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Hitachi 32HBC01

32" Direct-LED 4000:1 Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
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Quite Bright Display Brightness

Mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 32HBC01 have display brightnesss of between 190 cd/m² and 450 cd/m². At 350 candellas per square meter, the 32HBC01 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other newly released televisions.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This television has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The Hitachi 32HBC01 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs that have been around for the last year. The image formats supporteds "BMP" and "PNG" are also supported by this Hitachi TV.

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Quite Fast Response Time

The 32HBC01 has one of the faster response times (only 6.5 milliseconds) amongst TVs of this age. The response times of latest mid-size TVs range from 3ms to 14ms, and the average response time is 7.9ms.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Only HD Ready HD Type

The display resolution of this TV is HD ready, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions that have been available for the last year.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The 32HBC01 does not have a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other new similar spec televisions which have a wi-Fi.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Most televisions that are a comparable age to the 32HBC01 do not support smart TV. The 32HBC01 is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other new mid-size TVs, the 32HBC01 is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other new mid-size TVs, the 32HBC01 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 32HBC01 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 32HBC01 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The 32HBC01 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 12 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 32HBC01 have RMS rated powers of between 5W and 40W.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The average motion interpolation frequency of mid-size TVs that came out in the last 12 months is 250Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the 32HBC01 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other recently released mid-size TVs.

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Very Thick

The average depth of TVs that are a similar age to the 32HBC01 is 70mm. When compared to other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 32HBC01 that we have assessed, the Hitachi 32HBC01's depth of 97 millimeters is one of the thickest.

Alternative televisions with a thicker depth that you might want to look at include the Sharp LC-49CFE6032 (£329.99) (74.9mm).

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1 Other reason to consider the Hitachi 32HBC01

Released Over a Year Ago

This TV has been on the market for over a year.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Equalizer
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Composite Video Out
Networking
Wi-Fi
Bluetooth
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Parental Control
Extended PVR
Teletext
Video Compression Formats
Design
LED Indicators
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card

Product Identifiers

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

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