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Overall Score

Grundig 40 VLE 5520

A relatively new 40" Full HD TV, but with poor features
40" Full HD No No May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Grundig 40 VLE 5520 Review

Released 1 year ago but with low running costs, we have scored the Grundig 40 VLE 5520 as follows for Summary.
30
Missing Some Features
76
15 Months Old
65
£100 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
43
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 44?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
At over a year old this TV is slightly out of date, and newer TVs with more up to date technology are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
It has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £100 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Fairly thick
43
Mediocre
64
Average
46
Mediocre

Grundig 40 VLE 5520 In-Depth Analysis

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The 40 VLE 5520's display diagonal of 40" is fairly standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 29% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Grundig 40 VLE 5520 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 40 VLE 5520 is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Fairly Thick

The thickness of the 40 VLE 5520 of 72.5mm is quite thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 24% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The thicknesses of TVs range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40 VLE 5520 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other TVs. 59% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

Like most other TVs, the 40 VLE 5520 does not support internet TV. 61% of TVs do not support internet TV.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Grundig 40 VLE 5520 does not have an ethernet port. 64% of TVs do have an ethernet port.

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Has an Equalizer

The Grundig 40 VLE 5520 has an equalizer, unlike 94% of televisions which do not have an equalizer.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Grundig 40 VLE 5520 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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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 40 VLE 5520 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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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Grundig 40 VLE 5520 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. 61% of televisions are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Features USB Recording

The 40 VLE 5520 features USB recording, unlike 93% of TVs which do not feature USB recording.

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Has a Child Lock

The 40 VLE 5520 has a child lock, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Has an Auto Volume Leveler

The 40 VLE 5520 has an auto volume leveler, unlike 83% of TVs which do not have an auto volume leveler.

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Fairly 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 40 VLE 5520's RMS rated power of 40W is fairly high compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 9% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Parental Controls

The Grundig 40 VLE 5520 supports parental controls. 88% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Supports 24p

The Grundig 40 VLE 5520 supports 24p, which is unusual. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Age

Released 15 Months Ago

Grundig released the 40 VLE 5520 in May 2016.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are OK

The energy efficiency rating of this Grundig TV is A. The 40 VLE 5520 has an average 5 year running cost of £100 based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

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

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