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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
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2 Reasons For

Good Brand

We checked 1,209 user and expert reviews for Panasonic TVs and found that on average Panasonic has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Panasonic has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs.

Has One Sound Mode

The number of sound modes found on the TX-48CW304 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. The most frequently found sound mode is Music, but this sound mode is not found on this TV. The sound modes Custom|Movie|Music|Standard are also found on this television.

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7 Reasons Against

Not Smart TV

Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the TX-48CW304 are Smart TV, however the Panasonic TX-48CW304 is not Smart TV.

If you are looking for a TV that is Smart TV then you might want to look at the Samsung UE48J6250 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The Panasonic TX-48CW304 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago which have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most televisions of a comparable type and age to the TX-48CW304 are not 3D compatible. The TX-48CW304 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 TVs that have been available for more than a year, the Panasonic TX-48CW304 does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this television and we think the LG 47LB656 is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-48CW304 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the TX-48CW304 also do not feature OLED technology.

Other televisions which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider include the Samsung UN50J6200 ($438.49).

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most televisions of a similar age and type to the TX-48CW304 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the TX-48CW304 which has two HDMI ports.

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Very High Annual Energy Consumption

When compared to other TVs of a similar spec and age to the TX-48CW304, the annual energy consumption of the TX-48CW304 of 127 kilowatt hours is one of the highest. The lowest annual energy consumption of comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the TX-48CW304 is 26kWh and the highest is 170kWh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Panasonic TX-48CW304

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of the this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

TVs with a higher display resolution that might also be worth looking at include the LG 40UF671 (4K Ultra HD).

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Released Over a Year Ago

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

Average Thickness

At 68 millimeters, the TX-48CW304 has a fairly standard thickness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the TX-48CW304.

If you are not concerned about having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the Samsung UE48JU7002 (67.4mm), or the Panasonic TX-48C300 (68mm).

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HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
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Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
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Vertical Viewing Angle
Audio System
Built-In Speaker
Sound Mode
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Teletext Function
Stored Teletext Page
VESA Mounting
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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
Handheld Remote Control

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Electricity cost when switched on $104.28
Electricity cost when on standby $2.28
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Total running cost over 5 years $106.56
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

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