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Hisense UB50EC591

Hisense UB50EC591

£701.98
£539.99 £161.99 cheaper than 11 days ago
50" 800Hz Flat Apr 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate Screen Shape Release Date
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20 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

Eight Hisense UB50EC591 owners mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good value for money. This year Archie wrote in his review of this TV on Amazon “Nothing better for the price point!” and gave it a score of 5 stars. David Mowbray mentioned “Picture is really good for the price paid” in his review and rated it 5 stars. J. Mcbride rated it 80 out of 100 and said this month “Excellent value for money, with good connectivity.”.

One Hisense UB50EC591 owner who reviewed the product thought it was a bargain for the price. David Mowbray gave it a very good rating and he said in his review on Amazon in October last year “Bargain of the year in my opinion.**UPDATE DEC 2015** BBC Iplayer has now been added”.

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Good Smart TV

A few Hisense UB50EC591 owners who bought the Hisense UB50EC591 agreed that it was good for watching on demand TV. David Mowbray mentioned “The picture on Netflix etc is absolutely brilliant”. A few customers thought it had good apps. Mrs. Patricia A. Lockwood mentioned on Amazon “Great image quality Some nice apps Ok sound Easy set up” in his Hisense UB50EC591 review.

One person who bought this TV said that it was good for watching TV catchup services. David Mowbray wrote “It now works fine - apparenly bbc iplayer and amazon will be on the set via an OTA upgrade by the end of the year”.

One person concluded that the Hisense UB50EC591 was good for watching Freeview TV.

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Hisense Televisions Have Excellent Reviews

Hisense has excellent average ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs as well as across its entire television range.

Good Connectivity

Several Hisense UB50EC591 reviewers considered that the Hisense UB50EC591 was good in terms of connectivity. J. Mcbride gave the product a score of 80 out of 100 and said in their review of the Hisense UB50EC591 on Amazon in October “* Good connectivity, with 4 HDMI, 3 USB ports (one of which is USB 3.0”.

One Hisense UB50EC591 reviewer who reviewed it thought it was good in terms of USB connections. J. Mcbride mentioned a few weeks ago “When setting the TV up, I found it much easier to plug a USB keyboard into one of the USB ports” and gave it a score of 4 stars.

One person who reviewed this TV considered that it was wifi compatible.

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Robust

A number of Hisense UB50EC591 owners considered that this TV was well made. Andrew wrote on Amazon “Built in netflix is brilliant for the 4k programs on this stunning 4k tv”. David Mowbray said “The model I received was UB50EC591UWTSEU which seems to have both freeview and freesat hd built in”. In October last year Mr Usealot wrote in his review on Amazon “It also has a built in satellite tuner as well as dvb”.

Good Sound Quality

Four people mentioned in their reviews that the Hisense UB50EC591 had good sound quality. J. Mcbride said in their review “* The sound is good, provided you are not expecting a cinematic experience” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. James H Pearson wrote on Amazon “Sound is good enough as to not make a sound bar essential” in his review and rated the product 4 stars. Mr. L. D. Pinto mentioned in their review of the Hisense UB50EC591 on Amazon “Far better sound and picture as Samsung”.

Easy to Use

Several customers agreed that the product was easy to use the menus. James H Pearson gave this TV a rating of 80 out of 100 and he wrote “Very responsive menus Cons”. Mr Usealot said on Amazon “The settings require diligent calibration, which once done, displays an ok picture for SD content, impressive picture for 1080p content” in his review of this TV. Mr Usealot also said “Osd menu was good”.

Good High Def TV

Several Hisense UB50EC591 reviewers reckoned that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. J. Mcbride mentioned on Amazon this month “* Up-scaling from 1080p HD is also good” in their review. Last year Mrs. Patricia A. Lockwood wrote in his review of the Hisense UB50EC591 “I can believe this statement when the input is hd and it does look good” but he only scored this TV 3 stars.

Good Picture Quality

A number of Hisense UB50EC591 reviewers said in their reviews that it had good picture quality. Dom Burgess wrote on Amazon “Amazing TV cant fault it, picture quality is brilliant, highly recommended”. One Hisense UB50EC591 reviewer who purchased the Hisense UB50EC591 considered that it had a wide viewing angle.

