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17 Reasons For
Several people who purchased the product agreed that it was good value for money. Last year Barry Stafford mentioned “Looked everywere for this size glad i found this one great tv easy set up good price” in his review of the Cello C28227. Jackie Peat mentioned in his review of the Cello C28227 on Amazon in August this year “Excellent TV worth the money”. Mostafa wrote “100% 4 days early delivery looks OK for the money” in their review and gave it a score of 5 stars.
One customer thought it was a bargain for the price. Johnmp wrote on Amazon “Does the job and was a bargain price” in their review of the Cello C28227.
The C28227 is one the fastest selling TV currently available.
Good Sound Quality
A few people said that the product had good sound quality. Michael Cooper rated the Cello C28227 99 out of 100 and he said “Great TV - Clear sound and HD Images”. Last year Mr Derek Hodson mentioned “Does it well great picture and sound”. Percy-Vere rated it 5 stars and said on Amazon a few weeks ago “Brilliant transaction from tv village, excellent picture and sound and just the job for our static caravan, highly recommended” in their review of this TVs.
User Reviews Are Good
On average, based on 70 user reviews the average user rating of this Cello TV is 82 out of 100.
One person said in their reviews that it had good technical guidance. In August this year Glen wrote “Easy to follow instructions” in his review of this TVs.
One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was good looking. Peter said in his review of the Cello C28227 on Amazon “I brought this to watch in my room and it is pretty nice”.
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One Cello C28227 owner considered that it was a good size. Z mentioned on Amazon “Exactly what I needed for 'not such a big lounge room' its a nice size that u could still watch from a distance” and gave this TVs a score of 5 stars.
Good High Def TV
One person wrote in their reviews that the Cello C28227 was good at displaying high definition TV. Michael Cooper mentioned “Great TV - Clear sound and HD Images”.
One customer mentioned that it had a good stand. Z said in their review of this TVs last year “The stand is nice and firm, Looks stunning, picture quality is excellent” and gave it a score of 99 out of 100.
Good Picture Quality
One Cello C28227 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this TVs had good picture quality. In August last year Z said in their Cello C28227 review “The stand is nice and firm, Looks stunning, picture quality is excellent” and rated it 5 stars.
Good Product Quality
Some people reckoned that this TVs was good quality. Viking wrote “Very satisfied with speedy delivery and quality of the product”. Z rated the product 99 out of 100 and said “The stand is nice and firm, Looks stunning, picture quality is excellent”.
On average Cello small TVs have good reviews as do all televisions produced by Cello.
3000:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
The Cello C28227 has a maximum typical contrast ratio of 3000:1. That's over three times the typical contrast ratio of the most frequently found typical contrast ratio of 1000:1.
A 3000:1 typical contrast ratio is actually the best typical contrast ratio across all TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.
A 500:1 typical contrast ratio is the worst typical contrast ratio amongst comparable types of TV.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs that have a 3000:1 typical contrast ratio and we think a cheaper TV such as the Logik L24HEDW15 (£139.98) or you might consider a higher rated TV such as the Toshiba 24W1433 (£134.99) are also worth considering.
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
Supports One Analog Signal Format System
The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Cello C28227 is more than most small TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this TV. The analog signal format systems PAL|SECAM are also supported by this Cello TV.
DVD Player Optical Disc Drive
This TV has a DVD player optical disc drive, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable type and age to it.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
Small TVs that have been available for around the same time as the C28227 have RMS rated power of between 2W and 20W, and the average RMS rated power is 7.9W. The Cello C28227 has a fairly high RMS rated power (10 Watts) compared to most of the other small TVs that were released more than two years ago.
11 Reasons Against
Difficult to Use
Two Cello C28227 owners concluded that it was not easy to use. Ann Maclaran wrote in her review of this TVs on Amazon “That's me not the setVery easy to use and change between different activitiesWhen we moved the first thing I thought was my old one wasn't big enough”.
Poor Smart TV Features
One person mentioned in their reviews that it was not good for watching Freeview TV. S L Warner mentioned in their review of this TVs on Amazon “I did buy the one without free view (my mistake”.
Unacceptable Noise Level
Some people thought the Cello C28227 was not noisy. In August last year Ann Maclaran and she said in her review on Amazon “I love my cello tv the only thing I miss is the iPhone dockPicture perfectThis is my second oneI haven't mastered the volume yet it's not quite loud enough”.
Not Smart TV
Like most of the other small TVs that are a similar age to the C28227, the Cello C28227 is not Smart TV.
Most TVs of a similar spec and age to the C28227 do not have a WiFi connection. The Cello C28227 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.
Alternative televisions which also have a WiFi connection that you might also want to consider include the Philips 22PFL3517, or the Samsung UE22H5600 (£164.99) which is also higher rated.
Not 3D Compatible
The Cello C28227 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the C28227 are also not 3D compatible.
If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Cello C16115 (£119.99).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most TVs of a similar type and age to the C28227 do not have a built-in camera. The Cello C28227 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Cello C28227 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the C28227 also do not feature OLED technology.
Only 50 Channels
Most televisions that have been around for more than two years have between 20 and 9,998 channels, including the Cello C28227 which has 50 channels.
Quite Dim Display Brightness
At only 220 candellas per square meter, the Cello C28227 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other small TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The dimmest display brightness of TVs that are a similar age to the C28227 is 150 cd/m² and the brightest is 500 cd/m².
The thinnest thickness of televisions of this spec and age is 22mm, the thickest is 97mm, and the average thickness is 53mm. At 74 millimeters, the Cello C28227 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other small TVs that were released more than two years ago.
If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the M2232 (62.9mm), or the 22MA33 (63.1mm) both from LG which is also cheaper.
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Running Costs Are Average
This Cello TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The C28227 has an average 5 year running cost of £53 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 154 televisions of this type and age.
Released Over Two Years Ago
This TV has been on the market for over two years.
Average Refresh Rate
The Cello C28227 has a relatively typical refresh rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the C28227.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative 60Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including the Cello C16115 (£119.99) which has a better Rating; or the Cello C22113 which is cheaper.
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