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Overall Score

Grundig 32 VLE 597

A very economical to run 32" television, but with inferior features
32" HD No No Aug 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Grundig 32 VLE 597 Review

With low running costs but at nearly 2 years old, we have scored the Grundig 32 VLE 597 as follows for Summary.
13
Missing Some Features
64
2 Years Old
82
£68 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
36
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 37?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer televisions with more up to date technology are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A, and its running costs of only £68 over 5 years are in the cheapest 19% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This TV is missing some features:
Quite small display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Quite thick

How Big is the Grundig 32 VLE 597?

The Grundig 32 VLE 597 is 729mm wide and 76mm tall. It is 449mm thick and weighs 4.4kg.

Grundig 32 VLE 597 front dimensions

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Grundig 32 VLE 597 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonals of TVs range from 2" to 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The 32 VLE 597's display diagonal of only 32" is fairly small compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 17% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 32 VLE 597 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the 32 VLE 597 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are not 3D.

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Quite Thick

The thinnest thickness of TVs is 1.7mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The 32 VLE 597's thickness of 76mm is fairly thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 22% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 32 VLE 597 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 32 VLE 597 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other TVs. 64% of TVs have an ethernet port.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

Like most other televisions, the 32 VLE 597 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 61% of televisions are not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The 32 VLE 597 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 worst resolution of all TVs is 1024 x 768 pixels and the best is 5120 x 2160 pixels.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Grundig 32 VLE 597 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 74% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 32 VLE 597 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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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 32 VLE 597 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), unlike 81% of TVs which do not support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Grundig released the 32 VLE 597 in August 2015.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A, and the 32 VLE 597 is in the cheapest 19% of all 4,025 TVs that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on passable energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 32 VLE 597 is only £68.

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Product Identifiers

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04013833006695

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Frequently Asked Questions About the Grundig 32 VLE 597

Better manufacturer's guarantee by one year
7" larger display diagonal
Older by one month
£17.47 cheaper to run
Better manufacturer's guarantee by one year
67% lower RMS rated power
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10W lower RMS rated power
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