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Panasonic TX55CX680B

£699.00
Trusted Reviews Recommended
An award winning 55" 4K TV with good features but a price that represents not very good value for money
55" 4K No No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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Panasonic TX-55CX680 Review

With very good reviews but good features, we have ranked the Panasonic TX-55CX680 number 77 in 55 inch TVs, number 81 in Netflix recommended TVs and number 210 in 4K TVs.
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2 Reviews + 1 Award
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Average
66
Good Features
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2 Years Old
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£212 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
65
Good

Why Has it Scored 65?

It has great expert reviews and brilliant user reviews with an average overall rating of 75%. 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 televisions 2017.
The TX-55CX680 has an energy efficiency classification of B, and its running costs of £212 over 5 years are in the most expensive 14% of all 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:
Quite large display diagonal
4K
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 good for watching sport on, ranking number 306 in TVs for sport. It is also average for watching films on, ranking number 278 in TVs for films as well being average for playing games on, ranking number 222 in TVs for gaming.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £539 at RGB Direct 15 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 76% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.
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Panasonic TX-55CX680 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This television was given a "Recommended" award by website Trusted Reviews who decided that this TV was very good.

Expert Reviews Are Excellent

This Panasonic television received an expert rating of 90 out of 100 from Trusted Reviews. Experts think this TV is one of the very best TVs.

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Panasonic Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 1,054 expert and user reviews (including 544 verified purchases), Panasonic has very good ratings for its televisions. 100% of those that bought a Panasonic television 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 56% of TVs.

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Features

Quite Large Display Diagonal

The TX-55CX680's display diagonal of 55" is in the largest 23% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110".

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4K

4K

The Panasonic TX-55CX680 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most common resolution. The best resolution of all TVs 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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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-55CX680 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The TX-55CX680 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the Panasonic TX-55CX680 of 56mm is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 44% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Panasonic TX-55CX680 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The TX-55CX680 supports a maximum display resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The best resolution of all TVs is 5120 x 2160 pixels and the worst is 1024 x 768 pixels.

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Features Voice Control

The TX-55CX680 features voice control, which is unusual. 85% of TVs do not feature voice control.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The TX-55CX680 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The TX-55CX680 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The TX-55CX680 has a greater number of video apps than most TVs. This Panasonic television supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by TVs.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The Panasonic TX-55CX680's high frequency rate of 200Hz is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 64% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Features Local Dimming

The TX-55CX680 features local dimming, unlike 76% of TVs which do not feature local dimming.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Panasonic TX-55CX680's horizontal viewing angle of only 176° is fairly narrow compared to most other TVs. It is in the narrowest 20% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The average horizontal viewing angle of all TVs is 180°, with the narrowest being 150° and the widest being 180°.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Panasonic TV was released in March 2015.


Running Costs

Very High Running Costs

This TV is rated B for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the TX-55CX680 is £212 based on adequate energy prices, which makes it one of the most expensive to run TVs.

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Product Identifiers

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Barcodes 05025232811687, 05025232812141

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