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Panasonic TX-48CW304
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Panasonic TX-48CW304

48" Edge-LED Flat May 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
$108.75 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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Good Brand

On average Panasonic mid-size TVs have good ratings as do all TVs built by Panasonic.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The TX-48CW304 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the TX-48CW304.

It is worth considering other TVs which also support smart TV features including the Philips 48PFH5500 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The TX-48CW304 does not have a WiFi connection, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions of this type and age also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the TX-48CW304, the Panasonic TX-48CW304 is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the TX-48CW304, the Panasonic TX-48CW304 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-48CW304 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the TX-48CW304 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the Samsung UN50J6200 ($479.49) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The Panasonic TX-48CW304 is a two HDMI port TV.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Panasonic TX-48CW304 is a one USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Very High Annual Energy Consumption

Mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-48CW304 have annual energy consumptions of between 26kWh and 160kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 66kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 127 kilowatt hours, the TX-48CW304 has one of the highest annual energy consumptions amongst similar spec TVs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-48CW304

Released Over a Year Ago

Panasonic released the TX-48CW304 over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs of a comparable age and type 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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Average Thickness

At 68 millimeters, the TX-48CW304 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the TX-48CW304.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Panasonic TX-48C300 (68mm).

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Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
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Motion Interpolation Technology
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Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
Audio System
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
Management Features
OSD Language
Stored Teletext Page
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
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Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Packaging Content

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on $107.29
Electricity cost when on standby $2.34
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Total running cost over 5 years $109.63
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Panasonic TX-48CW304uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.71 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic 48cw304
Barcodes 05025232813285

See How Other TVs Compare to the Panasonic TX-48CW304

UN43J5000 vs TX-48CW304

Samsung UN43J5000 vs Panasonic TX-48CW304
Samsung UN43J5000 Panasonic TX-48CW304
$ 377.95
Cheaper to Run by $36.17
Eight Months Newer
17% Thinner
Slower Motion Interpolation Frequency
Smaller Screen Size

UN32J4300 vs TX-48CW304

Samsung UN32J4300 vs Panasonic TX-48CW304
Samsung UN32J4300 Panasonic TX-48CW304
$ 281.19
Two Months Newer
Vastly Slower Motion Interpolation Frequency
50% Smaller Screen Size