Panasonic TX-40DS503
Panasonic TX-40DS503
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Panasonic TX-40DS503

A pretty new 40" Full HD TV, but with inferior features and high running costs
40" Full HD No No Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Panasonic TX-40DS503 Review

Released 1 year ago,
Missing Some Features
16 Months Old
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 41?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Does not feature local dimming

How Big is the Panasonic TX-40DS503?

The Panasonic TX-40DS503 is 904mm wide and 518mm tall. It is 47mm thick and weighs 10.5kg.

Panasonic TX-40DS503 front dimensions

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Panasonic TX-40DS503 size in context

Panasonic TX-40DS503 In-Depth Analysis


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Based on 1,054 user and expert reviews (including 544 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its televisions. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Panasonic TX-40DS503 of 40" is pretty average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 29% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Panasonic TX-40DS503 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Panasonic TX-40DS503 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The TX-40DS503's thickness of only 47mm is fairly thin compared to most other televisions. It is in the thinnest 24% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other TVs, the TX-40DS503 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Released 16 Months Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2016.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tx40ds503e
Barcodes 05025232839926

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