Panasonic TX-49DS500
Panasonic TX-49DS500
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Panasonic TX-49DS500

A 49 inch Full HD TV with good features
49" Full HD No No Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Panasonic TX-49DS500 Review

With low running costs and good features, we have ranked the Panasonic TX-49DS500 number 322 in 50 inch TVs.
Good Features
$90 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 48?

At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has running costs of $90 over 5 years, which are typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV has some good features, but is also missing a few features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports screen mirroring
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology

How Big is the Panasonic TX-49DS500?

The Panasonic TX-49DS500 is 1,106mm wide and 80mm tall. It is 644mm thick and weighs 13.5kg.

Panasonic TX-49DS500 front dimensions

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Panasonic TX-49DS500 In-Depth Analysis


Only Full HD

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

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the TX-49DS500 of 49" is pretty average compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 1% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The TX-49DS500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The TX-49DS500 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

Televisions have thicknesses of between 1.7mm and 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the TX-49DS500 of 80mm is quite thick compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 15% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The TX-49DS500 supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports Screen Mirroring

The Panasonic TX-49DS500 supports screen mirroring. 87% of televisions do not support screen mirroring.

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Features Local Dimming

The TX-49DS500 features local dimming, which is unusual. 76% of televisions do not feature local dimming.

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Features Adaptive Dimming Backlight

The Panasonic TX-49DS500 features Adaptive Dimming Backlight. 99% of TVs do not feature Adaptive Dimming Backlight.

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Running Costs

Average Running Costs

The TX-49DS500 is typical compared to the other 3,997 TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the TX-49DS500 will cost $90 over 5 years to run.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers panasonic panledtx49ds500bbk, panasonicviera tx49ds500b, panasonic tx49ds500b, samsung tx49ds500b, summer tx49ds500b, barbie tx49ds500b, panasonic hd1080p, panasonic hdmi1x, info tx49ds500b
Barcodes 00635131627064, 05025232839308, 05025232839612

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