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Telefunken D43F278A3
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Telefunken D43F278A3

43" 400Hz Direct-LED Dec 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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3 Reasons For

Supports Smart TV

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the D43F278A3, the D43F278A3 supports smart TV.

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Very Fast High Frequency Rate

When compared to other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the D43F278A3 that we have assessed, the high frequency rate of the D43F278A3 of 400 hertz is one of the fastest. The high frequency rates of comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the D43F278A3 range from 50Hz to 400Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 100Hz.

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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 are a comparable age to it.

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7 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Most televisions of this spec and age do not have a wi-Fi. The D43F278A3 is no exception to this as it too does not have a wi-Fi.

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Not 3D

The D43F278A3 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs of this age and type are also not 3D.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than a year ago, the D43F278A3 does not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The D43F278A3 does not feature OLED technology, although this is within the context that most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.

Alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to consider include the UN50J6200[pl_2958294_price], or the UE32J4500[pl_3059439_price] both from Samsung.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of 78 kilowatt hours, the D43F278A3 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions amongst televisions of this age. The lowest annual energy consumption of TVs of a comparable spec and age to the D43F278A3 is 32kWh and the highest is 160kWh.

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Only Mega Contrast Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

This television has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most frequently found contrast ratio (dynamic) on TVs of a comparable type and age to it.

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Very Thick

The depths of televisions of a similar type and age to the D43F278A3 range from 7mm to 98mm. With a depth of 98 millimeters, the Telefunken D43F278A3 has a very thick depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the D43F278A3.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Telefunken D43F278A3

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when this television was released.

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The D43F278A3 is typical compared to the other 366 TVs of this spec and age that we have assessed for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the D43F278A3 is £90.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. 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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HD Type
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
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Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Hybrid Broadcast Broadband TV (HbbTV)
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
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Headphone Outputs
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
RF Ports Quantity
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
RF Connector Type
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Teletext Function
Child Lock
Extended PVR
Colour of Product
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
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Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
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Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Warranty Card

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £86.53
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £89.57
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Telefunken D43F278A3uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.44 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers telefunken d43f278a3, telefunken d43f278a3c
Barcodes 04024862077785

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