Panasonic TX-40DSW504
Panasonic TX-40DSW504
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Panasonic TX-40DSW504

A very economical to run 40" Full HD TV, but with not very good features
40" Full HD No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Panasonic TX-40DSW504 Review

With low running costs and at under 2 years old,
Missing Some Features
16 Months Old
£69 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 47?

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At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available.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 televisions 2017.
It has running costs of only £69 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 20% of all 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
Does not feature local dimming

How Big is the Panasonic TX-40DSW504?

The Panasonic TX-40DSW504 is 904mm wide and 518mm tall. It is 47mm thick and weighs 10.5kg.

Panasonic TX-40DSW504 front dimensions

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Panasonic TX-40DSW504 size in context

Panasonic TX-40DSW504 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

We checked 1,054 owner and expert reviews (including 544 verified purchases) for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has very good reviews compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Average Display Diagonal

The Panasonic TX-40DSW504's display diagonal of 40" is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 29% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-40DSW504 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

Like most other televisions, the TX-40DSW504 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are 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-40DSW504's thickness of only 47mm is in the thinnest 24% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The TX-40DSW504 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

The TX-40DSW504 features Adaptive Dimming Backlight, unlike 99% of televisions which do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic TX-40DSW504 supports Wi-Fi. 91% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

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Features USB Recording

The TX-40DSW504 features USB recording, which is unusual. 93% of TVs do not feature USB recording.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The TX-40DSW504 does not feature local dimming, although it is worth noting that 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Released 16 Months Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The average running cost of the TX-40DSW504 is only £69 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 20% of all 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx40dsw504s
Barcodes 05025232825868, 05025232840427

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