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7 Reasons For
One person wrote in their reviews that the Cello C50238 was a bargain for the price. Divoneh wrote “Cheap and definitely not cheerful” in their Cello C50238 review but in spite of that scored the Cello C50238 20 out of 100.
We checked the reviews from owners and experts of hundreds of TVs to determine an average rating for each television brand. On average TVs produced by Cello have good reviews from experts and users.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many large TVs that are a comparable age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
This TV has a 5000:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most frequently found typical contrast ratio on TVs of a comparable type and age to it.
We compared all the other TVs that have a 5000:1 typical contrast ratio to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the Seiki SE50FO04 (£377.75), and the Goodmans GVLEDHD50 (£533.89) is also worth considering.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many large TVs that are a comparable age to it.
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to it.
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1080p Video Mode
This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many large TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.
16 Reasons Against
User Reviews Are Poor
On average, based on 6 user reviews this large TV has an overall user rating of 33%. That puts this television in the bottom 11% of all the large TVs that were launched more than two years ago.
Inferior Sound Quality
A number of customers said in their reviews that this TVs did not have good sound quality. Blackradioboy mentioned on Amazon this month “Atrocious picture quality, dreadful sound” in their review of the Cello C50238. Divoneh gave the Cello C50238 a rating of 20 out of 100 and said on Amazon two years ago “Dreadful picture and sound compared to modern flat screens” in their Cello C50238 review.
Inferior Picture Quality
One person who purchased it thought it did not have good picture quality. Blackradioboy rated it 1 stars and said on Amazon this year “Atrocious picture quality, dreadful sound” in their review.
Poor Product Quality
One person mentioned in their reviews that the product was not good quality. In August this year Blackradioboy said “Atrocious picture quality, dreadful sound” in their review and gave the Cello C50238 a rating of 20 out of 100.
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Difficult to Use
One person considered that the Cello C50238 was not easy to use. This year Blackradioboy said “Awful to use”.
Price Has Recently Increased by £65.41
The C50238 has increased in price by £65.41 in the last 12 days.
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
Most of the other TVs of this type and age have a WiFi connection, however the Cello C50238 does not have a WiFi connection.
We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the KDL-55W807 (£699.00), or the KDL-55W805 (£679.00) both from Sony or the LG 50LB561 (£549.99) which also has a higher rating.
Not Smart TV
The Cello C50238 is not Smart TV, unlike most of the other large TVs that came out more than two years ago.
If you would prefer a TV that is Smart TV then you might want to consider the KDL-55W805 (£679.00), or the KDL-55W807 (£699.00) both from Sony which also has a higher Rating.
Not 3D Compatible
Most of the other TVs of this spec and age are 3D compatible, however the Cello C50238 is not 3D compatible.
TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the KDL-55W805 (£679.00), or the KDL-55W807 (£699.00) both from Sony which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Cello C50238 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the C50238 also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems
The Cello C50238 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly 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 and SECAM are also supported by this Cello TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other televisions of this age and spec, the Cello C50238 does not feature OLED technology.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The Cello C50238 has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 16 Watts) amongst large TVs of this age. The RMS rated power of televisions of a comparable type and age to the C50238 range from 8W to 100W.
Very Dim Display Brightness
The Cello C50238 has a fairly dim display brightness (only 250 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the C50238. The average display brightness of TVs of a comparable type and age to the C50238 is 380 cd/m², and the display brightnesses range from 200 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m².
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The Cello C50238 is a one USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other large TVs that came out more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
The Cello C50238 has a fairly thick thickness (78 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the C50238. The thinnest thickness of TVs that are a similar age to the C50238 is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm.
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Running Costs Are OK
The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A, and based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the C50238 will cost £153 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 225 televisions of this age and type.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this television was released.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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