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Owner Reviews Are Average
On average, C22230 owners rated this television 77%.
Running Costs Are Very Low
This small display diagonal TV has an efficiency rating of A, and the average 5 year running cost of the C22230 is only £30 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheapest to run TVs of this age and spec.
Three Cello C22230 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good value for money. In October John Byrne wrote on Amazon “Good price, picture, spec, am happy” in his review of the Cello C22230.
Easy to Use
One customer considered that this TV was easy to use the menus. This year Thewrightstuff774 said in their review “Can honestly say after having a wee play with the settings (very easy to do) that the sound”. One Cello C22230 reviewer concluded that the Cello C22230 was easy to setup. This month Thewrightstuff774 said in their review “Very easy to setup, tune stations, customise picture, sound etc”.
Good Picture Quality
One Cello C22230 reviewer wrote in their reviews that this TV had good picture quality.
Good Technical Features
One Cello C22230 reviewer who reviewed the Cello C22230 concluded that it had good features. This year Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of the Cello C22230 “Plenty of features, in the world of 12v TVs this is quite good for the money”.
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Good Product Quality
A number of customers who reviewed the product considered that it was good quality. Mattyletts said “As other reviews about poor sound, sound has to be adjusted each time you use it and sound quality is improved” nonetheless they only scored the product 3 stars. Thewrightstuff774 mentioned this year “DVD works very well and image quality is again very good, we watched Avatar”.
Good Battery Life
One customer said that the Cello C22230 had a good battery life. Mattyletts said in their Cello C22230 review “TV works great off the battery with the adapter without much power drain”.
Cello Televisions Have Good Reviews
Based on 430 expert and owner reviews, Cello has good ratings for its TVs. Cello also has good ratings specifically for its small display diagonal televisions compared to other manufacturers.
Supports Three Video Formats Supporteds
The Cello C22230 has a greater number of video formats than most similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to it. This Cello TV supports an MPEG4 video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by televisions of this age and spec. The video formats supporteds "H.264" and "MPEG2" are also supported by this Cello television.
DVD Player Optical Disc Player Type
This TV has a DVD player optical disc player type, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years.
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Inferior Sound Quality
Two Cello C22230 owners who purchased it said that it did not have good sound quality. This month Glenn Hough wrote “Sound quality very poor”.
Price Has Increased by £19.70
The price of the C22230 increased by £19.70 in the last few weeks.
Does Not Support Smart TV
The Cello C22230 does not support smart TV, although this is within the context that most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than two years also do not support smart TV.
It is worth considering alternative televisions which also support smart TV including the LT-24C660[pl_3406073_price], or the LT-24C661[pl_3406068_price] both from JVC or the Seiki SE24HO01[plb_3404275_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Wi-Fi
The Cello C22230 does not have a wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the C22230 also do not have a wi-Fi.
We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a wi-Fi and we think the LT-24C660[pl_3406073_price], or the LT-24C661[pl_3406068_price] both from JVC or the Seiki SE24HO01[plb_3404275_price] is also worth considering.
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The Cello C22230 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago are also not 3D.
If you are looking for a television that is 3D then you might also want to look at the Cello C16115[plb_2330692_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Cello C22230 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the C22230 also do not have a built-in camera.
Very Low RMS Rated Power
Small display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to the C22230 have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 20W. With an RMS rated power of only 3 Watts, the Cello C22230 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.
Only Supports Two Analog Signal Format Systems
The Cello C22230 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most small display diagonal televisions that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports a PAL analog signal format system, which is the most frequently supported analog signal format system supported by similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the C22230. The analog signal format system "SECAM" is also supported by this television.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to the C22230, the Cello C22230 does not feature OLED technology.
Only One HDMI Ports Quantity
The Cello C22230 is a one HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.
Only Supports Two Supported TV Bandss
The number of TV bands supported by the Cello C22230 is more than most small display diagonal televisions that have been around for more than two years. This Cello TV supports an UHF supported TV bands, which is the most frequently supported supported TV bands supported by small display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to the C22230. The supported TV bands "VHF" is also supported by this television.
The average depth of small display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than two years is 53mm, and the depths range from 21mm to 98mm. With a depth of 76 millimeters, the Cello C22230 has one of the thicker depths amongst small display diagonal televisions of this age.
If you would consider a TV with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the Samsung UE22H5000[plb_2288976_price] (66.3mm), the LG 24MT46[plb_2206075_price] (66.5mm), or the Cello C28227[plb_2168523_price] (74mm) which is also higher rated.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
Cello released the C22230 over two years ago.
Average High Frequency Rate
The Cello C22230 has a pretty average high frequency rate (60 hertz) compared to most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for around the same time as the C22230.
Alternative 60Hz refresh rate televisions currently available that you might also want to consider include the C28227[pl_2168523_price], the C16115[pl_2330692_price], or the C20230[pl_2554155_price] all from Cello which has better reviews.
Not the best picture in the world but works great on 12V with low power consumption. The tuner although quite acceptable would have benefited with more gain as in low signal camp sites it... Read more…
Prompt delivery, excellent customer service. TV works great off the battery with the adapter without much power drain but as other reviews about poor sound, sound has to be adjusted each time you... Read more…
Bought this for our motorhome. So far so good. I have given this 5 stars at this early stage, as so far, I can't find fault with the TV or the service from the supplier/delivery process. The TV... Read more…
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