49C61 : Hitachi is back with a TV set Direct LED

Hitachi 49C61 : the new Ultra HD 4K

Recently Hitachi has released information about its new model of television . It is the 49C61.
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.
Beside, this television is equipped 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.
Although placed in the middle of the range, the manufacturer has tried to offer the viewer an image quality that allows an immersion.
We will see in detail if their objective is reached.

49C61 from Hitachi – Design

The Hitachi 49C61 appears as a real masterstroke of the brand regarding both its interior and exterior design.
A good overall score for this TV; it corresponds to design in the spirit of the times. A quality of materials and a visual aspect that does not make you insensitive.
This TV could simply be one of the best in terms of design for mid-range. It has nothing to envy from its competitors. Even when it’s off, you won’t get tired of looking at it; only happiness!

The screen of the Hitachi 49C61

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 49C61 Hitachi, the company makes an assumed technological choice. The quality of the LED gives an excellent rendering. 
This model has a Ultra HD 4K display. Whatever the characteristics, it is still a beautiful screen. On this point, don’t worry.
By providing it 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 Ultra HD 4K quality resolution.
In conclusion on the display, with the 49C61 Hitachi makes the choice of the mid-range. No more.

The sound of the Hitachi 49C61

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 49C61 still has the advantage of not being saturated. In any case, the installation as presented ex-factory is just sufficient for this television set
The television set is equipped with  two baffles for a sound power of 10 W.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 49C61 up, it is the word perfection that stands out.

Finally, if we have to summarize the sound of the 49C61 Hitachi, it is the word correct that comes out.

Presentation of the Smart TV part of the TV set Hitachi 49C61

As with many other TV sets, the 49C61 has its operating system SmartVue installed; it allows you to explore a whole universe 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.

49C61 from Hitachi – Its connectivity

All the available connectivity makes it possible to cover current needs.
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 49C61 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 clear, the connections available on this model are:
1 USB port, 3 HDMI ports, 1 audio output, 1 component plug (Video)

49C61 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 76.2
Screen size in inches 49.5
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 120 W

49C61 from Hitachi – The conclusion

Finally, this new Hitachi 49C61 is a television set that can go anywhere; it can meet the majority of needs.
The Direct LED screen improves the overall image rendering and provides greater uniformity.
Hitachi chooses 4k technology. A wise choice that allows you to face a device with a well-defined image and quality sound rendering. It’s beautiful and powerful at the same time.

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

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