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49

Overall Score

JVC LT-40C550

A Cheap to Run 40 Inch Full HD Television
40" Full HD No 3000:1 Jul 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date

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JVC LT-40C550 Review

With very low running costs but good reviews, we have ranked the JVC LT-40C550 number 899 across all TVs.
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4 Years Old
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£74 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
49
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 49?

It has average user reviews with an average user rating of 67%. Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2017.
It has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and its running costs of only £74 over 5 years are in the cheapest 11% of all 953 similar televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
This JVC TV is missing some features:
Quite thick
Quite slow motion interpolation frequency
Not 3D
Quite dim display brightness

JVC LT-40C550 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

Unexceptional Brand

We calculated the average ratings for all JVC TVs and also specifically for JVC medium display diagonal TVs and found that in both cases JVC had unexceptional ratings.


Features

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many latest televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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40 Inch Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

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Quite Thick

At 68.7 millimeters, the JVC LT-40C550 is quite thick compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this television. Across all the televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV the thicknesses range from 1.7mm to 100mm.

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Quite Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of latest medium display diagonal TVs range from 50Hz to 2,000Hz. With a motion interpolation frequency of only 50 hertz, the LT-40C550 has a very slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Not 3D

The LT-40C550 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV are also not 3D.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The JVC LT-40C550 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other recently released TVs.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV is 400 cd/m², and the display brightnesses range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m². The LT-40C550 has a fairly dim display brightness (only 280 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The JVC LT-40C550 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other new similar spec TVs also have a desktop stand included.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The LT-40C550 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV also do not have a built-in camera.

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Age

Released Over Four Years Ago

This JVC TV was released in July 2013.


Running Costs

Running Costs Are Low

This TV has an energy efficiency classification of A+, and the LT-40C550 is one of the more economic to run new comparable spec TVs that we have looked at for running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the LT-40C550 will cost only £74 over 5 years to run.

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JVC LT-40C550 Review Sources

To prepare this JVC LT-40C550 review we compared this TV to 100 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,091,736 product attributes, 109,253 TV reviews and 3,365,100 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers jvc lt40c550

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