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Overall Score

Grundig 32 VLE 5500

A fairly new and very economical to run 32" TV
32" HD No No Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Grundig 32 VLE 5500 Review

With low running costs and at under 2 years old, we have scored the Grundig 32 VLE 5500 as follows for Summary.
13
Missing Some Features
74
16 Months Old
81
£68 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
38
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 38?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this television is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of only £68 over 5 years are in the cheapest 20% of all 4,373 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV is missing some features:
Quite small display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Fairly thick

Grundig 32 VLE 5500 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Quite Small Display Diagonal

Across all the televisions the display diagonals range from 13" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the 32 VLE 5500 of only 32" is quite small compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 14% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Grundig 32 VLE 5500 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The Grundig 32 VLE 5500 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the Grundig 32 VLE 5500 of 76mm is quite thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 23% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Grundig 32 VLE 5500 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other TVs. 59% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The 32 VLE 5500 supports a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% lower display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels. The resolution of all televisions ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 32 VLE 5500 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 61% of TVs are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 32 VLE 5500 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 74% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 120W. The Grundig 32 VLE 5500's RMS rated power of 40W is in the highest 8% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Grundig 32 VLE 5500 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 32 VLE 5500 does not support internet TV, although it is worth keeping in mind that 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 32 VLE 5500 does not have an ethernet port, unlike 64% of TVs which have an ethernet port.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The Grundig 32 VLE 5500 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), which is unusual. 81% of TVs do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 32 VLE 5500 has an auto volume leveler, which is unusual. 83% of TVs do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Supports 24p

The 32 VLE 5500 supports 24p, unlike 84% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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Age

Released 16 Months Ago

This TV has been on the market since April 2016.


Running Costs

Low Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A. The 32 VLE 5500 is in the cheapest 20% of all 4,373 TVs that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 32 VLE 5500 is only £68.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

grundig 32vle5500wg, grundig 32vle550wg, grundig mlw000, 32vle5500bg

Barcodes:

04013833004493, 04013833004745, 04013833005353

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