Panasonic TX-32DS500


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Panasonic TX-32DS500

Panasonic TX-32DS500
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A good spec and extremely economical to run 32" HD Ready TV
32" HD Ready No 69mm Apr 2016 A+
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Panasonic TX-32DS500 Review

With very low running costs and very good features, we have scored the Panasonic TX-32DS500 as follows:
Good Features
Running Costs
$34 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 71?

It has below average user reviews with an average user rating of 60%.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has running costs of only $34 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 9% of all 4,333 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports timeshift
Adaptive backlight
Adaptive backlight dimming delivers both deep blacks in dark scenes and plenty of punch in bright scenestvs with adaptive backlight dimming constantly analyse incoming pictures so that they can continually adjust their light output to deliver the optimum picture quality
Only HD Ready
Smaller than average display diagonal

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How Big is the Panasonic TX-32DS500?

The Panasonic TX-32DS500 is 734mm wide and 69mm tall. It is 437mm thick and weighs 5.5kg.

Panasonic TX-32DS500 front dimensions
Panasonic TX-32DS500 size in context

Panasonic TX-32DS500 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the TX-32DS500 is only $34 based on typical energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run televisions.

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Only HD Ready

The highest resolution of the TX-32DS500 is HD Ready. That's 56% less resolution than the most common HD type of Full HD and is in fact the worst resolution across all televisions.

The best resolution amongst comparable types of TV is 8K.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The Panasonic TX-32DS500's display diagonal of only 32" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is smaller than 82% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the TX-32DS500 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the TX-32DS500 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thicker Than Average

The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the TX-32DS500 of 69mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 31% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The TX-32DS500 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports Timeshift

The Panasonic TX-32DS500 supports timeshift, which is unusual. 82% of TVs do not support timeshift.

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Has a Child Lock

The TX-32DS500 has a child lock, unlike 88% of televisions which do not have a child lock.

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Supports Miracast

The TX-32DS500 supports Miracast, unlike 86% of TVs which do not support Miracast.

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Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

The Panasonic TX-32DS500 features Adaptive Dimming Backlight. 99% of TVs do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The TX-32DS500 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Supports Interactive TV

The Panasonic TX-32DS500 supports interactive TV, unlike 94% of TVs which do not support interactive TV.

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Energy Star Certified

The TX-32DS500 is Energy Star certified. 83% of TVs are not Energy Star certified.

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Only 366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Panasonic TX-32DS500 is 366 x 768 pixels. That's 86% lower display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by TVs and is actually the worst supported resolution across all TVs. This television also supports a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 1,366 pixels.

A 5120 x 2160 pixels resolution is the best supported resolution across similar types of TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

tx32ds500b tx32ds500b, panasonic scall30tebk, panasonic dmrhwt130eb, panasonic tx32ds500b, certified tx32ds500b, panasonic schtb18ebk, panasonic schte80ebk, samsung tx32ds500b, summer tx32ds500b, panasonic ds500b, info tx32ds500b


05025232825813, 05025232825844

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