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Grundig 55 VLE 8474

Grundig 55 VLE 8474

55" Flat Jul 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Screen Shape Release Date
A+
£137.64 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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11 Reasons For

3D Compatible

The Grundig 55 VLE 8474 is 3D compatible, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 55 VLE 8474 which are not 3D compatible.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 55 VLE 8474 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the 55 VLE 8474.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Grundig 55 VLE 8474 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 55 VLE 8474.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year is 10W, the highest is 60W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. With an RMS rated power of 60 Watts, the 55 VLE 8474 has one of the highest RMS rated power amongst TVs of this age.

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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 TVs that are a similar age to it.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on large TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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2 MHL Version

This TV supports a 2 MHL version, which is the most frequently supported MHL version on TVs that are a similar age to it.

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Supports Five Video Formats

supports five video formats

The Grundig 55 VLE 8474 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by televisions of a similar age and type to the 55 VLE 8474. The video formats "DIVX HD", "MKV", "MOV" and "MP4" are also supported by this Grundig TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports One Audio Format

The Grundig 55 VLE 8474 has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 55 VLE 8474.

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Supports Twelve Analog Signal Format Systems

The 55 VLE 8474 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions of this type and age. This TV supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by TVs of this age and spec. The analog signal format systems "NTSC 3.58", "NTSC 4.43", "PAL", "PAL BG", "PAL DK", "PAL I", "PAL L", "SECAM", "SECAM B/G", "SECAM D/K" and "SECAM L" are also supported by this television.

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Analog Tuner

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many TVs of a similar spec and age to it.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 55 VLE 8474 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 55 VLE 8474 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the Grundig 55 VLE 8474 is more than most TVs of a similar spec and age to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the 55 VLE 8474. The image format "BMP" is also supported by this Grundig television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 55 VLE 8474 do not feature OLED technology. The 55 VLE 8474 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EG9109[pl_3030713_price], or the 55EC940[pl_3044917_price] both from LG which is also higher rated.

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Only Features Three Apps

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the 55 VLE 8474 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The most frequently featured app is Skype, but this app is not featured on this TV. The apps Facebook, Picasa and Twitter are also featured on this television.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Grundig 55 VLE 8474

Released Over a Year Ago

Grundig released the 55 VLE 8474 over a year ago.

OK Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55 VLE 8474 is £138, which is typical compared to the other 127 televisions of a similar age and spec.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as 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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Average Thickness

With a thickness of 62 millimeters, the 55 VLE 8474 has a fairly standard thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 55 VLE 8474.

Televisions with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the Sony KDL-55W756[plb_2851052_price] (61mm).

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
App
Video App
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDCP Security Feature
HDMI Version
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Mobile High-Definition Link
MHL Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Miracast
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/off Timer
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Game Mode
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £134.60
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £137.64
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Energy Rating
0.68T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 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.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers grundig 55vle8474, grundig 55vle8474b, grundig 55vle8474bl
Barcodes 04013833003427

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