This TV received a "Best Buy" from Avmax.tech2.in.com who concluded that this mid-size TV was good.
One other expert review site decided that this LOEWE television was good. I-fidelity.net gave this television a "Highlight Award".
4K Ultra HD HD Type
The highest display resolution of the Connect 40 is 4K Ultra HD. That's over four times the display resolution of the most common HD type of Full HD. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
A 4K Ultra HD HD type is in fact the best display resolution across all TVs of a similar type and age to the Connect 40.
An HD Ready HD type is the worst display resolution amongst comparable types of TV.
4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.
We compared this TV to all the other 4K Ultra HD TVs and we think the LG 43UF640 (£312.00) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
A number of people concluded that it was a good design. Three years ago Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned “Hideously expensive by commodity gogglebox standards, yet boasting exquisite design (small wonder that the rumour mill has linked the brand with Apple's iTV ambitions”. Expert review site Uk.hardware.info wrote “The Connect ID 40 DR+ from Loewe is aimed at fans of modern interior design and with plenty of money to spend on it” in their review of the LOEWE Connect 40.
One LOEWE Connect 40 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was luxurious. Expert review site Insideci.co.uk said in their review of this TVs three years ago “Loewe's flagship Connect ID screen is triumphantly upmarket in design”.
Good Picture Quality
One person who reviewed it thought it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Avmax.tech2.in.com mentioned “You can enjoy your 3D Blu-ray on a panel that is accurate with colour reproduction”.
LOEWE Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
On average LOEWE mid-size TVs have good reviews as do all TVs manufactured by LOEWE.
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Has a WiFi Connection
The Connect 40 has a WiFi connection, as do most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the Connect 40.
Other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might also want to look at include the LG 43UF640 (£312.00) which has a better Rating.
It is worth also looking at alternative televisions which also have a WiFi connection including the LG 55LF5809 (£691.12), or the Philips 48PUS7600 (£1,337.10).
Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the Connect 40, the LOEWE Connect 40 is Smart TV.
We compared all the other Smart TV televisions to this TV and we think because of it's better review score, the LG 43UF640 (£312.00) is also worth considering.
Most comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the Connect 40 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the LOEWE Connect 40 which has four HDMI ports.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
Mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the Connect 40 have RMS rated power of between 5W and 100W. With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the Connect 40's RMS rated power is one of the highest amongst TVs of a comparable type and age to the Connect 40.
Very Large Hard Drive Capacity
When compared to other TVs of this age and spec that we have assessed, the Connect 40's hard drive capacity of 1,000 gigabyte is one of the largest. TVs that are a similar age to the Connect 40 have hard drive capacities of between 1GB and 1TB, and the average hard drive capacity is 250GB.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
With a display brightness of 350 candellas per square meter, the Connect 40 has one of the brighter display brightnesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The dimmest display brightness of televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the Connect 40 is 160 cd/m², the brightest is 600 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 300 cd/m².
Supports One Video Format
The Connect 40 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video format is AVI, but this video format is not supported by this LOEWE TV. The video formats H.264|H.265|MPEG|MPEG2|MPEG4 are also supported by this television.
TVs of a similar age and spec to the Connect 40 have thicknesses of between 7mm and 100mm. The Connect 40 has a fairly thin thickness (only 55 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released one year ago.
If you are not concerned about having a thicker thickness then you might want to consider the Hisense LTDN40D36 (£249.00) (72mm and cheaper).
7 Reasons Against
A Bit Expensive
One person who bought it thought it was not good value for money. Expert website Avmax.tech2.in.com wrote in their LOEWE Connect 40 review “It might look pricey.” but even so still rated it 90 out of 100.
One person who purchased it considered that it was not cheap. Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk “Hideously expensive by commodity gogglebox standards, yet boasting exquisite design (small wonder that the rumour mill has linked the brand with Apple's iTV ambitions” in their review but rated this TVs 4 stars.
Not 3D Compatible
The Connect 40 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the Connect 40 are also not 3D compatible.
If you want a television that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Panasonic TX-40CS630 (£459.00) which is also cheaper.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the Connect 40 do not have a built-in camera. The Connect 40 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
High Running Costs
The energy efficiency rating of this LOEWE TV is B. The Connect 40 is one of the more expensive to run TVs of this age and spec that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the Connect 40 is £133.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The LOEWE Connect 40 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions that were launched more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
The average annual energy consumption of mid-size TVs that have been around for more than a year is 76kWh. At 112 kilowatt hours, the Connect 40 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released one year ago.
When compared to other TVs of this age and type, the LOEWE Connect 40's weight of 17.9 kilograms is one of the heaviest. The weights of TVs of a comparable age and spec to the Connect 40 range from 3.6kg to 20kg, and the average weight is 9.2kg.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This TV has been on the market for over a year.
Average Refresh Rate
At 100 hertz, the Connect 40 has a pretty typical refresh rate compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year.
If you would prefer a faster refresh rate then you might also want to look at the UE32J5000 (£229.00) (200Hz and cheaper), or the T32E390 (£209.95) (400Hz and cheaper) both from Samsung or the Panasonic TX-40CS630 (£459.00) (400Hz and cheaper).
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