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Grundig 55 VLX 8484

55" 4K 600Hz Jan 2015
A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £179.30 Electricity cost over 5 years
3D
Supports Wi-Fi
Has a child lock

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Energy

OK Running Costs

This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The 55 VLX 8484 is typical compared to the other 320 TVs of this age and type that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 55 VLX 8484 will cost £180 over 5 years to run.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was January 2015 when Grundig released the 55 VLX 8484.


Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Grundig 55 VLX 8484 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi and we think because of its better review score, the Toshiba 58L9363 is also worth considering.

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Supports Bluetooth

The 55 VLX 8484 supports Bluetooth. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago also support Bluetooth.

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Supports Miracast

The 55 VLX 8484 supports Miracast, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 55 VLX 8484 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have an ethernet port.

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Display

Average High Frequency Rate

At 600 hertz, the 55 VLX 8484 has a pretty typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age.

If you would prefer a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might want to look at the TX-55CX700 (£1,194.79) (800Hz and higher rated), or the TX-50CX700 (£479.99) (800Hz and higher rated) both from Panasonic or the Sony KD-49X8305 (£549) (800Hz and higher rated).

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Quite Wide Horizontal Viewing Angle

The Grundig 55 VLX 8484 has a quite wide horizontal viewing angle (178 degrees) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV. The average horizontal viewing angle of TVs of this age and type is 180°, and the horizontal viewing angles range from 160° to 180°.

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55 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 55 inch TV.

There are a number of other 55" TVs currently available that you might want to consider including because of their better review scores, the LG 55UB850, or the Samsung UE55HU7200.

Televisions with a larger display diagonal that might be worth considering include the Panasonic TX-58DX902 (58").

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Performance

Has a Child Lock

The 55 VLX 8484 has a child lock. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also have a child lock.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 55 VLX 8484 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Audio

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV is 8W and the highest is 120W. At 60 Watts, the 55 VLX 8484 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Has a Built-In Subwoofer

The Grundig 55 VLX 8484 has a built-in subwoofer, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this television.

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Ergonomics

Supports Smartphones Being Used As a Remote

The 55 VLX 8484 supports smartphones being used as a remote. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also support smartphones being used as a remote.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The Grundig 55 VLX 8484 has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The Grundig 55 VLX 8484 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 55 VLX 8484 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to this television also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Smart TV

Supports Timeshift

The 55 VLX 8484 supports timeshift, as do most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Supports Internet TV

The 55 VLX 8484 supports internet TV, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 55 VLX 8484 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Supports One Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the 55 VLX 8484 is more than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

At 62 millimeters, the 55 VLX 8484 has a relatively average depth compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 62mm thick televisions currently available including because of its better review score, the Panasonic TX-55AX630 (£951.39).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers grundig 55vlx8484bl
Barcodes 04013833002710

Grundig 55 VLX 8484 Review Sources

To prepare this Grundig 55 VLX 8484 review we compared this TV to 4,717 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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