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JVC LT-55C550

JVC LT55C550

55" 1000:1 Nov 2014
Screen Size HD Type Typical Contrast Ratio Release Date
With a high quality LED screen and a built in Freeview HD tuner, the JVC LT-55C550 55 LED TV provides all you need for quality home entertainment. Great picture and sound With a 55 Full HD screen,... More
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8 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

A number of customers who reviewed it said that it was good value for money. Dicko said in their review of the JVC LT-55C550 on Amazon this year “Having also plugged it into a £15 NowTV box with the Plex client added, for £344 it's a respectable value Smart TV package”.

One JVC LT-55C550 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was cheap. Julie -. Marie Whitaker mentioned on Amazon “Awesome budget TV”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people thought the JVC LT-55C550 was good quality. Julie -. Marie Whitaker mentioned on Amazon in October this year “Real quality”. Julie -. Marie Whitaker also wrote “The image quality is spot on”.

Good Sound Quality

A few JVC LT-55C550 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it had good sound quality. In October this year Julie -. Marie Whitaker scored it 5 stars and she said in her review of the JVC LT-55C550 on Amazon “Sound for me is great I may invest in a sound bar later on”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased it wrote that it had good picture quality.

Good Connectivity

One JVC LT-55C550 reviewer reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. In October Dicko mentioned “Reasonable connectivity, 3 HDMI (HDMI 1 supports ARC), PC input, PC audio input, Composite Video, Scart, USB, Headphones, Optical audio output” however they only scored this TV 3 stars.

JVC Has Good Television Reviews

TVs built by JVC generally have good ratings compared to other manufacturers.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions of this age and spec is 7.5W, the highest is 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The JVC LT-55C550 has one of the higher RMS rated power (24 Watts) amongst large TVs of this age.

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Light

The JVC LT-55C550 is one of the lighter similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LT-55C550 (only 13.4 kilograms) amongst large TVs of this age. The average weight of similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 20kg.

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10 Reasons Against

Price Increase of £82.00

In the last 3 days the LT-55C550 has increased in price by £82.00.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the LT-55C550 have a WiFi connection, however the JVC LT-55C550 does not have a WiFi connection.

Other TVs which also have a WiFi connection that you might also want to look at include the Hisense LTDN50K220[plb_2476282_price] or the LG 50LB561[plb_2295119_price], or the Samsung UE50H6200[plb_2233929_price].

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The LT-55C550 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other large TVs that were launched more than two years ago do support smart TV features.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also support smart TV features including the LG 50LF561[plb_2955144_price], or the Samsung UE50H6200[plb_2233929_price]; or the Hisense LTDN50K220[plb_2476282_price].

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Not 3D Compatible

The LT-55C550 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other large TVs that were launched around the same time as the LT-55C550 which are 3D compatible.

Televisions which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE50H6200[plb_2233929_price], the LG 55LB730[plb_2233832_price], or the Sony KDL-55W829[plb_2296395_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very High Running Costs

Whilst the energy efficiency classification of this large TV is A, the LT-55C550 is one of the most expensive to run TVs of a similar age and spec that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the LT-55C550 is £172.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LT-55C550 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of only 50 hertz, the JVC LT-55C550 has a very slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LT-55C550 is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,800Hz.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the LT-55C550, the LT-55C550 does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the TVs of a comparable spec and age to the LT-55C550 the display brightnesses range from 200 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 380 cd/m². The LT-55C550 has one of the dimmer display brightnesses (only 300 candellas per square meter) amongst televisions of this age.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The LT-55C550 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (156 kilowatt hours) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The annual energy consumptions of large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the LT-55C550 range from 60kWh to 320kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 120kWh.

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2 Other reasons to consider the JVC LT-55C550

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is full hd, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable age and spec 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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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
SCART Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide
OSD Language
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Package Dimensions
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Other Features
Sound Enhancement
Speakers
DVB
Packaging Content
Special Features
Photo Share
Football Mode
X-Reality PRO
Triluminos Display
Cinematic S-Force Front Surround
ClearAudio+
Auto Depth Enhancer
Motionflow XR
Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
Dynamic Contrasting
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
ClearAudio+
ConnectShare
4K X-Reality Pro

User Reviews

(2)

Bugs in the firmware, terrible (don't)knowhow.com support. I'm not really sure why this TV is listed on Amazon as it is a JVC branded model only available at Curry's/PC World. But anyway... The... Read more…

Reviewed 20 April 2016 by Julie -. Marie Whitaker

This TV is in our games room and takes centre place. Looks stunning. Xbox games especially when using full screen are amazing to play. Sound for me is great I may invest in a sound bar later on... Read more…

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Total running cost over 5 years £171.46
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Energy Rating
0.85T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.85 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers lt55c550, LT-55C550

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