Comparison between:
- 40" Panasonic TX-40EX700
- 40" Panasonic TX-40EX730
- 48.5" Sony KD-49XE7003

Brand, series, model

Information about the brand, series, model and model aliases.

SeriesEX700EX730XE70
Panasonic TX-40EX700

Panasonic TX-40EX700

Display: 40 in, MVA, Edge-LED, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Viewing angles (H/V): 178 ° / 178 °
Refresh rate: 60 Hz
Frame interpolation: 1600 BMR (Backlight Motion Rate)
TV tuner: DVB-T, Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), DVB-T2, DVB-C
Cores: 4
Dimensions: 895 x 514 x 40 mm
Weight: 11 kg
Network: LAN

Panasonic TX-40EX730

Panasonic TX-40EX730

Display: 40 in, MVA, Edge-LED, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Viewing angles (H/V): 178 ° / 178 °
Refresh rate: 60 Hz
Frame interpolation: 1600 BMR (Backlight Motion Rate)
TV tuner: DVB-T, Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), DVB-T2, DVB-C, DVB-S2
Cores: 4
Dimensions: 895 x 514 x 40 mm
Weight: 11 kg
Network: LAN

Sony KD-49XE7003

Sony KD-49XE7003

Display: 48.5 in, IPS, Edge-LED, 3840 x 2160 pixels
Viewing angles (H/V): 178 ° / 178 °
Refresh rate: 60 Hz
Frame interpolation: 200 XR (Motionflow XR)
TV tuner: Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM), DVB-T, DVB-T2, DVB-C
Cores: 4
Storage: 4 GB
Dimensions: 1102 x 646 x 70 mm
Weight: 11.4 kg
Network: LAN

Model aliasTX-40EX700B
TX-40EX700E
TX-40EX730E
TX-40EXW734
KD-49XE7002
KD-49XE7000

Display

Information about the main characteristics of the display - panel, backlight, resolution, refresh rate, etc.

Size class40 in40 in48.5 in
Diagonal1016 mm
101.6 cm
40 in
3.3333 ft
1016 mm
101.6 cm
40 in
3.3333 ft
1231 mm
123.1 cm
48.4646 in
4.0387 ft
Width885.521 mm
88.5521 cm
34.863 in
2.9053 ft
885.521 mm
88.5521 cm
34.863 in
2.9053 ft
1072.91 mm
107.291 cm
42.2405 in
3.52 ft
Height498.105 mm
49.8105 cm
19.6104 in
1.6342 ft
498.105 mm
49.8105 cm
19.6104 in
1.6342 ft
603.512 mm
60.3512 cm
23.7603 in
1.98 ft
Panel typeMVAMVAIPS
Panel bit depth10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)10 bits (8 bits + FRC)
FRCYesYesYes
Colors1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
1073741824 colors
30 bits
Aspect ratio1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
1.778:1
16:9
Resolution3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
3840 x 2160 pixels
Ultra HD (UHD) / 4K / 2160p
Pixel pitch0.231 mm
0.0231 cm
0.0091 in
0.0008 ft
0.231 mm
0.0231 cm
0.0091 in
0.0008 ft
0.279 mm
0.0279 cm
0.011 in
0.0009 ft
Pixel density110 ppi
43 ppcm
110 ppi
43 ppcm
91 ppi
35 ppcm
Display area95.88 %95.88 %90.96 %
BacklightEdge-LEDEdge-LEDEdge-LED
DCI P3-90 %-
Horizontal viewing angle178 °178 °178 °
Vertical viewing angle178 °178 °178 °

3D

3D displays use various technologies to achieve a 3D effect. Each of these technologies has its own advantages and drawbacks.

3DNoNoNo

Frequencies

Information about the horizontal and vertical refresh rates/frequencies.

Vertical frequency (digital)60 Hz60 Hz60 Hz

Frame interpolation

Many smart TV sets use a technology for interpolating (inserting) of intermediate frames between existing ones in order to achieve more fluent visualization, especially for dynamic scenes.

