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Panasonic TX55CX680B

£539.00
55" 4K 200Hz Flat Mar 2015
B
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date £211.35 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Good quality
Superb value for money
Trusted Reviews Recommended
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Reviews

One Industry Award

This television received a "Recommended" award from websites Trusted Reviews who wrote that this TV was good.

Excellent Expert Reviews

This TV received an expert rating of 90% from Trusted Reviews. This means that television experts think this 4K and 8K TV is one of the very best TVs of a similar type and age.

Panasonic Has Good TV Reviews

We checked 428 expert and owner reviews (including 96 verified purchases) for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has good reviews compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Panasonic has good reviews specifically for its 4K and 8K TVs.


Design

Good Quality

Two owners who bought it thought it was good quality. Two years ago website Johnlewis.com mentioned “Good build quality” in their Panasonic TX-55CX680 review and scored the product a maximum of 5 stars. Amandajane wrote on expert review site Johnlewis.com “The picture quality is so clear” and scored this TV 5 stars out of 5.


Energy

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this 4K and 8K TV is B. The TX-55CX680 has an average 5 year running cost of £212 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 320 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago.


Price

Superb Value for Money

Two owners mentioned that it was good value for money. Trusted Reviews said in their review of this TV “Superb value for money” and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This 4K and 8K TV has been on the market since March 2015.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The TX-55CX680 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Samsung UE55JU7500 (£629.99) which has better reviews; or the Samsung UE55HU7500 (£529.99) which is cheaper.

Other televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE55JU7000 (£579.99).

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Has an Ethernet Port

The TX-55CX680 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Display

Not 3D

The TX-55CX680 is not 3D, unlike most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Samsung UE55JU7500 (£629.99) or the Samsung UE55HU7500 (£529.99).

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 200 hertz, the TX-55CX680 has a fairly typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

We compared this TV to all the other 200Hz refresh rate TVs and we think because of its better review score, the Samsung UE55HU8500 (£649.99) is also worth considering.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this TV is 100Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 870Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 200 hertz, the TX-55CX680 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

We compared all the other 55" TVs to this TV and we think the Samsung UE55HU7500 (£529.99) which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE55HU8500 (£649.99) which has better reviews are also worth considering.

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Accurate Colors

Three owners who reviewed the Panasonic TX-55CX680 agreed that it had good colour saturation. Last year Trusted Reviews gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Bright, punchy colours” in their review of this TV. They also mentioned “Colours black levels” in their review. And also said “Accurate colors”.

Two owners who purchased it concluded that it had a good contrast ratio. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review of this TV “Superb contrast and colour for the money”. They also said “Good contrast” in their review.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The TX-55CX680 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Panasonic TX-55CX680 has an ambient light sensor. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also have an ambient light sensor.

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Features Local Dimming

The TX-55CX680 features local dimming. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than two years also feature local dimming.

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Features Voice Control

The Panasonic TX-55CX680 features voice control, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Has a Game Mode

The TX-55CX680 has a game mode. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV also have a game mode.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Panasonic TX-55CX680 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The TX-55CX680 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions that came out more than two years ago.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The TX-55CX680 supports internet TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The TX-55CX680 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Supports Two Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the Panasonic TX-55CX680 is more than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. The most commonly supported video apps is YouTube, but this video apps is not supported by this Panasonic TV. The video apps NetFlix are also supported by this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 56 millimeters, the TX-55CX680 has a relatively standard depth compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might want to consider the Samsung UE55HU7500 (£529.99) (35.2mm and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers arcamaudiolabauralicb tx55cx680b, arcamaudiolabb tx55cx680b, arcamastell tx55cx680b, arcamaudio tx55cx680b, panasonic tx55cx680e, panasonic tx55cx680b, panasonic 55cx680e
Barcodes 05025232811687, 05025232812141

Panasonic TX-55CX680 Review Sources

To prepare this Panasonic TX-55CX680 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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