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Panasonic TX55AS640B

£599.00
55" Full HD Active Apr 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £217.54 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Good high def TV
Noisy
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Reviews

One Industry Award

The editor of websites Homecinemachoice.com said that this large display diagonal TV would make a great purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

Excellent Expert Reviews

Expert review website homecinemachoice.com scored this large display diagonal TV 90 out of 100. That puts this Panasonic TV in the top 14% of all the televisions of a similar type and age.

Panasonic Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 428 expert and user reviews, Panasonic has good reviews for its TVs. Panasonic also has good reviews specifically for its large display diagonal TVs.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in April 2014.


Energy

Running Costs Are Very High

The energy efficiency rating of this television is A+, however the average 5 year running cost of the TX-55AS640 is £218 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is in the most expensive 17% of all 307 TVs of this spec and age.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar age and spec to 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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Good High Def TV

Two customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Three owners thought the product had a good 3D picture quality. Two years ago website Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this TV “I do some 3D gaming”. They also said “The 3D gaming performance surprised me” in their review. And also mentioned “In 3D Mark - Fire Strike Sky Diver Cloud Gate Ice Storm”.

Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Panasonic TX-55AS640 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have a 2D-3D converter.

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Quite Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,200 hertz, the TX-55AS640 has a fairly fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of this spec and age is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 520Hz.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The average horizontal viewing angle of televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV is 180°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 160° to 180°. With a horizontal viewing angle of only 176 degrees, the Panasonic TX-55AS640 has a fairly narrow horizontal viewing angle compared to most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 55" televisions currently available including the Samsung UE55F6100 (£569), the Philips 55PFS6609 (£699.99), or the Toshiba 55L7453 (£599) which all of have better reviews.

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Good Picture Quality

Four owners who reviewed the product considered that it had good picture quality. Two years ago website Amazon.co.uk said “The graphics card idles at 35 39C 33 fan speed) load temps at 72C 66 fan speed” but even so they gave it a score of 1 stars out of 5. They also wrote “It's a HUGE step up from Intel HD 530 (integrated 7 6700K graphics) which had unplayable framerates in Payday 2 at 1920 1200” in their review. And also said “Intel HD Graphics 4600 - 738, 3535, 7290, 62903”.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The TX-55AS640 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Toshiba 55L7453 (£599), the Samsung UE55J6300 (£649), or the LG 55LB731 (£575) which all of have better reviews.

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Supports Bluetooth

The TX-55AS640 supports Bluetooth, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Panasonic TX-55AS640 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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Performance

Has a Child Lock

The TX-55AS640 has a child lock, as do most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Has a Game Mode

The TX-55AS640 has a game mode, as do most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Panasonic TX-55AS640 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Panasonic TX-55AS640 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The Panasonic TX-55AS640 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The Panasonic TX-55AS640 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The TX-55AS640 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

The Panasonic TX-55AS640 has a pretty standard depth (63 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this television.

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Audio

Noisy

Two people who bought the product considered that it was noisy. Website Amazon.co.uk said “It gets louder with load (as all cards do” although they rated this TV 20 out of 100. They also wrote “On the other hand there is a little background office noise” in their review.

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Quiet

Five people who purchased it concluded that it was quiet. Website Amazon.co.uk said “Low heat generation 65 C or less) even though it only has one fan (which is also fairly quiet” in their review of this TV but they gave the Panasonic TX-55AS640 a rating of 20 out of 100. They also wrote “Runs cool and quiet” in their review. And also mentioned “Cool, quiet, decent power, great for my work machine (HP EliteDesk 800 1 SFF)”.

Two people who bought the product considered that it was noisy. Website Amazon.co.uk said “It gets louder with load (as all cards do” although they rated this TV 20 out of 100. They also wrote “On the other hand there is a little background office noise” in their review.

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Design

Good Quality

Three owners who purchased the Panasonic TX-55AS640 mentioned that it was good quality. Website Amazon.co.uk said “Nice build quality and backplate”. They also mentioned “Great aesthetics and build quality (heatsink” in their review. And also said “The construction seems to be very sturdy, well made”.

Good Looking

Three owners who reviewed this TV agreed that it was good looking. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned two years ago “Its pretty capable in Solidworks.” however they scored this TV 1 stars out of 5. They also said “Great card for the money, runs beautifully and my games look phenomenal” in their review.

Two customers considered that the product was well designed. Website Homecinemachoice.com said in their review of this TV “Attractive design” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

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Easy to Use the Menus

Four owners wrote in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “This card performs great at 1080p and can handle most title at ultra to high settings, except graphically demanding titles (Witcher 3”. They also said “You can run any game on max settings and get good frames” in their review. And also mentioned “High 1080p FPS on ultra settings in most games nowadays”.

Two owners who reviewed the product considered that it was easy to use. Website Amazon.co.uk mentioned “I ran benchmark 3DMark 11 Basic Test running MSI afterburner with custom fan control profile”. They also said “Bought this card to use ATI catalyst graphics on a 1080p Samsung monitor” in their review.

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Well Made

Seven people who reviewed this TV agreed that it was well made. Website Amazon.co.uk wrote in their review of this TV “Solid performance, extremely fast rendering times in apps such as Photoshop, CAD programs” but despite that they only gave this TV a rating of 20 out of 100. They also mentioned “The design is not to flashy so it can go with any build” in their review. And also said “Very nice looking card with exceptional performance in my build”.


Price

Great Price

Seven owners who reviewed the Panasonic TX-55AS640 considered that it was good value for money. Two years ago website Homecinemachoice.com mentioned in their review of this TV “Great price” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Also two years ago website Amazon.co.uk said “Its cheap”. They also mentioned “As far as price to performance ratios go, this card” in their review.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx55as640b
Barcodes 05025232772834

Panasonic TX-55AS640 Review Sources

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