50GX800B from Panasonic : Test and analysis

Panasonic 50GX800B : the new Ultra HD 4K

Panasonic unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the 50GX800B.
In its 50 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
Its size is quite a good representation of the average screen : we are face to a standard screen.
In addition this Panasonic displays a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Even if it is in a mid-range position, it offers interesting specifications, partly justifying its price.
Has the Panasonic succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

The design of the Panasonic 50GX800B

The Panasonic 50GX800B appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this 50GX800B. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
The 50GX800B is rather flat.
With its screen surface of 50 inches, As far as the base is concerned, there are also things to say. It is perfectly integrated with the screen and gives a general feeling of balance.The shape of the base has an unusual design.
The charm of the 50GX800B is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!

TV screen presentation Panasonic 50GX800B

The Panasonic could hardly do better than this 50GX800B with a Edge-LED screen.
Panasonic remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. The use of the Edge-LED, even though it is a Edge-LED known for the lower quality of its image illumination, which has been favoured for this 50GX800B.

This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. In addition, with a screen of 50 inches, the 50GX800B is among the models in the average.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Panasonic chooses a frequency of 60 Hz, we’re looking at a high-end TV. Perfect image and exceptional synchronization in game or movie mode.
Finally, Panasonic has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

50GX800B from Panasonic – The sound

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two speakers and a power output of 10 W.

In short, the sound is enough to cover your everyday needs. The 50GX800B Panasonic is not designed for home cinema. That’s not what we are expecting.

50GX800B from Panasonic – Embedded intelligence

On the software side, the Panasonic 50GX800B is equipped with the operating system my Home Screen 4; You will have plenty of time to discover the world of entertainment.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.

The connection system of the Panasonic 50GX800B

As for the connectivity aspect on Panasonic 50GX800B, it provides you with sufficient elements.
If you have many devices and decide to connect them with this TV, you will have to choose. There are fewer than on competing TV sets.

This model has a total of 7 connections, not too bad. The Panasonic considers that with the50GX800B the consumer will have to make a precise choice because he won’t be able to connect many devices at the same time .

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
2 USB ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

50GX800B from Panasonic – Technical characteristics

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 109.55 cm x 61.62 cm x 6.2 cm
Screen size in inches 50
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Edge-LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV my Home Screen 4
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 0
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes

Our conclusion on the Panasonic 50GX800B

In conclusion, the Panasonic 50GX800B is a mid-range television set of good quality. Average in most areas, it is nevertheless a wise choice for consumers who want to have a well-made product.
The choice of Panasonic to include the smart TV system with the best of its know-how in the 50GX800B, leads us to say that this high-end TV is worth having a good look at it.
For this model, we forget the LED and enter the display technology in Edge-LED mode. There’s nothing to worry about. The result is flawless.
With its 4K display technology, this TV offers you an image quality close to perfection, and a sound quality above the others; Enhanced with an aesthetics that stands out, you have the ingredients of a device that you want to own.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the screen size, the depth of the colours, the display frequency.

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