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LOEWE Connect 55 DR+

LOEWE Connect 55 DR+ Highlight Award Best Buy
55" Edge-LED Jan 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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6 Reasons For

LOEWE Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

LOEWE 4K and 8K TVs have good reviews on average and across all TVs LOEWE is one of the superior brands.

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that are a comparable age to the Connect 55 DR+, the Connect 55 DR+ supports smart TV.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Like most of the other new televisions, the Connect 55 DR+ has a wi-Fi.

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Very High RMS Rated Power

At 80 Watts, the Connect 55 DR+ has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that were launched in the last 12 months. The lowest RMS rated power of latest 4K and 8K TVs is 7W and the highest is 120W.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The Connect 55 DR+ is a four HDMI ports quantity TV.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The average display brightness of recently released 4K and 8K TVs is 370 cd/m². The LOEWE Connect 55 DR+ has a fairly bright display brightness (450 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other newly released TVs.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other televisions that came out in the last 12 months, the Connect 55 DR+ 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 UE78HU8500[plb_3973673_price] which is also higher rated.

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Running Costs Are Very High

This LOEWE TV is rated B for energy efficiency, and the Connect 55 DR+ is one of the least economic to run new 4K and 8K TVs that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the Connect 55 DR+ will cost £246 over 5 years to run.

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs that were launched around the same time as the Connect 55 DR+ do not feature OLED technology. The LOEWE Connect 55 DR+ is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Supports Five Video Formats Supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the LOEWE Connect 55 DR+ is more than most 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video formats supported is MKV, but this video formats supported is not supported by this LOEWE TV. The video formats supporteds H.264, H.265, MPEG, MPEG2 and MPEG4 are also supported by this television.

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At 27.8 kilograms, the Connect 55 DR+ is quite heavy compared to most of the other 4K and 8K TVs that have been around for the last year. The lightest 4K and 8K TV that has been around for a comparable time to the Connect 55 DR+ is 7.6kg heavy, the heaviest is 59kg, and the average weight is 19kg.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

Latest 4K and 8K TVs have annual energy consumptions of between 59kWh and 420kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 140kWh. With an annual energy consumption of 211 kilowatt hours, the LOEWE Connect 55 DR+ has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst 4K and 8K TVs of this age.

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2 Other reasons to consider the LOEWE Connect 55 DR+

4K Ultra HD HD Type

4K Ultra HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is 4K Ultra HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs that have been around for the last year. 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 Twelve Months Ago

It was twelve months ago when this LOEWE TV was released.


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Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Audio (L,R) Out
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Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
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On/Off Timer
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
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Teletext Function
Child Lock
24p Support
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2 Awards Highlight Award Best Buy

Expert Reviews

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...

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…

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...

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
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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Electricity cost when switched on £243.56
Electricity cost when on standby £2.31
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Total running cost over 5 years £245.87
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the LOEWE Connect 55 DR+uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.2 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 32 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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