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17 Reasons For
A number of customers mentioned in their reviews that the Cello C16230 was good value for money. Alan Pearson gave it a score of 5 stars and he said in his review of this TVs on Amazon in August “I class this unit as very good value for a quality item”. Brian Everitt scored the product 99 out of 100 and he mentioned in his review “Very good product, price and delivery”. A few weeks ago Cynical B wrote on Amazon “This review is an impartial one from a customer who paid full price”.
Several customers wrote in their reviews that the Cello C16230 was a bargain for the price. Meh Robinson mentioned in their review of this TVs “Sound not great so added a couple of cheap speakers” and rated the product 99 out of 100. Sandra Bennett mentioned on Amazon “This is cheap and cheerful”. Suze wrote in their review of this TVs “The difference to the sound made by such small and cheap [£15.99] speakers is amazing”.
Good Product Quality
A number of customers who reviewed the product thought it was good quality. Alan Parker mentioned in his review of the Cello C16230 on Amazon “I have now added a pair of Logitech Z 120 computer speakers (simple plug in job) and the result in sound quality is brilliant”. Alan Pearson and he said on Amazon this year “I class this unit as very good value for a quality item and would recommend it” in his review of the Cello C16230. In August this year Brian Everitt said “Excellent picture quality, reasonable sound” and gave the Cello C16230 a rating of 5 stars.
Good Picture Quality
A number of customers who bought the product agreed that it had good picture quality. Brian Everitt wrote on Amazon this month “Excellent picture quality, reasonable sound” in his review of this TVs. Christopher mentioned “Excellent picture quality and very lightweight” in his review. Jeffry Lewis wrote in his review on Amazon this year “Excellent picture quality sound good uses very little battery”.
Very Low Running Costs
The energy efficiency rating of this Cello TV is A. The average 5 year running cost of the C16230 is only £24 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is in the cheapest 1% of all 154 televisions of this spec and age.
Good Sound Quality
Thirteen Cello C16230 reviewers who bought it considered that it had good sound quality. Alan Parker said on Amazon “I have now added a pair of Logitech Z 120 computer speakers (simple plug in job)” in his review of this TVs but only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100. Amazon Customer mentioned “Good enough tv dvd, sounds better through dell sound bar 1-10=7” in their review of the Cello C16230. Brian Everitt said “Excellent picture quality, reasonable sound” in his review of the Cello C16230.
Across all televisions, the C16230 is one the best selling products currently available for purchase according to Amazon sales data.
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Easy to Use
Some customers reckoned that it was easy to use. This month Darren Scott gave the product a rating of 5 stars and he wrote “Excellent product, great picture and easy to use” in his review of this TVs. Suze mentioned in August last year “One speaker has a volume control knob on it”.
A number of Cello C16230 reviewers who bought the product reckoned that it was easy to setup. Alan Pearson mentioned on Amazon “Very easy to setup just a matter of confirming a few facts”.
Smart TV Features Are Good
Several people mentioned in their reviews that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Alan Pearson wrote on Amazon this month “In my area the freeview signal is very good” in his review of this TVs. A few weeks ago C. Bryan mentioned on Amazon “Haven't tried the DVD player as it won't really be used for that purpose, inbuilt freeview tuned in very quickly so at this stage very pleased” and rated the Cello C16230 99 out of 100.
A few customers who purchased it said that it was compact. Mark wrote in his review of this TVs on Amazon “Nice and compact”. Robert David Mccluskey mentioned on Amazon a few weeks ago “Good picture and compact unit ideal for caravans” in his review of the Cello C16230.
One Cello C16230 owner said in their reviews that it was lightweight. Last year Christopher mentioned “Excellent picture quality and very lightweight” and gave this TVs a rating of 5 stars.
Several people mentioned in their reviews that the product was well made. Rebecca mentioned on Amazon “It doesnt you have to buy this seperate as the travel model id different its £180.00 and comes with 12 volt lead and built in sattelite dvd” in her review. Suze said “If I had space for all of that I would just get a much bigger telly with better built in speakers”.
Good Battery Life
One Cello C16230 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product had a good battery life. In August Jeffry Lewis scored the Cello C16230 5 stars and he mentioned on Amazon “Excellent picture quality sound good uses very little battery”.
Good Owner Reviews
On average, people who bought this Cello TV rated it as 85 out of 100.
One customer said in their reviews that this TVs was neat. Alan Parker wrote on Amazon a few weeks ago “Nice neat T.V”.
Cello Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
Cello has good average reviews for its small TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other manufacturers.
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it.
Supports One Analog Signal Format System
The Cello C16230 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most small TVs that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Cello TV. The analog signal format systems PAL|SECAM are also supported by this television.
DVD Player Optical Disc Drive
This TV has a DVD player optical disc drive, which is the most frequently found optical disc drive on comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as it.
9 Reasons Against
One Cello C16230 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Suze said in their Cello C16230 review “My Freeview recorder does not have HDMI sockets, only scart so I cannot use that recorder with this TV”.
Price Has Increased by £18.83
The price of the C16230 increased by £18.83 in the last month.
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The Cello C16230 does not have a WiFi connection, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the C16230 also do not have a WiFi connection.
Not Smart TV
The Cello C16230 is not Smart TV. Most of the other small TVs that are a comparable age to the C16230 are also not Smart TV.
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Not 3D Compatible
The Cello C16230 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the C16230 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most small TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C16230 do not have a built-in camera. The Cello C16230 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Only 500:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The highest typical contrast ratio of the Cello C16230 is 500:1. That's 50% less typical contrast ratio than a 1000:1 television, which is the most common typical contrast ratio.
A 500:1 typical contrast ratio is actually the worst typical contrast ratio amongst all TVs of a similar spec and age to the C16230.
Amongst similar types of TV the best typical contrast ratio is 3000:1.
If you are looking for a TV with a higher typical contrast ratio then you might want to consider the Cello C22230 (£128.99) (1000:1) which is also cheaper.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Cello C16230 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other small TVs that were released more than two years ago also do not feature OLED technology.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
Across all the TVs of a similar age and type to the C16230 the display brightnesses range from 150 cd/m² to 500 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 220 candellas per square meter, the Cello C16230 has one of the dimmer display brightnesses amongst similar spec TVs of this age.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
Cello released the C16230 over two years ago.
Average Refresh Rate
With a refresh rate of 60 hertz, the Cello C16230 has a fairly average refresh rate compared to most of the other small TVs that came out around the same time as the C16230.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including the Cello C22230 (£128.99) which is cheaper.
At 48 millimeters, the Cello C16230 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the C16230.
TVs with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UE19H4000 (£89.99) (46.8mm and higher rated).
Perfectly adequate.Usually something so reasonably priced comes with a raft of 'ah but...' points but this is cheap and cheerful. Easy to set up. Putting the dvd in 'back to front' seems odd. All... Read more…
Excellent just the right size for a camper great picture quality etc on some reviews they comment on sound quality , after all it's a 16 inch tv what do you expect , for a small camper the sound... Read more…
Nice little T.V. clear picture, sound fine with a bit of adjustment in the menu. Size with the stand 10 3/4 inches high 14 3/4 inches wide 1 7/8 inches deep stand 8 inches x 4 1/2 inches. ideal... Read more…
Ideal unit for use in my mobile caravan. Very easy to setup just a matter of confirming a few facts. In my area the freeview signal is very good and the tuner found 84 channels, including radio,... Read more…
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