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Panasonic TX-49ES503B
TX49ES503B

£475.00
Panasonic TX-49ES503B
93
Reviews
43 Reviews
75
Features
Good Features
76
Popularity
Quite Popular
89
Value for Money
Very Good
81
Age
2 Years Old
72
Running Costs
£150 Over 5 Years
83
Kagoo Score
Excellent
Our Verdict:
An excellently reviewed and cheap Full HD 49" television, with low running costs and a good spec. This television has very good picture quality, it's brilliant value for money and very easy to setup.
Full HD 49" No 53mm Sep 2016 A
HD Type Display Diagonal OLED / QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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With outstanding reviews and representing excellent value for money, we have ranked the Panasonic TX-49ES503B number 208 across all TVs.

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Kagoo Score
93
Reviews
76
Features
81
Age
72
Running Costs

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Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 83?

It has very good user reviews with an average user rating of 86%, based on 43 reviews. Looking across the entire Samsung television range, the average reviews for all Samsung televisions are also excellent.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
This Panasonic TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of £150 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 7,340 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The TX-49ES503B has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Larger than average display diagonal
Thinner than average
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
Only 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels display resolution

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared it with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for watching films. It is also very good for watching sport, ranking number 243 in TVs for sport.
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Average Review Score

4.3 stars (43 reviews)

63%

of Customers Would Recommend
5 Stars
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What Are People Saying About the Panasonic TX-49ES503B?

Picture Quality
21
6
Price
35
7
Sound Quality
10
2
Smart Features
6
0
Ease of Use
16
2
Features
2
0
Design
5
1
Support
2
4
Stand
1
0
Remote Control
1
0
Robustness
3
0
Watching Films
1
0
Size and Weight
2
0
Connectivity
2
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8 Out of 10 People Thought it Had a Reasonable Price
  • ... and compares well with the other Panasonic TVs that we have. It is excellent value for a freesat & freeview TV, with a brilliant picture. Sound is usually ...
    Techy69 - Johnlewis.com 3 Jul 2017
  • An excellent television set at a good price. Cost-effective for myself because it has both Freeview and Freesat tuners. The latter enables viewing of other ...
    Pengam4144 - Johnlewis.com 19 Sep 2017
  • Easy to set up and use with a good picture at a sensible price. Assistant very helpful with making our choice. Just right for our kitchen...
    Brucie2 - Johnlewis.com 28 Aug 2017
  • Value for Money is very good
    Heatingbill - Johnlewis.com 5 Mar 2018
  • One Customer Thought it Was Poor Quality
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    Three People Thought it Was Reliable

    Two people thought that the Panasonic TX-49ES503B was well made.

  • ... one does what it says on the box. Good picture quality and very useful catchup apps built in...
    Heatingbill - Johnlewis.com 5 Mar 2018
  • ... waited until May when Panasonic were bringing out 32 inch and 40 inch built in freesat TV,s. I bought the 40 inch one. The build quality is rubbish compared ...
    Muffet83 - Johnlewis.com 19 Jun 2017
  • Some People Thought it Was Good in Terms of Size

    Two people thought that the Panasonic TX-49ES503B was a good size.

  • ... is really excellent. Screen size is plenty big enough for someone who is not keen on the massively oversized TVs that are available. This one does not ...
    TMSCrazy66 - Johnlewis.com 5 Sep 2017
  • ... using Viera Link to communicate between the two. This tv was ideal in size so as not to overpower the room. Excellent picture quality. Easy to setup including ...
    Viggen - Johnlewis.com 2 Mar 2018
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Well Designed

    Three people thought that the Panasonic TX-49ES503B was good-looking.

