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Cello C50238

Cello C50238

50" 5000:1 78mm Jan 2014
Screen Size HD Type Typical Contrast Ratio Thickness Release Date
This slimline 1080p 50" Full HD TV is and asset for any living area. Watch your Freeview programmes on the 1920 x 1080 resolution screen including all T2 Hi Definition Freeview channels.Connect... More
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4 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

One Cello C50238 owner thought the Cello C50238 was a bargain for the price. Divoneh said on Amazon “Cheap and definitely not cheerful” in their review.

Good Brand

Cello is one of the better rated television brands according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all TVs.

3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on TVs 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 TVs of this age and spec.

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16 Reasons Against

Poor Owner Reviews

Based on 6 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is 33%. If all the televisions that were launched more than two years ago are ranked by average owner review score then this Cello television is in the bottom 7%.

Inferior Sound Quality

Two Cello C50238 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Cello C50238 did not have good sound quality. Divoneh said in their Cello C50238 review “Dreadful picture and sound compared to modern flat screens” and rated the Cello C50238 1 stars.

Poor Product Quality

One Cello C50238 reviewer who purchased it said that it was not good quality. Blackradioboy rated it 1 stars and wrote in October “Atrocious picture quality, dreadful sound” in their review.

Difficult to Use

One person reckoned that it was not easy to use. In October Blackradioboy said in their review on Amazon “Awful to use”.

Inferior Picture Quality

One Cello C50238 reviewer thought the Cello C50238 did not have good picture quality.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the C50238 have a WiFi connection, however the Cello C50238 does not have a WiFi connection.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the LTDN50K220[pl_2476282_price], or the LTDN50K220[pl_3890315_price] both from Hisense or the JVC LT-50C750[plb_2953270_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Cello C50238 does not support smart TV features, unlike most of the other large TVs that were released around the same time as the C50238.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV features including the LTDN50K220[pl_2476282_price], or the LTDN50K220[pl_3890315_price] both from Hisense or the JVC LT-50C750[plb_2953270_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Cello C50238 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and spec which are 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Cello C50238 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the C50238 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Cello C50238 is more than most televisions that were launched more than two years ago. The most frequently 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 and SECAM are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions of this age and spec do not feature OLED technology. The Cello C50238 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 16 Watts, the Cello C50238 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other large TVs that came out more than two years ago. Across all the comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the C50238 the RMS rated power range from 7.5W to 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightnesses of televisions that came out more than two years ago range from 200 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 380 cd/m². At only 250 candellas per square meter, the Cello C50238 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as the C50238.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The Cello C50238 is a one USB 2.0 port TV.

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Only Three HDMI Ports

Most TVs of a comparable spec and age to the C50238 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Cello C50238 which has three HDMI ports.

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Quite Thick

Across all the TVs that have been around for a similar time to the C50238 the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm. The Cello C50238 has a fairly thick thickness (78 millimeters) compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for a similar time to the C50238.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Cello C50238

Running Costs Are Average

This Cello television is rated A for energy efficiency. The average 5 year running cost of the C50238 is £153 based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 324 comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of this age and spec. 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Cello released the C50238.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
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Comb Filter
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Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Audio
Audio System
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Headphone Output Port
Digital Audio Coaxial Out Port
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RF Port
SCART Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
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User Reviews

(3)
Reviewed 12 February 2016 by Blackradioboy

Which? magazine (Jan 2015) said: "One of the worst TV sets we have ever tested. Atrocious picture quality, dreadful sound. Awful to use. 18%"...

Reviewed 23 December 2014 by Divoneh

Dreadful picture and sound compared to modern flat screens.

Reviewed 26 July 2014 by Doreen
(Verified Purchase)

TV came faulty but after sales good.

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £149.02
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £152.06
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.75 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 20 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers c50238dvbt2, cello 250cdm2, cello b0fdzs00, cello b0fdza00, cello 1920x1080, cello 50238dvbt2, code c50238dvbt2, cello c50238dvbt2, cello c50238dvbt2s, cello c50238dvbt2sm, cello c50238dvbt2sma, cello c50238dvbt2smar, cello c50238dvbt2smart, cello electronics 0z50029, cello electronics c50238dvbt2
Barcodes 05060062265255

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