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Avtex L186DRS

£320.00
18.5" HD Ready Flat 46mm Sep 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date
Expert reviews are average
Good product quality
Good picture quality
29 Reviews
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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Average

This small display diagonal TV received a rating of 70 out of 100 from TV expert review site hifitest.de.

Excellent Owner Reviews

This TV has a fantastic average owner rating based on 66 owner reviews. Over 92% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

Avtex TVs Have Good Reviews

Based on 105 user and expert reviews (including 18 verified purchases), Avtex has good reviews for its TVs. Avtex also has good reviews specifically for its small display diagonal televisions.


Design

Good Product Quality

Several Avtex L186DRS reviewers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good quality. Three years ago A Reader said “If you want a good quality, low power consumption TV/DVD combi for your caravan/motorhome (or bedroom), then in my view this can't be beaten”. Ams mentioned in their review on Amazon “Energy consumtion is tiny, picture quality is good as is the sound”. Three years ago Andrew Chryssafi said in his review “Really compact for a 19" screen, very lightwieght and great screen quality”.

Robust

A few Avtex L186DRS reviewers who purchased the Avtex L186DRS reckoned that it was well made. Andrew Chryssafi wrote on Amazon “This TV has built in freeview and satellite decoders, which makes it ideal for caravan use - saves using my previous free standing Sat decoder” in his review of this TV. Dj B. said on Amazon “The tv is very good with the main advantage being the built in satellite receiver”. Dj B. also said “The picture quality from the built in DVD player is less impressive”.

Easy to Use

One customer wrote in their reviews that the Avtex L186DRS was easy to setup. Peter J. Grundy mentioned “Great picture and sound, easy to set up”. One Avtex L186DRS owner who reviewed it thought it was easy to use. Mr H M Jones said on Amazon three years ago “Super product, simple to use and set up” in his review.

Nice Design

One Avtex L186DRS reviewer who bought the Avtex L186DRS reckoned that it was good looking. Two years ago W. Matthews wrote “Pretty Good !”.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

A number of customers considered that it had good sound quality.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Four customers said in their reviews that the Avtex L186DRS had good picture quality. Dj B. said “The picture quality is excellent when viewing tv broadcasts” in their Avtex L186DRS review. Mr H M Jones gave the Avtex L186DRS a rating of 5 stars and he wrote on Amazon three years ago “Fantastic picture quality, picked up all TV channels required”.

Only HD Ready

The highest display resolution of the Avtex L186DRS is HD Ready. That's 56% less display resolution than the most frequently found HD type of Full HD.

An HD Ready HD type is actually the worst display resolution amongst all similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

The best display resolution across similar types of television is Full HD.

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Good High Def TV

One Avtex L186DRS reviewer thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Mr "mike J-J" wrote on Amazon “HD tuner works well and display is outstanding” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.

Not 3D

The Avtex L186DRS is not 3D. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that were released around the same time as this TV are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D then you might want to look at the Cello C39226 (£320.25), the Samsung UE32H6400 (£314.99), or the LG 32LF650 (£299.99).

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18.5 Inches Display Diagonal

This is an 18.5 inch TV.

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the Samsung UE22H5615 (£310.73) (22" and higher rated), the Cello C32E69 (£265.28) (32" and higher rated), or the LG 32LF650 (£299.99) (32" and higher rated).

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Smart TV

Good Smart TV Features

One person who bought it wrote that it was good for watching Freeview TV.

Good Connectivity

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was good in terms of USB connections. W. Matthews wrote on Amazon “Bit good, Dvd bit good, Digi Tv good & reads recorded usb well” in their review of this TV. One Avtex L186DRS owner reckoned that this TV was good in terms of connectivity. Ams scored it 4 stars and said on Amazon “Has all the connectivity plugged in already so a great item”.

Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to this television, the L186DRS does not support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The L186DRS does not support internet TV. Most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to this television also do not support internet TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One person thought the product was compact.

Quite Thin

The L186DRS has a fairly thin depth (only 46 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV. The depths of small display diagonal televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV range from 4.3mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 60mm.

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Price

A Bit Expensive

Several Avtex L186DRS reviewers concluded that it was not cheap. Ams wrote in their Avtex L186DRS review “It was quite expensive” . Honest Hari gave the Avtex L186DRS a score of 60 out of 100 and mentioned on Amazon “My only gripe is that I wasn't aware of the ex vat price so this product is quite expensive for a 19" TV”.

Not Cheap

The cheapeast small display diagonal televisions that came out more than two years ago that we found costs £70 and the most expensive costs £1,590. We think that this small display diagonal TV looks expensive for a TV of this type and age.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was September 2014 when this small display diagonal TV was released.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television, the L186DRS does not support Wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also support Wi-Fi which you might want to look at including the UE32H6400 (£314.99), or the UE22H5615 (£310.73) both from Samsung or the LG 32LF650 (£299.99).

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The L186DRS does not have an ethernet port, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as this TV also do not have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Features Extended PVR

The L186DRS features extended PVR. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also feature extended PVR.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Avtex L186DRS has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The L186DRS has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers avtex l186drs
Barcodes 05060133020967

Avtex L186DRS Review Sources

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