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Panasonic TX-40CS520

77

Overall Score

Panasonic TX-40CS520

Panasonic TX-40CS520
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A critically acclaimed and very economical to run 40" Full HD TV, with good features
40" Full HD No 47mm Mar 2015 A+
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Panasonic TX-40CS520 Review

With very low running costs and excellent reviews, we have scored the Panasonic TX-40CS520 as follows:
91
Reviews
1 Review
79
Features
Good Features
92
Running Costs
$45 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

It has fantastic expert reviews with an average expert rating of 100%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However it has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest televisions 2018.
This Panasonic TV has running costs of only $45 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 17% of all 4,333 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
The TX-40CS520 has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi
Only Full HD
Smaller than average display diagonal

What is This TV Best Used For?

71
Watching Films
Very Good
68
Watching Sport
Good
72
Playing Games
Very Good

Panasonic TX-40CS520 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The average running cost of the TX-40CS520 is only $45 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 17% of all 4,333 televisions.

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The display diagonal of the Panasonic TX-40CS520 of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is smaller than 71% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The Panasonic TX-40CS520 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the TX-40CS520 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

Televisions have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the TX-40CS520 of only 47mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thinnest 24% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The TX-40CS520 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of TVs.

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The TX-40CS520 has an ambient light sensor. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz. The motion interpolation frequency of the TX-40CS520 of only 100Hz is in the slowest 18% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other TVs, the TX-40CS520 does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The Panasonic TX-40CS520's high frequency rate of 100Hz is fairly typical compared to most other TVs. It is faster than 63% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Across all the TVs the horizontal viewing angles range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The TX-40CS520's horizontal viewing angle of only 176° is narrower than 79% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Panasonic TX-40CS520 supports screen mirroring. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The TX-40CS520 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). 78% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

The TX-40CS520 features Adaptive Dimming Backlight, unlike 99% of TVs which do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonic tx40cs520b, tx40cs520e

Barcodes:

05025232811847, 05025232812394

Frequently Asked Questions About the Panasonic TX-40CS520

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