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Grundig 40VLE5520WG

£422.49
40" Full HD Flat 72.5mm Oct 2016
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date £99.18 Electricity cost over 5 years
Features USB recording
Only released seven months ago
Full HD
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Only Released Seven Months Ago

This TV is one of the newest TVs to be released. As such it is likely to have better features than some of the older TVs.


Energy

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency classification of this television is A. The 40 VLE 5520 has an average running cost of £100 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 137 latest similar spec televisions.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Not 3D

The 40 VLE 5520 is not 3D. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this TV are also not 3D.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

There are a number of alternative 40" televisions currently available that you might want to consider including the Philips 40HFL5010 (£329.99) which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE40J5510 (£379) which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a TV with a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Grundig 43 VLE 5523 (£392.49) (43") which is also cheaper.

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Performance

Features USB Recording

The Grundig 40 VLE 5520 features USB recording, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for the last year.

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Supports Parental Controls

The 40 VLE 5520 supports parental controls. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this television also support parental controls.

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Has a Child Lock

The 40 VLE 5520 has a child lock, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Supports 24p

The 40 VLE 5520 supports 24p. Most of the other recently released medium display diagonal TVs also support 24p.

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Has a Game Mode

The 40 VLE 5520 has a game mode. Most of the other latest medium display diagonal TVs also have a game mode.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40 VLE 5520 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other recently released TVs.

It is worth considering other TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the HG49EE690 (£426), or the UE49K6300 (£429) both from Samsung or the Grundig 43 VLE 6621 (£426.49).

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 40 VLE 5520 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out in the last 12 months which have an ethernet port.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The Grundig 40 VLE 5520 does not support Smart TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released in the last year do support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 40 VLE 5520 does not support internet TV. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to this television do support internet TV.

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Certificates

Does Not Have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 40 VLE 5520 does not have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, unlike most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV which have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 40 VLE 5520 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other TVs that have been around for the last year also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 40 VLE 5520 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other new medium display diagonal TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 40 VLE 5520 has a common interface (CI) slot, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched in the last year.

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Audio

Has an Equalizer

The Grundig 40 VLE 5520 has an equalizer. Most of the other TVs that were released in the last year also have an equalizer.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40 VLE 5520 has an auto volume leveler, as do most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as this TV.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

Recently released medium display diagonal TVs have RMS rated powers of between 5W and 40W. At 40 Watts, the Grundig 40 VLE 5520 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other latest medium display diagonal TVs.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Grundig 40 VLE 5520 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40 VLE 5520 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 72.5 millimeters, the Grundig 40 VLE 5520 has a relatively average depth compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television.

Other televisions with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Grundig 43 VLE 5523 (£394.99) (76.4mm and cheaper).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers grundig 40vle5520wg
Barcodes 00009901110081, 04013833004578, 04013833005360

Grundig 40 VLE 5520 Review Sources

To prepare this Grundig 40 VLE 5520 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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