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Grundig 48 VLE 5520
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Grundig 48 VLE 5520

48" Edge-LED Flat Jul 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Screen Shape Release Date
HD TRIPLE TUNER The HD Triple Tuner and a CI-Plus slot allow receiving encoded HDTV programmes without additional equipment and offer enough flexibility for all types of reception such as... More
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7 Reasons For

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

At 40 Watts, the 48 VLE 5520 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. Across all the mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 48 VLE 5520 the RMS rated power range from 5W to 1,000W.

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Two RF Ports

The 48 VLE 5520 has more RF ports than most of the TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 48 VLE 5520. This TV is a two RF port TV compared to most of the similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 48 VLE 5520 which only have one RF port.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most commonly supported video mode on mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Has One Smart Mode

The number of smart modes found on the 48 VLE 5520 is more than most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Hotel are also found on this Grundig TV.

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Quite Thin

At only 45 millimeters, the Grundig 48 VLE 5520 has a fairly thin thickness compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type. Mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 48 VLE 5520 have thicknesses of between 7mm and 100mm.

Other TVs with a thicker thickness that you might want to look at include the LG 49LX540 (£508.80) (38mm), or the Samsung HG48ED670 (£473.10) (49.7mm) which is also cheaper.

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9 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £140.60

In the last 35 days the price of the 48 VLE 5520 has increased by £140.60.

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most of the other televisions of this age and type support smart TV features, however the 48 VLE 5520 does not support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV features including the Samsung HG43ED690 (£562.80), or the Philips 40PFT6510 (£558.50) or the LG 40LX761.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 48 VLE 5520 does not have a WiFi connection, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 48 VLE 5520 also do not have a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a WiFi connection including the LG 40LX761, or the Samsung UE40J6250; or the Philips 40PFT6510 (£558.50).

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Not 3D Compatible

The 48 VLE 5520 is not 3D compatible, although this is within the context that most of the other televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 48 VLE 5520 are also not 3D compatible.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the LG 49LF590 (£301.00) or the Philips 40PFT6510 (£558.50), or the Samsung UE40H6400 (£448.89).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 48 VLE 5520 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the 48 VLE 5520 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Pricey

We think this mid-size TV looks expensive compared to other TVs of a comparable spec and age. The price range of TVs of a comparable spec and age is from £129 to £1,299.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions of this type and age do not feature OLED technology. The Grundig 48 VLE 5520 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Running Costs Are High

Whilst this Grundig TV has an energy efficiency rating of A, the 48 VLE 5520 is in the most expensive 4% of all 344 TVs of a comparable type and age that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 48 VLE 5520 is £140.

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Very High Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 48 VLE 5520 is 66kWh. At 124 kilowatt hours, the Grundig 48 VLE 5520 has a very high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 48 VLE 5520.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Grundig 48 VLE 5520

Released Over a Year Ago

This Grundig TV has been on the market for over a year.

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 type and age. 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustment
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
S-Video Input Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Smart Mode
Control
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Hotel Mode
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
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
Manual
Warranty Card

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £136.20
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £139.24
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Energy Rating
0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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