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Avtex L216DRS

Avtex L216DRS

23" Flat 48.5mm Sep 2014
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Thickness Release Date
The new ultra slim framed L236DRS LED TV / DVD / PVR combi with built-in DVB-T2 and DVB-S2 allows you to enjoy high definition TV programmes received through your aerial or a satellite dish,... More
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Owner Reviews Are Average

L216DRS owners on average rated this TV 78 out of 100.

Easy to Use

Two people who reviewed the product thought it was easy to setup. A few people agreed that it was easy to use the menus.

One Avtex L216DRS owner who reviewed this TV thought it was easy to use. James Kinsella said “It looks excellent and one control can work both tv's, I have one in the front lounge”.

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Avtex Televisions Have Good Reviews

Avtex is one of the superior TV brands according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Avtex also has good reviews for its small screen size televisions.

Nice Design

One person considered that it was good looking. Zombie wrote “Crystal clear image, easy set up, elegant”. One person mentioned in their reviews that this TV was well designed.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who reviewed the Avtex L216DRS thought it had clear images. One Avtex L216DRS owner who purchased the product thought it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good quality. James Kinsella mentioned “This is my second avtec TV it's got everything you need for the Motorhome good clear picture and quality sound simple to setup, well packed”. P J Prendergast said in their review “This dual votage Tv is well designed with excellent picture quality” however despite that they only gave the Avtex L216DRS a score of 60 out of 100. Plumberkev wrote on Amazon “Excellent quality as usual, easy to set up, quick delivery very pleased would defo reccomend to all who want a quality touring tv/dvd” in their review and gave the product an excellent rating.

Good High Def TV

One person concluded that this TV was good at displaying high definition TV. Oldboater mentioned “Crystal clear on HD satellite, easy to tune”.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the L216DRS is 1920 x 1080 pixels. That's 98% more display resolution than a 1366 x 768 pixels television, which is the most common display resolution supported by small screen size televisions that have been available for around the same time as the L216DRS.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is in fact the best supported display resolution amongst all televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the L216DRS.

Amongst comparable types of TV the worst supported display resolution is 1366 x 768 pixels.

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1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on small screen size televisions that are a comparable age to it.

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Two USB 2.0 Ports

two USB 2.0 ports

The L216DRS is a two USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other small screen size televisions that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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DVD Player Optical Disc Drive

This TV has a DVD player optical disc drive, which is typical of many televisions of a similar age and type to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Poor Smart TV Features

A few Avtex L216DRS reviewers who reviewed it considered that it was not good for watching Freeview TV.

Not Good in Terms of Size

One customer who bought the product wrote that it was not compact. P J Prendergast mentioned on Amazon “The Sound from very miniature speakers is rubbish! There is no Bass quality” in their review.

Inferior Sound Quality

Some Avtex L216DRS owners who purchased this TV considered that it did not have good sound quality. Zombie wrote in their Avtex L216DRS review “Sound quality not great” .

Recent Price Increase of £55.94

In the last fortnight the L216DRS has increased in price by £55.94.

Pricey

After checking the price of 59 televisions of this age and type they range in price from £79 to £388. We think that this Avtex television looks expensive compared to other televisions of this age and type.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most small screen size televisions that were launched around the same time as the L216DRS do not have a WiFi connection. The Avtex L216DRS is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the LG 26LN460[plb_1496454_price], the Philips 28HFL5009[plb_2376710_price], or the Panasonic TX-24AS510[plb_2277470_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The L216DRS does not support smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not support smart TV features.

We compared all the other televisions which also support smart TV features to this TV and we think the LG 26LN460[plb_1496454_price], the Philips 28HFL5009[plb_2376710_price], or the Samsung UE22H5615[plb_2574944_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most small screen size televisions that are a similar age to the L216DRS are not 3D compatible. The L216DRS is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The L216DRS does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The L216DRS does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the L216DRS also do not feature OLED technology.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Avtex L216DRS

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Avtex television has been on the market for over two years.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs that were launched more than two years ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Thickness

At 48.5 millimeters, the Avtex L216DRS has a pretty standard thickness compared to most of the other small screen size televisions that have been available for around the same time as the L216DRS.

If you are not bothered about having a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Avtex L186DRS[plb_2442932_price] (46mm and cheaper).

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Specification

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Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Video Mode
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Digital Audio Coaxial Out Port
Common Interface Connection
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Optical Disc Drive
Teletext Function
Extended PVR
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
AC Input Voltage
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

User Reviews

(12)
Reviewed 1 November 2015 by Kl timpson
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent TV we bought for our van, arrived quickly. We have used several times and the picture is very good. We also bought the Avtex carry case and Avtex aerial. They worked very well together... Read more…

Reviewed 14 May 2015 by James Kinsella
(Verified Purchase)

This is my second avtec TV it's got everything you need for the Motorhome good clear picture and quality sound simple to setup,well packed,it looks excellent and one control can work both tv's, I... Read more…

Reviewed 4 September 2014 by Peter Smith

Avtex customer service is brilliant but I have found a problem with this TV. If you watch a lot of sport ... beware ... we found the grass is just too bright almost luminous. Obviously some people... Read more…

Reviewed 9 July 2014 by Rocket Man
(Verified Purchase)

I think the picture is mostly good for normal TV viewing (but it struggles a bit doing the green grass on a tennis court or football pitch as it looks luminous green) = it may be a setting if... Read more…

Reviewed 28 May 2014 by MELVILLE ROWE | 2 Comments
(Verified Purchase)

This Avtex does everything on the tin i.e Satellite inbuilt decoder saves me carrying my decoder in the caravan. Amazing picture and very easy to controll.

Reviewed 4 April 2014 by P J PRENDERGAST
(Verified Purchase)

This dual votage Tv is well designed with excellent picture quality and comprehensive remote control.
The Sound from very miniature speakers is rubbish! There is no Bass quality and high... Read more…

Reviewed 4 March 2014 by Roy
(Verified Purchase)

Fulfilled all my requirements, ideal while away in my tourer all across the UK and hopefully in Europe too next year.

Reviewed 12 November 2013 by Zombie
(Verified Purchase)

Good piece of kit. Bought for my boat in Greece. Crystal clear image, easy set up, elegant. Sound quality not great but very happy with my choice.

Reviewed 4 October 2013 by Oldboater
(Verified Purchase)

This is the 2nd TV bought now, one for the boat and one for the motorhome both are excellent, very economical to run with low power requirements. Crystal clear on HD satellite, easy to tune. Only... Read more…

Reviewed 15 May 2013 by Plumberkev
(Verified Purchase)

Excellent quality as usual, easy to set up, quick delivery very pleased would defo reccomend
to all who want a quality touring tv/dvd.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers l216dr, l216drs, avtex l216, avtex l216d, avtex l216dr, avtex l216drs
Barcodes 05060133020981

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