The 55 VLE 8474 supports smart TV, as do most of the other large TVs that were released more than a year ago.
Has a Wi-Fi
The Grundig 55 VLE 8474 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 55 VLE 8474 also have a wi-Fi.
We compared all the other TVs with a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LG 55EG9109[plb_3030713_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Very High RMS Rated Power
Similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 55 VLE 8474 have RMS rated powers of between 8W and 60W. When compared to other televisions of this type and age that we have checked the RMS rated power of, the 55 VLE 8474's RMS rated power of 60 Watts is one of the highest.
1.4 HDMI Version
This television has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on TVs of a similar age and spec to it.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it.
2 MHL Version
This television supports a 2 MHL version, which is typical of many televisions of this age and spec.
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Supports Five Video Formats Supporteds
The Grundig 55 VLE 8474 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of this age and spec. This TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year. The video formats supporteds "DIVX HD", "MKV", "MOV" and "MP4" are also supported by this Grundig TV.
MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.
Analog Tuner Type
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that were released more than a year ago.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most TVs of a similar type and age to the 55 VLE 8474 do not have a built-in camera. The 55 VLE 8474 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds
The 55 VLE 8474 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 55 VLE 8474. The image formats supported "BMP" is also supported by this Grundig TV.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other large TVs that were released more than a year ago, the Grundig 55 VLE 8474 does not feature OLED technology.
It is worth also looking at other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the LG 55EC940[plb_3044917_price] which also has a higher rating.
Only Features Three Lifestyle Appss
The number of lifestyle apps featured on the Grundig 55 VLE 8474 is more than most TVs that were launched around the same time as it. The most frequently featured lifestyle apps is Google Apps, but this lifestyle apps is not featured on this TV. The lifestyle appss Facebook, Picasa and Twitter are also featured on this Grundig TV.
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Released Over a Year Ago
This television has been on the market for over a year.
Running Costs Are Average
The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A+, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 55 VLE 8474 will cost £138 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 135 large TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many large 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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With a depth of 62 millimeters, the 55 VLE 8474 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.
Other televisions with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the KDL-55W756[pl_2851052_price] (61mm), or the KDL-55W807[pl_1543809_price] (61mm) both from Sony.
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
PPR (Picture Perfection Rate)
1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
Screen Format Adjustments
4:3, 14:9, 16:9, Auto
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB, DVB-T
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC, NTSC 3.58, NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL, PAL B, PAL BG, PAL, PAL D, PAL DK, PAL, PAL I, PAL, PAL L, SECAM, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM B/G, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM D/K, SECAM, SECAM L
Facebook, Picasa, Twitter
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Dolby Digital, DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
DTS Studio Sound
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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PC in (D-Sub)
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Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
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Video Formats Supported
AVI, DIVX, DIVX HD, MKV, MOV, MP4
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Colour of Product
VESA Mounting Interfaces
400 x 200
Smartphone Remote Support
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Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
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3D Glasses Included
Handheld Remote Control
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.68 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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