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Hisense 40M2100

Hisense 40M2100

40" 100Hz Flat May 2016
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13 Reasons For

Hisense Has Excellent Television Reviews

Hisense has excellent average reviews for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire television range.

Reasonably Priced

One customer thought the product was good value for money. In October Alamo said in their review “Good value”.

Easy to Use

One Hisense 40M2100 owner who reviewed it thought it was easy to setup. Alamo wrote on Amazon this year “Easy to set up.” and rated the product 4 stars.

Smart TV Features Are Good

One Hisense 40M2100 owner who bought it reckoned that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Alamo wrote in their review of the Hisense 40M2100 on Amazon “Also cannot find free view h.d”.

Good High Def TV

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Sound Quality

One customer concluded that the Hisense 40M2100 had good sound quality. Alamo said in their review this month “Very acceptable picture and sound” .

Just Released Seven Months Ago

The 40M2100 was only relased by Hisense seven months ago.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on latest TVs.

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Four HDMI Ports

four HDMI ports

The Hisense 40M2100 has more HDMI ports than most of the new mid-size TVs. Most of the mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 40M2100 only have between one and three HDMI ports, however this TV has four HDMI ports.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched in the last 12 months.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many new mid-size TVs.

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Supports Fifteen Video Formats

supports fifteen video formats

The number of video formats supported by the 40M2100 is more than most televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by latest mid-size TVs. The video formats "ASF", "DAT", "FLV", "MKV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG", "RM", "RMVB", "TP", "TRP", "TS", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this television.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Four Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 40M2100 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out in the last 12 months. This Hisense television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for the last year. The audio formats "AAC", "MP4" and "WAV" are also supported by this television.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 40M2100 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other new TVs do have a WiFi connection.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the Panasonic TX-40DS500[plb_3391778_price], or the Sharp CFE6241K[plb_3753127_price] which is also cheaper is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 40M2100 does not support smart TV features, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for the last year also do not support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV features including the Panasonic TX-40DS500[plb_3391778_price], or the Sharp CFE6241K[plb_3753127_price] which is also cheaper.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Hisense 40M2100 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other new TVs are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Hisense 40M2100 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 40M2100 also do not have a built-in camera.

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High Running Costs

Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 40M2100 is £116, which is in the most expensive 8% of all 240 latest comparable spec televisions.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The number of image formats supported by the 40M2100 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This Hisense TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that came out in the last year. The image format "JPEG XR" is also supported by this Hisense television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40M2100 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for the last year also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The 40M2100 is a one USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other TVs that were released in the last 12 months have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Fairly Thick

The thinnest thickness of mid-size TVs that have been available for the last year is 7.1mm and the thickest is 99mm. With a thickness of 81 millimeters, the 40M2100 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

If you would consider a TV with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Samsung UE32K4100[plb_3319529_price] (78mm and cheaper), or the TCL-Digital H32B3805[plb_3423749_price] (80mm and cheaper).

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Quite Old Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version

Across all the comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 40M2100 the common interface plus (CI+) versions range from 1.1 to 1.3, and the average common interface plus (CI+) version is 1.3. At only 1.2, the 40M2100 has a very old common interface plus (CI+) version compared to most of the other newly released mid-size TVs.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Hisense 40M2100

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many recently released comparable spec TVs. 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 Refresh Rate

The 40M2100 has a relatively standard refresh rate (100 hertz) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released in the last 12 months.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
Refresh Rate
Screen Shape
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Diagonal
Graphics Resolution
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Timeshift Feature
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoder
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Connection
SCART Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Management Features
On/off Timer
Control
OSD Language
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Extended PVR
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
RoHS Compliance Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Type
Manual

User Reviews

(1)
Reviewed 10 July 2016 by Alamo
(Verified Purchase)

Good value. Easy to set up, but cannot find the on/off switch, even though I have read the advice in the reviews - it was on when I plugged it in. Also cannot find free view h.d. as mentioned in... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £112.17
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £115.21
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.57 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hisense 40m2100
Barcodes 06942147430798

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