Good Technical Features

A few customers concluded that the Hisense UB50EC591 had good features. Mr Usealot mentioned in his review of the Hisense UB50EC591 on Amazon “Basically, processing and features is excellent value for money”.

Good Standard Def TV

Several Hisense UB50EC591 reviewers said in their reviews that this TV was good at displaying standard definition TV. Mrs. Patricia A. Lockwood mentioned on Amazon “It does look good however the sd quality is very poor on this tv” in his review.

Good Product Quality

A few customers who purchased it concluded that it was good quality. Archie wrote on Amazon “Great quality, lovely bezel great features”. James H Pearson wrote “Excellent picture quality” in his Hisense UB50EC591 review. Mrs. Patricia A. Lockwood mentioned in his Hisense UB50EC591 review “The picture image is very good quality which is what you would expect from a 4k tv”.

Good for Wall Mounting

One Hisense UB50EC591 owner mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good for wall mounting. James H Pearson gave it a score of 4 stars and he mentioned in his review “Light enough to be easily wall mounted”.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other new comparable spec TVs, the Hisense UB50EC591 supports smart TV.

Other TVs which support smart TV currently available which you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Hisense H40M3300[plb_3450929_price].

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also support smart TV including the Sharp LC49CUF8462[plb_3670549_price], or the Samsung UE40KU6100[plb_3539700_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The UB50EC591 has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other recently released 4K and 8K TVs.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the Hisense H40M3300[plb_3450929_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think the Sharp LC49CUF8462[plb_3670549_price], or the Samsung UE40KU6100[plb_3539700_price] is also worth considering.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 2160p supported video modes, which is typical of many 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The UB50EC591 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for the last year have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Supports Six Audio Formats Supporteds

The UB50EC591 has a greater number of audio formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year. This Hisense TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by comparable spec televisions that were launched in the last year. The audio formats supporteds "FLAC", "MP2", "OGG", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this TV.

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Supports Eleven Video Formats Supporteds

supports eleven video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the Hisense UB50EC591 is more than most comparable spec televisions that have been around for the last year. The most commonly supported video formats supported is H.265, but this video formats supported is not supported by this television. The video formats supporteds ASF, AVI, FLV, MKV, MOV, MP4, MPEG, RM, TS, VOB and WMV are also supported by this Hisense television.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Four Image Formats Supporteds

The Hisense UB50EC591 has a greater number of image formats than most 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year. This Hisense TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by 4K and 8K TVs that have been available for the last year. The image formats supporteds "BMP", "GIF" and "PNG" are also supported by this television.

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7 Reasons Against

Not 3D

The UB50EC591 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs that were released in the last year are also not 3D.

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Running Costs Are Very High

This Hisense TV is rated A for energy efficiency, however based on typical usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the UB50EC591 is £236, which is in the most expensive 18% of all 391 new TVs.

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The UB50EC591 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other recently released comparable spec TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most new televisions do not feature OLED technology. The UB50EC591 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Fairly Thick

Latest similar spec TVs have depths of between 35mm and 99mm, and the average depth is 63mm. With a depth of 82 millimeters, the Hisense UB50EC591 has one of the thicker depths amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

With a response time of 9.2 milliseconds, the Hisense UB50EC591 has one of the slower response times amongst TVs of this age. The average response time of 4K and 8K TVs that were released in the last year is 7.6ms.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

At 211.7 kilowatt hours, the UB50EC591 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last 12 months. The annual energy consumptions of comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the UB50EC591 range from 59kWh to 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Hisense UB50EC591

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 4K and 8K TVs that came out in the last year. 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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Released Ten Months Ago

Hisense released the UB50EC591 ten months ago.

Average High Frequency Rate

At 800 hertz, the Hisense UB50EC591 has a fairly average high frequency rate compared to most of the other new TVs.

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Specification

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HD Type
High Frequency Rate
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Response Time
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Audio
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
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDCP
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) in
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
On Screen Display (OSD)
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Processor Cores
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £232.35
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £235.39
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Energy Rating
1.2T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
30
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 30 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hisense ub50ec591, hisense ub50ec591u, hisense ub50ec591uw, hisense ub50ec591uwt, hisense ub50ec591uwts, hisense ub50ec591uwtse, hisense ub50ec591uwtseu
Barcodes 06942147428863

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