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Panasonic TX-50A400B 50-inch Widescreen 1080p Full HD LED TV with Freeview (New for 2014)

by Panasonic
4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)


RRP: 699.99
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  • Panasonic TX-50A400B Full HD 1080p Slim LED with Narrow Bezel - This is a slim and stylish TV with a very narrow frame around the screen that will look great in many different rooms and homes. As well as being slimline, LED TVs produce bright, eye-catching pictures and use less energy than traditional LCD or Plasma TVs.
  • Built in Freeview HD Turner for free-to-air viewing in High Definition
  • 100hz Back-Light Blinking switches the backlight off between frames to hide the lag whilst the TV panel responds
  • High Contrast - Dedicated processing in the TV improves the contrast, making the dark areas seem rich and deep and the bright areas stand out. Higher contrast makes detail easier to see and brings out the full depth of an HD TV.
  • USB Connection - A handy USB slot allows you to view your digital photos and movies on the big screen. It will even play your digital music from a USB stick.

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LED Display Technology: LED (light-emitting diode) TVs are actually a type of LCD TV. LCD HDTVs use standard compact fluorescent tubes to illuminate the picture. LED HDTVs, on the other hand, replace those fluorescent tubes with backlighting technology. LED TVs might therefore say "LCD display" on the packaging--this is perfectly normal. Learn more in our TV buying guide.

Important Information

Energy efficiency class
A+

On-mode power consumption
58 Watts

Energy consumption
80 Kilowatts per year, based on the power consumption of the television operating 4 hours per day for 365 days. The actual energy consumption will depend on how the television is used.

Visible screen diagonal
50" / 127 cm

Product details

  • Product Dimensions: 10 x 10 x 10 cm ; 15 Kg
  • Boxed-product Weight: 20 Kg
  • Batteries 2 AA batteries required. (included)
  • Item model number: TX-50A400B
  • ASIN: B00IOQ5XCW
  • Date first available at Amazon.co.uk: 25 Feb 2014
  • Average Customer Review: 4.4 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (99 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Bestsellers Rank: 97 in Electronics (See Top 100 in Electronics)

Product Description

Product Description

Outstanding Image Quality
TX-50A400 50-inch Widescreen 1080p Full HD LED TV with Freeview

Beautifully designed with a discreet narrow black bezel and unobtrusive table-top pedestal stand, the Panasonic A400 series HD LED TVs combine modern design with outstanding TV image quality and great value for money. For superior high definition image quality, 100Hz BLB (Back Light Blinking) picture technology ensures sports and action movies look crisp, while a Content Optimizer makes the most of every source.

Outstanding Image Quality

Panasonic A400 Series TVs deliver high contrast high definition images with vibrant colour and outstanding contrast, courtesy of Panasonic’s V-Real Pro picture processing engine. Colour gradations are rich and smooth, for colourful naturalistic pictures. The viewing angle is wide, at 176 degrees, so you’ll enjoy a great picture regardless of your seating angle to the screen. The 39, 42 and 50-inch A400 TVs are Full 1080p resolution. The 32-inch model is 720p HD Ready.

Freeview HD tuner

An integrated Freeview HD tuner provides over 100 TV and radio services, including ten high definition channels from the BBC, ITV and Channel 4, without the need for any additional subscriptions or service contracts.


Superior Audio Performance
Superior Audio Performance

For clear, involving sound, A400 Series TVs feature 2 X 10W audio amplification and V-Audio processing, for an impressive surround effect and superb directionality. Wherever you sit, everyone is treated to superior sound.

HDMI Inputs
HDMI Inputs

Offering two HDMI inputs, A400 Series TVs can be quickly connected to other HD home entertainment equipment, including set top boxes, Blu-ray players and games consoles. One HDMI connection is ARC (Audio Return Channel) ready, making it a breeze to connect to a soundbar or surround sound system.

Slim, Unobtrusive Design
Slim, Unobtrusive Design

Panasonic A400 Series TVs feature a narrow bezel in lustrous black to better blend with any décor as well as emphasise TV picture quality. They are all about the screen.

Energy Efficient
Energy Efficient

Panasonic A400 TVs use the latest high-efficiency LED panels and are A+ Energy Efficient rated, ensuring that you can watch your favourite shows without worrying unduly about your energy consumption.

