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Panasonic TX48CX400B

£639.00
£319.99 £319.01 cheaper than 46 days ago
48" 4K Active Apr 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £103.99 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good high def TV
Robust
Reasonably priced
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Price Has Gone Down by £319.01 (50%)

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Reasonably Priced

Some customers mentioned in their reviews that the Panasonic TX-48CX400 was a bargain for the price. Ahmed said “It's a cheap brand made in China, with a panasonic label, not recommended, buy a proper tv brand samsung” in his Panasonic TX-48CX400 review however he gave the product a rating of 20 out of 100. A few weeks ago Amazon Customer rated it as very good and said “Is smart built in freeview yes i got a good deal”. Amazon Customer also said “For the price it's a bargain”.

A few customers who reviewed the product thought it was good value for money. Mikelaststop mentioned in their review of the Panasonic TX-48CX400 on Amazon “Excellent value” and gave the Panasonic TX-48CX400 a score of 5 stars. Peter said in his review of this TV in January last year “Good value 4k TV on a budget” . Peter also wrote “I think value for money if all you want to do is watch TV”.

A number of Panasonic TX-48CX400 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was cheap. Craig Fitzgerald wrote “I knew it was a budget 4K tv” in his review. Two years ago Nix wrote “This is a budget tv and the picture quality”. Peter mentioned on Amazon “It's a good budget level 4k tv which has an excellent Panasonic viera quality screen that will impress you” and scored the product 80 out of 100.

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Energy

Low Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, and the TX-48CX400 has an average 5 year running cost of £104 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 10% of all 320 comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago.


Design

Robust

Some Panasonic TX-48CX400 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was well made. This month Amazon Customer mentioned on Amazon “3d to converts 2d to 3d and is smart built in freeview yes i got a good” in their Panasonic TX-48CX400 review. Daniele Riccetti said in her review of the Panasonic TX-48CX400 “Countrarily i find the tv so well and solid built that I wonder if taking up the breakdown & accident cover was a waste of time”. Mr M P Beardmore wrote on Amazon “Netflix built in to the TV.” but in spite of that he only scored it 1 stars.

Easy to Use

Four people concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Blu-Ray Fan said on Amazon “Several others have mentioned this so unless there is some hidden setting in the tv menus to correct this, this could be a prob for many”. Peter mentioned “Turn off eco mode in the settings munu and magically the buzzing stops”. Last year Philip R Gunnell mentioned in his review on Amazon “Great TV and very happy! Moaners really need to use the settings menu properly!”.

One Panasonic TX-48CX400 reviewer who reviewed this TV concluded that it was easy to use. Daniele Riccetti wrote “The tv programs are intuitive and sharp to use, every feature works perfectly”.

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Good Product Quality

Some Panasonic TX-48CX400 reviewers who bought this TV wrote that it was good quality. Last year Blu-Ray Fan said “Make sure you go into Display settings, under (RGB) Full Range HDMI and choose "Full" for best picture quality” in his review of this TV. Blu-Ray Fan also wrote “Decent sound quality for a flat panel tv”. Claire Ratcliffe mentioned in her review of the Panasonic TX-48CX400 on Amazon “Fantastic tv Best Buy, I tried three other tv's before this the picture quality is fab”.

Nice Design

A number of customers who reviewed the product thought it was good looking. A. Morgan wrote on Amazon “Beautiful picture, even on Full HD content (Freeview included”. A. Morgan also said “Instead displays "Incompatible with this TV" YouTube 4K works beautifully and looks superb, can't wait for more 4K content be coming out! My Netflix account is not 4K yet.”.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The TX-48CX400 does not have a built-in camera, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

A few customers said in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. Amazon Customer said “Easy setup and sound well in our room” in their review of this TV.

Acceptable Noise Level

One Panasonic TX-48CX400 reviewer who purchased this TV considered that it was noisy. Daniele Riccetti wrote on Amazon “The only 1 negative review i ever located about this tv before buying it complained of a strong buzzing noise” in her review and scored it 5 stars.

One Panasonic TX-48CX400 owner wrote in their reviews that this TV was quiet. Peter wrote “What else? Quiet audio, change from surround sound to normal, this throws the sound forward”.

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Reviews

Panasonic TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 428 expert and user reviews (including 96 verified purchases) for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Panasonic has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.

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Support

Poor Technical Guidance

One person who reviewed it considered that it did not have good customer support. R. Back said “Richer Sounds advertise it as being compatible with this, so there's a chance the other reviewers were given poor information by customer support” in their review and scored it 3 stars.