  • ... TVs that are available. This one does not take over the room and looks elegantly placed. I always go for Panasonic as previous experience has guaranteed ...
    TMSCrazy66 - Johnlewis.com 5 Sep 2017
  • Very pleased with unit. Great picture quality and pretty easy set-up (I'm rather a non-techy, so this was a plus for me)...
    IanL2 - Johnlewis.com 10 Jul 2017
  • ... week which looked real enough to touch, to a state where either the people or the background colours look natural, but never both at one time, is horrible. ...
    Mrsmgsforest - Johnlewis.com 17 Jul 2017
  • 9 Out of 10 People Thought it Was Easy to Use

    Several people thought that the Panasonic TX-49ES503B was very easy to setup and to use.

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    Very Easy to Setup
    10 people agree
    2 people disagree
  • ... Fantastic picture and sound quality as you would expect from Panasonic. Easy to set up and install although not detailed instructions...
    Chops1 - Johnlewis.com 26 Feb 2018
  • Really easy to setup with no fuss. Found the freesat tuner useful as I have no digital TVs reception...
    Jelly123 - Johnlewis.com 31 Oct 2017
  • ... most flat screen TVs, but I cannot fault the sound on this one. It is very easy to set up and works with Wi-fi and network cable to access the internet. ...
    Techy69 - Johnlewis.com 3 Jul 2017
  • Very simple to set up with good clear picture. Pleasing design...
    Weeve - Johnlewis.com 17 Oct 2017
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    Very Easy to Use
    5 people agree
    No people disagree
    Two People Thought the Panasonic TX-49ES503B Had Well Executed Technical Features

    Two people thought that the Panasonic TX-49ES503B had good features.

  • ... setup.Within a few minutes it was operational.Good sound. Other facilities on this are easy to access. Freeview HD is sharp and good colour as are the ...
    Lochinvar - Johnlewis.com 31 Oct 2017
  • ... manual is very basic but the set's software contains a useful "Help" feature which explains the options under control of the viewer. Recommended...
    Pengam4144 - Johnlewis.com 19 Sep 2017
  • Two People Thought it Was Easily Connectable to Other Devices
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    Four People Thought it Had Poor Technical Guidance

    Three people thought that the Panasonic TX-49ES503B had bad technical guidance.

  • ... as you would expect from Panasonic. Easy to set up and install although not detailed instructions...
    Chops1 - Johnlewis.com 26 Feb 2018
  • ... watching another programme. Loads of other Apps so plenty of choice. Instructions not very good but I paid for installation which was helpful...
    Susan1951 - Johnlewis.com 17 Oct 2017
  • Very disappointing. Very difficult to use and no instructions apart from very short and minimal guidance. Impossible to find BBC1 and asked a friend for ...
    Granny2002 - Johnlewis.com 20 Aug 2017
  • The Majority of Customers Thought This TV Produced a Great Image Quality

    More than 10 people thought that the Panasonic TX-49ES503B had very good picture quality.

  • A great tv. Fantastic picture and sound quality as you would expect from Panasonic. Easy to set up and install although not detailed instructions...
    Chops1 - Johnlewis.com 26 Feb 2018
  • ... that we have. It is excellent value for a freesat & freeview TV, with a brilliant picture. Sound is usually a problem with most flat screen TVs, but I ...
    Techy69 - Johnlewis.com 3 Jul 2017
  • ... two. This tv was ideal in size so as not to overpower the room. Excellent picture quality. Easy to setup including the internet connection...
    Viggen - Johnlewis.com 2 Mar 2018
  • ... This Panasonic, supplied efficiently by John Lewis, met all my needs. Picture excellent and sound adequate for mainly speech. Step by step instructions ...
    Vicagain - Johnlewis.com 1 Mar 2018
  • 8 Out of 10 People Thought it Had Superior Audio Quality

    More than 10 people thought that the Panasonic TX-49ES503B had good sound quality.

