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Panasonic TX-40CX680

alaTest has collected and analyzed 221 reviews of Panasonic TX-40CX680. The average rating for this product is 4.5/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Reviewers really like the design and price. The sound and usability are also appreciated. Many are less positive about the energy efficiency and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Panasonic TX-40CX680 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Panasonic TX-40CX680

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 30 user reviews of Panasonic TX-40CX680 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk. Reviewers are impressed by the design and price. The sound and image quality are also appreciated. Opinions are divided on the remote control. Many are less positive about the reliability.

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83% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Panasonic TX-40CX680B 4K UHD 40-Inch Smart LED TV with Freeview PlayPanasonic TX-40CX680B 4K UHD 40-Inch Smart LED TV with Freeview Play

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : S21 (s21.com)

Panasonic TX-40CX680B review

 

The Panasonic TX-40CX680B is an excellent UHD (4K) TV that has plenty to offer the discerning viewer. Its top features are probably its truly excellent picture quality and superb Smart TV functionality. It's nice-looking too, and quite well priced when...

The Panasonic TX-40CX680B is the 40-inch version of the 50-inch TX-50CX680B we reviewed in full detail earlier.

Sep, 2015

Expert review by : What Hi-Fi? (whathifi.com)

Panasonic TX-40CX680B review

 

Now there are smaller screens with smaller prices to match, 4K TV has become a truly viable option...

Strong 4K performance ; Upscales 1080p content well ; Bright, punchy colours ; Smooth motion ; Speedy, user-friendly interface

Standard-definition picture not great ; Freeview Play not available yet

A great start for Panasonic’s 2015 TVs, and a good advert for small 4K screens

Jun, 2015

Techradar Recommended 2015

Expert review by : Jamie Carter (techradar.com)

Panasonic TX-40CX680B review

 

Firefox OS stars on this customisable 4K TV that easily makes its pixels plausible

Colours & black levels ; 4K detail ; Customisable Firefox OS ; Freeview Play incoming

Soft standard-def ; Firefox OS lacks content ; Three HDMI ; No 3D

4K at 40-inches? This nicely priced LED with Firefox OS makes use of its eight million pixels by boosting black levels, colour and upscaling prowess to make everything save for standard definition look sumptuous. With Freeview Play incoming, it's an...

Jun, 2015

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic Viera TX-40CX680B

 

Brilliant picture quality. The sound is fine too!

Oct, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic Viera TX-40CX680B

 

Great 4k picture. Decent price.

Would like to have a record feature.

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic Viera TX-40CX680B

 

Ease of use would be a ten, but have been unable to find a code for my sky handset very annoying

No code for sky handset

Sep, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic Viera TX-40CX680B

 

Clear picture with great colours

Sound quality is not too bad but better with a sound bar

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic Viera TX-40CX680B

 

Great picture

Internet tends to lag

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic Viera TX-40CX680B

 

Great looking tv. Great value. Easy to use

Sound is the only thing that isn't as great as the image and design but still good

Aug, 2016

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Panasonic Viera TX-40CX680B

 

It's just that this product gives us everything we need in a TV

Aug, 2016

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Audio decoding technologies:Dolby Digital Plus
Built-in audio decoders:Dolby Digital
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20
Sound modes:Ambience, Music, Standard / Music, Standard

Certificates

Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified:Y
DLNA Certified: Yes

Design

Color of product:Black

Display

3D:N
3D compatibility: No
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Display Diagonal:40
Display Diagonal (metric):39.4
Display Resolution:3840 x 2160
Dynamic contrast ratio marketing name:Brilliant Contrast
HD type:4K Ultra HD
High frequency rate:200
Motion interpolation frequency:200
Motion interpolation technology:BMR
Screen shape:Flat
Supported graphics resolutions:3840 x 2160
Supported video modes:2160p
Viewing angle, horizontal:176
Viewing angle, vertical:176

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:91
Energy efficiency compliance:A / B
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):65

Ergonomics

On/Off switch: Yes
VESA mounting:Y

Management Features

Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
Number of OSD languages:26
On Screen Display (OSD): Yes
On Screen Display (OSD) languages:ENG
Picture-and-Text: Yes

Networking

Bluetooth: No
Browser supported:Firefox
Browsing: Yes
Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: Yes

Packaging Content

Handheld remote control: Yes

Packaging Data

Package depth:4.88
Package height:26
Package weight:37.5
Package width:51.3

Performance

Ambient light sensor: Yes
Audio formats supported:AAC, FLAC, MP3, WAV, WMA
Game mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Local dimming: Yes
Processor cores:4
Teletext:1000
Teletext function: Yes
Video compression format:3GPP, AVI, FLV, M4V, MKV, MP4, TS, VOB, VRO, WMV / AVI, MKV, WMV, MP4, M4V, FLV, 3GPP, VRO, VOB, TS, PS
Video formats supported:3GPP,AVI,FLV,M4V,MKV,MP4,TS,VOB,VRO,WMV / AVI,MKV,WMV,MP4,M4V,FLV,3GPP,VRO,VOB,TS,PS
Voice control:Y

Ports & interfaces

Audio Return Channel (ARC): Yes
Common interface (CI): No
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):VIERA Link
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDCP: Yes
HDMI ports quantity:3
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub): No
SCART ports quantity:1
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity:1

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:91
Energy efficiency class:A / B
Power consumption (standby):0.5
Power consumption (typical):65

Smart TV

Internet TV: Yes
my Home Screen:Y
Operating system installed:Firefox OS
Screen mirroring:Y
Smart TV: Yes
Video apps:Netflix

TV Tuner

Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-T, DVB-T2 / DVB-T, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.85
Depth (with stand):7.95
Height:20.4
Height (with stand):22 / 35.6
Package depth:4.88
Package height:26
Package weight:37.5
Package width:51.3
Weight:25.4
Weight with stand:29.8
Width:35.6
Width (with stand):22 / 35.6