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Overall Score

JVC LT42C550

£399.00
An economical to run 42" Full HD TV, but with poor features and a price that represents alright value for money
42" Full HD No No Nov 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date
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JVC LT-42C550 Review

With low running costs but representing good value for money, we have ranked the JVC LT-42C550 number 186 in 40 inch TVs.
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Good
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Missing Some Features
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2 Years Old
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£82 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
51
Average

Why Has it Scored 52?

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It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
This TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and its running costs of £82 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D
Does not support Wi-Fi

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared this JVC TV with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is mediocre for watching films on, ranking number 727 in TVs for films. It is also mediocre for watching sport on, ranking number 822 in TVs for sport as well being mediocre for playing games on, ranking number 496 in TVs for gaming.
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Should You Buy it Now?

Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks. There was a cheaper price of £189 at Electronic Empire 20 days ago. We predict that the price will go down again.
There is a 82% chance that the price will go down. However the future is never certain and there remains a chance that the price will actually go up. Get Price Alerts.

How Big is the JVC LT-42C550?

JVC LT-42C550 front dimensions

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JVC LT-42C550 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

JVC Only Has Unexceptional Television Reviews

TVs produced by JVC have unexceptional ratings on average compared to other brands.


Value For Money

Good Value for Money

The product has mediocre features and is over 6 months old but at £399.00 it is cheaper than 72% of TVs.

Price Has Gone Up by £210 (53%)

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Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the LT-42C550 of 42" is relatively typical compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 37% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other TVs, the LT-42C550 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of TVs do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

The LT-42C550 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The LT-42C550 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike 59% of TVs which support Wi-Fi.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The LT-42C550's RMS rated power of only 8W is in the lowest 6% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. Across all the televisions the RMS rated powers range from 2W to 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The JVC LT-42C550's motion interpolation frequency of only 50Hz is in the slowest 3% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LT-42C550 does not have a built-in camera. 98% of TVs also do not have a built-in camera.

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Age

Released Over Two Years Ago

JVC released the LT-42C550 in November 2014.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

The efficiency rating of this TV is A+. Based on fine energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the LT-42C550 is £82, which is typical compared to the other 4,025 TVs.

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Product Identifiers

Barcodes 04975769438547

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