Our view about TX-65HZ980 from Panasonic : A TV Ultra HD 4K

Panasonic TX-65HZ980 : the new Ultra HD 4K

Panasonic ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this TX-65HZ980, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Attractive, user friendly, minimum bulk , quality image and sound, everything has been carefully finalized in this television, in order to make a nearly perfect product.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Panasonic TX-65HZ980 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

TX-65HZ980 from Panasonic – Design

The Panasonic TX-65HZ980 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
In short, the Panasonic has really succeeded the design aspect of this TV, which does not go unnoticed no matter where it is installed. If when turned off it has such an effect, the sensations take on a whole new dimension when the screen of the Panasonic TX-65HZ980 is revealed.

The screen of the Panasonic TX-65HZ980

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.

This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 100 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
Thus, the Panasonic TX-65HZ980 allows you to watch everyday movies and videos without necessarily wanting it to be a home theater level. It’s a decent mid-range.

TX-65HZ980 from Panasonic – The sound

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the TX-65HZ980 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
The equipment consists of  two speakers for a sound power of 15 W.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will give you the majority of the sound spectrum. It’s average, but not of poor quality.

TX-65HZ980 from Panasonic – Embedded intelligence

As with many other TV sets, the TX-65HZ980 has its operating system my Home Screen 5; 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.
This software environment innovates on the Panasonic TX-65HZ980 with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?

TX-65HZ980 from Panasonic – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
Whether it’s your external hard drive, NAS or game console, all these elements can be connected to this TV.

It is with 13 possible connections that this TX-65HZ980 is presented. Almost all the devices in your home can be connected: the box, the game console, a multimedia server, and many other devices, in addition to your DVD or Blu-ray player.

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
2 USB ports, 4 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Presentation of the technical features of the Panasonic TX-65HZ980

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 58
Screen size in inches 64.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display frequency 100
Sound power 15
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 
Number of tuners 4
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
HDR Dolby Vision Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 138 W

TX-65HZ980 from Panasonic – The conclusion

In conclusion, the Panasonic TX-65HZ980 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.
This 4K TV can also boast near-perfect picture quality, as well as clear, aesthetic and powerful sound reproduction.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the sound power, the display frequency, the depth of the colours.