The Hitachi F40E4000 : what is this mid-range worth ?

Presentation of the Hitachi F40E4000

Hitachi unveils a new model equipped with all the current expected sophistications, the F40E4000.
In its 40 inches model , this television offers a definition dedicated to the pictures treatment.
Surely considering this price you couldn’t expect something excessive. You can comfort yourself with the thought that it is a mass of technology.
Regarding technology, we are facing a model 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 Hitachi succeeded in the challenge of an efficient television set. This is what we are going to see just after .

TV design presentation Hitachi F40E4000

The Hitachi F40E4000 with its simple design is an interesting alternative for anyone who wants an elegant television set in the mid-range segment.
Nothing has changed in the design of this new model. Hitachi continues to ride the wave of its design to which we are now accustomed.
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.
This Hitachi F40E4000 is quite standard, flat.
With an interesting size of 40 inches, 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.In addition, its support is in the shape of a pedestal.
The charm of the F40E4000 is undoubtedly its technology Slim design.
In short, the Hitachi has really succeeded the design aspect of this TV, which does not go unnoticed no matter where it is installed. If when turned off it has such an effect, the sensations take on a whole new dimension when the screen of the Hitachi F40E4000 is revealed.

F40E4000 from Hitachi – The screen

The display of this F40E4000 is handled with care. This will allow connoisseurs to enjoy a quality rendering in home theater mode. The colours are faithful and deep black.
With this new model, Hitachi confirms one of its technological choices. 
With regard to the display, the company proposes a Full HD resolution. It’s better than the others for a TV in its class.
And with his 40 inches, he’s in a series of TVs that is at the bottom of its range.At the same time, we are dealing with a nice display on the screen.
With a frequency of 100 Hz, this TV has a better rendering compared to its competitors, in the same category.
Even better, thanks to its advanced technology, the screen of this television provides a Full HD quality resolution.
In conclusion on the display, with the F40E4000 Hitachi makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

TV sound presentation Hitachi F40E4000

A brief listening allows us to see that it does not work miracles. The sound is far from exceptional. That’s enough for TV shows, but not for home theater showings.
The television set is equipped with  two speakers and a power output of 8 W.
In other words, you benefit from an average, even low rendering for connoisseurs. However, we will recommend to add speakers that will allow a better experience.

The sound of this TV is in a word immersive, and you feel like being in a small movie theater.

In conclusion, the sound of this TV will give you the majority of the sound spectrum. It’s average, but not of poor quality.

F40E4000 from Hitachi – Embedded intelligence

This TV offers you the choice of connectivity: Whether through its Wifi function, or through the local network with other devices or computer devices (fixed or mobile computers, NAS synology for example), your TV F40E4000 is communicating.

The connection system of the Hitachi F40E4000

This television Hitachi F40E4000 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 14 possible connections that this F40E4000 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 detail here are the available connections:
2 USB ports, 3 HDMI ports, 2 audio outputs, 1 headphone socket, 5 antenna inputs, 1 component plug (Video)

F40E4000 from Hitachi – Technical characteristics

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

Characteristic Value
Ratio 16/9
Sizes of the television without stand 545 x 923 x 90 mm
Screen size in inches 40
Screen resolution Full HD
Display system TFT
Display frequency 100
Sound power 8
Wifi Yes
Tuners available DVB-T DVB-T2 DVB-S DVB-S2 DVB-C 
Number of tuners 5
Number of USB ports 2
Number of HDMI ports 3
Number of audio outputs 2
Composite Input (Video) Yes
DTS Sound Yes
VESA compatibility Yes
PVR Available Yes
Bluetooth Yes
Ethernet Yes
Power consumption 46 W

To conclude on the Hitachi F40E4000

The overall feeling about the product is satisfactory, it is not the best on the market, but it still allows to have an efficient television set.
Besides that, you have a TV set whose big advantage is its very competitive price. At this level, you have a TV that displays all your video sources correctly and allows you to have a very well defined picture in all circumstances.

From this new Hitachi we can retain 3 positive points:
the sound power, the screen size, the display frequency.