Panasonic TX-40DSW404
Panasonic TX-40DSW404
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Panasonic TX-40DSW404

An economical to run 40" Full HD TV, but with inferior features
40" Full HD No No May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Panasonic TX-40DSW404 Review

Missing Some Features
15 Months Old
£79 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 45?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £79 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Fairly thick

Panasonic TX-40DSW404 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Very Good Television Reviews

Based on 1,054 owner and expert reviews (including 544 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good ratings for its TVs. 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 frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The TX-40DSW404's display diagonal of 40" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 27% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Panasonic TX-40DSW404 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The TX-40DSW404 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the Panasonic TX-40DSW404 of 88mm is fairly thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 8% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The TX-40DSW404 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Panasonic TX-40DSW404 supports screen mirroring. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Features USB Recording

The Panasonic TX-40DSW404 features USB recording. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Features Local Dimming

The TX-40DSW404 features local dimming, unlike 76% of televisions which do not feature local dimming.

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Features Voice Control

The TX-40DSW404 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The TX-40DSW404 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Panasonic TX-40DSW404 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Released 15 Months Ago

This television was released in May 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This Panasonic TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The TX-40DSW404 is typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the TX-40DSW404 is £79.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx40dsw404
Barcodes 05025232839797

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