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Grundig 55 VLX 8484

Grundig 55 VLX 8484

55" 600Hz Jan 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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£179.30 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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6 Reasons For

Supports Smart TV

The Grundig 55 VLX 8484 supports smart TV. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age also support smart TV.

We compared all the other televisions which support smart TV to this TV and we think the Samsung UE78HU8500 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other TVs of this age and type, the 55 VLX 8484 has a wi-Fi.

There are a number of alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the LG 55UB820, or the Sharp LC-60UD20.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The 55 VLX 8484 supports a 2160p supported video modes which is better than the 1080p supported video modes supported by most TVs that are a similar age to it.

This TV's video mode (2160p) is actually the best supported video mode amongst all TVs of this type and age.

Amongst comparable types of TV the worst supported video mode is 480p.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of televisions of a similar age and spec to the 55 VLX 8484 is 8W and the highest is 120W. The Grundig 55 VLX 8484 has a quite high RMS rated power (60 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Very Light

The 55 VLX 8484 is one of the lighter TVs that were released around the same time as the 55 VLX 8484 (only 14.4 kilograms) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. Across all the comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago the weights range from 2.2kg to 120kg, and the average weight is 30kg.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of this age and spec do not have a built-in camera. The 55 VLX 8484 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

Other televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at include the TX-65AXW804, or the TX-55AXW904 both from Panasonic or the LG 65LA970 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the 55 VLX 8484, the 55 VLX 8484 does not feature OLED technology.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also feature OLED technology including the UE55HU7200 (£1,099.00), the UE65HU7200 (£1,499.00), or the UE65HU8200 (£2,899.00) all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Features Three Lifestyle Appss

The 55 VLX 8484 has a greater number of lifestyle apps than most TVs of this age and spec. The most frequently featured lifestyle apps is Skype, but this lifestyle apps is not featured on this Grundig TV. The lifestyle appss Facebook, Picasa and Twitter are also featured on this Grundig television.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

The 55 VLX 8484 is a two USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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5 Other reasons to consider the Grundig 55 VLX 8484

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. 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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Running Costs Are OK

This television has an efficiency rating of A. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 55 VLX 8484 is £180, which is typical compared to the other 116 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for more than two years.

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Grundig television has been on the market for over two years.

Average High Frequency Rate

At 600 hertz, the 55 VLX 8484 has a pretty typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

If this television high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the TX-55DX650 (£599.00) (1,000Hz), the TX-58DX902 (£1,344.00) (3,000Hz), or the TX-65DX902 (£2,059.00) (3,000Hz) all from Panasonic.

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Average Depth

At 62 millimeters, the Grundig 55 VLX 8484 has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 55 VLX 8484.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 62mm thick TVs currently available including the Panasonic TX-55AX630 (£951.39) which has better reviews.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
3D Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Timeshift
Lifestyle Apps
Video Apps
Audio
Audio System
Subwoofer RMS Power
Built-In Subwoofer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Child Lock
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Smartphone Remote Support
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
3D Glasses Quantity
Quick Start Guide
Manual

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
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Electricity cost when switched on £176.26
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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Water price £per litre
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Total running cost over 5 years £179.30
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Grundig 55 VLX 8484uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.89T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.89 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
23
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 23 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers grundig 55vlx8484, grundig 55vlx8484b, grundig 55vlx8484bl
Barcodes 04013833002710

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