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Panasonic TX50CS520B

£599.00
A critically acclaimed 50" Full HD TV with average features but high running costs
50" Full HD No No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Panasonic TX-50CS520 Review

With excellent reviews but at over 2 years old, we have ranked the Panasonic TX-50CS520 number 178 in 50 inch TVs and number 707 across all TVs.
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Why Has it Scored 58?

It has brilliant expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
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 2017.
Customers report excellent sound quality.
This Panasonic TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Quite thin
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the TX-50CS520 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for playing games, ranking number 391 in TVs for gaming. It is also mediocre for watching sport, ranking number 700 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 722 in TVs for films.
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Panasonic TX-50CS520 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Excellent Expert Reviews

This TV received a rating of 100% from expert review website whathifi.com. If all the TVs are ranked by average expert review score then this Panasonic TV is in the top 3%.

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Customers Report Good Sound Quality

Two people said in their reviews that the Panasonic TX-50CS520 had good sound quality.

  • We like the tonal balance and the weight offered, which never sounds overly harsh or compressed…
    Whathifi.com August 2015
  • And the sound is good too…
    Whathifi.com August 2015

Very Good Brand

We checked 1,054 owner and expert reviews (including 544 verified purchases) for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has very good ratings compared to other manufacturers. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Value For Money

Mediocre Value for Money

The product has excellent reviews but mediocre features and is over 6 months old. However at £599.00 it is cheaper than 51% of TVs.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the Panasonic TX-50CS520 of 50" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 65% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-50CS520 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the TX-50CS520 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm. The TX-50CS520's thickness of only 47mm is quite thin compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 25% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The TX-50CS520 supports Wi-Fi. 59% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The TX-50CS520 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The TX-50CS520's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is in the slowest 15% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

TVs have horizontal viewing angles of between 150° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the Panasonic TX-50CS520 of only 176° is in the narrowest 21% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The TX-50CS520 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs also do not feature local dimming.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The TX-50CS520's high frequency rate of 100Hz is pretty standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 43% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Panasonic released the TX-50CS520 in March 2015.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonicviera tx50cs520b, refurbished tx50cs520b, panasonic tx50cs520b, panasonic tx50cs520e, close tx50cs520b
Barcodes 00635131627095, 05025232811830, 05025232812370

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Panasonic TX-50CS520

300Hz faster motion interpolation frequency
2° wider horizontal viewing angle
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A lot faster motion interpolation frequency
7% thinner
Marginally wider horizontal viewing angle
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£7 Cheaper
Vastly faster high frequency rate
Hugely faster motion interpolation frequency
Older by nine months

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