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Grundig 55 VLX 8484

Grundig 55 VLX 8484

55" 600Hz Jan 2015
Screen Size HD Type 3D Compatible Refresh Rate Release Date
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£179.30 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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5 Reasons For

3D Compatible

Unlike most of the other televisions of this age and spec which are not 3D compatible, the 55 VLX 8484 is 3D compatible.

Other 3D compatible TVs currently available that you might want to consider include the Samsung UE55JU7502[plb_2841301_price] which has better reviews.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The 55 VLX 8484 supports smart TV features, as do most of the other TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 55 VLX 8484, the 55 VLX 8484 has a WiFi connection.

There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE55JU7590[plb_2866375_price].

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2160p Video Mode

This TV supports a 2160p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable spec and age to it.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 60 Watts, the 55 VLX 8484 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of televisions of a similar age and spec to the 55 VLX 8484 is 10W and the highest is 120W.

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3 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most similar spec televisions that came out more than a year ago do not have a built-in camera. The 55 VLX 8484 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the LG 105UC9[plb_2828825_price], or the Samsung UN88JS9500[plb_3186351_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 55 VLX 8484 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the 55 VLX 8484 also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the 55EG9609[pl_2899573_price], or the 65EG9609[pl_2938944_price] both from LG.

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Only Features Three Apps

The number of lifestyle apps featured on the Grundig 55 VLX 8484 is more than most similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly featured app is Skype, but this app is not featured on this Grundig TV. The apps Facebook, Picasa and Twitter are also featured on this TV.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Grundig 55 VLX 8484

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Running Costs Are OK

This 4K and 8K TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55 VLX 8484 is £180, which is typical compared to the other 435 TVs of this age and type.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This 4K and 8K TV has been on the market for over two years.

Average Refresh Rate

The 55 VLX 8484 has a relatively typical refresh rate (600 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

If you want a faster refresh rate then you might want to consider the TX-40CX700[pl_2798527_price] (800Hz), or the TX-55CX700[pl_2798530_price] (800Hz) both from Panasonic or the Sony KD-49X8305[plb_2796114_price] (800Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Average Thickness

With a thickness of 62 millimeters, the Grundig 55 VLX 8484 has a fairly average thickness compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 55 VLX 8484.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
3D Type
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
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
Timeshift Feature
App
Video App
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Dolby Technology
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
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
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
Child Lock
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Smartphone Remote Feature
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Included 3D Glasses
Desktop Stand
3D Glasses Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £176.26
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £179.30
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Grundig 55 VLX 8484uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.89T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.89 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers grundig 55vlx8484, grundig 55vlx8484b, grundig 55vlx8484bl
Barcodes 04013833002710

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