Interpolation technologyBacklight Motion RateBacklight Motion RateMotionflow XR
Interpolation value16001600200
Interpolation measurement unitBMRBMRXR
--KD-49XE7003 - XR 200
KD-49XE7002 - XR 100
KD-49XE7000 - XR 200

Power supply and consumption

Information about the power supply and consumption, energy efficiency class, etc.

220V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V220 V - 240 V
Alternating current frequency50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz50 Hz - 60 Hz
Power consumption (off)0.3 W0.3 W-
Power consumption (sleep)0.5 W0.5 W0.5 W
Power consumption (average)63 W63 W83 W
Power consumption (maximum)132 W132 W114 W
Energy efficiency classAA-

Dimensions, weight and color

Information about the dimensions and the weight of the specific model with and without stand as well as the colors, in which it is offered to the market.

Width895 mm
89.5 cm
35.2362 in
2.9364 ft
895 mm
89.5 cm
35.2362 in
2.9364 ft
1102 mm
110.2 cm
43.3858 in
3.6155 ft
Height514 mm
51.4 cm
20.2362 in
1.6864 ft
514 mm
51.4 cm
20.2362 in
1.6864 ft
646 mm
64.6 cm
25.4331 in
2.1194 ft
Depth40 mm
4 cm
1.5748 in
0.1312 ft
40 mm
4 cm
1.5748 in
0.1312 ft
70 mm
7 cm
2.7559 in
0.2297 ft
Weight11 kg
24.25 lbs
11 kg
24.25 lbs
11.4 kg
25.13 lbs
Width with stand895 mm
89.5 cm
35.2362 in
2.9364 ft
895 mm
89.5 cm
35.2362 in
2.9364 ft
1102 mm
110.2 cm
43.3858 in
3.6155 ft
Height with stand569 mm
56.9 cm
22.4016 in
1.8668 ft
569 mm
56.9 cm
22.4016 in
1.8668 ft
744 mm
74.4 cm
29.2913 in
2.4409 ft
Depth with stand315 mm
31.5 cm
12.4016 in
1.0335 ft
315 mm
31.5 cm
12.4016 in
1.0335 ft
160 mm
16 cm
6.2992 in
0.5249 ft
Weight with stand12.5 kg
27.56 lbs
12.5 kg
27.56 lbs
12.1 kg
26.68 lbs
ColorsBlackBlackBlack

Ergonomics

Information about the ergonomic functions - height adjustment, swivel angles, tilt angles, etc.

VESA mountYesYesYes
VESA interface200 x 200 mm200 x 200 mm200 x 200 mm
Removable standYesYesYes
Height adjustmentNoNoNo
Landscape/portrait pivotNoNoNo
Left/right swivelNoNoNo
Forward/backward tiltNoNoNo
--Stand width - 573 mm

TV tuner

The TV tuner is a device, which allows the receiving and visualization of a certain type of television signal. There are tuners for digital, analog, cable and satellite television.

TV tunerDVB-T
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T2
DVB-C
DVB-T
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T2
DVB-C
DVB-S2
Analog (NTSC/PAL/SECAM)
DVB-T
DVB-T2
DVB-C
TX-40EX700E - DVB-C--

System on Chip (SoC)

Information about the central processor, graphic processor and the memory of the model.

CPU cores444
Storage--4 GB

Operating system

Smart TV sets have operating systems, which in terms of functionality and universality bring them close to the computers.

Operating system (OS)Firefox 2.5Firefox 2.5Smart TV

Audio

Information about the audio system - number and power of the built-in speakers, supported audio technologies.

Speakers2 x 10 W2 x 10 W2 x 10 W
2 x Full range2 x Full rangeOpen Baffle
DTS Digital Surround
Dolby Digital Plus
Dolby Pulse

Camera

Many contemporary desktop monitors and smart TV sets have built-in cameras.

CameraNoNoNo

Network

Supported network technologies and standards for exchanging data with other devices.

NetworkLAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Direct
DLNA
LAN
Wi-Fi
802.11a
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
802.11n 5GHz
802.11ac
Wi-Fi Direct
DLNA
LAN
Wi-Fi
802.11b
802.11g
802.11n
Wi-Fi Direct
DLNA

Connectivity

Available connectivity ports, slots and interfaces.

Connectivity2 x USB 2.0 (max 0.5 A)
1 x USB 3.0 (max 0.9 A)
1 x Ethernet RJ45
3 x HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC)
1 x AV Composite In (Video + L/R)
1 x AV Component In (YPbPr + L/R)
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
1 x CI+ 1.3
2 x USB 2.0 (max 0.5 A)
1 x USB 3.0 (max 0.9 A)
1 x Ethernet RJ45
3 x HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC)
1 x Satellite In (Main; F-type female)
1 x AV Composite In (Video + L/R)
1 x AV Component In (YPbPr + L/R)
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)
2 x CI+ 1.3
2 x USB 2.0 (max 0.5 A)
1 x USB 3.0 (max 0.9 A)
1 x Ethernet RJ45
3 x HDMI 2.0 (ARC; CEC)
1 x AV Composite In (Video + L/R)
1 x Optical Audio Out
1 x 3.5 mm Audio Out
1 x Antenna (RF) (female)

Features

Some additional functional features of the model.

Features4K Pure Direct
Bright Panel
Brilliant Contrast
HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) 2.2
HDR10
HDR Brightness Enhancer
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
Image Processor - Quad-Core Pro
Light sensor
Local Dimming
my Home Screen 2.0
Picture-and-Text
PVR
TV Anywhere
Viera Link (HDMI CEC)
Voice command
VR-Audio True Surround
Wide Colour Spectrum
4K Pure Direct
Bright Panel
Brilliant Contrast
HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) 2.2
HDR10
HDR Brightness Enhancer
HLG (Hybrid Log Gamma)
Image Processor - Quad-Core Pro
Light sensor
Local Dimming
my Home Screen 2.0
Picture-and-Picture
Picture-and-Text
Picture-in-Picture
PVR
TV Anywhere
Viera Link (HDMI CEC)
Voice command
VR-Audio True Surround
Wide Colour Spectrum
4K X-Reality Pro
BRAVIA Sync (HDMI-CEC)
ClearAudio+
Clear Phase Speaker
DSEE (Digital Sound Enhancement Engine)
Dynamic Contrast Enhancer
Frame Dimming
HDCP (High-bandwidth Digital Content Protection) 2.2
HDR10
Image Processor - X1
Live Colour Technology
PVR
S-Force Front Surround sound

Image file formats

Smart TV sets allow the display of different image file formats.

Image file formatsJPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO
JPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO
JPEG
GIF
PNG
MPO

Audio file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing different audio file formats.

Audio file formats/codecsAAC
FLAC
MP3
WMA
WAV
AAC
FLAC
MP3
WMA
WAV
FLAC
M4A
MIDI
MP3
WMA
WAV
LPCM

Video file formats

Smart TV sets allow playing various video file formats.

Video file formats/codecs3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
TS
VP9
VOB
VRO
WMV
3GPP
AVI
Flash Video
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
MP4
TS
VP9
VOB
VRO
WMV
AVI
DivX
H.263
H.264
H.265
MKV
QuickTime
M2TS
MP4
WebM
WMV
Xvid

Certificates, standards and licenses

Licenses from regulatory agencies, standards, certificates.

Certificates, standards and licenses--ENERGY STAR
UL/cUL

Operating and storage conditions

There are certain requirements for the environmental conditions, in which the display should be used and stored in order to function properly.

Operating temperature0 °C - 35 °C
32 °F - 95 °F
0 °C - 35 °C
32 °F - 95 °F
0 °C - 40 °C
32 °F - 104 °F
Operating humidity20 % - 80 %20 % - 80 %10 % - 80 %