Seiki SE32HY02
Seiki SE32HY02
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Seiki SE32HY02

A very economical to run 32" HD Ready TV, but with poor features
32" HD Ready No No Jul 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D OLED Technology Release Date

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Seiki SE32HY02 Review

With low running costs,
Missing Some Features
4 Years Old
£61 Over 5 Years
Overall Score

Why Has it Scored 38?

Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
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 energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of only £61 over 5 years are in the cheapest 14% of all 4,025 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
It is missing some features:
Only HD Ready
Quite small display diagonal
Does not feature OLED technology
Not 3D

Seiki SE32HY02 In-Depth Analysis


Seiki Has Very Good TV Reviews

Based on 498 user and expert reviews (including 247 verified purchases), Seiki has very good reviews for its televisions. 72% of those that bought a Seiki television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Only HD Ready

The highest resolution of the Seiki SE32HY02 is HD Ready. That's 56% less resolution than the most frequently found HD type of Full HD and is actually the worst resolution across all TVs.

An 8K HD type is the best resolution amongst comparable types of TV.

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Quite Small Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the SE32HY02 of only 32" is quite small compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 15% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average display diagonal of all TVs is 46", with the smallest being 2" and the largest being 110".

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most other televisions, the SE32HY02 does not feature OLED technology. 98% of televisions do not feature OLED technology.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Seiki SE32HY02 is not 3D. 74% of televisions are not 3D.

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Quite Thick

Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 60mm. The thickness of the SE32HY02 of 86mm is quite thick compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 10% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on TVs.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Seiki SE32HY02 supports a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% lower display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common resolution supported by TVs. TVs resolutions range from 1024 x 768 pixels (worst) to 5120 x 2160 pixels (best).

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Supports Parental Controls

The SE32HY02 supports parental controls, unlike 88% of TVs which do not support parental controls.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The slowest motion interpolation frequency of televisions is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The SE32HY02's motion interpolation frequency of only 50Hz is very slow compared to most other TVs. It is in the slowest 2% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The display brightness of the SE32HY02 of only 250 cd/m² is fairly dim compared to most other TVs. It is in the dimmest 21% of all TVs when ranked by this feature. The dimmest display brightness of TVs is 50 cd/m², the brightest is 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This television has been on the market since July 2013.

Running Costs

Low Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this TV is A. The average 5 year running cost of the SE32HY02 is only £61 based on satisfactory usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 14% of all 4,025 TVs.

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