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Panasonic TX-49CX740

Panasonic TX-49CX740

49" Passive Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date
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£152.06 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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5 Reasons For

Panasonic Has Good TV Reviews

On average Panasonic 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all TVs manufactured by Panasonic.

Supports Smart TV

The TX-49CX740 supports smart TV. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support smart TV.

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Supports Nine Video Formats Supporteds

supports nine video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the Panasonic TX-49CX740 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This Panasonic TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than a year. The video formats supporteds "VRO", "3GPP", "WMV", "TS", "MKV", "VOB", "MP4" and "FLV" are also supported by this TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Four Audio Formats Supporteds

The TX-49CX740 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs of this type and age. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by televisions that have been available for more than a year. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "WMA" and "FLAC" are also supported by this Panasonic TV.

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Quite Thin

Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to the TX-49CX740 the depths range from 11mm to 100mm. With a depth of only 46 millimeters, the TX-49CX740 has one of the thinner depths amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

Alternative 46mm thick TVs currently available that you might also want to consider include the Panasonic TX-40CX700 which has better reviews.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the TX-43CXW754 (£1,031.64) (46mm), or the TX-50CX802 (£789.00) (46mm) both from Panasonic.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Panasonic TX-49CX740 does not have a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago which have a wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The TX-49CX740 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might want to look at including the Samsung UN65JS9500, or the LG 105UC9 which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of image formats supported by the TX-49CX740 is more than most TVs that came out around the same time as it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-49CX740 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EG9609, or the 65EG9609 both from LG.

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Only Three HDMI Ports Quantitys

The TX-49CX740 is a three HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the TX-49CX740 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The TX-49CX740 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity television. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the TX-49CX740 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-49CX740

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as it. 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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Average Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the TX-49CX740 is £153 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 465 TVs of this age and spec.

Released Over a Year Ago

This television has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Operating System Installed
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Sound Modes
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDCP
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Extended PVR
Local Dimming
Ambient Light Sensor
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
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

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £149.02
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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kwh per hour left on standby
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Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £152.06
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic TX-49CX740uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.75T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
20
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tx49cx740, panasonic 49cx740, panasonic 49cx740e, panasonic tx49cx740, panasonic tx49cx740e
Barcodes 05025232811960

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