Analysis of 32FK5HE4000 from Hitachi ?

What is the new Hitachi 32FK5HE4000 worth ?

Hitachi is now an important television manufacturer, and proposes this basic model 32FK5HE4000, a possible choice tested by our Laboratory.
A quick glimpse at the specification sheet : 32 inches.
In spite of this size, the rendering and the picture result are good, without a doubt by means of the technology used .
Regarding technology, we are facing a model with a Full HD resolution.  Its characteristics are basic, but as we said it already some of them could even be considered as mid-range.and so we are left facing an interesting television set.
So when you make your choice, you will ask yourself the question : is the 32FK5HE4000 a good bargain ? You will be told in this article.

TV design presentation Hitachi 32FK5HE4000

Cheap doesn’t mean ugly. This could be the rule that has been respected by the designers of Hitachi.
Innovation. This seems to be the key word given by Hitachi to characterize the 32FK5HE4000.
Who said that entry-level products could not benefit from quality design? That’s the thought we can face each other with this TV set. That nothing is impossible for Hitachi.
This Hitachi 32FK5HE4000 adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With its glass surface of 32 inches, it has a typical piano black color.
Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Indeed, it has a simple base, which fits perfectly into the decor, giving you a sense of unity and elegance.The shape of the base is of the pedestal type.In conclusion, even if design is important, it is not on this point that we judge the 32FK5HE4000. You can put it in your living room ,it will not look out of place.

32FK5HE4000 from Hitachi – The screen

The new Hitachi offers an image with disappointing contrasts. It has pale, dark and shallow colours. This translates into completely washed out blacks that do not allow you to enjoy a movie properly in the dark.
With this new model, Hitachi confirms one of its technological choices. 
The Hitachi television set displays a Full HD resolution. Which is already above the average resolution of the range.
Hitachi presents this 32FK5HE4000 with a screen of 32 inches; this television is positioned in the range of small models.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
Finally, Hitachi has chosen to put advanced technology on this TV, which makes it possible to have an Full HD image quality .
My opinion to conclude on the display part. It’s cheap; with the price that goes with it.

32FK5HE4000 from Hitachi – The sound

The speakers are of average quality and, therefore, the result does not work miracles on this point. Voices, for TV shows, are well reproduced; but for movie or game mode, you may have saturation and distortion in the sound.
The television set is equipped with  two loudspeakers with 6 W at output.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 32FK5HE4000 Hitachi, fair is the right word for it.

32FK5HE4000 from Hitachi – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the 32FK5HE4000 Hitachi has an operating system SmartVue; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
With its Wifi or network connection (local LAN), this TV gives you the possibility to download apps or movies directly. An interesting option in the age of the cloud and online games.
With a keyboard integrated in the remote control, it will be easy to steer your TV.
This software environment innovates on the Hitachi 32FK5HE4000 with a new feature: control the television set with voice. Indeed, thanks to the voice control function, it is possible to change channels, TV sources, turn the TV volume up or down just by talking to it. Isn’t that convenient?

Presentation of the connection technology of Hitachi 32FK5HE4000

Due to its small number of connectors, it will penalize some users.
In this TV range, the 32FK5HE4000’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

It is with 11 possible connections that this 32FK5HE4000 is presented. Almost all the devices in your home can be connected: the box, the game console, a multimedia server, and many other devices, in addition to your DVD or Blu-ray player.

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
1 USB port, 3 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 audio input, 1 headphone socket, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Technical characteristics of the Hitachi 32FK5HE4000

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Screen size in inches 32
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 6
Smart TV SmartVue
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 2
Number of audio inputs 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 45 W

32FK5HE4000 from Hitachi – The conclusion

With the intention of making a difference this new 32FK5HE4000 Hitachi intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
However, it is not the resolution that we expect from this television set. Indeed, the big advantage will be found in a very competitive price. Here, you will have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to enjoy a very well defined picture in all circumstances.

If there are any positive points to remember, here are 3 interesting ones:
the sound power, the display frequency, the screen size.