Panasonic 32F204DX : What is it worth?

What about the new Panasonic 32F204DX ?

Panasonic ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 32F204DX, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
First, the size : 32 inches on this device.
It is a small model. It will be more complicated for you to watch films or matches with all tour friends around.
In addition this Panasonic displays a HD resolution.  With a diagonal of 32 inches, this mid-range model canbe considered as a rather cheap television .
Why can we consider this 32F204DX as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

The design of the Panasonic 32F204DX

Sober but in line with current trends. Panasonic has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
Innovation. This seems to be the key word given by Panasonic to characterize the 32F204DX.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
This Panasonic 32F204DX adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With its glass surface of 32 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Indeed it has a double base, in which we have a division where each part of the base has its place. With this, the TV is exactly the same on both sides, thus creating a very symmetrical and stylish TV that can be enjoyed in any room.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 32F204DX

The Panasonic has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
Panasonic remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a HD resolution. This resolution is clearly better than what is generally done.
Panasonic presents this 32F204DX with a screen of 32 inches; this television is positioned in the range of small models.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Designed with 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 HD image quality .
Thus, the Panasonic 32F204DX allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

TV sound presentation Panasonic 32F204DX

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.
The equipment consists of  two loudspeakers and provides a sound power of 10 W.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

The Intelligent aspect of the Panasonic 32F204DX

Unfortunately on this model there is no smart TV. However, it can be considered as good news; indeed, you should have paid more for this TV set for a use that some of you would not have had. For the others, all you have to do is buy a TV-Box.

32F204DX from Panasonic – Its connectivity

This television Panasonic 32F204DX offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
In this TV range, the 32F204DX’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

It is with 9 possible connections that this 32F204DX is presented. The Panasonic 32F204DX is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

You have the following connections at your disposal:
2 USB ports, 2 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Technical characteristics of the Panasonic 32F204DX

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 73.3 cm x 43.7 cm x 6.9 cm
Screen size in inches 32
Screen resolution HD
Display system Direct-LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 2
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 0
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Power consumption 69 W

32F204DX from Panasonic – The conclusion

With the intention of making a difference this new 32F204DX Panasonic intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
Negative point on this 32F204DX is the absence of smart tv. It’s surprising in this day and age. But since we’re in a low-end product, why not.
The HD resolution has been chosen on this TV. A sufficient choice and well adapted to everyday use. But this standard will certainly be outdated in a few years’ time. By then Ultra 8k prices will have dropped.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the display frequency, the depth of the colours, the screen size.