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I bought this TV in Sainsburys for £250 around 18 months ago. I think this was an excellent price for the size and the fact that you could only buy unbranded TVs for near to this price at the time. It is a quality product with a decent picture and sound quality. It makes very little background noise i.e. whirring or humming which is a problem I have had repeatedly with other manufacturers. The stand swivels conveniently to face your viewing position. It has 1 HDMI port, 2 scart ports, 1 VGA port and 1 USB port as well as a few generally outdated ones i.e RGB and optical out. It also has full Free-view coverage, an excellent menu system and remote control. It is a nice looking unit , plain black with tidy edges and no obtrusive buttons or LED displays.
The main problems with this unit would be only 1 HDMI port, the main way of connecting modern computers and games consoles. Also the fact that it is only HD ready, meaning you can get better resolution almost anywhere now.
All in all I would say this is an excellent television to buy if at a reasonable price, but in 2012 (or later) you can probably find better specifications for a similar or cheaper price. However a quality unit if the price is right!
I bought this widescreen LCD HDTV Freeview ready television on offer from Tesco at approximately £375. I wanted an equivalent Sony television but that sold out after 2 weeks of a 2 month promotion and has now been discontinued.
Despite the fact that there is an instruction booklet on how to add the back panel to the frame of the television it was pretty much fully assembled and with just the base and the wires to plug in the television was in operation within 30 minutes. Auto tuning picks up all the main channels quickly and loads some of the Freeview channels too (Freeview in our area, Essex, doesn't kick in until 2011), but we've got Sky at the moment anyway.
The picture is very clear and the sound is amazing, the remote control is also very easy to use. It is solidly built and is aesthetically pleasing.
Likes - Flat screen, lightweight. Screen swivels and can be turned to face any chair in the room within a 45 degree arc. There is a cable guard at the back so cables can be channeled down the centre of the stand. Controls on the side of the television, which is a great idea and sensible as if the buttons were on the front there might be some danger of pushing the television over.
Dislikes - Has USB port but not enabled on this 'lower' priced model despite being advertised on the specification. Presumably they use the same mould at the factory for different models which I'm sure is very economical in production but damned frustrating if you want to use the accessories. This product is no longer stocked by Tesco, so I feel a bit cheated that there wasn't a bigger discount as the product was being discontinued. The cable guard at the back of the telly is a good idea but if you've got more than just the telly to hook up (like a DVD player or Sky box) it will not secure all the cables.
Overall, beware why a television is on offer and go to the shop personally if you can to check the specification. Like most modern technology, buy as big as you can afford so it won't be obsolete straight away.