Display

Good High Def TV

Ten Panasonic TX-48CX400 owners who reviewed this TV wrote that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Blu-Ray Fan mentioned in his Panasonic TX-48CX400 review on Amazon “Broadcast HDTV such as BBC HD look great, especially live sports- wow! (except movies* see below”. Blu-Ray Fan also mentioned “Most HDTV broadcasts look great- except for film based movies which have an awful smearing, waxy look”. Craig Fitzgerald wrote in his review of the Panasonic TX-48CX400 “On first viewing I was impressed with the 4K / HD quality” .

Poor 3D Picture Quality

A number of customers concluded that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Mr M P Beardmore said “Also 3D is very very disappointing” in his review of the Panasonic TX-48CX400 and gave it a score of 20 out of 100. Mr M P Beardmore also wrote “Replaced my broken plasma with this tv and 3D is uninspiring to say the least”.

Good Picture Quality

A number of people who bought this TV mentioned that it had good picture quality. Nix said “My hd Panasonic from 2 years back has better picture quality and user functions then this” in their Panasonic TX-48CX400 review.

Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 200 hertz, the Panasonic TX-48CX400 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of this spec and age range from 100Hz to 3,000Hz.

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48 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 48 inch TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One Panasonic TX-48CX400 owner who purchased it concluded that it was good physically. Blu-Ray Fan rated the product 4 stars and he said in his review of the Panasonic TX-48CX400 on Amazon “TV physically looks nice”. One customer who reviewed it mentioned that it was thin. In January last year Blu-Ray Fan gave this TV a rating of 80 out of 100 and he said “Very black screen when off and super slim bezel”.

One Panasonic TX-48CX400 owner considered that it was heavy and bulky. Blu-Ray Fan wrote on Amazon “The tv is not too heavy at all as someone else incorrectly stated” in his Panasonic TX-48CX400 review.

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Average Depth

With a depth of 65 millimeters, the Panasonic TX-48CX400 has a fairly standard depth compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

Alternative televisions with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Panasonic TX-50CX680 (£349.99) (47mm and higher rated).

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV Features

A few people considered that the product was good for watching Freeview TV.

A number of customers said in their reviews that the product was good for watching on demand TV. Amazon Customer wrote in their review “The picture quality on HD tv channel excellent and films on NETFLIX are stunning - sound bar required as the sound is poor” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. R. Back wrote on Amazon “Youtube and Netflix are also good on this box” in their review however they rated it 60 out of 100.

One person who reviewed it thought it was good for watching YouTube on. Blu-Ray Fan said “Inability to view 4K content smoothly via tv's YouTube was to use the YouTube app built into the Playstation3” and rated the Panasonic TX-48CX400 4 stars.

One Panasonic TX-48CX400 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it had good apps. Craig Fitzgerald mentioned in his review of the Panasonic TX-48CX400 on Amazon “HD is bloody good! Apps are light”.

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Poor Connectivity

A number of customers reckoned that the product was not wifi compatible. In January last year Blu-Ray Fan mentioned on Amazon “Seems pretty basic and the wifi performance is poor”. Steve007 said in their Panasonic TX-48CX400 review on Amazon in the same month “Wow really bad TV avoid wifi doesn't work so you can't update”.

Some people who reviewed it considered that it was not able to connect to the internet. Blu-Ray Fan said in his review of the Panasonic TX-48CX400 in January last year “***A workaround for poor internet reception ov tv”. Mr Sandhu wrote on Amazon “Internet is not that good overall- OKAY”.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Panasonic TX-48CX400 supports screen mirroring. Most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also support screen mirroring.

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Supports Smart TV

The TX-48CX400 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released in April 2015.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The TX-48CX400 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions that have been around for more than two years also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the Panasonic TX-50CX680 (£349.99).

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the Panasonic TX-40CX400 (£354) is also worth considering.

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Supports Bluetooth

The TX-48CX400 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also support Bluetooth.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Panasonic TX-48CX400 has an ethernet port. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Panasonic TX-48CX400 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Panasonic TX-48CX400 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also have an ambient light sensor.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The TX-48CX400 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Panasonic TX-48CX400 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The TX-48CX400 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other televisions that have been around for more than two years.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Panasonic TX-48CX400 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers turntables tx48cx400b, panasonic tx48cx400b, panasonic tx48cx400e, certified tx48cx400b, special tx48cx400b, samsung tx48cx400b, summer tx48cx400b, quick tx48cx400b
Barcodes 05025232813148

Panasonic TX-48CX400 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic TX-48CX400 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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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