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Hitachi 40HBT42A

40" 100Hz Direct-LED Mar 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
A+
£76.91 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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9 Reasons For

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Supports Smart TV

The 40HBT42A supports smart TV, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 40HBT42A which do not support smart TV.

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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

At 100 hertz, the Hitachi 40HBT42A has a fairly fast high frequency rate compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 40HBT42A. The average high frequency rate of recently released mid-size TVs is 96Hz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to it.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most commonly found HDMI version on TVs that have been available for the last year.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on mid-size TVs that were released in the last 12 months.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

Across all the TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 40HBT42A the display brightnesss range from 190 cd/m² to 450 cd/m². With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the Hitachi 40HBT42A has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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Features One Video Apps

The number of video apps featured on the Hitachi 40HBT42A is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly featured video apps is YouTube, but this video apps is not featured on this television. The video appss NetFlix are also featured on this TV.

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Quite Fast Response Time

At only 6.5 milliseconds, the 40HBT42A has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 40HBT42A. The average response time of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 40HBT42A is 7.8ms.

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4 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Hitachi 40HBT42A does not have a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year which have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the LG 43LF5909.

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Not 3D

The 40HBT42A is not 3D. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for the last year are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Hitachi 40HBT42A does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other similar spec TVs that came out in the last year also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40HBT42A does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 40HBT42A also do not feature OLED technology.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Hitachi 40HBT42A

Running Costs Are Average

The energy efficiency classification of this Hitachi television is A+. The 40HBT42A has an average running cost of £77 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 214 mid-size TVs that came out in the last year.

Released Eleven Months Ago

This television was released eleven months ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Channels Quantity (DVB-T)
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Video Apps
Ports & Interfaces
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
WLAN-Ready
Management Features
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Manual

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £76.91
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Total running cost over 5 years £76.91
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Energy Rating
0.38T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi 40hbt42, hitachi 40hbt42a
Barcodes 05014024002358

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