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Panasonic TX40DSW404

£443.14
40" Full HD Flat May 2016
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Wi-Fi Release Date £78.74 Electricity cost over 5 years
Panasonic has good TV reviews
Features USB recording
Full HD
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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The TX-40DSW404 is typical compared to the other 137 medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for the last year that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the TX-40DSW404 will cost £79 over 5 years to run.


Reviews

Panasonic Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 428 owner and expert reviews (including 20 verified purchases), Panasonic has good reviews for its televisions. Panasonic also has good reviews specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range compared to other brands.


Other

Released Twelve Months Ago

This television was released in May 2016.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for the last year. 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-40DSW404 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs that were launched in the last year are also not 3D.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on televisions that were released around the same time as it.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 40" TVs currently available including the Samsung UE40J5510 (£379) which has better reviews; or the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 which is cheaper.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the 43HFL2849T (£427.59) (43" and cheaper), or the 43HFL2819D (£394.97) (43" and cheaper) both from Philips or the LG 43LW540 (£349) (43" and cheaper).

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Performance

Features USB Recording

The TX-40DSW404 features USB recording. Most of the other latest TVs also feature USB recording.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The TX-40DSW404 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also have an ambient light sensor.

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Features Local Dimming

The TX-40DSW404 features local dimming. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV also feature local dimming.

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Features Voice Control

The Panasonic TX-40DSW404 features voice control, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for the last year.

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Has a Game Mode

The TX-40DSW404 has a game mode, as do most of the other new medium display diagonal TVs.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The TX-40DSW404 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other recently released comparable spec TVs also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including cheaper televisions such as the Samsung HG40EE590 (£440.97), or the LG 49LH570 (£429.97).

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a Wi-Fi and we think the Samsung UE40J6289 (£452.06) is also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Panasonic TX-40DSW404 has an ethernet port. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out in the last 12 months also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The TX-40DSW404 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other recently released medium display diagonal TVs.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The TX-40DSW404 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television.

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Supports Internet TV

The TX-40DSW404 supports internet TV, as do most of the other new TVs.

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Supports Smart TV

The TX-40DSW404 supports Smart TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television also support Smart TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The TX-40DSW404 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other recently released medium display diagonal TVs also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Panasonic TX-40DSW404 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched in the last year.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The TX-40DSW404 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other recently released TVs also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

The thinnest depth of TVs that were released in the last 12 months is 34mm and the thickest is 98mm. With a depth of 88 millimeters, the TX-40DSW404 has one of the thicker depths amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

Alternative TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Grundig 43 VLE 5523 (76.4mm and cheaper), or the LG 49LH570 (£429.97) (81.28mm and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx40dsw404
Barcodes 05025232839797

Panasonic TX-40DSW404 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic TX-40DSW404 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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