  • ... screen TV.User friendly. Easy setup.Within a few minutes it was operational.Good sound. Other facilities on this are easy to access. Freeview HD is sharp ...
    Lochinvar - Johnlewis.com 31 Oct 2017
  • Good picture and sound easy to use control only drawback is that writing on screen rather small...
    Minniemouse1947 - Johnlewis.com 6 Nov 2017
  • ... Sound is usually a problem with most flat screen TVs, but I cannot fault the sound on this one. It is very easy to set up and works with Wi-fi and network ...
    Techy69 - Johnlewis.com 3 Jul 2017
  • ... use and fast to respond to the remote controller. Picture and sound qualities are excellent. Really pleased with the delivery service...
    Keff - Johnlewis.com 30 Jan 2018
  • The Majority of People Thought This TV Had Good Smart Features

    Several people thought that the Panasonic TX-49ES503B was good for watching on demand TV, had good apps and was good for watching Freeview TV.

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    Good for Watching On Demand TV
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
  • ... were Freesat, for local stations, shielded by the Mendips, plus Freeview Play for easy catchup. This Panasonic, supplied efficiently by John Lewis, met ...
    Vicagain - Johnlewis.com 1 Mar 2018
  • ... one does what it says on the box. Good picture quality and very useful catchup apps built in...
    Heatingbill - Johnlewis.com 5 Mar 2018
  • View All Reviews About Catchup
    Has Good Apps
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    Good for Watching Freeview TV
    2 people agree
    No people disagree
    One Person Thought This TV Had a Useful Remote Control
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    One Person Thought it Had a Good Stand
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    One Person Thought it Was Good At Displaying High Definition TV
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    One Owner Thought it Was Great for Watching Films
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    How Good Are Panasonic TVs?

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    Features

    Key Features

    Full HD
    Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology
    Thinner Than Average
    Supports Wi-Fi
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
    Supports Bluetooth
    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Display Resolution
    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.

    Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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    Larger Than Average Display Diagonal
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    The display diagonal of the Panasonic TX-49ES503B of 49" is in the largest 35% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the display diagonals range from 7" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 43".

    What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
    Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

    The TX-49ES503B does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

    What is OLED / QLED technology? Less Edit
    Thinner Than Average
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    The thicknesses of televisions range from 2.7mm to 970mm, and the average thickness is 73mm. The TX-49ES503B's thickness of only 53mm is thinner than 66% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

    What does "thickness" mean? Less Edit
    Supports Wi-Fi
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    The TX-49ES503B supports Wi-Fi, which is unusual. 53% of TVs do not support Wi-Fi.

    What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

    The Panasonic TX-49ES503B is Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, which is unusual. 71% of televisions are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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    Supports Bluetooth

    The TX-49ES503B supports Bluetooth. 87% of TVs do not support Bluetooth.

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    Only 1920 X 1080 (Full HD) Pixels Display Resolution

    This TV supports a display resolution of 1920x1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs.

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    Age

    Release Date

    This TV has been on the market since September 2016.

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    Running Costs

    Average Running Costs

    This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, and the average 5 year running cost of the TX-49ES503B is £150 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 7,340 TVs.

    Running Costs

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    Electricity cost when switched on £147.08
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    Total running cost over 5 years £147.08
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    Energy Rating
    0.67T
    Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.67 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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    To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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    Panasonic TX-49ES503B Specification

    Key Features
    HD Type
    Display Diagonal
    OLED / QLED Technology
    Thickness
    Display
    LED Backlighting Type
    Display Resolution
    Dynamic Contrast Ratio
    Other Features
    Sound Enhancement Technology
    Audio Output
    Frame Rate
    Weight (Without Stand)
    Power
    Energy Efficiency Class
    Power Consumption (Typical)
    Certificates
    Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
    TV Tuner
    Tuner Type
    Performance
    Teletext Function
    Networking
    Wi-Fi
    Bluetooth
    Management Features
    Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
    Weight & Dimensions
    Weight
    Ports & Interfaces
    Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Port

    Product Identifiers

    Manufacturer Part Numbers

    panasonic tx49es503b, info tx49es503b

    Barcodes

    05025232862054

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