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Hitachi 24HBC05HD

77

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Hitachi 24HBC05HD

£155.99
£140.61 £15.00 cheaper than 35 days ago
Hitachi 24HBC05
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A staggeringly economical to run and low cost 24", 61mm thick TV, with good features
24" HD No 61mm Jan 2016 A+
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Hitachi 24HBC05 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have ranked the Hitachi 24HBC05 number 815 across all TVs.
98
Value for Money
Excellent
61
Features
Good Features
81
Age
2 Years Old
98
Running Costs
£24 Over 5 Years
77
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 77?

Hisense televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest televisions 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of only £24 over 5 years are in the cheapest 1% of all 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Faster than average response time
Has a PC in (D-Sub) port
Very small display diagonal
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

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Hitachi 24HBC05 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Hitachi Only Has Unexceptional TV Reviews

On average Hitachi televisions have unexceptional ratings. 100% of those that bought a Hitachi television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value for Money

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Running Costs

Very Low Running Costs

This TV has an efficiency rating of A+. The 24HBC05 is one of the cheapest to run televisions that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average energy prices, we estimate the 24HBC05 will cost only £24 over 5 years to run.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in January 2016.

Features

Very Small Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The display diagonal of the 24HBC05 of only 24" is smaller than 94% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The 24HBC05 does not feature OLED/QLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that 98% of TVs also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 24HBC05 is not 3D. 75% of televisions are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The thickness of the Hitachi 24HBC05 of 61mm is pretty typical compared to most other televisions. It is thicker than 48% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 24HBC05 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other televisions. 61% of televisions support Wi-Fi.

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Dimmer Than Average Display Brightness

The display brightness of the 24HBC05 of only 220 cd/m² is dimmer than average when compared to most other televisions. It is dimmer than 90% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. Across all the TVs the display brightnesses range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m².

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of televisions range from 2W to 200W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The 24HBC05's RMS rated power of only 5W is very low compared to most other televisions. It is in the lowest 3% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Response Time

The average response time of all televisions is 6.9ms, with the fastest being 0.1ms and the slowest being 50ms. The response time of the 24HBC05 of only 5ms is in the fastest 27% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 24HBC05 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 70% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Has an Equalizer

The 24HBC05 has an equalizer, unlike 92% of televisions which do not have an equalizer.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 24HBC05 does not support internet TV. 59% of televisions also do not support internet TV.

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Only 366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The 24HBC05 supports a maximum display resolution of 366 x 768 pixels. That's 86% lower display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by televisions and is in fact the worst supported resolution amongst all televisions. In addition, this TV supports a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 1,366 pixels.

A 5120 x 2160 pixels resolution is the best supported resolution across comparable types of TV.

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Supports Parental Controls

The 24HBC05 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many televisions.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Hitachi 24HBC05 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most other televisions. 65% of televisions have an ethernet port.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the 24HBC05 of 3,000 is pretty typical compared to most other TVs. It is higher than 42% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi 24hbc05hd, hitachi 24hbc05w

Barcodes:

05014024002020, 05014024002389, 05014024002532

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