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Panasonic TX-55ASW804

55" Full HD Active Jul 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D 3D Type Release Date £171.07 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are good
Has a built-in camera
3D

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Good

This TV received a rating of 84% from expert review website Chip.de.

Good Brand

We checked 428 expert and owner reviews for Panasonic televisions and found that on average Panasonic has good ratings compared to other brands. We also found that Panasonic has good ratings specifically within its large display diagonal TVs range.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This large display diagonal TV is rated A for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the TX-55ASW804 is £172, which is typical compared to the other 307 TVs that have been available for more than two years.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was July 2014 when Panasonic released the TX-55ASW804.


Design

Has a Built-In Camera

The Panasonic TX-55ASW804 has a built-in camera. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV do not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs with a built-in camera currently available that you might want to look at include the UN55ES8000F, the ES8000, or the UE65F8000 all from Samsung which all of have better reviews.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-55ASW804 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung KE55S9, or the LG 55EC930 (£1,334.99).

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 520Hz. When compared to other TVs of this age and spec, the Panasonic TX-55ASW804's motion interpolation frequency of 1,800 hertz is one of the fastest.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The Panasonic TX-55ASW804 has a 2D-3D converter. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also have a 2D-3D converter.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The TX-55ASW804 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the Sharp LC-60LE636, or the Samsung UE65H8090.

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Supports Bluetooth

The Panasonic TX-55ASW804 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support Bluetooth.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The TX-55ASW804 has an ethernet port. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The TX-55ASW804 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

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Has a Card Reader Integrated

The TX-55ASW804 has a card reader integrated, unlike most of the other televisions of this type and age which do not have a card reader integrated.

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Has a Child Lock

The TX-55ASW804 has a child lock. Most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a child lock.

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Features Voice Control

The TX-55ASW804 features voice control, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Features Local Dimming

The TX-55ASW804 features local dimming, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Management Features

Supports Picture-in-Picture

The TX-55ASW804 supports Picture-In-Picture, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Supports Picture-in-Picture

The TX-55ASW804 supports Picture-in-Picture, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Panasonic TX-55ASW804 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Screen Mirroring

The TX-55ASW804 supports screen mirroring, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Supports Internet TV

The TX-55ASW804 supports internet TV, as do most of the other large display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Supports Smart TV

The TX-55ASW804 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Panasonic TX-55ASW804 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The TX-55ASW804 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Audio

Supports AptX Audio Decoding

The TX-55ASW804 supports aptX audio decoding, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The TX-55ASW804 has a built-in subwoofer. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have a built-in subwoofer.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of TVs of a similar type and age to this TV range from 7W to 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 22W. The RMS rated power of the TX-55ASW804 of only 8 Watts is one of the lowest amongst large display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

At only 10 Watts, the Panasonic TX-55ASW804 has a fairly low subwoofer RMS power compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV. Comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this television have subwoofer RMS powers of between 5W and 50W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic tx55asw804
Barcodes 05025232777648

Panasonic TX-55ASW804 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic TX-55ASW804 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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