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Panasonic TX50AS520B

£299.99
50" Full HD 100Hz Flat Jul 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £154.06 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good brand
Full HD
Supports Wi-Fi
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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 428 expert and owner reviews (including 20 verified purchases) for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has good reviews. We also found that Panasonic has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was July 2014 when this TV was released.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. 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

The TX-50AS520 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Sony KDL-42W829 (£299.99); or the Toshiba 40L5453 (£299), or the Samsung UE40C7000WWXXC.

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Average High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of 100 hertz, the TX-50AS520 has a relatively average high frequency rate compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television.

There are a number of other 100Hz refresh rate televisions currently available that you might want to look at including the Toshiba 40L5453 (£299) which is cheaper.

If this Panasonic television high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might want to look at the Sony KDL-40W705 (£369) (200Hz and higher rated), or the Samsung UE40H6400 (£249.99) (400Hz and higher rated).

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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 frequently supported display resolution on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs of a similar type and age to this TV the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 310Hz. The Panasonic TX-50AS520 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The narrowest horizontal viewing angle of comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV is 160° and the widest is 180°. The Panasonic TX-50AS520 has a quite narrow horizontal viewing angle (only 176 degrees) compared to most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this television.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 50" TVs currently available including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE50F6400 (£349.99).

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst this TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, the TX-50AS520 has an average 5 year running cost of £155 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the least economic to run TVs of a comparable spec and age.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic TX-50AS520 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

Alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at include the Toshiba 40L5453 (£299) which is cheaper; or the Sony KDL-42W829 (£299.99), or the LG 42LF580 (£299) both of which have better reviews.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The TX-50AS520 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Panasonic TX-50AS520 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Performance

Has a Child Lock

The TX-50AS520 has a child lock. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV also have a child lock.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Panasonic TX-50AS520 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The TX-50AS520 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Smart TV

Supports Smart TV

The TX-50AS520 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The TX-50AS520 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 53 millimeters, the Panasonic TX-50AS520 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

Other TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the LG 49LB5500 (£289) (56.5mm and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers samsung tx50as520b
Barcodes 05025232776986

Panasonic TX-50AS520 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic TX-50AS520 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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