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Panasonic TX-40DS503
Panasonic TX-40DS503

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Panasonic TX-40DS503

40" Full HD 47mm Mar 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Depth Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Panasonic has good TV reviews
Full HD
Does not feature local dimming

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Panasonic Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 428 expert and user reviews (including 20 verified purchases) for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has good reviews. We also found that Panasonic has good reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range.


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Released Over a Year Ago

This Panasonic television has been on the market since March 2016.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that were released more than a year ago. 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 Panasonic TX-40DS503 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs that were launched more than a year ago are also not 3D.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 400 hertz, the Panasonic TX-40DS503 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. The average motion interpolation frequency of televisions of this age and spec is 270Hz.

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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" televisions currently available including the LOEWE Art 40 (£999), or the Samsung UN40J6200 which both of have better reviews.

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the SE42FO02 (£269) (42"), or the SE42FS03 (£299) (42") both from Seiki or the JVC LT-42C571 (£269) (42").

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The TX-40DS503 does not feature local dimming, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television which feature local dimming.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Panasonic TX-40DS503 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Networking

Has an Ethernet Port

The TX-40DS503 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Panasonic TX-40DS503 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV have depths of between 25mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 68mm. The TX-40DS503 has a fairly thin depth (only 47 millimeters) compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Grundig 40 VLE 6520 (45mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tx40ds503e
Barcodes 05025232839926

Panasonic TX-40DS503 Review Sources

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Other TVs to Consider

43 VLE 6621 vs TX-40DS503

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Energy Efficiency Rating is Higher
A Lot Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
Three HDMI Ports
39% Thicker
Higher Annual Energy Consumption

UE49K5500 vs TX-40DS503

Samsung UE49K5500 vs Panasonic TX-40DS503
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£ 350.00 £0.00
Two USB 2.0 Ports
Superior Energy Efficiency Rating
One More HDMI Port
Larger Screen Size
7x Slower Motion Interpolation Frequency
34% Higher Annual Energy Consumption

UE43J5600 vs TX-40DS503

Samsung UE43J5600 vs Panasonic TX-40DS503
Samsung UE43J5600 Panasonic TX-40DS503
£ 490.99 £0.00
Superior Energy Efficiency Rating
Two USB 2.0 Ports
35% Lighter
One More HDMI Port
A Lot Thicker
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