Additional Connectivity
Additional Connectivity

Panasonic A400 Series LED TVs offer an optical digital audio output, which can be used with compatible audio systems, and have SCART and component video inputs for connecting other video equipment. If you have music, video or JPEG files you want to play there’s a USB media reader too, compatible with all popular file formats.

Easy Operation

Installation and TV tuning is quick and simple, with easy to follow onscreen prompts. You’ll be up and watching in no time at all.

Product Description

Enjoy stunning picture quality from the comfort of your sofa with the Panasonic Viera A400 TV. Its LED Backlit display and Full HD resolution produces fantastic picture and colour clarity, bringing your favourite programmes to life in brilliant quality while 100Hz Refresh Rate ensures everything is blur and judder free. Panasonic's Media Player lets you enjoy your favourite pictures, videos and music on your big screen using a USB memory stick, simply plug it in and you're ready to go. Integrated Freeview HD gives you access to over 50 standard definition channels, including 4 HD channels all for free without any subscription.


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Customer Reviews

Most Helpful Customer Reviews
114 of 118 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Excellent TV after adjustment 15 May 2014
Size Name:50-inch|Verified Purchase
Well it looks like I'm the first person to review this TV so I'll keep it short and sweet.

Good points:

The picture. Out the box it's amazing for a computer game, but for more realistic colours and softer viewing I just needed to adjust the TV settings to something a little less garish and bright. This isn't a fault, it's set to what most people like these days at switch on. It's got a better picture than my previous viera TV and cost half the price! Sound is OK for a slim TV with some tone adjustments. I didn't need a smart TV as I just use my TV as a monitor, I don't even use the TV's tuner. Most people these days use roku, sky, humax etc so having a multitude of internet added apps just seems a waste as I never used them on the previous TV. Despite tech specs this TV does have an ethernet connection although I have no idea what it's for.

Bad points:

Only 2 HDMI inputs. A bit stingy to say the least but it's enough for my set top box and ps3.

TV gets 5 stars and I'm far from disappointed. Excellent if you don't need all the bangs and whistles (that you'll never use)
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8 of 9 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Basic Features.. But Good Quality 30 July 2014
Size Name:50-inch
Great TV. Nothing to complain about with the picture or the sound. Only downside is the interface and program selection is a little slow and old fashioned. Would be nice to be able to scroll through the channel list without having to mash the down arrow. However this is not advertised as a smart TV and I didn't buy it for any fancy features. If your hooking this up to a separate Freeview, Tivo or Sky box then you don't have to worry about the channel list been a little slow and it would be perfect for you.

Basically: Quality Picture and Sound. Just a little basic with the features. Perfect for use in combination with a separate system and/or games console.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Good buy 30 July 2014
Size Name:42-inch|Verified Purchase
Just a really good screen. No smart stuff but if you connect it to one of the newest gaming consoles you don't need it. Tv remote could be slightly better quality, but overall the Tv is perfect for my needs.
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40 of 48 people found the following review helpful
By Mark Barry HALL OF FAME TOP 50 REVIEWER VINE VOICE
Size Name:50-inch
I wanted to live with this 2014 Panasonic Viera A400 LCD Television Set (50" Model) for a few weeks before doing a review and I'm glad I did. In a nutshell - I'm really pleased with it and enjoying its huge range of facilities - but there are few things worth discussing and pointing out for prospective buyers.

Our home was previously the proud owner of a Sony BRAVIA LED 42" TV for over five years and going to another brand was going to be a gamble. So why move? The reason is price. These big televisions used to be 2000 two years ago - now the 2014 42" Panny is 350 and their 50" model is less than 500 (we actually got ours for 480 through a large retailer). That's incredible value for money for what you're getting.

The first couple of days made me feel disappointed after the clarity of the Sony - but of course it took a while for the screen to burn in and the picture quickly graduated to gorgeous. For instance the World Cup on ITV HD looks fabulous - as clear and as steady as you could hope for. But when you go back to Freeview and standard mode on Terrestrial TV - the quality naturally dips. But this will be the same on all TVs - and that's unfortunately a source problem few of us can do anything about (once you discover HD - you'll find it hard to watch anything else).

