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13 Reasons For
Very Low Running Costs
This small TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the C22230 will cost only £30 over 5 years to run, which is in the cheapest 6% of all 154 TVs of a similar spec and age.
According to Amazon sales data, the C22230 is a popular choice amongst customers who purchased TVs in the last 3 months.
A few people concluded that it was good value for money. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of the Cello C22230 “Quite good for the money”. This month John Byrne mentioned on Amazon “Good price, picture, spec, am happy”.
Average User Reviews
On average, people who bought this Cello TV rated it as 77%.
Easy to Use
One Cello C22230 owner who reviewed it concluded that it was easy to use the menus. Thewrightstuff774 gave it a score of 99 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “Can honestly say after having a wee play with the settings (very easy to do) that the sound” in their review of this TVs.
One person reckoned that the product was easy to setup. In August this year Thewrightstuff774 mentioned “Very easy to setup, tune stations, customise picture, sound etc” in their review of this TVs and gave the Cello C22230 a rating of 99 out of 100.
Good Picture Quality
One person wrote in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Thewrightstuff774 wrote “DVD works very well and image quality is again very good, we watched Avatar” in their review and rated this TVs 5 stars.
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Good Technical Features
One Cello C22230 reviewer who bought it wrote that it had good features. Amazon Customer wrote in their review of this TVs this year “Plenty of features, in the world of 12v TVs this is quite good for the money” and scored the product 4 stars.
Good Product Quality
A few Cello C22230 owners who reviewed this TVs concluded that it was good quality. Mattyletts wrote in August this year “As other reviews about poor sound, sound has to be adjusted each time you use it and sound quality is improved” but only gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Thewrightstuff774 mentioned also in August this year “DVD works very well and image quality is again very good, we watched Avatar” in their review of this TVs.
Good Battery Life
One Cello C22230 owner thought this TVs had a good battery life. Mattyletts mentioned “TV works great off the battery with the adapter without much power drain”.
Cello small TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Cello is one of the superior manufacturers.
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type.
Supports One Analog Signal Format System
The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Cello C22230 is more than most televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems PAL|SECAM are also supported by this Cello television.
DVD Player Optical Disc Drive
This TV has a DVD player optical disc drive, which is typical of many small TVs that are a similar age to it.
8 Reasons Against
Inferior Sound Quality
A few Cello C22230 owners wrote that it did not have good sound quality. Glenn Hough mentioned in his review of the Cello C22230 in August this year “Sound quality very poor” and gave the Cello C22230 a rating of 40 out of 100. This year Mattyletts mentioned on Amazon “As other reviews about poor sound, sound has to be adjusted each time you use it”.
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The Cello C22230 does not have a WiFi connection, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the C22230 also do not have a WiFi connection.
Not Smart TV
Like most of the other televisions of this age and spec, the Cello C22230 is not Smart TV.
Not 3D Compatible
The Cello C22230 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other small TVs that were launched around the same time as the C22230 are also not 3D compatible.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Cello C22230 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other small TVs that are a comparable age to the C22230 also do not have a built-in camera.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The Cello C22230 has one of the lowest RMS rated power (only 3 Watts) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of small TVs that came out around the same time as the C22230 is 2W and the highest is 20W.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago, the Cello C22230 does not feature OLED technology.
At 76 millimeters, the Cello C22230 has a fairly thick thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. Televisions that were released more than two years ago have thicknesses of between 22mm and 97mm, and the average thickness is 53mm.
Televisions with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the 22MA33 (63.1mm), or the 22MA31 (63.1mm) both from LG or the Samsung UE22H5000 (£115.00) (66.3mm) which is also higher rated.
3 Other reasons to consider the Cello C22230
Released Over Two Years Ago
This Cello TV has been on the market for over two years.
Average Refresh Rate
At 60 hertz, the Cello C22230 has a relatively standard refresh rate compared to most of the other small TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the C22230.
We compared all the other 60Hz refresh rate TVs to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the C16230 (£95.56), and the C20230 (£95.99) both from Cello is also worth considering.
1000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This TV has a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on TVs of this age and type.
We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions that have a 1000:1 typical contrast ratio currently available including the Cello C20230 (£95.99) which has a better Rating.
If you are looking for a TV with a higher typical contrast ratio then you might want to look at the Toshiba 24D1434 (£109.99) (3000:1 and higher rated).
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.15 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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