Vu 40 PL : What is it worth?

What is the new Vu 40 PL worth ?

Recently Vu has released information about its new model of television . It is the 40 PL.
Classified in the mid-range category. we thought we had to have a closer look at it in order to check whether the constructor had done a good job or not.
Let’s have a look at the size. It’s a 40 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.
This television is delivered with a  Full HD 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.
Has the Vu succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

40 PL from Vu – Design

Sober but in line with current trends. Vu has asked its design office to make a product that tends towards the top range, but remains affordable.
No revolution concerning the aesthetics of this 40 PL. We are in line with market standards. At least we know what we’re buying: a television set.
The shapes are balanced and the overall rendering is beautiful to look at. A successful mid-range model.
The Vu 40 PL adopts a standard shape with a flat screen.
With a size of 40 inches, Another thing we can highlight in the design of this TV is the design of its support. Equipped with a double base, Vu has chosen security. The TV holds well, nothing moves thanks to this system. And whatever the price of the 40 PL, we prefer this kind of solution that guarantees that the television will not fall out of its place.
The charm of the 40 PL is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
A mid-range television set that relies heavily on its design and the quality of its materials; arguments that Vu has been promoting for some time now on these products. All this for a price that stays contained.

TV screen presentation Vu 40 PL

The designers of Vu have made this new TV set 40 PL. A new mid-range model with the characteristics of its time, a well calibrated image, and a high-performance processing.
Vu remains anchored in its technological choices and decides to equip its new television set with it. 
The Vu 40 PL is available in the Full HD resolution. Vu presents this 40 PL with a screen of 40 inches; this television belongs to the series of small models in its range.In the end, it is interesting to note that beyond the size, the screen is well made. A point to add when choosing between this model and other competitors.
By providing it with a frequency of 60 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Full HD quality picture .
In conclusion on the display, with the 40 PL Vu makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

40 PL from Vu – The sound

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 40 PL 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 baffles for a sound power of 10 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 40 PL Vu, it is the word correct that comes out.

40 PL from Vu – Embedded intelligence

As with many other TV sets, the 40 PL has its operating system Linux; 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.

Presentation of the connection technology of Vu 40 PL

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
In this TV range, the 40 PL’s offers are among the widest choice of connectors. This TV has more than most of its competitors.

This model has a total of 11 connections, not too bad. 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 detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 audio input, 1 headphone socket, 1 antenna input, 1 component plug (Video), 1 composite plug (Y/Pb/Pr)

Presentation of the technical features of the Vu 40 PL

Here is a summary of the technical characteristics of the television set:

Characteristic Value
Sizes of the television without stand 100.5 x 15.4 x 62.1 cm
Screen size in inches 40
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 10
Smart TV Linux
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T2 DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 1
Number of audio inputs 1
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
Dolby Digital Sound Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 110 W

To conclude on the Vu 40 PL

Finally, this new Vu 40 PL is a television set that can go anywhere; it can meet the majority of needs.
With a smart TV technology, you benefit from a relevant choice for a top-of-the-range model. Really interesting.
In parallel, it will be necessary to add an important parameter: the price. You have here a television set whose price is very competitive compared to its competitors. In other words, including your final decision, you will have to take into account the fact that this is a television set that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to have a very well defined image in all circumstances.

In short, many positive points that make this TV a very good product. The following 3 points should be remembered:
the display frequency, the screen size, the sound power.

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