Hitachi 32HBC01
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Hitachi 32HBC01

£196.99 £68.50 cheaper than yesterday
A bargain buy and very economical to run 32" television
32" HD No No Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
Hitachi 32HBC01 from Wellindal
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Hitachi 32HBC01 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with low running costs, we have ranked the Hitachi 32HBC01 number 964 across all TVs.
Very Good
Missing Some Features
18 Months Old
£66 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 51?

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It has running costs of only £66 over 5 years, which puts it in the cheapest 18% of all 4,021 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This TV is missing some features:
Quite small display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Very thick

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Hitachi 32HBC01 In-Depth Analysis

Value For Money

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The 32HBC01's display diagonal of only 32" is fairly small compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 13% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The smallest display diagonal of TVs is 2", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the Hitachi 32HBC01 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The 32HBC01 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Very Thick

The thickness of the Hitachi 32HBC01 of 97mm is in the thickest 2% of all televisions when ranked by this feature. The average thickness of all TVs is 60mm, with the thinnest being 1.7mm and the thickest being 100mm.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 32HBC01 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most other TVs. 59% of TVs support Wi-Fi.

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3D Comb Filter

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

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Supports Parental Controls

The Hitachi 32HBC01 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Has an Equalizer

The 32HBC01 has an equalizer, unlike 94% of TVs which do not have an equalizer.

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Features Extended PVR

The 32HBC01 features extended PVR, unlike 87% of TVs which do not feature extended PVR.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Hitachi 32HBC01 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. 74% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 32HBC01 does not support internet TV, although it is worth keeping in mind that 61% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 32HBC01 does not have an ethernet port. 64% of TVs do have an ethernet port.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The Hitachi 32HBC01's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is fairly slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 20% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The average motion interpolation frequency of all TVs is 440Hz, with the slowest being 50Hz and the fastest being 3,000Hz.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs is 2W, the highest is 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. The Hitachi 32HBC01's RMS rated power of only 12W is in the lowest 18% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The 32HBC01 supports a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% lower display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels television, which is the most frequently found resolution supported by televisions. The resolution of all TVs ranges from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Released 18 Months Ago

Hitachi released the 32HBC01 in January 2016.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

The average 5 year running cost of the 32HBC01 is only £66 based on alright usage levels and energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi 32hbc01
Barcodes 05014024002037, 05014024002396, 05014024002570

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