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Panasonic TX-40CX680

74

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Panasonic TX-40CX680

Panasonic TX-40CX680
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A fully featured and very economical to run 40" 4K television
40" 4K No 47mm Mar 2015 B
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Panasonic TX-40CX680 Review

With low running costs and excellent features, we have scored the Panasonic TX-40CX680 as follows:
80
Features
Fully-Featured
84
Running Costs
$68 Over 5 Years
74
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 74?

It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has running costs of $68 over 5 years, which puts it typical compared to the other 4,388 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some great features:
4K
Thinner than average
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)
4K ultra HD TV
Studio master colour
My home screen 2.0 powered by firefox OS

What is This TV Best Used For?

74
Watching Films
Very Good
73
Watching Sport
Very Good
78
Playing Games
Very Good

Panasonic TX-40CX680 Video Reviews

Panasonic TX-40CX680 In-Depth Analysis

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The TX-40CX680 is typical compared to the other 4,388 TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the TX-40CX680 will cost $68 over 5 years to run.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 13", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The TX-40CX680's display diagonal of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is smaller than 70% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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4K

4K

The TX-40CX680 has a maximum resolution of 4K. That's over four times the resolution of a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found resolution. The resolution of all TVs ranges from HD Ready (worst) to 8K (best). 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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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The TX-40CX680 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other televisions, the TX-40CX680 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are not 3D.

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Thinner Than Average

The Panasonic TX-40CX680's thickness of only 47mm is thinner than average when compared to most other TVs. It is thinner than 76% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the televisions the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The TX-40CX680 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of televisions also support Wi-Fi.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The TX-40CX680 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 78% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Features Voice Control

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

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Supports Netflix

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

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Features Local Dimming

The TX-40CX680 features local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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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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3840 X 2160 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the TX-40CX680 is 3840 x 2160 pixels. That's over four times the resolution of the most frequently found resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 3840 x 2160 (4K) pixels. Televisions resolutions range from 366 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Faster Than Average High Frequency Rate

The TX-40CX680's high frequency rate of 200Hz is faster than average when compared to most other televisions. It is in the fastest 27% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average high frequency rate of all televisions is 250Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The TX-40CX680 supports screen mirroring. 84% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Narrower Than Average Horizontal Viewing Angle

Televisions have horizontal viewing angles of between 150° and 180°, and the average horizontal viewing angle is 180°. The TX-40CX680's horizontal viewing angle of only 176° is narrower than 80% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

panasonicviera tx40cx680b, panasonic tx40cx680b, panasonic tx40cx680e

Barcodes:

00635131627071, 05025232811700, 05025232812165, 05054629975695

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