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Panasonic Viera TX-40CXW804

67points

Sony KDL W650D 40"

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Panasonic Viera TX-40CXW804 vs Sony KDL W650D 40"

Panasonic Viera TX-40CXW804
Sony KDL W650D 40"

Why is Panasonic Viera TX-40CXW804 better than Sony KDL W650D 40"?

  • 2.03x higher pixel density
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    111.5ppivs55ppi
  • 4x higher resolution
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    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • Supports USB recording
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  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • 1 more HDMI ports
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    3vs2
  • 25mm narrower
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    899mmvs924mm
  • Has an HDR10-enabled display
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  • 166mm thinner
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    46mmvs212mm

Why is Sony KDL W650D 40" better than Panasonic Viera TX-40CXW804?

  • 1.27% bigger screen size
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    40"vs39.5"
  • 14.6W lower power consumption on operation
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    59.4W vs74W
  • 5.79kg lighter
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    7.71kgvs13500g
  • Supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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  • Has a display in 24p
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  • Has DTS Surround
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  • 6kg less shipping weight
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    11kgvs17kg
  • 10kWh lower power consumption per year
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    93kWhvs103kWh

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Design

1.supports a remote smartphone
Panasonic Viera TX-40CXW804
Sony KDL W650D 40"
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
2.width

899mm

924mm

The width represents the horizontal dimension of the product. We consider a smaller width better because it assures easy maneuverability.
How much power the device consumes when it's switched on.
4.weight

13.5kg

7.71kg

We consider a lower weight better because lighter devices are more comfortable to carry. A lower weight is also an advantage for home appliances, as it makes transportation easier, and for many other types of products.
The power consumption in standby mode, also called energy-saving mode, measures the amount of power the device consumes when shut down but still plugged in.
6.thickness

46mm

212mm

We consider a thinner chassis better because it makes the product more compact and portable. Thinness is a feature highlighted by many manufacturers of mobile devices, but it is essential for a wide range of products.
7.has an external memory slot
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
The device has a standard memory slot (such as an SD or micro SD card slot) that enables you to extend the built-in internal storage with affordable memory modules, or easily retrieve data, such as photographs, from the memory card.
The gross weight of the product when packaged, including all wrapping, and boxing.
The more power per year a device consumes, the less energy efficient it is, making it more costly over time.

Display

1.pixel density

111.5ppi

55ppi

Pixel density is a measurement of a screen's resolution, expressed as the number of pixels per inch (PPI) on the screen. A higher pixel density translates into more clarity and sharpness for the images rendered on the screen, thus improving the quality of the viewing experience.
2.resolution

3840 x 2160px

1920 x 1080px

Resolution is an essential indicator of a screen's image quality, representing the maximum amount of pixels that can be shown on the screen. The resolution is given as a compound value, comprised of horizontal and vertical pixels.
3.has an LED-backlit display
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
Uses LED backlighting, resulting in better image quality, more vibrant colors and richer blacks.
The bigger the screen size is, the better the user experience.
5.Has an OLED or AMOLED display
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
OLED (Organic Light-Emitting Diode) displays are formed of organic materials that emit light. They have higher contrast ratios and wider viewing angles compared to LCDs. AMOLED and POLED are types of OLED displays.
6.has an HDR10-enabled display
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
The display supports HDR10, which is an HDR (high dynamic range) video technology. Compared to standard dynamic range (SDR) video, HDR10 video has greater contrast and color depth, resulting in more realistic images.
7.has a display in 24p
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
A display that supports 24p can display content at the same speed of a screen cinema, for a more cinematic experience.
The frequency at which the screen is refreshed. Higher frequency results in less flickering (less noise) and more natural movement representation in action-intense scenes.
9.has an IPS screen
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
IPS (In-Plane Switching) is a technology used for LCDs. It was designed to overcome the main limitations of conventional twisted nematic TFT displays: limited viewing angles and low-quality color reproduction. PLS (Plane-to-Line Switching) is a type of IPS screen developed by Samsung, with increased brightness and lower production costs.

Connectivity

1.supports Wi-Fi
Panasonic Viera TX-40CXW804
Sony KDL W650D 40"
The device can connect to Wi-Fi.
More HDMI ports mean that you can simultaneously connect numerous devices, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
3.supports Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n)
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
Wi-Fi 4 (802.11n) is a wireless standard released in 2009. It has faster transfer rates and improved security compared to its predecessors – a, b, and g.
4.is DLNA-certified
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
All DLNA-certified products are compatible with one another. When different devices are connected to the same network, data can be transferred easily between them.
5.has a DVB-T2 decoder
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
A DVB-T2 is the newer version of Digital Video Broadcasting which is a digital version of cable television.
6.supports common interface
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
This is a technology which allows separation of the TV screen and the decoder. It is used for pay-to-view TV (like Apple TV).
The more composite ports a device has, the more devices can be simultaneously connected, such as video game consoles and set-top boxes.
8.supports Wi-Fi 5 (802.11ac)
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
802.11ac wireless works on the 5GHz frequency range. It offers higher transfer rates, improved reliability, and improved power consumption. It provides advantages for gaming and HD video streaming.
9.supports Miracast
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
Devices that support Miracast can communicate via wi-fi in an open format.

Audio

1.supports Dolby Digital
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.
2.has DTS Surround
Panasonic Viera TX-40CXW804
Sony KDL W650D 40"
DTS Surround is a high-quality audio codec that supports up to six audio channels, with good bitrates and audio quality.
3.has stereo speakers
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
5.supports Dolby Digital Plus
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
If a device supports Dolby Digital Plus it can deliver up to fourteen different audio channels (sides) with improved bitrates, for a much better sound quality.
6.supports Digital Out
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Sony KDL W650D 40"
Devices that support Digital Out can deliver sound through optic fiber audio cables (like TOSLINK) or coaxial audio cables, which can transmit high-resolution audio at fast speeds.

Features

1.supports USB recording
Panasonic Viera TX-40CXW804
Sony KDL W650D 40"
USB recording is the capacity of the device to record content into plugged in USB devices.
2.has a search browser
Panasonic Viera TX-40CXW804
Sony KDL W650D 40"
With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.
3.has voice commands
Panasonic Viera TX-40CXW804
Sony KDL W650D 40"
You can use your voice to control key functions of the device and you can easily access your device without pushing any button.

Miscellaneous

1.has a socket for a 3.5 mm audio jack
Panasonic Viera TX-40CXW804
Sony KDL W650D 40"
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.

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