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The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of a comparable type and age to the 32 VLE 5500 is 5W, the highest is 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W. With an RMS rated power of 40 Watts, the Grundig 32 VLE 5500 has one of the highest RMS rated powers amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.
1.4 HDMI Version
This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it.
Three HDMI Ports Quantitys
The Grundig 32 VLE 5500 is a three HDMI ports quantity TV.
The weights of TVs of a similar type and age to the 32 VLE 5500 range from 3.6kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 8.1kg. The Grundig 32 VLE 5500 is one of the lighter mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 32 VLE 5500 (only 4.4 kilograms) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.
5 Reasons Against
Does Not Support Smart TV
The 32 VLE 5500 does not support smart TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than a year do support smart TV.
We compared all the other TVs which also support smart TV to this television and we think the Samsung UE48J6250[plb_2868777_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Wi-Fi
Most comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the 32 VLE 5500 do not have a wi-Fi. The Grundig 32 VLE 5500 is no exception to this as it too does not have a wi-Fi.
Most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 32 VLE 5500 are not 3D. The Grundig 32 VLE 5500 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The 32 VLE 5500 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 32 VLE 5500 also do not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The 32 VLE 5500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs that have been around for more than a year also do not feature OLED technology.
We compared this television to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the Samsung UN50J6200[plb_2958294_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
3 Other reasons to consider the Grundig 32 VLE 5500
Average Running Costs
The energy efficiency rating of this Grundig TV is A, and the 32 VLE 5500 has an average running cost of £68 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 369 TVs of a comparable age and spec.
Released Over a Year Ago
It was over a year ago when Grundig released the 32 VLE 5500.
At 76 millimeters, the 32 VLE 5500 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age.
Alternative televisions with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Grundig 32 VLE 597[plb_2985737_price] (76mm).
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
PPR (Picture Perfection Rate)
1366 x 768
Supported Video Modes
Screen Format Adjustments
4:3, 14:9, 16:9, Auto
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1366 x 768, 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB, DVB-T
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, PAL, PAL, PAL B, PAL BG, PAL, PAL L, SECAM, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM B/G, SECAM, SECAM L
Channels Quantity (DVB-T)
Channels Quantity (DVB-S2)
Channels Quantity (DVB-C)
Channels Quantity (analog Signal)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Auto Volume Leveler
Digital, DTS TruSurround, DTS
Movie, Music, Sports
Dolby Digital, DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Plug and Play
Colour of Product
VESA Mounting Interfaces
200 x 100
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
20-24, 220 - 240
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
Previous and future annual running costs of the Grundig 32 VLE 5500 assuming future electricity price inflation of 0.0600% per year. Edit inflation assumptions