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Panasonic TX-40CX680
Panasonic TX-40CX680
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48

Overall Score

Panasonic TX-40CX680

A 40 inch 4K TV with good features
40" 4K No No Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Panasonic TX-40CX680 Review

With low running costs and good features, we have scored the Panasonic TX-40CX680 as follows for Summary.
60
Good Features
21
65
$86 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
48
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has running costs of $86 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
4K
Quite thin
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
54
Average
41
Mediocre
43
Mediocre

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Panasonic TX-40CX680 In-Depth Analysis

Features

4K

4K

The highest resolution of the TX-40CX680 is 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD television, which is the most frequently found resolution. The best resolution of all televisions is 8K and the worst is HD Ready. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the TX-40CX680 of 40" is relatively standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the smallest 1% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-40CX680 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The TX-40CX680 is not 3D, although this is within the context that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Quite Thin

The thickness of the TX-40CX680 of only 47mm is in the thinnest 24% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The Panasonic TX-40CX680 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of televisions.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Panasonic TX-40CX680 supports screen mirroring, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support screen mirroring.

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Features Voice Control

The TX-40CX680 features voice control, which is unusual. 86% of televisions do not feature voice control.

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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the Panasonic TX-40CX680 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. Across all televisions the worst resolution is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Quite Narrow Horizontal Viewing Angle

The horizontal viewing angle of the TX-40CX680 of only 176° is in the narrowest 16% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. Across all the televisions the horizontal viewing angles range from 150° to 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The RMS rated power of the TX-40CX680 of 20W is in the highest 22% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the TX-40CX680 of 200Hz is relatively typical compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 1% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports a Netflix Video App

The number of video apps supported by the Panasonic TX-40CX680 is more than most TVs. This TV supports a Netflix video app, which is the most commonly supported video app supported by televisions.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The TX-40CX680 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The Panasonic TX-40CX680 has an ambient light sensor, which is unusual. 92% of TVs do not have an ambient light sensor.

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Features Local Dimming

The TX-40CX680 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The TX-40CX680 is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the TX-40CX680 will cost $86 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

arcamaudiolabb tx40cx680b, panasonicviera tx40cx680b, arcamaudio tx40cx680b, panasonic tx40cx680e, panasonic tx40cx680b, quick tx40cx680b

Barcodes:

00635131627071, 05025232811700, 05025232812165, 05054629975695

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