Hitachi 58C61 : a good Direct-LED television ?

58C61 from Hitachi – Presentation of this Ultra HD 4K

The firm Hitachi is deciding today to launch a new mid-range model with its 58C61.
In its 57.5 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
Its size is quite a good representation of the average screen : we are face to a standard screen.
Concerning technology, it is worth noting that this model is delivered with a Ultra HD 4K resolution.  Attractive, user friendly, minimum bulk , quality image and sound, everything has been carefully finalized in this television, in order to make a nearly perfect product.
Through our review today, you will understand why the Hitachi 58C61 is ranked among the best TVs of the moment.

58C61 from Hitachi – Design

The Hitachi 58C61 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
A product that is correct in view of its price. A sleek but effective design. It has the potential to compete with other TV sets on the market.
In conclusion, Hitachi has worked seriously on the design of this TV set. It’s efficient and it will allow you with this 58C61 to have a beautiful object in your living room.

58C61 from Hitachi – The screen

The Hitachi has a correct and well-calibrated image quality, but you have to do with a limited native contrast that is suitable for daytime viewing; forget about home theater programs in the dark.
With this new model, Hitachi confirms one of its technological choices. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Ultra HD 4K resolution. Which puts it among the above-average TVs in its range.
With a screen size of 57.5 inches, this 58C61 is among the models in the average.Beyond its size, we are still in front of a beautiful quality screen.
By providing it with a frequency of 100 Hz, this makes this TV set better positioned than its competitors. A perfectly synchronized image that will delight you for your home cinema.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Ultra HD 4K quality picture .
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is interesting and effective; it is a mid-range TV that is worth the detour.

TV sound presentation Hitachi 58C61

The Hitachi 58C61 is not satisfied with displaying stunning image quality. Indeed, it also pleasantly surprised us with its well-made audio performance.
The television set is equipped with  two speakers for a sound power of 10 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 58C61 up, it is the word perfection that stands out.

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

The Intelligent aspect of the Hitachi 58C61

As with many other TV sets, the 58C61 has its operating system SmartVue. You have the opportunity to explore the world of entertainment.
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.

Presentation of the connection technology of Hitachi 58C61

This television Hitachi 58C61 offers a rather classical connectivity : mixed inputs HDMI, the ports as well as the audio are available on this model.
In this price range, this TV offers a higher number of connections than most of its competitors.

It is with 6 possible connections that this 58C61 is presented. The Hitachi 58C61 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, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 component plug (Video)

Technical characteristics of the Hitachi 58C61

Here is a summary chart of the technical features of the TV:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 65.1
Screen size in inches 57.5
Screen resolution Ultra HD 4K
Display system Direct-LED
Display frequency 100
Sound power 10
Wifi Yes
Tuners available
Number of tuners 0
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
Composite Input (Video) Yes
HDR Compatible Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 150 W

Our conclusion on the Hitachi 58C61

With the intention of making a difference this new 58C61 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 screen size, the display frequency, the sound power.