Grundig 40 VLE 4520 vs LG 32LF5809

Grundig 40 VLE 4520
LG 32LF5809

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Reasons For

5 Reasons For
Larger screen size Edit
The Grundig 40 VLE 4520 is a 40" TV. That's 8" larger than the LG 32LF5809 (32"). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

A lot higher RMS rated power Edit
The Grundig 40 VLE 4520 has an RMS rated power of 40W, however the LG 32LF5809 is only a 20W RMS rated power TV (20W lower). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Two more HDMI ports Edit
The Grundig 40 VLE 4520 is a three HDMI port TV, whereas the LG 32LF5809 only has one HDMI port. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

24% thinner Edit
The Grundig 40 VLE 4520 has a thickness of 45mm, however the LG 32LF5809 is a 55.5mm thick TV (10.5mm thicker). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Superior energy efficiency rating
The energy efficiency rating of the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 is "A", whereas the rating of the LG 32LF5809 is "A".
6 Reasons For
Hugely faster motion interpolation frequency Edit
The LG 32LF5809 has a motion interpolation frequency of 400Hz, but the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 is only a 100Hz motion interpolation frequency TV (300Hz slower). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Internet browser Edit
The LG 32LF5809 has an internet browser, but the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 does not have an internet browser. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

WiFi connection Edit
The LG 32LF5809 has a WiFi connection, whereas the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 does not. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

30kWh lower annual energy consumption Edit
The LG 32LF5809 has an annual energy consumption of 58kWh, however the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 is an 88kWh annual energy consumption TV (30kWh higher). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

34% cheaper to run
Over five years the LG 32LF5809 is £33.25 cheaper to run than the Grundig 40 VLE 4520. Read more
Energy efficiency rating is better
The LG 32LF5809 has an energy efficiency rating of "A", however the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 has a rating of "A".

Reasons Against

6 Reasons Against
Three times slower motion interpolation frequency Edit
The Grundig 40 VLE 4520 is a 100Hz motion interpolation frequency TV. That's 300Hz slower than the LG 32LF5809 (400Hz). Read more

The motion interpolation frequency is the frame rate which the TV is able to artificially create by inserting additional frames into the picture between the frames included in the original video source. Motion interpolation technology can sometimes create some unwanted side effects such glitches when the technology suddenly activates during an action scene. Most modern TVs will have an option to switch off the motion interpolation if it is not desired.

A faster motion interpolation frequency will result in smoother action scenes, less motion blur and a more life like image.

Does not have an internet browser Edit
The Grundig 40 VLE 4520 does not have an internet browser, but the LG 32LF5809 has an internet browser. Read more

Internet TVs allow you to access the internet directly through your TV. Connect your TV to your local network though WiFi or an ethernet cable.

Internet TVs let you watch movies and TV on the internet by connecting directly to services such as BBC iPlayer and YouTube without a computer.

Does not have a WiFi connection Edit
The Grundig 40 VLE 4520 does not have a WiFi connection, whereas the LG 32LF5809 does. Read more

A Wifi (wireless LAN connection) on your TV means that you can connect your TV directly to your WiFi network.

Connecting your TV will be easier and you will not need any cables.

Higher annual energy consumption Edit
The Grundig 40 VLE 4520 is an 88kWh annual energy consumption TV. That's 30kWh higher than the LG 32LF5809 (58kWh). Read more

The annual energy consumption is the total amount of energy that the TV will use over the course of a whole year, given typical usage levels.

A lower annual energy consumption means that it will cost less each year for you to run your TV.

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More expensive to run over five years by 50%
The running costs over five years of the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 are £99.18 which is £33.25 more than the LG 32LF5809. Show assumptions.
4 Reasons Against
8" smaller screen size Edit
The LG 32LF5809 has a screen size of 32", whereas the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 is a 40" TV (8" larger). Read more

The display diagonal of a TV is the most common measure of screen size and is the distance from the top left to the bottom right of the visible part of a TV screen excluding any frame or border. One of the most important considerations when choosing the right screen size for your TV is the typical distance from which you will be viewing the screen. A good rule of thumb is to multiply the display diagonal by 2.5 to determine the viewing distance. So a 40 inch TV is best viewed from 100 inches away, which is equivalent to 8.3 feet or 2.54m. For home cinema setups and a truly immersive experience this ratio can be reduced to 1.2. This will give a screen size that fills 40 degrees of the viewer's field of vision. So if you viewing from a distance of 6ft (72 inches) you would need a TV display diagonal of 60 inches.

TVs with a bigger display diagonal allow you to make the most of HD content and are great for watching movies.

Lower RMS rated power Edit
The LG 32LF5809 is a 20W RMS rated power TV. That's 20W lower than the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 (20W). Read more

RMS rated power stands for Root Mean Square rated power and it is typically used to measure the power output of the audio element of the TV.

A higher RMS rated power means that the audio system on the TV is more powerful and will be able to play the audio at higher volumes. A higher RMS power may also result in better quality audio at normal volume levels.

Only one HDMI port Edit
The LG 32LF5809 has one HDMI port, however the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 only has three HDMI ports. Read more

The HDMI ports quantity is the number of ports that the TV has that will accept a HDMI cable. HDMI is the most common type of cable used to connect modern TVs, DVD players, games consoles etc.

A greater number of HDMI ports will allow you to permanently connect more devices to the TV and will reduce the need to reach around the back of the TV to unplug and plug in cables when switching between devices.

