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Hitachi 43HBT42

43" Direct-LED 1200:1 Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
A+
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6 Reasons For

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec televisions that are a comparable age 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 43HBT42 supports smart TV, unlike most of the other new comparable spec televisions which do not support smart TV.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This television has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is typical of many TVs that have been around for the last year.

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Supports Twelve Video Formats Supporteds

supports twelve video formats supporteds

The 43HBT42 has a greater number of video formats than most mid-size TVs that have been around for the last year. This TV supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for the last year. The video formats supporteds "3GP", "ASF", "DAT", "FLV", "MKV", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG", "VOB" and "WMV" are also supported by this Hitachi TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

WMV stands for Windows Media Video.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Three Audio Formats Supporteds

The Hitachi 43HBT42 has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 43HBT42. The audio formats supporteds "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this Hitachi TV.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 43HBT42 have a wi-Fi, however the Hitachi 43HBT42 does not have a wi-Fi.

Alternative televisions which also have a wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the LG 43LF5909[plb_3345515_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The 43HBT42 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 43HBT42 are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Hitachi 43HBT42 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 43HBT42 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Three Image Formats Supporteds

The Hitachi 43HBT42 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs that are a comparable age to the 43HBT42. The image formats supporteds "BMP" and "PNG" are also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The Hitachi 43HBT42 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 43HBT42 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 100 hertz, the 43HBT42 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out in the last year. The motion interpolation frequencys of newly released mid-size TVs range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 240Hz.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The lowest annual energy consumption of mid-size TVs that were launched in the last 12 months is 37kWh, the highest is 200kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 67kWh. At 78 kilowatt hours, the Hitachi 43HBT42 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 43HBT42.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Hitachi 43HBT42

OK Running Costs

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+. The 43HBT42 is typical compared to the other 214 latest mid-size TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 43HBT42 will cost £87 over 5 years to run.

Released Twelve Months Ago

Hitachi released the 43HBT42 twelve months ago.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Composite Video Out
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Extended PVR
Video Compression Formats
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Package Weight
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
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Total running cost over 5 years £86.53
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Energy Rating
0.43T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.43 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hit 43hbt42
Barcodes 05014024002082

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