Television set Hitachi 24HE2003 : new reference Direct-LED ?

Hitachi 24HE2003 : the new Full HD

The new available television already on sale , the Hitachi 24HE2003 is a basic product. But in spite of this handicap it doesn’t prove unworthy. Let’s see how it is possible..
First, the size : 24 inches on this device.
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.  From our point of view it is interesting. Given the price, this model appears as a good choice. Not too expensive but anyway it is made with elements which we think will withstand in the long run .
So when you make your choice, you will ask yourself the question : is the 24HE2003 a good bargain ? You will be told in this article.

24HE2003 from Hitachi – Design

Cheap doesn’t mean ugly. This could be the rule that has been respected by the designers of Hitachi.
Could do better. This could be the overall opinion about this television set. However, it is not necessary to criticize too much; remember the price at which it is offered for sale!
With an interesting size of 24 inches, it has a typical piano black color.
In conclusion, even if design is important, it is not on this point that we judge the 24HE2003. You can put it in your living room ,it will not look out of place.

TV screen presentation Hitachi 24HE2003

Even on an entry-level model, the display restitution on this Hitachi works very well. The image is faithful and allows to benefit from a clear rendering, without distorting the original source.
With this new model, Hitachi confirms one of its technological choices. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Full HD resolution. This resolution is clearly better than what is generally done.
With a screen size of 24 inches, this 24HE2003 is among the most models in its category.Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
Hitachi chooses 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.
Note that with advanced technology, this TV gives you a Full HD quality picture .
To conclude the display part, we could say that it is average; but what more could be asked of a low-end device.

TV sound presentation Hitachi 24HE2003

In general, the sounds are well reproduced; but you have to forget about bass and low-midrange. It will be preferable to use an external system to enjoy better audio immersion.
The equipment consists of  two loudspeakers and a power output of 2.5 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 24HE2003 Hitachi, fair is the right word for it.

24HE2003 from Hitachi – Embedded intelligence

For the software part, the 24HE2003 Hitachi has an 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 24HE2003

Due to its small number of connectors, it will penalize some users.
You will have few choices regarding connections. This TV has less than most of its competitors.

It is with 8 possible connections that this 24HE2003 is presented. Not all of your devices will be able to be connected. A difficult choice is on the way.

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

Presentation of the technical features of the Hitachi 24HE2003

The main features of this TV set:

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Screen size in inches 24
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system Direct-LED
Display frequency 60
Sound power 2.5
Smart TV SmartVue
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 3
Number of USB ports 1
Number of HDMI ports 2
Number of audio outputs 2
Component Input (YpbPr) Yes
Composite Input (Video) Yes
DTS Sound Yes
PVR Available Yes
Power consumption 19 W

24HE2003 from Hitachi – The conclusion

With the intention of making a difference this new 24HE2003 Hitachi intends to make a difference. Well thought out and well finished. This mid-range is a wise choice.
In addition, it is worth noting that this 24HE2003 is equipped with smart TV technology. Thanks to this, you have a top-of-the-range device in its category, which makes it a relevant choice.
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.

From this new Hitachi we can retain 3 positive points:
the sound power, the display frequency, the depth of the colours.