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Panasonic TX49DS500B 49″ vs Sony KDL48WD653BU 48″ TV Comparison

//Panasonic TX49DS500B 49″ vs Sony KDL48WD653BU 48″ TV Comparison

Panasonic TX49DS500B 49″ vs Sony KDL48WD653BU 48″ TV Comparison

Panasonic TX49DS500B 49″ vs Sony KDL48WD653BU 48″ TV Comparison

Thanks for stopping by to read our review and product comparison of the Panasonic TX49DS500B and the Sony KDL48WD653BU which are available from at the best price from Currys at just £439 and £399.

Panasonic TX49DS500B 49

Panasonic TX49DS500B 49″
Sony KDL48WD653BU 48

Sony KDL48WD653BU 48″
Brand

Panasonic

Sony

Key Features
  • Full HD 1080p
  • Access content on Netflix
  • Tuner: Freeview HD with freetime
  • Connectivity: HDMI x 2
  • Full HD 1080p
  • Tuner: Freeview HD
  • Connectivity: HDMI x 2
  • Colour

    Black

    Screen Type

    LED directlit

    LED backlit

    Screen Size

    49″

    48″

    Resolution

    1920 x 1080

    1920 x 1080

    Motion Rate

    N/A

    N/A

    Connections

    – HDMI x 2 – SCART x 1 – Component input x 1 – Composite input x 1 – USB 2.0 x 1

    – HDMI x 2 (ARC compatible x 1) – SCART x 1 – SVGA (via HDMI) x 1 – USB 2.0 x 2

    TV Tuner

    DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner

    DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner

    Programme Guide

    7-day EPG and 7-day catch up with Freetime

    7-day EPG

    Speakers

    2

    2

    Audio Power

    20 W

    10 W

    Sound Enhancement

    V-Audio

    tbc

    Other Features

    Ambient Sensor

    tbc

    Energy Rating

    A+

    A+

    On Mode Power Consumption

    69 W

    58 W

    Annual Power Consumption

    96 kWh

    85 kWh

    Box Content

    – Panasonic VIERA TX-49DS500B Smart 49″ LED TV – Remote control – AC power cable – Stand – Fixing screws – Instruction leaflet – Batteries

    – Sony BRAVIA KDL48WD653BU Smart 48″ LED TV – Standard remote control – User manual – AC power cable – AAA batteries x 2 – Quick set up guide – Table top stand

    Dimensions

    – Unboxed: 644 x 1106 x 80 mm (H x W x D) – Unboxed with stand: 693 x 1106 x 235 mm (H x W x D) – Boxed: 730 x 1497 x 120 mm (H x W x D)

    – Unboxed: 643 x 1092 x 66 mm (H x W x D) – Unboxed with stand: 683 x 1092 x 23.5 mm (H x W x D) – Boxed: 752 x 1180 x 161 mm (H x W x D)

    Weight

    – Unboxed: 13.5 kg – Unboxed with stand: 15.5 kg – Boxed: 20 kg

    – Unboxed: 10.2 kg – Unboxed with stand: 10.7 kg – Boxed: 14 kg

    Guarantee

    1 year

    1 year

    Brightness

    N/A

    N/A

    Review Score

    9.2 out of 10

    7.8 out of 10

    Price

    £439.00

    £399.00

    Buy

    Getting the best TV for your budget

    Clearly you want to get the most for your money. That’s the very reason for this comparison. Chances are you’ve nailed down your decision between the Panasonic TX49DS500B and the Sony KDL48WD653BU and now just need to know which one to go for. The feature list above provides a side-by-side comparison of the two televisions to help you make that final decision. Features will of course be an important part of that decision, such as the screen resolution, whether it offers 4K and features such as smart TV functionality. We only provide comparisons on TV’s that we recommend, and also from suppliers that we trust.

    What do the Panasonic TX49DS500B and the Sony KDL48WD653BU offer

    It’s pretty obvious at this point that both televisions are great value for money. The feature list above really helps to clarify that. But there are of course some features that one set has, and the other won’t. The Panasonic TX49DS500B offers a screen resolution of 1920 x 1080 with a screen that offers LED directlit. The sound system integrated into the set has 2 speakers with a 20 W power output. It also benefits from DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner and a range of connectors. The Sony KDL48WD653BU offers 1920 x 1080 resolution on LED backlit. As part of the kit you get DVB-T2 Freeview HD Tuner, 2 speakers with an audio output of 10 W.

    Total Dimensions and unit Weight

    Before you go ahead and click the buy button just make sure that you properly measure the area, surface or wall that your TV will be mounted or stood. It’s all very well going for a huge screen but it needs to be practical too, so ensure you have sufficient space first.

    Box content for TX49DS500B and KDL48WD653BU

    The Panasonic TX49DS500B includes: – Panasonic VIERA TX-49DS500B Smart 49″ LED TV – Remote control – AC power cable – Stand – Fixing screws – Instruction leaflet – Batteries.

    The Sony KDL48WD653BU includes: – Sony BRAVIA KDL48WD653BU Smart 48″ LED TV – Standard remote control – User manual – AC power cable – AAA batteries x 2 – Quick set up guide – Table top stand.

    TX49DS500B and KDL48WD653BU Reviews

    Reading a customer review is one of the most influential factors for customers choosing an electrical item. When you click on the item above you will be directed to one of our trusted partners where you’ll be able to read tons of customer experiences, good or bad. We have also gathered the overall scores for each TV set based on verified owner reviews (verified by Revoo).

    Panasonic TX49DS500B Scored: 9.2 out of 10.

    Sony KDL48WD653BU Scored: 7.8 out of 10.

    Energy efficiency rating

    Thanks to the introduction of LED technology in televisions over recent years, many of our TV sets now offer an A+ energy rating. The energy rating is important for those that are conscious of their environmental impact, and those that need to consider ongoing running costs. The Panasonic TX49DS500B has an energy efficiency rating of A+ with an annual energy consumption of just 96 kWh, whereas the Sony KDL48WD653BU has a rating of A+ and an annual energy consumption of 85 kWh.

    Sony KDL48WD653BU 48″

    7.8 stars –
    based on 37 reviews
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