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Hitachi 32HBC01

76

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Hitachi 32HBC01

£193.49
Hitachi 32HBC01
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A very economical to run and very cheap 32", 97mm thick TV, but with only middle of the road features
32" HD No 97mm Jan 2016 A
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology Thickness Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Hitachi 32HBC01 Review

Representing excellent value for money and with very low running costs, we have scored the Hitachi 32HBC01 as follows:
94
Value for Money
Excellent
59
Features
Average Features
81
Age
2 Years Old
92
Running Costs
£52 Over 5 Years
76
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 76?

Hisense TVs have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of only £52 over 5 years are in the cheapest 15% of all 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Has a PC in (D-Sub) port
Supports parental controls
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not feature OLED/QLED technology

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Hitachi 32HBC01 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Unexceptional Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all Hitachi televisions and found that Hitachi had unexceptional ratings. 100% of those that bought a Hitachi TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Value For Money

Fantastic Value for Money

The product is under 3 years old but has mediocre features. However at £193.49 it is still in the cheapest 8% of televisions.

Price Has Gone Up by £18 (9%)

There was a cheaper price of £175.90 on Amazon UK 70 days ago.

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Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This Hitachi TV has an efficiency rating of A. Based on average energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 32HBC01 is only £52, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 4,306 televisions.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

Hitachi released the 32HBC01 in January 2016.

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Features

Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The average display diagonal of all televisions is 46", with the smallest being 13" and the largest being 110". The 32HBC01's display diagonal of only 32" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is smaller than 85% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

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

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Not 3D

The 32HBC01 is not 3D, although keep in mind that 75% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Very Thick

The thickness of the 32HBC01 of 97mm is very thick compared to most other TVs. It is thicker than 98% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The thicknesses of televisions range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 32HBC01 does not support Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs do support Wi-Fi.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 32HBC01 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 70% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Supports Parental Controls

The 32HBC01 supports parental controls, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not support parental controls.

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Has an Equalizer

The 32HBC01 has an equalizer. 92% of TVs do not have an equalizer.

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3D Comb Filter

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

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 32HBC01 does not support internet TV, although it is worth noting that 59% of TVs also do not support internet TV.

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Features Extended PVR

The Hitachi 32HBC01 features extended PVR. 87% of TVs do not feature extended PVR.

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Not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 32HBC01 is not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, although this is within the context that 62% of TVs are also not Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Only 366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The 32HBC01 supports a maximum display resolution of 366 x 768 pixels. That's 86% lower display resolution than the most common resolution of 1920 x 1080 (Full HD) pixels and is in fact the worst supported resolution across all TVs. In addition, this television supports a display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels and 1,366 pixels.

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

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 32HBC01's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is in the slowest 12% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Hitachi 32HBC01 does not have an ethernet port. 65% of TVs do have an ethernet port.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W. The RMS rated power of the Hitachi 32HBC01 of only 12W is lower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is lower than 81% of all TVs when ranked by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

hitachi 32hbc01

Barcodes:

05014024002037, 05014024002396, 05014024002570

Hitachi 32HBC01

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