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Seiki SE50FO04

Seiki SE50FO04UK

50" 60Hz Direct-LED Jul 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
Enjoy great-value entertainment with the whole family with the Seiki SE50FO04UK 50"LED TV. Full HD The SE50FO04 has a Full HD resolution, that means you More
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6 Reasons For

Robust

One Seiki SE50FO04 owner who reviewed the Seiki SE50FO04 considered that it was reliable. In October last year Phil Saunders mentioned “Have to be within 5 feet to work reliably” in his review and scored this TV 4 stars.

Good Sound Quality

One customer who bought it reckoned that it had good sound quality. Phil Saunders rated it 80 out of 100 and he said on Amazon last year “Excellent picture (better than the JVC it replaced) sound OK”.

Good Connectivity

One Seiki SE50FO04 reviewer wrote in their reviews that it had network functionality. Last year Phil Saunders said on Amazon “That said, there is a network connection.” in his review of this TV.

Seiki Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Seiki TVs have an average rating of 77 out of 100, which is in the top 80% of all television manufacturers that we have analysed.

1080p Supported Video Modes

This TV supports a 720p|1080i|1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on televisions of this type and age.

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Light

The weight of the Seiki SE50FO04 of only 10.5 kilograms is one of the lightest amongst large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The average weight of televisions of a comparable type and age to the SE50FO04 is 20kg.

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11 Reasons Against

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One Seiki SE50FO04 reviewer thought this TV did not have a good 3D picture quality. Phil Saunders said in his review of the Seiki SE50FO04 on Amazon “Great TV - no smart, no 3D, just a good basic TV!” but he gave the Seiki SE50FO04 a rating of 80 out of 100.

Poor Smart TV Features

One Seiki SE50FO04 owner who bought this TV thought it did not have great smart functions.

Inferior Technical Features

One Seiki SE50FO04 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Seiki SE50FO04 did not have good features. Phil Saunders mentioned in his review of the Seiki SE50FO04 on Amazon “There are no SMART features, which is good for me because I can add all the smart capabilities I want via the 3 HDMI ports”.

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Seiki SE50FO04 does not have a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the SE50FO04 which have a wi-Fi.

There are a number of other TVs which also have a wi-Fi that you might want to look at including the LG 50LB561[plb_2295119_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The SE50FO04 does not support smart TV, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the SE50FO04 which support smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV including the LG 50LF561[plb_2955144_price].

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Not 3D

The Seiki SE50FO04 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do are 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Seiki SE50FO04 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the SE50FO04 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of only 60 hertz, the SE50FO04 has one of the slower high frequency rates amongst similar spec televisions of this age. Similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 3,000Hz.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

Across all the TVs of this age and spec the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 460Hz. At only 60 hertz, the SE50FO04 has a very slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the SE50FO04.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the SE50FO04 do not feature OLED technology. The Seiki SE50FO04 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of TVs of this age and spec is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,500 cd/m². The SE50FO04 has a very dim display brightness (only 200 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the SE50FO04.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Seiki SE50FO04

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency classification of this TV is A+. The SE50FO04 is typical compared to the other 321 TVs of a similar age and spec that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the SE50FO04 is £111.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of a similar spec and age to it. 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

It was over three years ago when Seiki released the SE50FO04.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Visible Diagonal Screen Size
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Display Diagonal (metric)
Supported Graphics Resolutions
TV Tuner
Tuner Type
Audio
Number of Loudspeakers
Ports & Interfaces
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Number of OSD Languages
Design
Built-In Camera
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Package Weight
Package Dimensions (WxDxH)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Technical Details
Other Features
Other Features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
Sound Enhancement Technology
Stereo Sound
Picture Enhancement
Audio Power
Dimensions (WxHxD)
Product Dimensions (without Stand, Metric)
Packaging Content

User Reviews

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Reviewed 30 August 2015 by Phil Saunders | 33 Comments

Excellent picture (better than the JVC it replaced) sound OK but not relevant to me as I use a home theater system. Can record/timeshift to a USB device (which can be a hard drive or a memory... Read more…

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Total running cost over 5 years £110.56
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Energy Rating
0.55T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.55 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 15 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers seiki se50fo04, seiki se50fo04u, seiki se50fo04uk

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