Panasonic TX49DS500B
Panasonic TX-49DS500
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Panasonic TX49DS500B

A low cost 49" Full HD television with satisfactory features
49" Full HD No No Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Panasonic TX-49DS500 Review

Representing excellent value for money and at under 2 years old, we have ranked the Panasonic TX-49DS500 number 115 in 50 inch TVs and number 457 across all TVs.
Very Good
Average Features
16 Months Old
£112 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 62?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of £112 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports screen mirroring
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is average for playing games, ranking number 138 in TVs for gaming. It is also average for watching films, ranking number 199 in TVs for films as well being mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 411 in TVs for sport.

Should You Buy it Now?

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How Big is the Panasonic TX-49DS500?

The Panasonic TX-49DS500 is 1,106mm wide and 80mm tall. It is 644mm thick and weighs 13.5kg.

Panasonic TX-49DS500 front dimensions

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Panasonic TX-49DS500 In-Depth Analysis


Panasonic Has Very Good Television Reviews

Based on 1,054 user and expert reviews (including 544 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its TVs. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Excellent Value for Money

The product is less than 18 months old but has mediocre features but at £399.00 it is cheaper than 71% of TVs.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Panasonic TX-49DS500 of 49" is fairly average compared to most other televisions. It is in the largest 58% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-49DS500 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

The Panasonic TX-49DS500 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The thickness of the TX-49DS500 of 80mm is quite thick compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 15% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. TVs have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The Panasonic TX-49DS500 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The TX-49DS500 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Features Local Dimming

The TX-49DS500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

The TX-49DS500 features Adaptive Dimming Backlight, unlike 99% of TVs which do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.

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Released 16 Months Ago

This TV has been on the market since March 2016.

Running Costs

OK Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on passable energy prices we estimate that the TX-49DS500 will cost £112 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic panledtx49ds500bbk, panasonicviera tx49ds500b, panasonic tx49ds500b, samsung tx49ds500b, summer tx49ds500b, barbie tx49ds500b, panasonic hd1080p, panasonic hdmi1x, info tx49ds500b
Barcodes 00635131627064, 05025232839308, 05025232839612

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