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Panasonic TX50CX680B

£699.00
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An award winning 50" 4K TV with not bad features but a price that represents poor value for money
50" 4K No No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Panasonic TX-50CX680 Review

With very good reviews but good features, we have ranked the Panasonic TX-50CX680 number 111 in 50 inch TVs, number 113 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 262 in 4K TVs.
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Good Features
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2 Years Old
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£138 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
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Why Has it Scored 62?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%. This TV has received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this Panasonic TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2017.
The TX-50CX680 has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £138 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite thin
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is average for watching sport, ranking number 467 in TVs for sport. It is also average for watching films, ranking number 317 in TVs for films as well being average for playing games, ranking number 286 in TVs for gaming.
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Panasonic TX-50CX680 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This television received a "Recommended" award from review site Trusted Reviews who thought that this TV was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This television received an expert rating of 90% from Trusted Reviews. This puts this Panasonic TV in the top 10% of all the TVs when ranked by average expert review score.

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Panasonic TVs Have Very Good Reviews

We checked 1,054 user and expert reviews (including 544 verified purchases) for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has very good reviews compared to other brands. 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 average features and is over 6 months old, and at £699.00 it is more expensive than 55% of TVs.

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Features

4K

4K

The TX-50CX680 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found HD type of Full HD. The best resolution of all televisions is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 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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Average Display Diagonal

The TX-50CX680's display diagonal of 50" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 65% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Panasonic TX-50CX680 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The TX-50CX680 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the Panasonic TX-50CX680 of only 47mm is in the thinnest 24% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The TX-50CX680 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The TX-50CX680 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs. The worst resolution of all TVs is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Features Local Dimming

The TX-50CX680 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the TX-50CX680 of 200Hz is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 64% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the televisions the horizontal viewing angles range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The horizontal viewing angle of the TX-50CX680 of only 176° is fairly narrow compared to most other TVs. It is in the narrowest 21% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Features Voice Control

The Panasonic TX-50CX680 features voice control, unlike 85% of TVs which do not feature voice control.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The TX-50CX680 has an ambient light sensor, unlike 92% of TVs which do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The number of video apps supported by the TX-50CX680 is more than most TVs. This television supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The TX-50CX680 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Panasonic released the TX-50CX680 in March 2015.


Running Costs

OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this TV is A, and based on fine usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the TX-50CX680 will cost £138 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx50cx680b, panasonic tx50cx680e, samsung tx50cx680b, summer tx50cx680b
Barcodes 05025232811694, 05025232812158

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