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TCL F40B3803

TCL F40B3803

40" Flat 90mm May 2016
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date
A+
£88.30 Electricity cost over 5 years. Calculate
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8 Reasons For

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on similar spec televisions that were launched in the last 12 months. 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it.

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1.4 HDMI Version

This television has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on similar spec televisions that were released in the last 12 months.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most frequently supported supported video modes on mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Supports Four Video Formats Supporteds

supports four video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the F40B3803 is more than most mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TCL television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the F40B3803. The video formats supporteds "MP4", "MPG" and "TS" are also supported by this TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

With a display brightness of 300 candellas per square meter, the TCL F40B3803 has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other new mid-size TVs. The dimmest display brightness of latest mid-size TVs is 190 cd/m², the brightest is 450 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 270 cd/m².

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the TCL F40B3803 is more than most TVs that were released in the last 12 months. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs that have been on the market for the last year.

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Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on latest mid-size TVs.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to the F40B3803 have a wi-Fi, however the F40B3803 does not have a wi-Fi.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the LG 43LF5909 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The F40B3803 does not support smart TV, although it is worth noting that most of the other new TVs also do not support smart TV.

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Not 3D

Most latest similar spec TVs are not 3D. The F40B3803 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other latest comparable spec TVs, the F40B3803 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the F40B3803, the TCL F40B3803 does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the TCL F40B3803 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as the F40B3803. The average motion interpolation frequency of latest TVs is 240Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,000Hz.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The F40B3803 is a two HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other televisions that were released around the same time as the F40B3803 have between one and three HDMI ports quantitys.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

Most latest TVs have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys, including the F40B3803 which has one USB 2.0 ports quantity.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 79 kilowatt hours, the TCL F40B3803 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst comparable spec TVs of this age. The average annual energy consumption of comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the F40B3803 is 67kWh.

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Fairly Thick

Across all the new mid-size TVs the depths range from 7.1mm to 99mm, and the average depth is 70mm. At 90 millimeters, the TCL F40B3803 has a fairly thick depth compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to the F40B3803.

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2 Other reasons to consider the TCL F40B3803

Released Nine Months Ago

TCL released the F40B3803 nine months ago.

OK Running Costs

This mid-size TV has an efficiency rating of A+, and the average 5 year running cost of the F40B3803 is £89 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 214 latest mid-size TVs.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoding Technologies
Music Power
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RS-232 Ports
Digital Audio Optical Out
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
HDMI Version
HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
MHL Version
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
Auto Power Off
Number of OSD Languages
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Subtitles Function
Luminance
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Cord Length
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width

Running Cost

Hours of Use Per Day: hours
Show running costs over: years
Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
Electricity cost when on standby £1.77
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kwh per hour left on standby
Electricity price £per kilowatt hour
Annual electricity price inflation %
Water cost when switched on
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litres per hour
Water price £per litre
Annual water price inflation %
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Total running cost over 5 years £88.30
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the TCL F40B3803uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.44T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers tcl f40b3803, tcl f40s3803
Barcodes 05901292505646, 05901292506452

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