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Grundig 40 VLE 4520
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Grundig 40 VLE 4520

40" Flat 45mm Apr 2015
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£99.18 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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4 Reasons For

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs of this age and spec.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 40 VLE 4520 range from 5W to 1,000W. At 40 Watts, the 40 VLE 4520 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the 40 VLE 4520.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Quite Thin

The thicknesses of TVs of a similar age and spec to the 40 VLE 4520 range from 7mm to 100mm. The Grundig 40 VLE 4520 has one of the thinner thicknesses (only 45 millimeters) amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the 40 VLE 4520 support smart TV features, however the 40 VLE 4520 does not support smart TV features.

Other TVs which also support smart TV features that you might also want to look at include the Philips 48PFH5500[plb_2861476_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year do not have a WiFi connection. The 40 VLE 4520 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

Most televisions of this spec and age are not 3D compatible. The Grundig 40 VLE 4520 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 40 VLE 4520, the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of this spec and age, the 40 VLE 4520 does not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UN50J6200[plb_2958294_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs of a similar spec and age to the 40 VLE 4520 the motion interpolation frequencies range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 250Hz. The 40 VLE 4520 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency (only 100 hertz) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 40 VLE 4520.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most similar spec televisions that came out more than a year ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the Grundig 40 VLE 4520 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 88 kilowatt hours, the 40 VLE 4520 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Across all the similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year the annual energy consumptions range from 26kWh to 160kWh.

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Only One RF Port

The 40 VLE 4520 is a one RF port television.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Grundig 40 VLE 4520

Released Over a Year Ago

Grundig released the 40 VLE 4520 over a year ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of a comparable type and 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.

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OK Running Costs

The efficiency rating of this television is A, and the average 5 year running cost of the 40 VLE 4520 is £100 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 344 mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Channel
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
S-Video Input Port
Common Interface Plus
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP Security Feature
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Teletext Function
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Cable Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £96.14
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £99.18
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Grundig 40 VLE 4520uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.49T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.49 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
13
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 13 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers grundig 40vle4520, grundig 40vle4520b, grundig 40vle4520bf
Barcodes 04013833003908, 04013833004684

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