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Very High RMS Rated Power
At 40 Watts, the 32 VLE 5500 has a very high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the 32 VLE 5500. Mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 32 VLE 5500 have RMS rated power of between 5W and 40W, and the average RMS rated power is 17W.
1.4 HDMI Version
This TV has a 1.4 HDMI version, which is the most frequently found HDMI version on latest mid-size TVs.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
The Grundig 32 VLE 5500 is a two USB 2.0 port TV.
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it.
The lightest mid-size TV that has been available for around the same time as the 32 VLE 5500 is 1kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg. With a weight of only 4.4 kilograms, the Grundig 32 VLE 5500's weight is one of the lightest amongst new mid-size TVs.
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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The 32 VLE 5500 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 32 VLE 5500 which have a WiFi connection.
We compared this television to all the other TVs with a WiFi connection and we think the LG 32LH604[plb_3349265_price], the Sony KDL-32WD603[plb_3301683_price], or the Samsung UE32K5500[plb_3346898_price] is also worth considering.
Does Not Support Smart TV Features
The 32 VLE 5500 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as the 32 VLE 5500 also do not support smart TV features.
We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support smart TV features including the UE32K5500[pl_3346898_price], or the HG32EE460[pl_3581517_price] both from Samsung or the LG 32LH604[plb_3349265_price] which is also cheaper.
Not 3D Compatible
The Grundig 32 VLE 5500 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 32 VLE 5500 are also not 3D compatible.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Like most of the other televisions that came out in the last year, the 32 VLE 5500 does not have a built-in camera.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The 32 VLE 5500 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out in the last year also do not feature OLED technology.
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With a thickness of 76 millimeters, the 32 VLE 5500 has a relatively standard thickness compared to most of the other new televisions.
Televisions with a thicker thickness that might also be worth looking at include the Samsung UE40J5500[plb_2940531_price] (66.9mm).
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
PPR (Picture Perfection Rate)
1366 x 768
Supported Video Modes
Screen Format Adjustments
4:3, 14:9, 16:9, Auto
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1366 x 768, 1280 x 720 (HD 720)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB, DVB-T
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, PAL, PAL, PAL B, PAL BG, PAL, PAL L, SECAM, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM B/G, SECAM, SECAM L
Channels Quantity (DVB-T)
Channels Quantity (DVB-S2)
Channels Quantity (DVB-C)
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RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Auto Volume Leveler
Digital, DTS TruSurround, DTS
Movie, Music, Sports
Dolby Digital, DTS
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC)
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Number of OSD Languages
Plug and Play
Colour of Product
VESA Mounting Interfaces
200 x 100
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Power Consumption (standby)
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Annual Energy Consumption
AC Input Voltage
20-24, 220 - 240
AC Input Frequency
50, 60, 50/60
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
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Total running cost over 5 years
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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