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Panasonic TX40DS400B

£314.32
40" Full HD Flat Mar 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £78.74 Electricity cost over 5 years
Popular choice
Good product quality
Good picture quality
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Reasonably Priced

One person who bought it concluded that it was good value for money. John Hedley said on Amazon a few weeks ago “I am happy with this TV great value for money” in his Panasonic TX-40DS400 review.


Design

Good Product Quality

Some Panasonic TX-40DS400 owners who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon in October “Great TV with brilliant quality especially for gaming on my” and scored the product 80 out of 100. A few weeks ago Frances M. said in his review of the Panasonic TX-40DS400 “Is it good quality for the apps”. Timothy Taylor wrote in October this year “Awesome picture quality” .

Robust

One Panasonic TX-40DS400 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this TV was strong and durable. Wendy Hastings she said in October “Good sturdy stand legs, easily fitted” in her review.

Poor Design

One person who purchased this TV considered that it was not good looking. Amazon Customer said in their review on Amazon “Apps, TV info and guide run pretty slow and take some time to load”.


Energy

Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The TX-40DS400 is typical compared to the other 237 TVs of a similar type and age that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the TX-40DS400 is £79.


Other

Popular Choice

The TX-40DS400 is a popular choice amongst customers who bought televisions in the last 3 months.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was March 2016 when Panasonic released the TX-40DS400.


Features

Nice Stand

One person who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had a good stand.


Reviews

Panasonic Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 428 user and expert reviews (including 20 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 medium display diagonal TVs.


Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One person wrote in their reviews that the product did not have good technical guidance.


Performance

Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

The TX-40DS400 features Adaptive Dimming Backlight, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

A number of Panasonic TX-40DS400 reviewers who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had good picture quality. Timothy Taylor mentioned on Amazon “So far, I am damn impressed with the picture quality” in his review of the Panasonic TX-40DS400.

Two people said in their reviews that the product was good for playing games on.

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Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Not 3D

The TX-40DS400 is not 3D, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this television are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Sony KDL-50W809 (£369.99).

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this type and age is 270Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz. The TX-40DS400 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (400 hertz) amongst TVs of this age.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 40" TVs currently available including a cheaper television such as the Sony KDL-40RD453 (£270) or you might consider a higher scoring television such as the Samsung UE40J6300 (£279.99).

If you would prefer a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the SE42FO02 (£269) (42" and cheaper), or the SE42FS03 (£299) (42" and cheaper) both from Seiki or the JVC LT-42C571 (£269) (42" and cheaper).

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV

One person who reviewed it concluded that it had good apps.

Supports Internet TV

The TX-40DS400 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs that were released more than a year ago also support internet TV.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The TX-40DS400 supports screen mirroring. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television also support screen mirroring.

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Supports Smart TV

The TX-40DS400 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The TX-40DS400 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of other televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at including the Samsung UE43J5500 (£319) which has better reviews; or the LG 43LH604 (£300), or the Sharp LC-43CFE6131 (£299.99) both of which are cheaper.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The TX-40DS400 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The TX-40DS400 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The TX-40DS400 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The TX-40DS400 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

TVs of this spec and age have depths of between 25mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 68mm. The TX-40DS400 has one of the thicker depths (88 millimeters) amongst TVs of this age.

If you would consider a television with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the 43LF510 (£368.84) (81.5mm and higher rated), or the 49LF5100 (£379.98) (81.5mm and higher rated) both from LG or the Samsung UE48J5500 (£349) (67.1mm and higher rated).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dmrhwt130eb, panasonic schte80ebk, panasonic tx40ds400e, panasonic schtb18ebk, panasonic tx40ds400b, summer tx40ds400b, smart tx40ds400e
Barcodes 05025232839322, 05025232839636

Panasonic TX-40DS400 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic TX-40DS400 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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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