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Panasonic TX40CX802B

£849.00
40" 4K 1,600Hz Apr 2015
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £121.62 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Quite fast high frequency rate
Supports Wi-Fi
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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency rating of this Panasonic television is B. The TX-40CX802 is typical compared to the other 320 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the TX-40CX802 is £122.


Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 428 expert and owner reviews (including 96 verified purchases) for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has good ratings. We also found that Panasonic has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in April 2015.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The TX-40CX802 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Sony KD-55X8507 (£849), or the LG 49UB850 (£826.79) both of which have better reviews; or the Samsung UE55HU6900 (£799) which is cheaper.

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Supports Bluetooth

The TX-40CX802 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The TX-40CX802 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Display

Quite Fast High Frequency Rate

The TX-40CX802 has one of the faster high frequency rates (1,600 hertz) amongst TVs of this age. Across all the televisions that have been available for a similar time to this TV the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 840Hz.

We compared this TV to all the other 1,600Hz refresh rate TVs and we think cheaper televisions such as the Panasonic TX-50CX802 (£799) is also worth considering.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV the motion interpolation frequencies range from 100Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 870Hz. At 1,600 hertz, the TX-40CX802 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV the horizontal viewing angles range from 160° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The Panasonic TX-40CX802 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles (only 176 degrees) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 40" TVs currently available including the Panasonic TX-40AX630 (£639.09), or the Samsung UE40JU7000 (£699) which both of have better reviews.

If you want a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the LG 49UF7707 (49" and higher rated); or the Panasonic TX-50CX802 (£799) (50" and cheaper).

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Panasonic TX-40CX802 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The TX-40CX802 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The TX-40CX802 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV also have an ambient light sensor.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The TX-40CX802 has a card reader integrated, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Has a Game Mode

The Panasonic TX-40CX802 has a game mode, as do most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Features Local Dimming

The Panasonic TX-40CX802 features local dimming, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The TX-40CX802 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Panasonic TX-40CX802 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The TX-40CX802 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The TX-40CX802 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

TVs of this spec and age have depths of between 10mm and 100mm. At only 46 millimeters, the TX-40CX802 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

Alternative 46mm thick televisions currently available that you might want to look at include the Panasonic TX-50CX802 (£799) which is cheaper.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth looking at include the Philips 50PUS6809 (£689.09) (47mm and cheaper).

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 20 Watts, the Panasonic TX-40CX802 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV have RMS rated powers of between 8W and 120W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx40cx802b
Barcodes 05025232811632

Panasonic TX-40CX802 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic TX-40CX802 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,043,377 product attributes, 88,300 TV reviews and 3,666,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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