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Grundig 55 VLE 8474

55" Full HD Flat Jul 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Screen Shape Release Date £137.64 Electricity cost over 5 years
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports internet TV

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Energy

Average Running Costs

This Grundig television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55 VLE 8474 is £138, which is typical compared to the other 74 large display diagonal televisions that were launched more than a year ago.


Other

Released Over a Year Ago

Grundig released the 55 VLE 8474 in July 2015.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a comparable type and age to 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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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inches television.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other 55" televisions currently available including because of its better review score, the LG 55EC940.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to look at the Hisense HE65K5510 (£789.90) (65").

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 55 VLE 8474 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of its better review score, the LG 55EG9109.

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Supports Bluetooth

The 55 VLE 8474 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV do not support Bluetooth.

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Supports Miracast

The 55 VLE 8474 supports Miracast, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55 VLE 8474 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for more than a year.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55 VLE 8474 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Performance

Has a Game Mode

The 55 VLE 8474 has a game mode. Most of the other comparable spec televisions that were launched more than a year ago also have a game mode.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 55 VLE 8474 has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 55 VLE 8474 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also have a desktop stand included.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The Grundig 55 VLE 8474 supports smartphones being used as a remote, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 55 VLE 8474 supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other TVs of this type and age.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 55 VLE 8474 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other large display diagonal televisions that are a comparable age to this television do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Audio

Very High RMS Rated Power

Across all the televisions that have been available for more than a year the RMS rated powers range from 6W to 60W, and the average RMS rated power is 20W. The Grundig 55 VLE 8474 has a very high RMS rated power (60 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The 55 VLE 8474 supports internet TV. Most of the other televisions that have been available for more than a year also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 55 VLE 8474 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also support Smart TV.

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Supports One Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the 55 VLE 8474 is more than most TVs that have been available for more than a year. The most frequently supported video apps is NetFlix, but this video apps is not supported by this television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this Grundig TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 62 millimeters, the 55 VLE 8474 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV.

If you would consider a television with a thicker depth then you might want to look at the KDL-55W807 (£572) (64mm), or the KDL-55W755 (£671.99) (61mm) both from Sony or the Hisense LTDN55K390 (£416.99) (61.8mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers grundig 55vle8474bl
Barcodes 04013833003427

Grundig 55 VLE 8474 Review Sources

To prepare this Grundig 55 VLE 8474 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.

Other TVs to Consider

Sony KDL-50W809 vs Grundig 55 VLE 8474

Sony KDL-50W809 vs Grundig 55 VLE 8474
Sony KDL-50W809 Grundig 55 VLE 8474
£ 369.99 £0.00
Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
Higher Energy Efficiency Rating
Three USB 2.0 Ports
£19.23 Cheaper to Run
Lower RMS Rated Power
Three Months Older

Sony KDL-50W807 vs Grundig 55 VLE 8474

Sony KDL-50W807 vs Grundig 55 VLE 8474
Sony KDL-50W807 Grundig 55 VLE 8474
£ 399.00 £0.00
400Hz Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
Energy Efficiency Rating is Higher
One More USB 2.0 Port
£19.23 Cheaper to Run
Two Times Lower RMS Rated Power
Older by Three Months

LG 50LF652 vs Grundig 55 VLE 8474

LG 50LF652 vs Grundig 55 VLE 8474
LG 50LF652 Grundig 55 VLE 8474
£ 499.00 £0.00
Energy Efficiency Rating is Higher
One More USB 2.0 Port
£25.25 Cheaper to Run
7.5mm Thinner
Two Times Lower RMS Rated Power
Only Three HDMI Ports
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