It's wide and skinny - and despite the sheer size of the outer box - deceptively light. The Panasonic has 5 Picture Aspects to choose from - Dynamic, Normal, Cinema, True Cinema and Game. I personally found anything except Dynamic too dull for my tastes. There are controls on Backlight, Contrast, Sound and even a Child Lock (and loads more).
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10 of 12 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Great picture with basic features 20 Jun 2014
By Michael
Size Name:50-inch
The picture is excellent for this price. You lose out on many features, but if you don't need them this is a no-brainer. I have the TV connected to my PC, so didn't really need any smart features. The lack of HDMI ports can be easily solved with a HDMI switch too. 3D as I'm sure everyone knows is quite niche.

The TV is good looking, with a thin bezel and a great open stand that you can put a speaker/something else within.

One minus point is the on-screen interface, which is quite ugly compared to my 40" Samsung. The guide also has no picture-in-picture, and flicking through the guide actually changes the channel instead of simply letting you view what is on with your current channel in the background.

I could not remove a star for the interface though, as this is a 50" set for ~500 which gives you a great picture.

Did not purchase from Amazon as I found it slightly cheaper at Tesco for a short time.
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33 of 40 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A basic TV with a great quality picture 2 Jun 2014
Size Name:50-inch
This TV was purchased to replace an older TV in my home AV system and is being used just as a display. I've only been using it for a few days but some first thoughts.

- Great quality display, thin bezel and lovely picture, but the TV has a basic feature set.

- It has 'just' two HDMI inputs.

- Beyond a feature called "Interaction Channel" the TV provides no smart services, in fact given the almost complete lack of smart features the inclusion of an Ethernet port is surprising.

- As with many modern thin TVs the sound quality isn't great, it does the job but no more, but as I use an AV amp it's not an issue.

- The TV only seems to support over-the-air software updating, so no updates over the internet or using the USB port.

- The HDMI ports are on the rear of the set and 'point' out towards the rear, so using straight HDMI plugs may be difficult if the set is mounted on a wall. I used a 90 HDMI socket adapter (http://www.amazon.co.uk/dp/product/) so I could re-use my existing straight cables.

- TV has an Auto Standby feature which turns the TV off after a period of time if no operations are performed on the TV, this is slightly annoying if you're using the TV just as a display and therefore don't need to use the TV's remote, but this can be turned off.

- I haven't managed to get the Audio Return Feature (ARC) to work, but this may be a configuration issue with my amp, but as I'm only using the TV as a display I haven't looked into this too far.

- Freeview looked lovely, especially with HD channels and I seem to have all the channels I expected.

- I threw a load of various differing .mkv, .m4v and .
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Most Recent Customer Reviews
4.0 out of 5 stars Delivers well and exc value
All in all this model offers excellent value and delivers a high quality picture and the sound is not too bad either. Read more
Published 1 day ago by R. G. Williams
4.0 out of 5 stars Good product
Great price , good product , prompt delivery
Published 2 days ago by cliff hall
5.0 out of 5 stars Very pleased. Prompt delivery
Very pleased.Prompt delivery, very easy set up and great picture especially on the HD free view channels. Read more
Published 2 days ago by julie docherty
5.0 out of 5 stars Top TV Set
A top TV at a very good Price, Normal Amazon Fast delivary. Brought the VonHaus wall bracket, had it all installed in no time. Read more
Published 3 days ago by Mr T
4.0 out of 5 stars Fantastic TV for the price!
If you don't need a smart TV then this is well worth considering. Excellent picture, nice thin bezel, easy to set up, sound isn't the best but not too bad. Read more
Published 3 days ago by J. Alexander
5.0 out of 5 stars Quality product.
Superb picture quality at a very good price. Delivered within a day.
Published 4 days ago by R. A. Wells
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Very pleased excellent value for money.
Published 4 days ago by Joyce Willmott
5.0 out of 5 stars top tv
Very good value..Lovely picture.
Published 4 days ago by MRS EMWRIGHT
4.0 out of 5 stars needs more HDMI's
bit of shame about it only having 2 HDMI's but overall great product as it arrived early as well
Published 5 days ago by Cameron
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Damn good value
Published 5 days ago by Kim Sherwin
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