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Panasonic TX40CX680B

74

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Panasonic TX40CX680B

£599.00
Panasonic TX-40CX680
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A very economical to run and fully featured 40" 4K TV, but representing only moderate value for money
40" 4K No 47mm Mar 2015 B
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Panasonic TX-40CX680 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have ranked the Panasonic TX-40CX680 number 236 in 40 inch TVs, number 305 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 642 in 4K TVs.
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Value for Money
Average
80
Features
Fully-Featured
75
Age
2 Years Old
81
Running Costs
£83 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

Hisense televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an energy efficiency rating of B, and its running costs of £83 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some great features:
4K
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
4K ultra HD TV
Studio master colour
My home screen 2.0 powered by firefox OS

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this Panasonic TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 511 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 896 in TVs for film as well being very good for watching sport, ranking number 887 in TVs for sport.
73
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
76
Playing Games
Very Good

Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £399.99 on eBay 19 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 65% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

Panasonic TX-40CX680 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 712 owner and expert reviews (including 560 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its TVs. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Poor Value for Money

The product has average features, is over 6 months old and at £599.00 it is in the most expensive 47% of televisions.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

This Panasonic television is rated B for energy efficiency, and the TX-40CX680 is typical compared to the other 4,318 televisions that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the TX-40CX680 will cost £83 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2015.

Features

4K

4K

The TX-40CX680 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all TVs ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The TX-40CX680's display diagonal of only 40" is smaller than 70% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The TX-40CX680 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The TX-40CX680 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The thinnest thickness of televisions is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the TX-40CX680 of only 47mm is thinner than 76% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The TX-40CX680 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The TX-40CX680 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Local Dimming

The TX-40CX680 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Panasonic TX-40CX680 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Features Voice Control

The Panasonic TX-40CX680 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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Supports Netflix

The number of video apps supported by the TX-40CX680 is more than most televisions. This TV supports Netflix, which is the most frequently supported video app supported by TVs.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The Panasonic TX-40CX680 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this television supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 366 x 768 pixels.

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rates of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz. The Panasonic TX-40CX680's high frequency rate of 200Hz is faster than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 29% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The TX-40CX680 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of televisions is 150°, the widest is 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the TX-40CX680 of only 176° is narrower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the narrowest 25% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonicviera tx40cx680b, panasonic tx40cx680b, panasonic tx40cx680e

Barcodes:

00635131627071, 05025232811700, 05025232812165, 05054629975695

Panasonic TX40CX680B

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