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Cello C28227

28" HD Ready 3000:1 60Hz Feb 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) High Frequency Rate Release Date £58.52 Electricity cost over 5 years
User reviews are good
Reasonably priced
Difficult to use
40 Reviews

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Price

Reasonably Priced

Five people who reviewed it concluded that it was good value for money. Ms. Susan M. Dunkley said on expert website Amazon “This is great for the price - the only criticism is that the strap line at the bottom of the pic which tells you what programme is on, etc”. Mrs Pauline Alder rated the product 80 out of 100 and she wrote on expert review site Amazon “Definitely value for money”. Barry Stafford said “Looked everywere for this size glad i found this one great tv easy set up good price” in his review of this TV.


Reviews

User Reviews Are Good

On average, people who bought this television rated it as 82%. Over 80% of reviewers gave this television either 4 or 5 stars.

Good Brand

Based on 383 owner and expert reviews (including 34 verified purchases), Cello has good ratings for its televisions. Cello also has good ratings specifically within its small display diagonal televisions range.


Design

Difficult to Use

Two people mentioned in their reviews that it was not easy to use. Two years ago Ann Maclaran said on expert website Amazon “That's me not the set Very easy to use and change between different activities When we moved the first thing I thought was my old one wasn't big enough”.

Good Product Quality

Two people said in their reviews that it was good quality. Viking said in their review of the Cello C28227 “Very satisfied with speedy delivery and quality of the product”. Z gave the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5 and mentioned “The stand is nice and firm, Looks stunning, picture quality is excellent”.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This television has an efficiency rating of A. The C28227 is typical compared to the other 582 televisions that have been available for more than two years that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the C28227 will cost £59 over 5 years to run.


Audio

Acceptable Noise Level

Two owners agreed that it was noisy. Ann Maclaran said “I love my cello tv the only thing I miss is the iPhone dockPicture perfectThis is my second oneI haven't mastered the volume yet it's not quite loud enough” and scored the product 5 stars out of 5.

Good Sound Quality

Three owners who purchased the Cello C28227 agreed that it had good sound quality. Percy-Vere wrote on expert review site Amazon “Brilliant transaction from tv village, excellent picture and sound and just the job for our static caravan, highly recommended”. Mr Derek Hodson mentioned in his review of this TV “Just perfect does what it says and does it well great picture and sound”. Michael Cooper said on expert review site Amazon “Great TV - Clear sound and HD Images”.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

It was February 2014 when this television was released.


Display

Only HD Ready

The highest display resolution of the Cello C28227 is HD Ready. That's 56% less display resolution than a Full HD TV, which is the most frequently found display resolution.

An HD Ready HD type is actually the worst display resolution amongst all TVs of this age and spec.

Amongst similar types of television the best display resolution is Full HD.

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Not 3D

The Cello C28227 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the Cello C16115 (£119.99) which also has a higher rating.

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 60 hertz, the Cello C28227 has a relatively average high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 220 candellas per square meter, the Cello C28227 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years. The display brightnesses of small display diagonal televisions that were released more than two years ago range from 150 cd/m² to 600 cd/m².

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28 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 28 inch TV.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the 32W3455 (£149) (32"), or the 32E2533 (£120) (32") both from Toshiba or the LG 29MT45 (£134.99) (28.5").

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Cello C28227 does not support Wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other small display diagonal televisions that are a similar age to this TV also do not support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi including the LT-24C661 (£169.98), or the LT-24C660 (£134.99) both from JVC or the Seiki SE24HO01 (£134.99).

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Cello C28227 does not have an ethernet port, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also do not have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Cello C28227 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other small display diagonal televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The Cello C28227 does not support Smart TV, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also do not support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The Cello C28227 does not support internet TV, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not support internet TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Cello C28227 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Weight & Dimensions

Fairly Thick

The depths of TVs that were launched more than two years ago range from 4.3mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 60mm. With a depth of 74 millimeters, the Cello C28227 has one of the thicker depths amongst small display diagonal televisions of this age.

Alternative TVs with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Samsung UE22ES5000W (49.6mm and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers cello electronics c28227dvb, cello electronics c28227f, cello electronics 0z50039, cello c28227dvbled, goodmans c28227f, code c28227dvb, cello 1366x768, cello 9jywza00, cello 9jywzs00, part c28227dvb, cello c28227f
Barcodes 00620977647352, 05052184042104, 05054484715009, 05054629719213, 05060062265064, 05060062265149

Cello C28227 Review Sources

To prepare this Cello C28227 review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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