Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps.

 147/4680
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Hitachi  HXT12U 42 In Full HD1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps.

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This Hitachi 42 Inch TV with Smart apps boasts Full High Definition 1080p picture quality on a contemporary and sleek design. This TV offers you a range of fantastic online content to keep you and your family entertained. Enjoy even more of your favourite programmes with integrated Freeview HD, allowing you to view over 50 subscription free channels in stunning Full HD.

Top 5 Smart Apps include: BBC iPlayer, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Flickr.

Television picture quality:

  • Smart TV.
  • Screen size: 42in (106cm).
  • Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels.
  • Motion rate 50Hz.
  • Response time 15 milliseconds.
  • Viewing angle 178/178 degrees.

Connectivity:

  • 1 SCART socket, 2 USB ports and 2 HDMI sockets.
  • PC input socket.
  • Composite.
  • Headphone socket.
  • AV socket.
  • Requires Wi-Fi dongle (sold separately).
  • Ethernet connection.
  • DLNA compatibility.
  • Suitable for wall mounting 200 x 200 bracket.

Sound quality:

  • NICAM sound system.
  • 2 x 8 watts RMS power output.

Digital features:

  • Freeview HD digital tuner.
  • 7 day electronic programme guide (EPG).
  • CI+ slot.

Additional features:

  • Sleep timer.
  • Child lock.
  • Size of TV H57, W97, D10cm.
  • Weight of TV 11kg (unpackaged).
  • Size of TV with stand: H61, W97, D22cm.
  • Weight of TV with stand: 11kg.

Energy efficiency information:

  • Energy efficiency rating: A.
  • On mode power consumption 69 watts.
  • Annual power consumption 100kWh.
  • Standby power consumption 0.5 watt.

EAN: 1474680

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* Please note item 1474680 has previously been on sale at 249.99.

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Customer reviews and ratings

Hitachi HXT12U 42 In Full HD1080p FVHD LED TV + Smart Apps. 4.4 5 380 393
Television I was very happy with this t.v and the excellent help from the lovely young lady , only gripe is that the next week the price reduced by £30 ! 09 September 2014
Looks great, great visuals too. 04 September 2014
brilliant buy. this tv has everything i wanted from a H.D tv, and it was excellent value. 02 September 2014
Great TV If you are looking for a good screen, sound and picture then this TV is perfect, however if your are looking for a modern smart tv I wouldn't recommended, you cannot add additional apps and the only one's I can use are youtube and BBC I player, netflix etc are not available. Overall a great buy for a TV size upgrade 28 August 2014
Not bad for the money Good product but sound quality is a little tinny - May invest in a sound bar but overall a good product for the money paid 27 August 2014
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7 months ago
If I connect this tv to my sat box, I will get the free sat channels. Will I also get the free view channels even though no terrestrial arial is plugged in ?
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7 months ago
Answer: 
Hi Normski,
If you are satellite box is able to receive channels then there is no issue with connecting your satellite box go the TV to watch that content. It is possible that your satellite content provider transmits the Freeview channels as part of their package. If however you do not receive the Freeview channels through your satellite content provider and want to watch them you will need a terrestrial aerial input to tune the TV into them
Hope that helps
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Hitachi Product Expert
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7 months ago
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Hi you will find this tv needs an aerial or no tv picture and it has no satellite tuner so no freesat hope this helps.
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7 months ago
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7 months ago
Answer: 
Hi Maggie,
The Netflix application is not compatible with this product.
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7 months ago
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7 months ago
Answer: 
Hi Corky,
The product will accept an analogue signal. On the first time install you will need to alter the signal search from digital to digital and analogue.
Best Regards
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7 months ago
Please do not refer me to the website, as others have been. There is NO information on there about this TV at all...!
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7 months ago
Answer: 
Hi Urban_Therapist,
In response to your first question the product uses a Direct-lit LED panel and to answer you second question the product does not support local dimming.
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7 months ago
I have no terrestrial ariel. Can this tv be connected to the satellite dish that I have ?
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7 months ago
Answer: 
Hi Normski,
You can use this TV with a satellite dish by connecting it to the TV through either the Scart socket or if you have Sky HD, Virgin Tivo or any box that has an HDMI output you can connect them to the TV by HDMI.
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7 months ago
My Plasma Hitachi Alis the sound quality is poor and muffled has this been addressed by Hitachi
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7 months ago
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excellent we have ours through a sound surround system but the tv sound is acceptable
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7 months ago
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7 months ago
Answer: 
hi,
yes this tv is able to receive RTE.
you know this when you see in the description of a tv that it has a FREEVIEW HD tuner.
it is always important when looking at the spec of any tv that you want to receive RTE on that it has a freeview hd tuner.
you will see other tv's listed that have a freeview tuner but these will not pick up the signal from the southern transmitter.
The important thing to look for is the letters HD after the word FREEVIEW.
So always check tuner type.bye
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7 months ago
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7 months ago
Answer: 
hi baza,
The product surround is a dark matt grey/ titanium finish.
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7 months ago
On full detail info. sound quality - power output is listed as 1watts RMS power output - is this correct?
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7 months ago
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Hi Chippy,
The power output on this model is 2 x 8W RMS. Argos will be updating the full product info to recfity this error.
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7 months ago
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7 months ago
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Slightly metallic looking dark grey.
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