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JVC LT-55C550

JVC LT55C550

55" 1000:1 Nov 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
With a high quality LED screen and a built in Freeview HD tuner, the JVC LT-55C550 55 LED TV provides all you need for quality home entertainment. Great picture and sound With a 55 Full HD screen,... More
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8 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

A number of customers who reviewed it said that it was good value for money. Dicko said in their review of the JVC LT-55C550 on Amazon this year “Having also plugged it into a £15 NowTV box with the Plex client added, for £344 it's a respectable value Smart TV package”.

One JVC LT-55C550 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was cheap. Julie -. Marie Whitaker mentioned on Amazon “Awesome budget TV”.

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Good Product Quality

A number of people thought the JVC LT-55C550 was good quality. Julie -. Marie Whitaker mentioned on Amazon in October this year “Real quality”. Julie -. Marie Whitaker also wrote “The image quality is spot on”.

Good Sound Quality

A few JVC LT-55C550 reviewers who reviewed it concluded that it had good sound quality. In October this year Julie -. Marie Whitaker scored it 5 stars and she said in her review of the JVC LT-55C550 on Amazon “Sound for me is great I may invest in a sound bar later on”.

Good Picture Quality

One customer who purchased it wrote that it had good picture quality.

Good Connectivity

One JVC LT-55C550 reviewer reckoned that it was good in terms of connectivity. In October Dicko mentioned “Reasonable connectivity, 3 HDMI (HDMI 1 supports ARC), PC input, PC audio input, Composite Video, Scart, USB, Headphones, Optical audio output” however they only scored this TV 3 stars.

JVC TVs Have Good Reviews

TVs from JVC have an average rating of 71 out of 100, which is in the top 92% of all television manufacturers that we have looked at.

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Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Across all the similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the LT-55C550 the RMS rated powers range from 7.5W to 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. At 24 Watts, the JVC LT-55C550 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the LT-55C550.

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Light

With a weight of only 13.4 kilograms, the LT-55C550 is quite light compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the LT-55C550. Across all the TVs of this spec and age the weights range from 1.8kg to 63kg.

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10 Reasons Against

Recent Price Increase of £82.00

The price of the LT-55C550 has increased by £82.00 in the last 42 days.

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The JVC LT-55C550 does not have a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do have a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a wi-Fi to this TV and we think the LG 50LB561[plb_2295119_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The LT-55C550 does not support smart TV, unlike most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the LT-55C550.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also support smart TV including the LG 50LF561[plb_2955144_price] which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

The LT-55C550 is not 3D. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the LT-55C550 do are 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 55LB730[plb_2233832_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LT-55C550 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the LT-55C550 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Running Costs Are Very High

Whilst this television has an energy efficiency classification of A, the LT-55C550 is in the most expensive 18% of all 321 TVs of a similar age and type that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the LT-55C550 will cost £172 over 5 years to run.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of only 50 hertz, the LT-55C550 has one of the slowest motion interpolation frequencys amongst large TVs of this age. The motion interpolation frequencys of large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the LT-55C550 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the LT-55C550 do not feature OLED technology. The LT-55C550 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of large TVs that have been available for around the same time as the LT-55C550 is 370 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m². The LT-55C550 has a quite dim display brightness (only 300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

At 156 kilowatt hours, the LT-55C550 has a fairly high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the LT-55C550. The annual energy consumptions of large TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 60kWh to 320kWh.

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2 Other reasons to consider the JVC LT-55C550

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this large TV was released.

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 age and spec. 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Smart TV
Smart TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker(s)
Ports & Interfaces
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
HDMI Ports Quantity
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Management Features
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Handheld Remote Control
Other Features
Sound Enhancement Technology
Speakers
DVB
Packaging Content
Special Features
Photo Share
Football Mode
X-Reality PRO
Triluminos Display
Cinematic S-Force Front Surround
ClearAudio+
Auto Depth Enhancer
Motionflow XR
Wide Colour Enhancer Plus
Dynamic Contrasting
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
ClearAudio+
ConnectShare
4K X-Reality Pro

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Electricity cost when switched on £171.46
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Total running cost over 5 years £171.46
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Energy Rating
0.85T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.85 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
22
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 22 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers jvc lt55c550
Barcodes 04975769435096

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