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Panasonic TX-50AX800

50" 4K Ultra HD Active Apr 2014
B
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £380.99 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are excellent
Has a built-in camera
3D

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This television received an expert rating of 90% from muycomputer.com. This puts this 4K and 8K TV in the top 8% of all the TVs of this spec and age when ranked by average expert review score.

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 421 owner and expert reviews (including 96 verified purchases), Panasonic has good ratings for its televisions. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many TVs that came out 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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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 100Hz to 3,000Hz. At 2,000 hertz, the Panasonic TX-50AX800 has a very fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inches television.

Televisions with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE55HU8500 (£649.99) (55" and higher rated), or the Panasonic TX-55AXW904 (55" and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since April 2014.


Design

Has a Built-In Camera

The TX-50AX800 has a built-in camera, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

We compared all the other TVs with a built-in camera to this TV and we think the LG 65LA970 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The TX-50AX800 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available which you might want to consider including the LG 65LA970 which has better reviews.

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Supports Bluetooth

The TX-50AX800 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this television also support Bluetooth.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Panasonic TX-50AX800 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Energy

High Running Costs

This 4K and 8K TV is rated B for energy efficiency. The average running cost of the TX-50AX800 is £381 over 5 years based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 8% of all 314 televisions of this age and type.


Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The TX-50AX800 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The TX-50AX800 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than two years also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Performance

Has a Card Reader Integrated

The TX-50AX800 has a card reader integrated. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have a card reader integrated.

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Has a Game Mode

The Panasonic TX-50AX800 has a game mode, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Features Voice Control

The Panasonic TX-50AX800 features voice control, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television.

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Features Local Dimming

The TX-50AX800 features local dimming. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as this TV also feature local dimming.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Panasonic TX-50AX800 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Panasonic TX-50AX800 supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The TX-50AX800 supports Picture-in-Picture. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to this TV also support Picture-in-Picture.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The TX-50AX800 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The Panasonic TX-50AX800 supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The TX-50AX800 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

When compared to other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV that we have assessed the RMS rated power of, the TX-50AX800's RMS rated power of only 8 Watts is one of the lowest. 4K and 8K TVs that were released more than two years ago have RMS rated powers of between 8W and 120W.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

The average subwoofer RMS power of TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV is 21W, and the subwoofer RMS powers range from 2W to 70W. With a subwoofer RMS power of only 10 Watts, the TX-50AX800 has one of the lower subwoofer RMS powers amongst comparable spec televisions of this age.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

TVs of a similar type and age to this TV have depths of between 10mm and 100mm. At only 42 millimeters, the Panasonic TX-50AX800 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx50ax800e, panasonic tx50ax800t, 5025232779857
Barcodes 05025232773718, 05025232779857

Panasonic TX-50AX800 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic TX-50AX800 review we compared this TV to 4,701 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 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 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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