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Panasonic TX-40DX653
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Panasonic TX-40DX653

40" 49mm Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type Depth Release Date
B
£112.00 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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7 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

Whilst the energy efficiency classification of this 4K and 8K TV is B, the average 5 year running cost of the TX-40DX653 is £112 based on typical energy prices, which is in the cheapest 19% of all 391 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last 12 months.

Panasonic Has Good TV Reviews

Panasonic is one of the superior TV manufacturers according to average reviews from owners and experts, and Panasonic also has good reviews for its 4K and 8K TVs.

LED Display Technology

The display technology of this TV is LED, which is the most frequently found display technology on TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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Supports Five Audio Formats Supporteds

The TX-40DX653 has a greater number of audio formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year. This Panasonic television supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-40DX653. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "FLAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 95 kilowatt hours, the TX-40DX653 has a fairly low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for the last year. The average annual energy consumption of TVs that were launched around the same time as the TX-40DX653 is 140kWh.

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Very Light

The Panasonic TX-40DX653 is fairly light (only 12 kilograms) compared to most of the other new similar spec TVs. New TVs have weights of between 7.6kg and 59kg, and the average weight is 19kg.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest depth of 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months is 35mm and the thickest is 99mm. The TX-40DX653 has one of the thinner depths (only 49 millimeters) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the KD-75XD9405 (£3,899.99) (52mm), or the KD-75XD8505 (£2,699.00) (49mm) both from Sony or the Panasonic TX-40DX600 (£319.99) (49mm).

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-40DX653 support smart TV, however the TX-40DX653 does not support smart TV.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Most of the other latest 4K and 8K TVs have a wi-Fi, however the Panasonic TX-40DX653 does not have a wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

Most 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year are not 3D. The TX-40DX653 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the LG 55UF8509 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The TX-40DX653 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a built-in camera and we think the LG 75UH855 (£2,799.00) is also worth considering.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The TX-40DX653 has a greater number of image formats than most comparable spec TVs that came out in the last 12 months. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by recently released 4K and 8K TVs.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as the TX-40DX653, the TX-40DX653 does not feature OLED technology.

Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider include the 55UF8509, or the OLED55E6 both from LG.

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Only Supports Eleven Video Formats Supporteds

The TX-40DX653 has a greater number of video formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to it. This television supports a H.265 video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-40DX653. The video formats supporteds "3GPP", "AVI", "FLV", "MKV", "MP4", "PS", "TS", "VOB", "VRO" and "WMV" are also supported by this Panasonic TV.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The TX-40DX653 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the TX-40DX653 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Very High Power Consumption (off)

Across all the new 4K and 8K TVs the power consumption (off)s range from 0.2W to 0.5W. The TX-40DX653 has one of the highest power consumption (off)s (0.5 Watts) amongst televisions of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-40DX653

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many new 4K and 8K TVs. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Released Ten Months Ago

It was ten months ago when Panasonic released the TX-40DX653.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Technology
Display Diagonal (metric)
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Triple Tuner
Smart TV
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
Screen Mirroring
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDCP
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Local Dimming
Processor Cores
Teletext
Subtitles Function
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (off)
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £108.96
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £112.00
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Energy Rating
0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic dvbtt2cs2, panasonic tx40dx653, panasonic tx40dx653e
Barcodes 05025232839896

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