Thicker Edit
LG 32LF5809 is 55.5mm thick. That's 10.5mm thicker than the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 (55.5mm). Read more

The depth of the TV is the thickness of the TV measured from the back of the TV to the front of the TV. Curved TVs will have quite a big depth as this dimension is measured from the back of the centre of the screen to the front of the edges of the screen.

A thinner TV has the advantage of appearing more elegant and will also mean that the TV will not stick out as much when mounted on a wall.

Date Released

21 months Ago 21 months Ago

Running Costs Over 5 Years

Electricity cost - switched on £ 96.14
Electricity cost - standby £ 3.04
Total running cost £ 99.18
Electricity cost - switched on £ 64.10
Electricity cost - standby £ 1.83
Total running cost £ 65.93
Purchase price £ 317.70
Total cost of ownership £ 383.63
Details

Energy Efficiency Class

Environmental Impact

0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.
0.33T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
8
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant and grow them for 10 years.

Display

Screen Size
40"
BEST
32"
HD Type
 Full HD
 Full HD
LED Backlighting
 Direct-LED
 Direct-LED
Screen Shape
 Flat
 Flat
OLED Technology
 OLED technology
Unknown - Click to provide data
Motion Interpolation Frequency
100Hz 400Hz
BEST
Motion Interpolation Technology
 PPR (Picture Perfection Rate)
 PPR (Picture Perfection Rate)
Display Resolution
 1920 x 1080
 1920 x 1080
Video Mode
 1080p
BEST
 1080p
Display Diagonal
102cm
BEST
80cm
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178° Unknown - Click to provide data
Graphics Resolution
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
BEST
 1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Vertical Viewing Angle
178° Unknown - Click to provide data

TV Tuner

Channel
1,000 Unknown - Click to provide data
Digital Signal Format System
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
 DVB
 DVB-T
 DVB-C
 DVB-S
 DVB-S2
Tuner
 Analog
 Analog
Analog Signal Format System
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL D
 PAL DK
 PAL L
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43
 PAL
 PAL B
 PAL BG
 PAL D
 PAL DK
 PAL L
 SECAM
 NTSC
 NTSC 3.58
 NTSC 4.43

Smart TV

Smart TV Features
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Smart TV features
Internet Browser
 Internet browser
 Internet browser
BEST
Timeshift Feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Timeshift feature
Operating System Version
Unknown - Click to provide data 4.5
Operating System
 NetCast OS
 NetCast OS

Audio

Audio System
SRS TruSurround HD Virtual Surround Plus
RMS Rated Power
40W
BEST
20W
Loudspeaker
2 2
Built-In Speaker
 Built-in speaker
 Built-in speaker
Sound Mode
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
 Standard
 Music
 Movie
Audio Decoder
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
 Dolby Digital
 DTS
AptX Audio Decoding
Unknown - Click to provide data
 AptX audio decoding

Ports & Interfaces

Headphone Output Port
1 1
S-Video Input Port
1 Unknown - Click to provide data
Common Interface Plus
 Common interface plus
 Common interface plus
Ethernet LAN Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
RF Port
1 1
SCART Port
1 1
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
1 1
PC Audio in Port
 PC Audio in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
Component Video in Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1
USB 2.0 Port
1 1
DVI Port
 DVI port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDCP Security Feature
 HDCP security feature
Unknown - Click to provide data
PC in Port
 PC in port
Unknown - Click to provide data
HDMI Port
3
BEST
1
Remote Output Port
Unknown - Click to provide data 1

Networking

WiFi Connection
 WiFi connection
 WiFi connection
BEST
Ethernet LAN Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Ethernet LAN connection
Miracast
Unknown - Click to provide data
 Miracast
WiFi Direct Connection
Unknown - Click to provide data
 WiFi direct connection

Management Features

Electronic Programme Guide
 Electronic programme guide
 Electronic programme guide

Performance

Teletext Function
 Teletext function
 Teletext function
Stored Teletext Page
Unknown - Click to provide data 2,000 pages

Design

Colour
 Black
 Black

Ergonomics

VESA Mounting Interface
 200 x 200
 200 x 200
On/off Switch
Unknown - Click to provide data
 On/off switch
VESA Mounting
 VESA mounting
 VESA mounting

Power

Typical Power Consumption
60W 40W
BEST
Standby Power Consumption
0.5W 0.3W
BEST
Energy Efficiency Class
 A
 A
Annual Energy Consumption
88kWh 58kWh
BEST
AC Input Voltage
 110 - 230
 110 - 230
AC Input Frequency
 50
 50

Certificates

DLNA Certificate
Unknown - Click to provide data
 DLNA certificate

Weight & Dimensions

Thickness
45mm
BEST
55.5mm
Weight
Unknown - Click to provide data 6kg
Package Weight
8.5kg 7.4kg
BEST
Weight (with Stand)
6.8kg 6.2kg
BEST
Depth (with Stand)
220mm 207mm
BEST
Height (with Stand)
590mm 481mm
BEST
Width (with Stand)
924mm 732mm
BEST
Height
561mm 431mm
BEST
Width
924mm 732mm
BEST
Packaging Height
650mm 510mm
BEST
Packaging Width
1,090mm 816mm
BEST

Packaging Content

Desktop Stand
 Desktop stand
Unknown - Click to provide data
Handheld Remote Control
 Handheld remote control
 Handheld remote control
Cable Included
 AC
 AC
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