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Alba 40-inch Full HD LCD TV

Price, features and specs of the Alba 40-inch Full HD 1080p LCD TV

Alba 40-inch Full HD LCD TV
Alba 40-inch Full HD LCD TV review

Alba TV review - if I have to be completely honest today was the first time I heard about the manufacturer Alba. It was a deal for a 40-inch Full HD LCD TV at eBay UK and of course it was not the technology that impressed me but the extremely low price tag.
The Alba TV I saw had these specs:
  • 40-inch (102cm) widescreen TV Full HD 1080p
  • Integrated Freeview digital tuner
  • Resolution 1920 x 1080 pixels
  • Refresh rate 60Hz
  • Brightness 300cd/m2
  • Contrast ratio 4000:1 (native)
  • Response time 10 milliseconds
  • Viewing angle 176/176 degrees
  • Progressive scan
  • 3 HDMI sockets, 1 SCART socket and 1 USB port
  • PC input socket
  • Component video socket
  • Composite
  • Headphone socket
  • AV socket (side)

Digital features:
  • Digital text
  • Digital audio broadcasting (DAB)
  • Digital video broadcasting (DVB) subtitles available
  • Auto setup
  • Auto scan for new channels
  • Now and next programme guide
  • CI slot
  • Audio description compatible

Extra features:
  • Sleep timer
  • Child lock
  • Picture and text
  • Remote control batteries required 2 x AAA (included)
  • Size of TV H97.9, W60.5, D10cm
  • Weight of TV 12.1kg (unpackaged)
  • Complete with built-in tabletop stand
  • Size of TV with stand H97.9, W65.5, D30.1cm
  • Weight of TV with stand 13.4kg
  • Suitable for wall mounting with a VESA 400 x 400mm bracket (bracket not included)

Energy efficiency information:
  • Energy efficiency rating: B
  • Energy efficiency index (EEI) 0.3
  • On mode power consumption 120 watts
  • Standby power consumption 0.36 watt
  • Annual power consumption 120kWh
  • Mercury content 500mg
As you can see it is not that bad, actually this TV is very well equipped for a sub-£250 Full HD TV. Of course it is not LED backlit panel and some of the features are quite outdated but for £230 it is OK. I hope we will get some of the new Alba products for full review so we would be able to tell you more about this brand and how it performs in real world conditions.

Meanwhile you can take a look at the LG 32CS460 LCD TV and the rest of our TV reviews.