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Hitachi 32R20

Hitachi 32R20
66
Brand Rating
Good Brand
64
Features
Good Features
80
Age
2 Years Old
63
Running Costs
£420 Over 5 Years
69
Kagoo Score
Good
Our Verdict:
A good spec but slightly out of date hd ready 31.51" television, with ok reviews and running costs.
31.51"
81mm
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$342
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Hitachi 32R20 Price History

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Our unique forecasting algorithm looks at historic price trends and predicts the most likely price change over the next 2 weeks.

Having analysed the historic price trend for the Hitachi 32R20 we calculated that there is a 39% chance that prices will remain steady over the next 2 weeks.

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Released 2 years ago, we have ranked the Hitachi 32R20 number 46 across all TVs.

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Kagoo Score
66
Reviews
64
Features
0
Value for Money
81
Age
63
Running Costs

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69
Kagoo Score

Why Has it Scored 69?

multiple reviews mentioned that it has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available.
It has running costs of £420 over 5 years, which puts it in the most expensive 2% of all 5,300+ TVs that we have calculated running costs for.
This Hitachi TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Only hd ready
Smaller than average display diagonal

What is the Kagoo Score?

We calculate the Kagoo Score for each TV by looking at its reviews, features, popularity, age, value for money and running costs.

The Kagoo Score is an easy way to understand whether the TV is recommended.

The Kagoo Scores are constantly being updated. As newer, higher spec TVs come to market, the older TVs will gradually have their Kagoo Score reduced.

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Reviews

Average Review Score

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What Are People Saying About the Hitachi 32R20?

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One Customer Thought it Had Good Sound Quality
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One Person Thought This TV Was a Good Smart TV
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How Good Are Hitachi TVs?

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Features

Key Reasons For and Against

Supports Wi-Fi
Only hd ready
Smaller than average display diagonal
Does not feature OLED / QLED technology
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Only Hd Ready

The Hitachi 32R20 has a maximum resolution of hd ready. That's 56% less resolution than the most frequently found HD type of full hd and is in fact the worst resolution amongst all televisions.

The best resolution across comparable types of TV is 8K. HD-Ready TVs have a resolution of 1280 x 720 pixels.

What does "HD type" mean? Less Edit
Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The smallest display diagonal of televisions is 7", the largest is 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The Hitachi 32R20's display diagonal of only 31.5" is smaller than average when compared to most other televisions. It is smaller than 87% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

What does "display diagonal" mean? Less Edit
Does Not Feature OLED / QLED Technology

The Hitachi 32R20 does not feature OLED / QLED technology. 97% of TVs also do not feature OLED / QLED technology.

What is OLED / QLED technology? Less Edit
Thick

The thickness of the Hitachi 32R20 of 81mm is thicker than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the thickest 26% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. Across all the TVs the thicknesses range from 2.7mm to 970mm, and the average thickness is 77mm.

What does "thickness" mean? Less Edit
Supports Wi-Fi
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The Hitachi 32R20 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

What is Wi-Fi? Less Edit
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Value for Money

Value for Money

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Age

Hitachi 32R20 Release Date

February 2017

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When Are Most New Hitachi TVs Released?

We couldn't see any evident trend in the release dates for new Hitachi televisions over the last 3 years.

November was the biggest month in 2018 for new Hitachi TVs, with six new Hitachi TVs released that month. In 2017 most new Hitachi TVs were released in August, with two new Hitachi TVs released that month. The biggest month in 2016 for new Hitachi television releases was February, with two new Hitachi televisions released that month.

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How Fast Do Hitachi Television Prices Drop After Release?

Most TVs drop in price by 6% in the first 6 months after release, however Hitachi TVs tend to depreciate slower.

In the first 6 months after release, Hitachi TVs drop in price by 3% on average. That means a saving of $29 on a typical $1,124 new Hitachi TV if you wait 6 months before buying.

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Running Costs

Hitachi 32R20 Running Costs

The 32R20 is in the most expensive 2% of all 5,300+ televisions that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 32R20 will cost £420 over 5 years to run.

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Electricity cost when on standby $271
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 1.9 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 49 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Hitachi 32R20 Specification

Key Features
HD Type
Display Diagonal
OLED / QLED Technology
Thickness
Display
LED Backlighting Type
Display Resolution
Aspect Ratio
Display Refresh Rate Supported
Other Features
Sound Enhancement Technology
Box Dimensions (W X D X H)
Power
Dimensions (WxHxD)
USB Port
Design
VESA Mounting Interfaces
Power
Power Consumption (Typical)
Power Consumption (Standby)
Packaging Content
Handheld Remote Control
Battery Type
Networking
Wi-Fi
Operational Conditions
Operating Temperature (T-T)

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers

hitachi 32r20

Barcodes

 00050585123571

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