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LOEWE Connect 55

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55" Edge-LED Apr 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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10 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The expert at Avmax.tech2.in.com said that this TV was a sensible purchase and gave it their "Best Buy" award.

This LOEWE TV received a "Highlight Award" from Audiovision.de.

Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this TV is 82 out of 100 based on ten expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, T3.com and PC Advisor.co.uk.

Nice Design

Several people who bought it agreed that it was a good design. Expert website Uk.hardware.info said in their review “The Connect ID 40 DR+ from Loewe is aimed at fans of modern interior design and with plenty of money to spend on it”.

One person who reviewed it wrote that it was luxurious. Expert review site Insideci.co.uk mentioned in their LOEWE Connect 55 review “Loewe's flagship Connect ID screen is triumphantly upmarket in design” .

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Good Picture Quality

One LOEWE Connect 55 owner wrote in their reviews that it was good for watching blu-ray discs. Expert review site Avmax.tech2.in.com gave it a rating of 5 stars and said in their review of this TV four years ago “You can enjoy your 3D Blu-ray on a panel that is accurate with colour reproduction”.

Good Brand

LOEWE is one of the better rated TV brands according to average expert and user reviews, and LOEWE also has good ratings for its 4K and 8K TVs.

Supports Smart TV

The LOEWE Connect 55 supports smart TV. Most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were released around the same time as the Connect 55 also support smart TV.

Alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE65JS8500[plb_2828910_price], or the LG 65UF850[plb_2805519_price].

Other televisions which also support smart TV that you might want to look at include the LOEWE Connect 40[plb_2701824_price].

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Connect 55 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the Connect 55 also have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions with a wi-Fi currently available including the Samsung UE65JS8500[plb_2828910_price], or the LG 65UF850[plb_2805519_price] which has better reviews.

We compared this television to all the other televisions with a wi-Fi and we think the LOEWE Connect 40[plb_2701824_price] is also worth considering.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

Most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for more than a year have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the Connect 55 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

At 40 Watts, the LOEWE Connect 55 has a fairly high RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to the Connect 55. 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as the Connect 55 have RMS rated powers of between 8W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 25W.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 450 candellas per square meter, the Connect 55 has one of the brighter display brightnesss amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. The display brightnesss of TVs of a similar type and age to the Connect 55 range from 170 cd/m² to 700 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 370 cd/m².

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9 Reasons Against

A Bit Expensive

One LOEWE Connect 55 reviewer wrote that it was not cheap. Expert website Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned “Hideously expensive by commodity gogglebox standards, yet boasting exquisite design (small wonder that the rumour mill has linked the brand with Apple's iTV ambitions” in their LOEWE Connect 55 review.

One customer wrote in their reviews that the LOEWE Connect 55 was not good value for money. Four years ago expert website Avmax.tech2.in.com wrote in their review of the LOEWE Connect 55 “It might look pricey.”.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of a comparable age and type to the Connect 55 do not have a built-in camera. The Connect 55 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at including the Samsung UE65JS9500[plb_2824055_price].

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Not Cheap

The cheapeast TVs of this age and type that we found costs £120 and the most expensive costs £11,995. We think that this TV looks expensive for a television that has been on the market for more than a year.

Running Costs Are High

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of B, and based on typical energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the Connect 55 is £274, which makes it one of the less economic to run TVs that have been on the market for more than a year.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the Connect 55 do not feature OLED technology. The Connect 55 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology which you might also want to consider including the LG 55EG960[plb_2879979_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Only Two USB 2.0 Ports Quantitys

Most TVs that are a comparable age to the Connect 55 have between one and three USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the Connect 55 which has two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Heavy

With a weight of 27.8 kilograms, the Connect 55 is quite heavy compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age. 4K and 8K TVs that were released one year ago have weights of between 1.1kg and 98kg, and the average weight is 20kg.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Connect 55 range from 61kWh to 550kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 234 kilowatt hours, the Connect 55 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst TVs of this age.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The LOEWE Connect 55 has one of the slowest response times (55 milliseconds) amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age. Across all the 4K and 8K TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the Connect 55 the response times range from 5ms to 180ms, and the average response time is 14ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LOEWE Connect 55

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on 4K and 8K TVs that came out more than a year ago. 4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

4K Ultra HD TVs have a resolution of 3840 x 2160 pixels.

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Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when LOEWE released the Connect 55.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Auto Volume Leveler
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
USB 3.0 Port
DVI Port
HDCP
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
USB 3.0 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Miracast
Wi-Fi Direct
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Teletext Function
Parental Control
24p Support
Local Dimming
Hard Drive Capacity
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Input Frequency
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Manual

2 Awards

audiovision.de Highlight Award avmax.tech2.in.com Best Buy

Expert Reviews

(16)
5 June 2015

The new Connect 55 is a welcome return to the UK TV scene by Loewe, showing off a new, more forward thinking and price-sensitive approach by the German brand while still delivering plenty of the...

19 May 2015

The Connect 55 isn't a perfect picture performer, and its lack of key streamed video services is pretty painful. It does, though, enjoy some of the best video processing we've seen, it's...

Firstpost.com

17 October 2013

Loewe is a brand associated with luxury and style. What Jaguar is to cars, Loewe is to flat panels. But owning a Loewe flat panel is not only about flamboyance, it also says that you are a... Read more…

Avmax.tech2.in.com

17 October 2013

At Rs 5, 00,000, this flat panel is awe-inspiring. It might look pricey, but the visual ecstasy this unit offers is simply unrivalled. It is also a 3D panel and you can enjoy your 3D Blu-ray on a...

Avmax.tech2.in.com

1 August 2013

The Loewe Connect ID 46 is the world's most customisable LED TV. Not so much manufactured as hand-crafted, it comes with a choice of coloured cabinet wraparounds and grille finishes, which can be... Read more…

13 March 2013

Loewe's flagship Connect ID screen is triumphantly upmarket in design and execution. It also lends itself well to custom installation, particularly if you're looking to use it in conjunction with...

6 March 2013

Loewe's Connect ID TV range is unapologetically premium. Hideously expensive by commodity gogglebox standards, yet boasting exquisite design (small wonder that the rumour mill has linked the brand... Read more…

10 October 2012

The Connect ID 40 DR+ from Loewe is aimed at fans of modern interior design and with plenty of money to spend on it. With the myriad of possibilities and customisations, the Connect ID should fit...

10 June 2015

De spreekwoordelijke Duitse kwaliteit is duidelijk zichtbaar bij Loewe, maar er hangt wel een fors prijskaartje aan. Verder is de (voorlopige) afwezigheid van Netflix erg jammer op een...

Outstanding build quality
Customisable design options
Excellent video processing
Good sound quality
UHD
Minimal video streaming support
Reflective screen
Expensive versus most rivals
Some backlight clouding
Prijs, (Voorlopig) geen Netflix
10 October 2012

De Connect ID 40 DR+ van Loewe is bedoeld voor de liefhebbers van een harmonieus interieur, die tevens een dikke beurs hebben. Dankzij de verschillende kleuruitvoeren en ruime keuze aan voeten is...

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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £270.80
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £273.84
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Energy Rating
1.4T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.4 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
35
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 35 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers loewe 54443o50, loewe 54443w51, loewe 54443w50
Barcodes 04011880156356, 04011880156578, 04011880159227, 04011880159241

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