money
The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £399.00 it is cheaper than 75% of TVs.
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Only Full HD
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Average Display Diagonal
The display diagonal of the TX-40CS520 of 40" is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 36% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The TX-40CS520 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.
The TX-40CS520 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.
The thickness of the Panasonic TX-40CS520 of only 47mm is fairly thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 25% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.
Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight
The Panasonic TX-40CS520 features Adaptive Dimming Backlight. 99% of TVs do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.
Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency
TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The TX-40CS520's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is quite slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 15% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
The TX-40CS520 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of televisions do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).
Average High Frequency Rate
The TX-40CS520's high frequency rate of 100Hz is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 43% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.
Does Not Feature Local Dimming
Like most other TVs, the Panasonic TX-40CS520 does not feature local dimming. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.
Has an Ambient Light Sensor
The TX-40CS520 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.
Supports Screen Mirroring
The TX-40CS520 supports screen mirroring, unlike 87% of TVs which do not support screen mirroring.
Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle
The horizontal viewing angle of the TX-40CS520 of only 176° is in the narrowest 21% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The horizontal viewing angles of TVs range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This TV was released in March 2015.
Average Running Costs
The energy efficiency classification of this television is A+. The TX-40CS520 has an average 5 year running cost of £88 based on fine usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.