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JVC LT42C550
JVC LT-42C550

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JVC LT42C550

£329.00
42" Full HD 3000:1 Nov 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date £81.72 Electricity cost over 5 years
Full HD
JVC only has unexceptional TV reviews
Does not have a built-in camera
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Reviews

JVC Only Has Unexceptional TV Reviews

On average TVs from JVC are rated 68%, which is in the bottom 8% of all TV manufacturers that we have looked at.


Energy

Running Costs Are Average

This JVC TV has an efficiency rating of A+. The LT-42C550 is typical compared to the other 622 televisions of a similar age and spec that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the LT-42C550 is £82.


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

This TV was released in November 2014.


Design

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LT-42C550 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this television and we think the Samsung UE46F8000 (£399.99) is also worth considering.

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Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is full hd, which is the most commonly found HD type on TVs of a similar age and type 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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Not 3D

The JVC LT-42C550 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this type and age are also not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth considering include the Sony KDL-43W807 (£329.99), the Samsung UE50F6400 (£349.99), or the Philips 42PFT6309 (£349.99).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The LT-42C550 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs of this spec and age range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 320Hz. When compared to other TVs of this age and spec that we have checked, the JVC LT-42C550's motion interpolation frequency of only 50 hertz is one of the slowest.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The LT-42C550 has one of the dimmer display brightnesses (only 270 candellas per square meter) amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. The display brightnesses of similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television range from 200 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m².

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inches television.

Other 42" TVs currently available that you might want to look at include because of their better review scores, the LG 42LB561 (£259.00), or the Sony KDL-42W829 (£299.99).

If this television display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the Hisense LTDN50K220 (£365.00) (50").

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The JVC LT-42C550 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other similar spec televisions that came out more than two years ago do support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the Sony KDL-43W807 (£329.99) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The LT-42C550 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The JVC LT-42C550 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The LT-42C550 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of medium display diagonal TVs that came out more than two years ago range from 4W to 1,000W. When compared to other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago, the JVC LT-42C550's RMS rated power of only 8 Watts is one of the lowest.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The JVC LT-42C550 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04975769438547

Other TVs to Consider

Philips 40PFT6550 vs JVC LT-42C550

Philips 40PFT6550 vs JVC LT-42C550
Philips 40PFT6550 JVC LT-42C550
£ 399.00 £329.00
Vastly Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
Higher RMS Rated Power
Energy Efficiency Rating is Superior
Newer by Eight Months
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Philips 32PFK5500 vs JVC LT-42C550

Philips 32PFK5500 vs JVC LT-42C550
Philips 32PFK5500 JVC LT-42C550
£ 399.49 £329.00
33kWh Lower Annual Energy Consumption
Vastly Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
Cheaper to Run by £32.21
Higher RMS Rated Power
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A Lot Smaller Screen Size

Philips 48PFH5500 vs JVC LT-42C550

Philips 48PFH5500 vs JVC LT-42C550
Philips 48PFH5500 JVC LT-42C550
£ 688.23 £329.00
Faster Motion Interpolation Frequency
12W Higher RMS Rated Power
Superior Energy Efficiency Rating
Eight Months Newer
£359 More Expensive
40% Heavier
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