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Panasonic TX-L47DT65
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Panasonic TX-L47DT65

47" 1,600Hz Aug 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
Precise frame generation and insertion create smoothly flowing images. Fine light-emission control also minimises flicker to ensure smooth images. By combining the IPS Panel, with its great... More
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13 Reasons For

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and T3.com this mid-size TV has an overall expert rating of 75 out of 100.

Nice Design

Some people who reviewed it thought it was good looking. Expert website Trustedreviews.com mentioned “Sure, its pictures often look good - very good even; its design is gorgeous and futuristic;”. Trusted Reviews mentioned “Gorgeous spacesaving design”. Trusted Reviews also mentioned “Elegant design, twin tuners”.

Several Panasonic TX-L47DT65 owners said in their reviews that this TV was smooth. Trusted Reviews wrote “24p Smooth Film” in their Panasonic TX-L47DT65 review. One person who reviewed it reckoned that it was aesthetic. Three years ago Trusted Reviews said “Aesthetically a winner”.

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Easy to Use

A few people who purchased it thought it had a good interface. Trusted Reviews mentioned “The My Home Screen interface is excellent” and rated it 70 out of 100. Trusted Reviews also wrote “Panasonic's new personalised My Home Screen user interface is good, twin tuners are a gamechanger”.

A few people who reviewed the Panasonic TX-L47DT65 reckoned that it was easy to handle. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com wrote in their Panasonic TX-L47DT65 review “Its headline features are 1600Hz BLS motion handling, local dimming over six separate LED blocks, passive 3D playback” . Trusted Reviews wrote “Even the application of a local dimming engine can't stop the set's handling of dark scenes feeling clumsy” in their Panasonic TX-L47DT65 review.

One Panasonic TX-L47DT65 reviewer who purchased this TV thought it was comfortable and easy to hold. T3.com mentioned “Passive 3D is detailed and comfortable” and gave the product a score of 4 stars. One customer who reviewed the product wrote that it was easy to use. T3.com wrote “Impressively easy to use smart features” in their review of the Panasonic TX-L47DT65.

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Good High Def TV

Several Panasonic TX-L47DT65 reviewers who reviewed the product considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Trustedreviews.com said in their Panasonic TX-L47DT65 review three years ago “What is the Panasonic TX-L47DT65? The Panasonic L47DT65 is a 47-inch TV from the second rung of Panasonic's full HD LCD range”. Expert review site T3.com wrote in their Panasonic TX-L47DT65 review “The 47-inch Panasonic TX-L47DT65B Full HD TV is one of a family of good-looking, well specified smart LED sets” and scored the product 4 stars.

Good Technical Features

One person concluded that the Panasonic TX-L47DT65 had good features.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One person who bought the product reckoned that it had a good 3D picture quality.

Robust

One Panasonic TX-L47DT65 owner who reviewed the Panasonic TX-L47DT65 concluded that it was well made. Four years ago T3.com said “Solid HD performance” in their Panasonic TX-L47DT65 review.

Panasonic Has Good TV Reviews

Panasonic has good average ratings for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range.

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Very Fast High Frequency Rate

Across all the televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the TX-L47DT65 the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 180Hz. When compared to other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago that we have assessed, the Panasonic TX-L47DT65's high frequency rate of 1,600 hertz is one of the fastest.

We compared this TV to all the other 1,600Hz refresh rate televisions and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L42FT60E[plb_1654311_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-L47DT65 which do not have a wi-Fi, the TX-L47DT65 has a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Ten Video Formats Supporteds

supports ten video formats supporteds

The Panasonic TX-L47DT65 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years. This Panasonic TV supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to the TX-L47DT65. The video formats supporteds "3GP", "AVCHD", "AVI", "FLV", "M4V", "MP4", "TS", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Has Three Smart Modess

The number of smart modes found on the TX-L47DT65 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This Panasonic TV has a Game smart modes, which is the most frequently found smart modes found on TVs of this type and age. The smart modess "Cinema" and "Dynamic" are also found on this TV.

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Quite Thin

The TX-L47DT65 has one of the thinner depths (only 35 millimeters) amongst TVs of this age. The depths of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-L47DT65 range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

We compared this TV to all the other 35mm thick televisions and we think the Panasonic TX-L42FT60E[plb_1654311_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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11 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One Panasonic TX-L47DT65 owner said in their reviews that this TV was not cheap. Trusted Reviews wrote “It's a bit expensive”.

Poor Smart TV Features

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was not good for watching TV catchup services. T3.com wrote in their review “Limited catchup TV services” but despite that they still rated the product 4 stars.

Does Not Support Smart TV

The TX-L47DT65 does not support smart TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago also do not support smart TV.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the Panasonic TX-L47DT65 does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the TX-L47DT65 is more than most TVs that are a similar age to it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems PAL I are also supported by this Panasonic TV.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The TX-L47DT65 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a similar type and age to it. This Panasonic TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The image formats supported "PNG" is also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it.

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Very Low Subwoofer RMS Power

The TX-L47DT65 has a quite low subwoofer RMS power (only 10 Watts) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the TX-L47DT65. The average subwoofer RMS power of TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-L47DT65 is 14W.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-L47DT65 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the TX-L47DT65 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the TX-L47DT65 range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh. At 95 kilowatt hours, the TX-L47DT65 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the TX-L47DT65.

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Heavy

The weights of TVs of this type and age range from 3.7kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg. The TX-L47DT65 is one of the heavier similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago (15 kilograms) amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-L47DT65

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable 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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Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the TX-L47DT65 is £112, which is typical compared to the other 668 televisions of this spec and age.

Released Over Three Years Ago

Panasonic released the TX-L47DT65 over three years ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Hotel Mode
Performance
Compatible Memory Cards
Card Reader Integrated
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
24p Support
Local Dimming
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Swivel Angle Range
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control

Expert Reviews

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24 January 2014

While the L47DT65 admittedly has its moments, it's hard to come up with any irresistible reasons for owning one. Sure, its pictures often look good - very good even; its design is gorgeous and...

Gorgeous spacesaving design
Sharp, clean pictures
The My Home Screen interface is excellent
Elegant design, twin tuners
My Home Screen UI, app integration
It's a bit expensive
Native contrast performance is below par
Local dimming system lacks finesse
Backlight inconsistencies, patchy media file playback, can be prone to motion artefact
There aren't enough video streaming services, and even the application of a local dimming engine can't stop the set's handling of dark scenes feeling clumsy
1 October 2013

The 47-inch Panasonic TX-L47DT65B Full HD TV is one of a family of good-looking, well specified smart LED sets. Also available as the 42-inch TX-L42DT65B, 55-inch TX-L55DT65B and the range-topping... Read more…

Shardsharp cosmetics
Versatile My Home Screen
Solid HD performance
Crisp and wonderfully clean picture
Bright, punchy whites
Poor black levels
Weedy audio
Limited catchup TV services
Slight yellow tint won't be to everyone's tastes
Sound could be warmer and more substantial

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £110.56
Electricity cost when on standby £1.22
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Total running cost over 5 years £111.78
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic TX-L47DT65uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers txl47dt65, txl47dt65b, panasonic txl47dt65, panasonic txl47dt65b
Barcodes 05025232732722

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