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Panasonic TX50CS520B

£739.00
£599.00 £140.00 cheaper than 46 days ago
50" Full HD 100Hz Flat Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date Energy Efficiency Rating
Expert reviews are excellent
Full HD
Good value
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

Expert review website whathifi.com scored this TV 100%. The expert review sites think this television is one of the very best TVs of this age and type.

Good Brand

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


Price

Price Has Gone Down by £140 (19%)

The price has dropped from £739 to £599 in the last 46 days. Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There is a 49% chance that the price will go back up. However the future is never certain and there remains a 51% chance that the price will actually go down further.

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Good Value

Two people thought it was good value for money. Website Whathifi.com gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and wrote “Great value”.

Pricey

We think this television looks expensive compared to other TVs of a similar age and type. The cheapeast TV of a similar age and type that we found costs £209 and the most expensive costs £1,499.


Design

Good Picture Quality

Two customers agreed that it was good quality. Website Whathifi.com wrote “Very good picture quality” and gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was March 2015 when this television was released.


Audio

Surprisingly Good Sound

Four owners who bought it reckoned that it had good sound quality. Website Whathifi.com mentioned “Surprisingly good sound” in their Panasonic TX-50CS520 review. They also said “Surprisingly effective audio” in their review. And also wrote “We like the tonal balance and the weight offered, which never sounds overly harsh or compressed”.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that were released 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

Like most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV, the TX-50CS520 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the UE48H6410 (£592.29), or the UE48H6400 (£549.99) both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-48AS640 (£509.79).

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Average High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of 100 hertz, the TX-50CS520 has a fairly typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

Medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago have horizontal viewing angles of between 160° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of only 176 degrees, the Panasonic TX-50CS520 has one of the narrower horizontal viewing angles amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The TX-50CS520 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the UE48H6410 (£592.29), or the UE48H6400 (£549.99) both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-48AS640 (£509.79) all of which are cheaper.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The TX-50CS520 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The TX-50CS520 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The TX-50CS520 does not feature local dimming, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of this age and type also do not feature local dimming.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Panasonic TX-50CS520 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The TX-50CS520 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Supports Smart TV

The TX-50CS520 supports Smart TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV also support Smart TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Panasonic TX-50CS520 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

The TX-50CS520 has a fairly typical depth (47 millimeters) compared to most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this television.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to look at the UE48H6410 (£592.29) (68.7mm and cheaper), or the UE48H6400 (£549.99) (49.7mm and cheaper) both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-48AS640 (£509.79) (57mm and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

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

Panasonic TX-50CS520 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic TX-50CS520 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 1,018,074 product attributes, 85,006 TV reviews and 3,569,800 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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