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JVC LT-40C551

JVC LT-40C551

40" Direct-LED 3000:1 Jul 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
Enjoy excellent home entertainment with the JVC LT-40C551 40"LED TV and bring television to life. High-quality visuals With built-in Freeview HD tuner, you get instant access to 12 HD digital TV... More
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2 Reasons For

JVC Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

JVC is one of the superior television brands according to average expert and user review score data that we have collected for all TVs.

Very Light

The lightest TV of a similar age and spec to the LT-40C551 is 3.7kg heavy, the heaviest is 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg. At only 6.4 kilograms, the LT-40C551 is quite light compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the LT-40C551.

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8 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the LT-40C551, the LT-40C551 does not have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a wi-Fi to this television and we think the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB730[plb_2233840_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other televisions of this type and age, the JVC LT-40C551 does not support smart TV.

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Not 3D

The LT-40C551 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the LT-40C551 are also not 3D.

If you would prefer a television that is 3D then you might also want to look at the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LT-40C551 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the LT-40C551 also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera that you might also want to look at 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

The average motion interpolation frequency of mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the LT-40C551 is 260Hz. At only 50 hertz, the LT-40C551 has a very slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the LT-40C551.

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Only Supports One Analog Signal Format System

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the JVC LT-40C551 is more than most televisions of this age and type. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems pal are also supported by this JVC television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the LT-40C551, the JVC LT-40C551 does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The JVC LT-40C551 has a quite dim display brightness (only 280 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the LT-40C551. Televisions that were released more than two years ago have display brightnesss of between 160 cd/m² and 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 330 cd/m².

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4 Other reasons to consider the JVC LT-40C551

OK Running Costs

This mid-size TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The LT-40C551 is typical compared to the other 668 TVs of this age and type that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the LT-40C551 is £74.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on comparable spec televisions that are a similar 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

JVC released the LT-40C551 over three years ago.

Average Depth

The LT-40C551 has a fairly typical depth (68.7 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Visible Diagonal Screen Size
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Number of Loudspeakers
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Number of OSD Languages
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Technical Details
Other Features
Other Features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Sound Enhancement Technology
Stereo Sound
Audio Power
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Surround Modes
Product Dimensions (without Stand, Metric)
Accessories Included

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £73.71
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Total running cost over 5 years £73.71
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Energy Rating
0.37T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 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.

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