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Panasonic TX-32DS500
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Panasonic TX-32DS500

32" 69mm Mar 2016
Screen Size Smart TV Features WiFi Connection Thickness Release Date
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User Reviews Are Good

Users have rated this television on average 88 out of 100.

Easy to Use

Some customers considered that the product was easy to setup. Ajn wrote a few weeks ago “Easy to set up” in their Panasonic TX-32DS500 review. One person wrote in their reviews that this TV had a good interface. In October Timbertwig said in their review on Amazon “The "my Home Screen" interface makes it very easy to navigate around all the options”.

One customer said in their reviews that it was easy to use the menus.

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Smart TV Features Are Good

Several Panasonic TX-32DS500 owners who reviewed the Panasonic TX-32DS500 reckoned that it had good apps. A few weeks ago Mr. William Oxley scored the product very highly and he wrote in his review on Amazon “There are numerous apps pre-loaded including BBC iPlayer”.

One person who bought the Panasonic TX-32DS500 considered that it was good for watching TV catchup services.

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A Best Selling TV

The TX-32DS500 is a popular choice of television.

Good Size

A number of customers who reviewed it considered that it was lightweight. Avid British Reader gave the product a score of 5 stars and wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “Its super lightweight ( a 1/3rd of the weight of our”.

Good High Def TV

Several customers who bought this TV considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Connectivity

Several Panasonic TX-32DS500 reviewers thought the Panasonic TX-32DS500 was wifi compatible. N. Wilcock gave it a rating of 4 stars and wrote a few weeks ago “However, BBC iPlayer HD is very good indeed; wireless connection to my router was immediate using WPS”. Stan said on Amazon “Very very pleased, now connected to WiFi”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person who reviewed it wrote that it was quiet. Avid British Reader mentioned in their review “What was once the quiet room will now be Football 2016 room” and rated it as excellent.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the Panasonic TX-32DS500 mentioned that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One person wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Ajn wrote on Amazon “Picture quality is good however our 8 year old plasma screen personally has the edge” in their review.

Good Technical Features

One customer who reviewed it thought it had good features. A few weeks ago N. Wilcock gave the Panasonic TX-32DS500 a rating of 4 stars and wrote on Amazon “An impressive TV, with a wide variety of features and at a good price” in their review of this TV.

Nice Stand

One customer who reviewed it considered that it had a good stand.

Good Standard Def TV

One Panasonic TX-32DS500 owner who bought it concluded that it was good at displaying standard definition TV. In October this year B Mort mentioned in their review of the Panasonic TX-32DS500 on Amazon “SD programs are ok” and scored this TV 80 out of 100.

Robust

One Panasonic TX-32DS500 reviewer said in their reviews that it was reliable. Avid British Reader wrote “Run our films through conventional means and a trusty old pioneer DVD player is sitting besides it” and scored it very highly.

Panasonic Televisions Have Good Reviews

Mid-size TVs produced by Panasonic have good ratings on average compared to other manufacturers. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Panasonic also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Panasonic TX-32DS500 supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-32DS500 which do not support smart TV features.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative televisions which support smart TV features currently available including the LG 32LH570B[plb_3817380_price] which is cheaper; or the Hisense H40M2600[plb_3365573_price] which has better reviews.

We compared all the other televisions which also support smart TV features to this television and we think the Samsung UE32K5179[plb_3753122_price] is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Panasonic TX-32DS500 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other mid-size TVs that came out in the last year.

We compared all the other televisions with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think a cheaper TV such as the LG 32LH570B[plb_3817380_price], and the Samsung UE32K5600[plb_3418554_price] or you might consider a better rated TV such as the Hisense H40M2600[plb_3365573_price] are also worth considering.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the Panasonic TX-32DS500 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. Across all the latest mid-size TVs the RMS rated power range from 5W to 40W, and the average RMS rated power is 17W.

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Fairly Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of new comparable spec televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 210Hz. The TX-32DS500 has one of the faster motion interpolation frequencies (400 hertz) amongst TVs of this age.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The TX-32DS500 has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec televisions that have been around for the last year. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs that came out around the same time as the TX-32DS500. The audio formats "AAC", "FLAC", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on latest comparable spec TVs.

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Light

The average weight of TVs that were launched in the last year is 8.3kg, and the weights range from 1kg to 36kg. At only 5.5 kilograms, the Panasonic TX-32DS500 is fairly light compared to most of the other new mid-size TVs.

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Very Low Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of only 44 kilowatt hours, the Panasonic TX-32DS500 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average annual energy consumption of new mid-size TVs is 67kWh.

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5 Reasons Against

Poor Design

One Panasonic TX-32DS500 reviewer reckoned that the Panasonic TX-32DS500 was not good looking.

Not 3D Compatible

Most similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TX-32DS500 are not 3D compatible. The TX-32DS500 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to the TX-32DS500, the TX-32DS500 does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the TX-32DS500 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out in the last year. This Panasonic television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by latest mid-size TVs.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were released in the last 12 months, the TX-32DS500 does not feature OLED technology.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-32DS500

Released Nine Months Ago

This mid-size TV has been on the market for nine months.

Average Thickness

With a thickness of 69 millimeters, the TX-32DS500 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the TX-32DS500.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Grundig 32 VLE 5500[plb_2968318_price] (76mm and cheaper), or the Samsung UE32K4100[plb_3319529_price] (62.9mm and cheaper).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Management Features
OSD Language
Performance
Audio Format
Image Format
Stored Teletext Page
Video Compression Format
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Power
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption When Switched Off
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width

User Reviews

(12)
(Verified Purchase)

Initial problems with WiFi set up but easily solved by hard wiring direct from router. SD programs are ok but HD is super clear and I'm glad I decided to leave the 4k UHD stuff until there's more... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2016 by AJN
(Verified Purchase)

Very easy to set-up and really liked the "pages" menu approach as a first time Smart TV user. The telly is very light weight compared to our previous TV and can be placed into position by one... Read more…

Reviewed 14 August 2016 by Amal Hirani
(Verified Purchase)

Great TV, but it was advertised as being able to link with an ipad/mac book/iphone and for the life of me i cannot figure how to do this.

Reviewed 12 August 2016 by David Lowton
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent...

Reviewed 10 August 2016 by Amazon Customer
(Verified Purchase)

Unfortunately it came damaged and had to be returned, the menu system was nice and the apps i hooked it up over ethernet it seemed to work ok the screen resolution didn't seem as good as the... Read more…

Reviewed 31 July 2016 by Pip

WONDERFUL.

Reviewed 28 July 2016 by Stan
(Verified Purchase)

Very very pleased, now connected to WiFi.Roll on Olympics and football season. If you want a good TV at a very reasonable price this Panasonic 40inch is highly recommended so 5 stars.

Reviewed 21 July 2016 by Michael
(Verified Purchase)

Perfect...

Reviewed 15 July 2016 by N. Wilcock

When my faithful old Panasonic TX-24DX1 passed away after 15 years of faultless service, I decided to replace it with the TX-32DS500B. An impressive TV, with a wide variety of features and at a... Read more…

Reviewed 23 June 2016 by Timbertwig

For less than £500, this is a lot of TV for your money. It is certainly a big TV and so make sure that you have enough room to enjoy it. That said, it's surprisingly light for its size and moving... Read more…

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