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Panasonic TX-50AW404

50" Full HD 100Hz Edge-LED Apr 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Good brand
Full HD
Does not support Wi-Fi

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Reviews

Good Brand

We checked 428 user and expert reviews (including 20 verified purchases) for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Panasonic has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range.


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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was April 2014 when Panasonic released the TX-50AW404.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to 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

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years, the TX-50AW404 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 100 hertz, the TX-50AW404 has a relatively typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

There are a number of alternative 100Hz refresh rate televisions currently available which you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE40ES5500.

If this TV high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40ES6300 (200Hz) which is also 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 commonly supported display resolution on TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-50AW404 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also do not feature OLED technology.

Alternative televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE46H7000 (£929.99).

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angles of medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV range from 160° to 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of only 176 degrees, the Panasonic TX-50AW404 has one of the narrowest horizontal viewing angles amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

There are a number of other 50" TVs currently available which you might want to look at including the Philips 50PFK4309 which has better reviews.

If you are looking for a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the LG 55LY750 (54.64").

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The TX-50AW404 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other televisions of this spec and age which support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650 are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The TX-50AW404 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to this television.

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Performance

Has a Child Lock

The TX-50AW404 has a child lock. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also have a child lock.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The Panasonic TX-50AW404 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television which support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The TX-50AW404 does not support internet TV. Most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago do support internet TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Panasonic TX-50AW404 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The TX-50AW404 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 53 millimeters, the TX-50AW404 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television.

Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-47AS740 (£379.99) (53mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx50aw404
Barcodes 05025232777334

Panasonic TX-50AW404 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic TX-50AW404 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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