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Panasonic TX-50CSW524

50" Full HD 200Hz Flat Apr 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £156.65 Electricity cost over 5 years
Panasonic has good TV reviews
Features USB recording
Full HD

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Panasonic Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 421 expert and owner reviews (including 20 verified purchases), Panasonic has good ratings for its TVs. Panasonic also has good ratings specifically within its medium display diagonal TVs range compared to other manufacturers.


Performance

Features USB Recording

The Panasonic TX-50CSW524 features USB recording, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Features Local Dimming

The TX-50CSW524 features local dimming, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type which do not feature local dimming.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was April 2015 when Panasonic released the TX-50CSW524.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal 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-50CSW524 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television are also not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth considering include the LG 42LW579.

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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rates of televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this television range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 200Hz. With a high frequency rate of 200 hertz, the TX-50CSW524 has a quite fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 200Hz refresh rate televisions currently available including the Sony KDL-40W705 (£369), or the LG 42LB730 which both of have better reviews.

If you would prefer a faster high frequency rate then you might want to consider the Samsung UE40H6400 (£249.99) (400Hz) 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 typical of many TVs of a similar spec and age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-50CSW524 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Narrow Viewing Angle, Horizontal

The narrowest viewing angle, horizontal of medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years is 160°, the widest is 180°, and the average viewing angle, horizontal is 180°. With a viewing angle, horizontal of only 176 degrees, the TX-50CSW524 has one of the narrowest viewing angle, horizontals amongst TVs of this age.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

The efficiency rating of this television is A+, however based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the TX-50CSW524 will cost £157 over 5 years to run, which makes it one of the least economic to run TVs of a similar age and type.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic TX-50CSW524 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of its better review score, the LG 42LW579.

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Panasonic TX-50CSW524 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Panasonic TX-50CSW524 has an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Has an Energy Star Certified

The TX-50CSW524 has an Energy Star certified. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago also have an Energy Star certified.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The TX-50CSW524 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The TX-50CSW524 has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The TX-50CSW524 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 47 millimeters, the TX-50CSW524 has a fairly standard depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

There are a number of other 47mm thick televisions currently available which you might want to look at including the UE46F6500SD, or the UE40F6800 (£668.39) both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-40CSW524 which all of have better reviews.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx50csw524s
Barcodes 05025232812738, 05025232812752

Panasonic TX-50CSW524 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic TX-50CSW524 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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