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Panasonic Viera TX-50CXW804

77points

Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D

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Panasonic Viera TX-50CXW804 vs Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D

Panasonic Viera TX-50CXW804
Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D

Why is Panasonic Viera TX-50CXW804 better than Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D?

  • 3.18x higher pixel density
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    89ppivs28ppi
  • 4x higher resolution
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    3840 x 2160pxvs1920 x 1080px
  • Has an LED-backlit display
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  • 10% bigger screen size
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    49.5"vs45"
  • Supports Dolby Digital
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  • Supports a remote smartphone
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  • 5W lower power consumption on operation
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    88W vs93W
  • 1 more USB ports
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    3vs2

Why is Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D better than Panasonic Viera TX-50CXW804?

  • 1 more HDMI ports
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    4vs3
  • 39mm narrower
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    1.08mvs1121mm
  • 500g lighter
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    19kgvs19500g
  • 0.25W lower power consumption on standby
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    0.25W vs0.5W
  • Has a sleep timer
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  • 4x higher refresh rate
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    240Hzvs60Hz
  • 8mm thinner
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    38mmvs46mm
  • Has time shift
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Design

1.supports a remote smartphone
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
This technology allows the users to use their smartphone as a remote control for the device.
2.width

1.12m

1.08m

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

19.5kg

19kg

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

38mm

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 45" BRAVIA 3D
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

89ppi

28ppi

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 45" BRAVIA 3D
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 HDR10-enabled display
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
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.
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.
7.has an IPS screen
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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.
8.has micro or local dimming
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
Local dimming is when sections of the LED array are turned off or dimmed to help produce the deep blacks and higher contrasts.
9.displays 3D with glasses
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
It supports displaying 3D images from devices such as a 3D-compatible Blu-ray player, allowing you to watch films in 3D when using suitable glasses.

Connectivity

1.supports Wi-Fi
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
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.
With more USB ports, you are able to connect more devices.
4.is DLNA-certified
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
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 45" BRAVIA 3D
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 45" BRAVIA 3D
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.Has Bluetooth
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
Bluetooth is a wireless technology that allows you to easily transfer data between different devices, such as smartphones, tablets and computers.
The number of SCART ports determines how many devices can be connected simultaneously, for instance video game consoles and set-top-boxes.

Audio

1.supports Dolby Digital
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
If the device supports Dolby Digital it can deliver up to six different audio channels (sides) for a much better sound quality.
2.has stereo speakers
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
Devices with stereo speakers deliver sound from independent channels on both left and right sides, creating a richer sound and a better experience.
3.audio output power

4 x 10W

3 x 10W

Audio output power is based on the number of speakers and their power in watts. High audio output power results in loud, clear sounds.
4.supports Dolby Digital Plus
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
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.
5.has auto volume
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
This technology adjusts the volume of the device according with what the video player needs.
6.supports Digital Out
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
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.
7.has Dolby Audio
Panasonic Viera TX-50CXW804
Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
Dolby Audio is a group of audio technologies that use advanced audio formatting and processing to deliver crystal clear surround sound, enhanced volume, and automatic volume control. This includes Dolby Digital, Digital Plus, TrueHD, Dolby Volume, Dolby Pro Logic IIz, Dolby AC-4, and others launched before Dolby Atmos and Voice.

Features

1.supports USB recording
Panasonic Viera TX-50CXW804
Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
USB recording is the capacity of the device to record content into plugged in USB devices.
2.has a sleep timer
Panasonic Viera TX-50CXW804
Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
A sleep timer is a function that shuts off the power after a preset amount of time.
3.has time shift
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
This function allows the user to record and program a file to a storage medium (dvd player or usb) to be viewed or listened at a more convenient time.
4.has a search browser
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
With a search browser app, you can surf the internet from your device.
5.has a child lock
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
A child lock enables adults to prevent or restrict children’s use of the device.
6.has voice commands
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
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
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
With a standard mini jack socket, you can use the device with most headphones.
2.has a 24p cinema mode
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
24p is a video format (24 frames per second) traditionally used in cinema. Nowadays, it is used to create film-like motion characteristics.
3.Has Skype app
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Sony 45" BRAVIA 3D
A TV set with the Skype app allows connecting with other people from your device.

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