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Hitachi 49HBT62A

£430.56
£395.77 £34.79 cheaper than 64 days ago
49" 100Hz Direct-LED Feb 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
A+
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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 typical of many TVs that have been around for the last year. 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 Hitachi 49HBT62A supports smart TV. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 49HBT62A do not support smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 49HBT62A has a wi-Fi, as do most of the other mid-size TVs that came out in the last 12 months.

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Fairly Fast High Frequency Rate

The 49HBT62A has a fairly fast high frequency rate (100 hertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 49HBT62A. The slowest high frequency rate of new mid-size TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 400Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 95Hz.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many new similar spec TVs.

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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 new mid-size TVs.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that came out in the last year.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

The display brightnesss of latest mid-size TVs range from 190 cd/m² to 450 cd/m². At 300 candellas per square meter, the 49HBT62A has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other recently released similar spec TVs.

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Features One Video Apps

The number of video apps featured on the Hitachi 49HBT62A is more than most comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to 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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8 Reasons Against

Only Two Channels Quantity (DVB-T)s

Most televisions that were released in the last 12 months have between 1 and 999 channels quantity (DVB-T)s, including the 49HBT62A which has two channels quantity (DVB-T)s.

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Not 3D

The 49HBT62A is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that came out in the last year are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 49HBT62A does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other latest mid-size TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Running Costs Are High

Whilst this television has an energy efficiency classification of A+, the 49HBT62A is one of the more expensive to run new comparable spec televisions that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 49HBT62A is £114.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 49HBT62A does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 49HBT62A also do not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

At 12.9 kilograms, the 49HBT62A is fairly heavy compared to most of the other new mid-size TVs. New televisions have weights of between 1kg and 20kg, and the average weight is 8.1kg.

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Quite High Annual Energy Consumption

The Hitachi 49HBT62A has a very high annual energy consumption (103 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 49HBT62A. The annual energy consumptions of new mid-size TVs range from 37kWh to 200kWh.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The 49HBT62A has a quite slow response time (9 milliseconds) compared to most of the other new mid-size TVs. The average response time of mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 49HBT62A is 7.9ms.

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1 Other reason to consider the Hitachi 49HBT62A

Released Twelve Months Ago

This Hitachi TV has been on the market for twelve months.

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
PC Audio in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Version
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
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
Weight
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £113.77
Electricity cost when on standby
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Total running cost over 5 years £113.77
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Energy Rating
0.56T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.56 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
15
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers hitachi 49hbt62, hitachi 49hbt62a
Barcodes 05014024002341

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