Panasonic TX-65HZ1500 : a TV set mid-range

Panasonic TX-65HZ1500 : the new Ultra HD 4K

Recently Panasonic has released information about its new model of television . It is the TX-65HZ1500.
Classified in the mid-range category. we thought we had to have a closer look at it in order to check whether the constructor had done a good job or not.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered 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.
Why can we consider this TX-65HZ1500 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

TX-65HZ1500 from Panasonic – Design

The Panasonic TX-65HZ1500 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-65HZ1500 is revealed.

TX-65HZ1500 from Panasonic – The screen

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.

The Panasonic TX-65HZ1500 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Designed with a frequency of 100 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Finally, Panasonic has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Ultra HD 4K image quality .
In conclusion on the display, with the TX-65HZ1500 Panasonic makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

TX-65HZ1500 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-65HZ1500 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
For the sound part, the television set is equipped with several speakers and a power output of 15 W.

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

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Panasonic TX-65HZ1500

For the software part, the TX-65HZ1500 Panasonic has an operating system my Home Screen 5 installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe of entertainment.
This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV TX-65HZ1500 is communicating.
This software environment innovates on the Panasonic TX-65HZ1500 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-65HZ1500 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.

This model has a total of 11 connections, not too bad. The Panasonic TX-65HZ1500 allows you not to choose between the different devices to be connected. You can connect everything to this TV; the box, game console, multimedia server, DVD or Blu-ray player, etc…

In the end, this TV provides you with the following features:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 4 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

Technical characteristics of the Panasonic TX-65HZ1500

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 3
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

To conclude on the Panasonic TX-65HZ1500

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
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 sound power, the display frequency, the depth of the colours.