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JVC LT-40C550

JVC LT-40C550

40" Direct-LED 3000:1 Jul 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
Enjoy the very best of Freeview in Full HD with the JVC LT-40C550 40"LED TV. High-quality visuals With built-in Freeview HD tuner, you get instant access to 12 HD digital TV channels, over 60... More
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JVC TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked the reviews from owners and experts of hundreds of TVs to determine an average rating for each TV manufacturer. On average televisions made by JVC have good ratings from experts and users.

Very Light

Across all the TVs of this spec and age the weights range from 3.7kg to 36kg. At only 6.4 kilograms, the JVC LT-40C550 is quite light compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the LT-40C550.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the LT-40C550, the JVC LT-40C550 does not support smart TV.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The LT-40C550 does not have a wi-Fi, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB730[plb_2233840_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The LT-40C550 is not 3D. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the LT-40C550 are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago, the JVC LT-40C550 does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the televisions of this age and type the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz. At only 50 hertz, the JVC LT-40C550 has a very slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of a comparable age and spec to the LT-40C550 do not feature OLED technology. The JVC LT-40C550 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

TVs that have been around for a similar time to the LT-40C550 have display brightnesss of between 160 cd/m² and 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 330 cd/m². At only 280 candellas per square meter, the LT-40C550 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the LT-40C550.

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4 Other reasons to consider the JVC LT-40C550

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this television is A+. The LT-40C550 is typical compared to the other 668 televisions of this age and type 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 LT-40C550 is £74.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age. 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when this mid-size TV was released.

Average Depth

At 68.7 millimeters, the LT-40C550 has a pretty standard depth compared to most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the LT-40C550.

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Specification

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LED Backlighting Type
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User Reviews

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Reviewed 27 April 2016 by Harry Chay

So....easy to set up and cracking picture. But woefull sound. A £40 soundbar put that right though. Getting onto web with it seems a bit hit and miss and laggy. Worth it though! HD is spot on but... Read more…

Sound is bad but don't most people have sound bars or surround speakers these days should check reviews before buying...

Reviewed 1 December 2015 by Amazon Customer | 11 Comments

Picture quality is excellent, however, the sound is dreadful.. Neither JVC tech support or CS have a clue and recommend i buy a sound bar at £250.. Unfortunately, this TV has no way of connecting... Read more…

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0.37T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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