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Panasonic TX48C300B

£299.00
48" Full HD Edge-LED Flat Apr 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £142.45 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good owner reviews
Good picture quality
Good product quality
74 Reviews
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Reasonably Priced

Some customers considered that it was good value for money. Alpinefinland said on Amazon this month “Great value” in their review of the Panasonic TX-48C300 and gave the product a score of 5 stars. Amazon Customer wrote in their review on Amazon a few weeks ago “Exceptional value for the price”. Amazon Customer also wrote “Excellent television for the price”.

Ten customers who bought the product agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Chris Melchior scored this TV very highly and he mentioned on Amazon “Very happy with it, great quality, great deal” in his review of this TV. Clairey wrote on Amazon “Fantastic TV & a total bargain” in their review of the Panasonic TX-48C300 and scored it very highly. Compuadd mentioned in their review of the Panasonic TX-48C300 last year “Cheap imitation”.

A number of Panasonic TX-48C300 reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was cheap. Petra Just a Girl Who Loves to Read... mentioned in her Panasonic TX-48C300 review “Personally I had no need for a more expensive smart television as I am a very happy user for the Amazon Fire Stick”. In October last year Robert Little wrote in his review of this TV “I then tried to set up the chromecast plus Laptops via HDMI which worked and displayed perfectly on my low budget samsung TV” however he only rated the Panasonic TX-48C300 40 out of 100.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

A few people who bought the Panasonic TX-48C300 thought it had good sound quality. Bobbert mentioned “The sound fidelity is fine for small to medium sized rooms” . Chris Melchior mentioned on Amazon “It's easy to send the sound out to a HiFi (after buying the correct headphone to 2-phonos cable, because, as it says in the manual” in his review of the Panasonic TX-48C300. Chris Melchior also wrote “The sound-out comes out the headphone socket (even when "line out" is selected)) and then sounds great”.


Design

Good Product Quality

Several people said in their reviews that it was good quality. Amazon Customer wrote “Sound quality is good” in their Panasonic TX-48C300 review. Amazon Customer also wrote “The quality is fab as this TV”. Bobbert rated it 5 stars and said “It renders even sub SD video sources in reasonable quality”.

Easy to Use

A number of people wrote in their reviews that this TV was easy to use the menus. In October this year Alpinefinland gave this TV a score of 5 stars and said “Fiddle around with the picture settings to get the best picture” in their review of the Panasonic TX-48C300. Chris Melchior rated this TV 5 stars and he wrote “There are plenty of detailed settings to adjust the picture (ours was slightly too warm, which was easily corrected” in his review. Jabr wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “I was pleasantly surprised with the menu's; easy to navigate” but in spite of that they scored this TV 3 stars.

A few people who purchased this TV reckoned that it was easy to use. Alpinefinland wrote “Then you can control the soundbar sound with your tv remote which is handy” in their Panasonic TX-48C300 review. The Reviewer mentioned on Amazon “The TV is very easy to use and mainly used for Sky HD” and gave the Panasonic TX-48C300 a rating of 5 stars. In October last year Tomg said in their review of the Panasonic TX-48C300 “Overall it is very easy to use”.

Two people considered that this TV had a good experience. In October last year R. Phillips said on Amazon “I don't think a 4K screen (at 2 or 3 times the cost) would really give me a much better experience” in their review of the Panasonic TX-48C300. R. Phillips also said “As with most flat screens you'll need to pair it with a soundbar or surround system for a nice cinematic experience”.

Some Panasonic TX-48C300 owners reckoned that this TV was easy to setup. Jordan R. Morrissey gave this TV a score of 80 out of 100 and he said in his review of this TV “It's easy to set-up and the user-interface is easy to understand”. Wayne Sugrue mentioned in October last year “Had it a couple of weeks working ok and easy to set up” and gave the product a very good review score.

One customer who reviewed this TV considered that it had a good interface. R. Phillips mentioned “I've always believed that a good user interface shouldn't need to be explained in any great detail” in their review of this TV.

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Nice Design

Three Panasonic TX-48C300 reviewers who bought the product considered that it was good looking. Jordan R. Morrissey gave the product a score of 4 stars and he said in his review on Amazon “A pretty good value tv for the price”. R. Phillips said in their review on Amazon “Whilst this TV displays the 1080p version, of course) they looked pretty stunning”.

Robust

Several Panasonic TX-48C300 owners reckoned that it was well made. This year M. Bauer said in their review “There are some people who actually have their own speakers and don't want to pay extra for high quality built in speakers they won't use”. M. Bauer also said “If you want to use the built in speakers, check out Sony Bravia”.


Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 77 owner reviews the average owner rating of this television is 80%. 43 reviewers (74% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

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


Features

Good for Wall Mounting

Two Panasonic TX-48C300 reviewers who purchased it concluded that it was good for wall mounting. Last year Jabr mentioned “Its a flat TV; it was never going to be anything else! It wall mounted fine.” however despite that they only scored the product 60 out of 100.

Good Remote Control

A number of Panasonic TX-48C300 owners mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good remote control. N J Sargeant mentioned “Cheap branded (Turkish NOT Panasonic) junk, Sky remote doesn’t work, wish I’d not bought it”. T. Douglas mentioned “Also the TV feels very cheap and the TV remote is something from the 90's”.


Support

Good Technical Guidance

One Panasonic TX-48C300 owner who bought it thought it had good technical guidance.


Smart TV

Poor Connectivity

One customer concluded that it was not good in terms of HDMI connections.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

A number of Panasonic TX-48C300 reviewers thought this TV was thin. This year Ian Anderson wrote on Amazon “Panasonic simply make superb TVs and this slightly ageing tech is still excellent HD quality, has just enough ports, thin enough and great picture quality”. Jp said in their review of the Panasonic TX-48C300 on Amazon “Sound quality are very clear, is slightly deeper at the base which may be an issue if using a ultra thin wall mounting”. The Reviewer mentioned “Looks very stylish with a thin bezel and looks great on a wall” and scored the product 5 stars.

One person mentioned that the product was a good depth. Robert Little wrote on Amazon “Without the speakers there is no depth to the sound”. One person wrote in their reviews that the product was a good size. Carl Evans said in his review of the Panasonic TX-48C300 on Amazon “Very good nice size tv” but even so he scored it 20 out of 100.

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Average Depth

With a depth of 68 millimeters, the Panasonic TX-48C300 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years.

TVs with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Hisense LTDN40K370 (65mm and higher rated), or the Philips 42PFT6309 (£349.99) (70mm and higher rated); or the Sony KDL-40R453 (£249) (65mm and cheaper).

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Display

Good Picture Quality

Some Panasonic TX-48C300 owners considered that it had good picture quality. M. Bauer said on Amazon a few weeks ago “The picture quality is excellent”. M. Bauer also wrote “Want to benefit from a great price for excellent picture quality, this TV is for you”. Michael Wright wrote in his review on Amazon “The picture quality is ok until the Virgin box is connected, then there is a definite picture degradation” but despite that he only rated it 2 stars.

Several people who reviewed the product thought it had good colour saturation. Alpinefinland wrote in their review of this TV on Amazon “Maybe they hadnt adjusted the colours properly” and gave this TV a rating of 5 stars. Amazon Customer said in their review of the Panasonic TX-48C300 “The quality of the screen is superb, with nice contrasts and colours” and gave it a score of 5 stars. Amazon Customer also said “Good TV, using personally for gaming and gives great colours and blacks for gaming”.

One Panasonic TX-48C300 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this TV had a good refresh rate. R. Phillips said on Amazon “This Panasonic has a faster refresh rate and handled it faultlessly” in their review. One Panasonic TX-48C300 owner wrote that it was good for watching standard definition TV. In October Alpinefinland mentioned in their review of the Panasonic TX-48C300 on Amazon “Even standard definition is good”.

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Good High Def TV

One customer who reviewed it considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years 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

Like most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV, the TX-48C300 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE40C7000WWXXC; or the Sony KDL-42W829 (£299.99).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on TVs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

At only 176 degrees, the TX-48C300 has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV. The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of televisions of this type and age is 160° and the widest is 180°.

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48 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 48 inches television.

If you are looking for a television with a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the LT-50C550 (£269) (50" and cheaper), or the LT-50C750 (50" and cheaper) both from JVC.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in April 2015.


Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst the efficiency rating of this TV is A+, the average running cost of the TX-48C300 is £143 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run televisions of a comparable age and spec.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The TX-48C300 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago do support Wi-Fi.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the LG 42LF580 (£299), or the Sony KDL-42W829 (£299.99) are also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The TX-48C300 has an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The TX-48C300 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age do have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Performance

Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the TX-48C300 does not feature local dimming.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The TX-48C300 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx48c300b, summer tx48c300b, disney tx48c300b
Barcodes 05025232813094, 05025232813193

Panasonic TX-48C300 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic TX-48C300 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 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 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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