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Grundig 55 FLX 9490

55" 4K Ultra HD Edge-LED May 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date £184.11 Electricity cost over 5 years
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

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Energy

Running Costs Are OK

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 55 FLX 9490 is typical compared to the other 314 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than two years ago that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 55 FLX 9490 is £185.


Display

4K Ultra HD

4K Ultra HD

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 55 FLX 9490 has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

Alternative 55" TVs currently available that you might want to consider include the Panasonic TX-55AX630 (£951.39), the LG 55UB850, or the Samsung UE55HU7500 (£529.99) which all of have better reviews.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This 4K and 8K TV was released in May 2014.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 55 FLX 9490 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the Toshiba 58L9363, or the LG 43UF690.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55 FLX 9490 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Performance

Supports Digital Video Recording (DVR)

The 55 FLX 9490 supports Digital Video Recording (DVR), as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Grundig 55 FLX 9490 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this type and age do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The 55 FLX 9490 has a common interface (CI) slot, which is unusual. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 55 FLX 9490 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP). Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television also support High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP).

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55 FLX 9490 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 55 FLX 9490 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 55 FLX 9490 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other televisions of this age and type.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The 55 FLX 9490 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Supports Smart TV

The Grundig 55 FLX 9490 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this television also support Smart TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Grundig 55 FLX 9490 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Grundig 55 FLX 9490 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Audio

Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Grundig 55 FLX 9490 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of TVs of a similar spec and age to this television is 28W, and the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 120W. With an RMS rated power of 45 Watts, the Grundig 55 FLX 9490 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Quite Low Subwoofer RMS Power

With a subwoofer RMS power of only 15 Watts, the Grundig 55 FLX 9490 has one of the lower subwoofer RMS powers amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The subwoofer RMS powers of TVs of this spec and age range from 2W to 70W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The thinnest depth of similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV is 10mm and the thickest is 100mm. With a depth of only 46 millimeters, the Grundig 55 FLX 9490 has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers finearts55flx9490sl
Barcodes 04013833876496

Grundig 55 FLX 9490 Review Sources

To prepare this Grundig 55 FLX 9490 review we compared this TV to 4,701 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 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 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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