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Panasonic TX-40CX700
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Panasonic TX-40CX700

40" 800Hz Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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18 Reasons For

Good Expert Reviews

TV expert review website whathifi.com scored this 4K and 8K TV 80%.

Easy to Use

Several Panasonic TX-40CX700 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was easy to use. Expert website Whathifi.com mentioned “Even so, you won't find many TV sets under a grand that are such a pleasure to watch and to use” in their review. Whathifi.com also mentioned “Pleasure to use”.

One Panasonic TX-40CX700 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was easy to handle. Whathifi.com mentioned last year “Motion handling could be better” in their review of this TV.

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Good High Def TV

A few Panasonic TX-40CX700 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Whathifi.com said “Ultra HD et mise l'chelle”. Whathifi.com also wrote “Rozdzielczo Ultra HD”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer considered that the product had good picture quality.

Nice Design

One Panasonic TX-40CX700 reviewer said in their reviews that the product was a good design. Whathifi.com gave it a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review “Slick design”.

Good Product Quality

One customer considered that it was good quality. Last year Whathifi.com scored it 80 out of 100 and mentioned “Great picture quality and features for the money” in their review of this TV.

Good Technical Features

One Panasonic TX-40CX700 owner considered that it had good features.

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 413 owner and expert reviews, Panasonic has good ratings for its TVs. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically within its 4K and 8K TVs range.

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Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the TX-40CX700 supports smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Panasonic TX-40CX700 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the TX-40CX700.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UE55JU7502[plb_2841301_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 2160p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on televisions of a similar age and type to it.

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Supports Five Audio Formats Supporteds

The Panasonic TX-40CX700 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This Panasonic TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by similar spec TVs that were released more than a year ago. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "FLAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Has Three Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the TX-40CX700 is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. The smart modess "Cinema" and "Dynamic" are also found on this Panasonic TV.

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Very Low Power Consumption (average)

At only 74 Watts, the TX-40CX700 has a quite low power consumption (average) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the TX-40CX700. The power consumption (average)s of 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the TX-40CX700 range from 69W to 170W.

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Features Two Video Appss

The TX-40CX700 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions of a comparable spec and age to it. This television features a NetFlix video apps, which is the most frequently featured video apps featured on televisions of a comparable type and age to the TX-40CX700. The video apps "youtube" is also featured on this TV.

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Very Light

The lightest 4K and 8K TV that has been available for more than a year is 1.1kg heavy, the heaviest is 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg. At only 10.5 kilograms, the TX-40CX700 is fairly light compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Quite Thin

The depths of TVs that have been around for around the same time as the TX-40CX700 range from 11mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 62mm. The TX-40CX700 has one of the thinner depths (only 46 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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5 Reasons Against

Poor Smart TV Features

One Panasonic TX-40CX700 owner who purchased the product reckoned that it was not good for watching Freeview TV. Whathifi.com wrote “Freeview Play delayed” in their review of the Panasonic TX-40CX700.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The TX-40CX700 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the Samsung UN65JS9500[plb_2756557_price], or the LG 105UC9[plb_2828825_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The TX-40CX700 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. This Panasonic TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The image formats supported "MPO" is also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports Eleven Video Formats Supporteds

The TX-40CX700 has a greater number of video formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. This Panasonic TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by televisions of a comparable type and age to the TX-40CX700. The video formats supporteds "3GPP", "AVCHD", "FLV", "M4V", "MKV", "MP4", "TS", "VOB", "VRO" and "WMV" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-40CX700 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the TX-40CX700 also do not feature OLED technology.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-40CX700

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this age and type. 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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OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this Panasonic television is B. The average running cost of the TX-40CX700 is £122 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 465 televisions of a similar age and type.

Released Over a Year Ago

This 4K and 8K TV has been on the market for over a year.

Average High Frequency Rate

The TX-40CX700 has a fairly typical high frequency rate (800 hertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the TX-40CX700.

If you want a faster high frequency rate then you might also want to look at the Panasonic TX-60CX750[plb_2798539_price] (1,000Hz) which is also higher rated.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
3D Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Display Technology
Screen Format Adjustments
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)
Dolby Technology
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (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
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Browser Supported
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Picture-and-Text
Hotel Mode
Performance
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
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
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Power Consumption (average)
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
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
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Manual

Expert Reviews

(1)
25 November 2015

That, along with the ordinary contrast, is where Panasonic loses a star. Even so, you won't find many TV sets under a grand that are such a pleasure to watch and to use.This isn't quite the...

Good amount of detail
Nuanced colour palette
Pleasure to use
Great picture quality and features for the money
The Firefox OS is very good
Contrast could be better defined
Uneven backlight on our sample
Motion handling could be better
Some minor backlight flaws
3D lacks detail

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £118.58
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £121.62
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.6 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
16
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 16 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx40cx700, panasonic tx40cx700e
Barcodes 05025232812059

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