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TCL F40B3803

TCL F40B3803

40" Flat 90mm May 2016
Screen Size HD Type Screen Shape Thickness Release Date
A+
£88.30 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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8 Reasons For

Only Released Seven Months Ago

As one of the newer televisions, this mid-size TV is likely to have better features.

1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This television has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that came out in the last 12 months.

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Supports Four Video Formats

supports four video formats

The F40B3803 has a greater number of video formats than most similar spec TVs that have been around for the last year. This TCL TV supports an AVI video format, which is the most commonly supported video format supported by new TVs. The video formats "MP4", "MPG" and "TS" are also supported by this TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as the F40B3803 have display brightnesses of between 200 cd/m² and 450 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the F40B3803 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the F40B3803.

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Supports One Audio Format

The F40B3803 has a greater number of audio formats than most recently released comparable spec televisions. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the F40B3803.

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Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The F40B3803 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the F40B3803.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The F40B3803 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the F40B3803 also do not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The F40B3803 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to the F40B3803 are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the Samsung UE40F6100 (£574.50).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the F40B3803, the F40B3803 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The F40B3803 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the F40B3803 also do not feature OLED technology.

We compared all the other TVs which also feature OLED technology to this TV and we think the Samsung HG49EE690 (£576.42) is also worth considering.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The F40B3803 is a two HDMI port television.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of similar spec televisions that came out around the same time as the F40B3803 range from 37kWh to 200kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 67kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 79 kilowatt hours, the TCL F40B3803 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other recently released televisions.

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Quite Thick

Mid-size TVs that were launched in the last year have thicknesses of between 7.1mm and 99mm. At 90 millimeters, the F40B3803 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the F40B3803.

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2 Other reasons to consider the TCL F40B3803

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The F40B3803 has an average 5 year running cost of £89 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 240 new TVs.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were released in the last 12 months. 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
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoding Technology
Music Power
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
RS-232 Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
USB 2.0 Port
HDMI Version
HDMI Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
MHL Version
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On Screen Display
Auto Power Off
OSD Language
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Teletext Function
Subtitles Function
Luminance
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Cord Length
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Maximum Power Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
Electricity cost when on standby £1.77
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Total running cost over 5 years £88.30
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Energy Rating
0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tcl f40b3803, tcl f40s3803
Barcodes 05901292505646, 05901292506452

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