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40" 200Hz Flat Mar 2015
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Panasonic CX680B Series Review - TX40CX680B, TX50CX680B, TX55CX680B

17 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This 4K and 8K TV was given a "Recommended" award by Trusted Reviews who decided that this TV was good.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Television expert review website Trusted Reviews scored this television 90 out of 100. This puts this TV in the top 7% of all the comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than a year when ranked by average expert review score.

Easy to Use

One customer mentioned that it was easy to handle. In January last year Trusted Reviews said “Motion handling could be better” in their Panasonic TX-40CX680 review. One Panasonic TX-40CX680 owner who bought the product considered that it had a good interface. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of this TV “Speedy, userfriendly interface”.

Reasonably Priced

One Panasonic TX-40CX680 reviewer reckoned that it was good value for money. In January last year Trusted Reviews said in their Panasonic TX-40CX680 review “Superb value for money”.

Good Remote Control

One Panasonic TX-40CX680 reviewer said in their reviews that it had a good remote control. Trusted Reviews wrote “Netflix button on the remote easy to press accidentally” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Nice Design

One Panasonic TX-40CX680 owner who reviewed the Panasonic TX-40CX680 thought it was smooth. Trusted Reviews gave it a rating of 5 stars and wrote last year “Smooth motion” in their review of this TV.

Good Picture Quality

One Panasonic TX-40CX680 reviewer who purchased it concluded that it had good colour saturation. Trusted Reviews said in their Panasonic TX-40CX680 review “Bright, punchy colours” .

Price Has Recently Dropped by £80.00

In the last 33 days the TX-40CX680 has dropped in price by £80.00.

Panasonic Has Good TV Reviews

On average Panasonic 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews as do all TVs produced by Panasonic.

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Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TX-40CX680, the TX-40CX680 supports smart TV.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 43UF640[plb_2983745_price] is also worth considering.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV including the Panasonic TX-50CX680[plb_2800986_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The TX-40CX680 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago also have a wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to look at including because of it's better review score, the LG 43UF640[plb_2983745_price].

There are a number of other TVs which also have a wi-Fi which you might also want to consider including the Panasonic TX-50CX680[plb_2800986_price].

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 2160p supported video modes, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and type to it.

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Supports Ten Video Formats Supporteds

supports ten video formats supporteds

The Panasonic TX-40CX680 has a greater number of video formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than a year ago. This television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. The video formats supporteds "3GPP", "FLV", "M4V", "MKV", "MP4", "TS", "VOB", "VRO" and "WMV" are also supported by this TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Five Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the TX-40CX680 is more than most TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by comparable spec televisions that were launched more than a year ago. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "FLAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Features One Video Apps

The Panasonic TX-40CX680 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This TV features a NetFlix video apps, which is the most commonly featured video apps featured on 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-40CX680.

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Light

The TX-40CX680 is quite light (only 11.5 kilograms) compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age. Televisions that have been around for around the same time as the TX-40CX680 have weights of between 1.1kg and 98kg.

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Quite Thin

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the TX-40CX680 the depths range from 11mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 62mm. At only 47 millimeters, the Panasonic TX-40CX680 has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as the TX-40CX680.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-50CX680[plb_2800986_price] (47mm).

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5 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Most similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the TX-40CX680 are not 3D. The Panasonic TX-40CX680 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs that have been on the market for more than a year do not have a built-in camera. The TX-40CX680 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of image formats supported by the TX-40CX680 is more than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable age and spec to the TX-40CX680.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-40CX680 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TX-40CX680 the motion interpolation frequencys range from 100Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 770Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 200 hertz, the TX-40CX680 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as the TX-40CX680.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-40CX680

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. 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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Released Over a Year Ago

Panasonic released the TX-40CX680 over a year ago.

Average High Frequency Rate

At 200 hertz, the Panasonic TX-40CX680 has a fairly typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the TX-40CX680.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Video Apps
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Picture-and-Text
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Voice Control
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
Power
Energy Efficiency Class
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

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Trusted Reviews

What is the Panasonic TX-50CX680? The 50CX680 is a 50-inch 4K UHD TV from the lower end of Panasonic's current range. This means it doesn't get the full suite of 4K Studio Master processing tools... Read more…

Superb contrast and colour for the money
Attractive, easytouse smart system
Lots of video streaming and catchup TV app support
Excellent outofthebox preset with True Cinema
Excellent colour reproduction
Motion handling could be better
The screen's a bit reflective
Minor backlight flaws if you're not careful with setup
Some clouding and halos when viewed in completely dark surroundings
Netflix button on the remote easy to press accidentally

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