Panasonic TX-40DX650E, Quad Core TV with 4K

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The Panasonic TX-40DX650E is a mid-range / high-end TV from Panasonic, which is going to bring us quite interesting technical characteristics, such as the Quad Core processor and 4K resolution. The first thing we will do as usual is analyze the technical characteristics in a table.

Technical characteristics of Panasonic TX-40DX650E

specs
Make model Panasonic TX-40DX650E
Size 40 inch
Resolution 4K
Relationship 16: 9
Frequency 1000HZ
Backlighting Led
Smart tv Yes
Integrated Wifi Yes
3D No
USB Recorder Yes
Tuner DVB-T / T2 / DVB-C
Sound 20w
Dimensions without stand (Height x Width x Depth) 521 x 905 x 49 mm
Dimensions with stand (Height x Width x Depth) 573 x 905 x 364 mm
Weight (without / with stand) 12/14 kg
VESA compatibility Yes
HDMI ports 3
USB ports 2
Other connectors 1 Digital Audio Out, 1 Ethernet, 1 Headphone Out, 1 Component
CI + integrated Yes
Energy class B
Contents / accessories Power cord Operating instructions Remote control Batteries Desktop stand

The Panasonic TX-40DX650E TV it is a mid / high range, with a bit more high-end than mid-range, since it has very good things such as screen refreshment and screen resolution.

Exterior design and connectivity

The exterior design of the Panasonic TX-40DX650E is very similar to other Panasonic televisions, a silver-colored design and a metallic-colored finish which make it one of the most attractive televisions in its range. As for the thickness, it is a little thicker than some high-end, but it retains a fairly thin design, which will allow you to enjoy a very attractive TV with a good design in general terms.

Panasonic TX-40DX650E design

Being a 40 inch TV, this TV weighs 12 kilos, a weight that is slightly heavier than normal for televisions of this size. However, nothing happens, as it is still light enough to be able to carry it from one place to another. As for its support, we have the classic silver-colored double base design, which holds the TV perfectly while adapting to it mimetically.

The connectivity of the Panasonic TX-40DX650E it’s a bit lazy for a high end, being more typical of a mid-range. We have 3 HDMI ports, 2 USB ports and a component output, missing another USB port, since not having Bluetooth is the only way we have to connect peripherals. What we are going to have is an integrated Wi-Fi connection and an Ethernet input, both intended for the internet connection, essential in a Smart TV.

The television tuner is a multiple tuner, which will allow us choose between standard DTT by cable and antenna and DTT2 by antenna. This will allow us to be prepared for the future DTT2, which is a standard that will be implemented in Spain very soon and that promises to bring us, among other things, improved resolution and an improvement in all content, so it is very worth it.

Image quality and other functions

The image quality of the Panasonic TX-40DX650E is a very good image quality, with a 4K resolution as the main flag for this TV. 4K resolution is the highest retail resolution out there right now, offering us up to 4 times more detail than Full HD resolution also known as 1K (hence the name), among other things. Of course, in 40 inches it is not noticeable as much as in larger televisions.

Panasonic TX-40DX650E picture

Panasonic TX-40DX650E picture

As well we are going to have 1000 hertz of screen refresh, a fairly high amount that will ensure that the images are more fluid, that they do not have any type of noise and that they look as close as possible to real life in terms of emission of frames. This is especially noticeable in sporting events, in which you go from one frame to another very quickly.

This television nor has HDR high dynamic range, which is one of the characteristics of the high-end right now. However, it does have other elements that try to make up for its absence, which improve, among other things, the brightness, contrast and color emission of the television, achieving a higher quality image, although without reaching the level of HDR.

Software, sound and other features

The software that the Panasonic TX-40DX650E has is the famous My Home Screen 2.0, a software that is based on the equally famous Firefox OS. Thanks to the quad-core processor and the fluidity of Firefox OS, we have a good Smart TV in terms of speed of operation and fluidity. The only downside is that it does not have as many applications as competing televisions, although it does have the most famous ones, such as YouTube.

Panasonic TX-40DX650E 4K

Panasonic TX-40DX650E 4K

The sound of the Panasonic TX-40DX650E is average sound, even for this size. 20 Watts of sound are usually enough for many people, but not for other people, since they have much more demand when it comes to sound. The alternative that these people have in order to have quality sound is the digital audio plug, a plug that it will allow us to connect a high quality sound system, that will allow us to increase the sound power in an easy and effective way.

Energy efficiency is perhaps the weak point of this television, since we only have a B, a label without a doubt quite loose. This means that this television spends more than competitive televisions, something that will put more than one back when buying it, since with how expensive the light is, his is to look for televisions that spend little.

Except for a few minor flaws, the Panasonic TX-40DX650E is a good TV for the most demanding people. Besides that, you can find it at a spectacular price, a very competitive price to have the characteristics it has.

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TV TX-40DX650E: Pros and Cons Table

PROS:
  • 4K resolution and 1000HZ
  • TDT2 tuner
CONS:
  • No HDR
  • Energy label B
7.7 Total score

Picture quality
7.5
Connectivity
7
Sound
6
System / Smart Tv
7.5
Design
8.5
Price / quality ratio
9.5

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