Hitachi 50R81 : a middle range Direct-LED television set

Presentation of the Hitachi 50R81

Hitachi ranks among the important actors on the television market, and proposes with this 50R81, an interesting screen tested by our Laboratory.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 49.5 inches.
Small but tough ; hopefully seeing its size , it will perhaps follow you (house move or holidays…). Good opportunities to test its reliability in the long run.
Beside, this television is equipped with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  This television is part of the main group of current TVs. It doesn’t completely stands out among its competitors with this choice of Ultra HD 4K.
Why can we consider this 50R81 as convincing in spite of its mid-range position ? This is what we are going to discover in this article.

The design of the Hitachi 50R81

The Hitachi 50R81 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
In conclusion, Hitachi has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this 50R81 to have a beautiful object in your living room.

TV screen presentation Hitachi 50R81

The display of this 50R81 is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.
Hitachi remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. 
The Hitachi 50R81 is available in the Ultra HD 4K resolution. Which is already above the average resolution of the range.
And with his 49.5 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is positioned in the range of small models.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
Designed with a frequency of 50 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 Ultra HD 4K image quality .
In conclusion on the display, with the 50R81 Hitachi makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

The sound of the Hitachi 50R81

The sound quality is correct but nothing more. The typical low-medium and mid-range sounds are far from what the competition offers. The sound of the 50R81 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
In terms of sound equipment, the TV is equipped with two loudspeakers and a power output of 8 W.

The sound quality of this TV is average. Don’t push the volume too hard, you’d be disappointed.

50R81 from Hitachi – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the 50R81 Hitachi has an operating system Roku TV; It will allow you to happily explore a number of entertainment options.
You will also be able to access the Internet, either through your Wi-Fi connection, or for the most geek among you via the LAN; you will then be able to download a whole bunch of applications and movies.

50R81 from Hitachi – Its connectivity

As for the connectivity aspect on Hitachi 50R81, it provides you with sufficient elements.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 4 connections, not too bad. The Hitachi 50R81 is thus at the very top of its range. The choices offered by its connections are simply enormous.

In clear, the connections available on this model are:
1 USB port, 2 HDMI ports, 1 component plug (Video)

50R81 from Hitachi – Technical characteristics

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 89
Screen size in inches 49.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct-LED
Display frequency 50
Sound power 8
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 0
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 2
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 125 W

To conclude on the Hitachi 50R81

With the intention of making a difference this new 50R81 Hitachi intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
For the display technology we are in 4K; you have a very good quality image, and an impressive sound quality; with its well thought out aesthetics, the result gives you a device that you want to buy.

Finally, we will note all the positive points that are to be added to the credit of this television set. Here are 3 that I find interesting:
the sound power, the screen size, the display frequency.