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Panasonic TX55AS640B

£599.00
homecinemachoice.com Best Buy
An award winning but 3 year old 55" Full HD television, very good for playing games
55" Full HD Yes No Apr 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Panasonic TX-55AS640 Review

With very good reviews but average features, we have ranked the Panasonic TX-55AS640 number 112 in 3D TVs, number 136 in 55 inch TVs and number 693 across all TVs.
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1 Review + 1 Award
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Poor
58
Average Features
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3 Years Old
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£218 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
57
Average

Why Has it Scored 57?

It has very good expert reviews with an average expert rating of 90%. This TV has received a "Best Buy" award from Homecinemachoice.com. Samsung televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer televisions 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-55AS640 has an energy efficiency rating of A+, however its running costs of £218 over 5 years are in the most expensive 14% of all 4,373 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is excellent for playing games, ranking number 144 in TVs for gaming. However good for watching sport, ranking number 502 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for watching films, ranking number 686 in TVs for films.
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Mediocre
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Good
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Excellent


Panasonic TX-55AS640 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

The writer at website Homecinemachoice.com decided that this Panasonic TV was very good and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

TV expert review site homecinemachoice.com scored this TV 90 out of 100. This puts this television in the top 11% of all the TVs when ranked by average expert review score.

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Panasonic Has Very Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 1,055 user and expert reviews (including 542 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good reviews for its TVs. 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 £599.00 it is more expensive than 48% of TVs.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the TX-55AS640 of 55" is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 70% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Panasonic TX-55AS640 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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3D

The TX-55AS640 is 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The Panasonic TX-55AS640's thickness of 63mm is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 57% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The TX-55AS640 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

TVs have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the Panasonic TX-55AS640 of 1,200Hz is in the fastest 8% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Panasonic TX-55AS640 has a 2D-3D converter, unlike 86% of TVs which do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Panasonic TX-55AS640 supports Bluetooth, which is unusual. 81% of televisions do not support Bluetooth.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Panasonic TX-55AS640's horizontal viewing angle of only 176° is in the narrowest 18% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. TVs have horizontal viewing angles of between 150° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D|2D/3D|2D comb filter, which is typical of many TVs.

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Has a Child Lock

The TX-55AS640 has a child lock, which is unusual. 90% of televisions do not have a child lock.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Very High

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, however the TX-55AS640 is one of the least economic to run TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the TX-55AS640 is £218.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic tx55as640b, samsung tx55as640b

Barcodes:

05025232772834

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Panasonic TX-55AS640

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46mm thinner
User reviews are significantly better
A lot Lower expert review Score
Four more awards
399Hz faster motion interpolation frequency
£101.94 cheaper to run
£1 More Expensive

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