Advantages: large set of various functions, including those related
With Internet applications. Smooth motion display.
Disadvantages: The color palette with component input signal is not very natural in some places.
LCD TV with LED backlighting, 32 inch diagonal
Composite input-output, D-Sub jack, 3 HDMI jack, 2 SCART jack.
One more composite input, 2 USB slots, HDMI connector, PCMCIA slot, headphone jack pointed to the side.
The new TV from the Chinese company Changhong uses Edge LED backlight. In this kind of backlighting, the LEDs are placed on the edges of the body, which reduces the thickness of the TV. In addition, the bottom of the device has a slight aesthetic bend to the back.
Also note that the Changhong E32F898EB has the ability to rotate the stand, allowing you to select the desired angle when viewing. Glass bezel looks nice.
According to the manufacturer the TV contrast is 4000:1. There is a noise reduction feature to make the picture clearer. Wide auto-voltage range of 100-240V allows to operate the TV set in case of unstable power supply.
To quickly change the picture settings in Changhong E32F898EB preset picture modes are available: “bright”, “standard”, “soft”, as well as custom mode.
The TV shows a large color margin. Colors change a little when viewed from an angle of 55-60 from the direction perpendicular to the screen.
When playing a high-definition signal through the HDMI input, the resolution was about 830-850 TV lines, which for a model of this class is one of the best results.
Motion of objects is displayed smoothly on both high-definition signal and standard television signal.
Black tones are reproduced with good quality. Black is deep, white is saturated, white objects on a white background are displayed with fairly good quality.
A little bit of combing is noticeable on moving slanted lines.
Colors are a little harsh, but overall quite natural, if desired the viewer can use the adjustments of the three individual colors.
Playback at 1080p through the component input, the resolution was about 650 TV lines. Motion is also displayed quite smoothly.
The color palette is not very natural on the factory setting, but you can try to adjust it with the color tweaks available here.
When displaying moving objects slightly noticeable comb on the moving oblique lines.
The quality of black tones at a good level, black color is deep, white rich, white objects on a white background displayed with reasonably good detail.
The speaker system has a small volume reserve, while the sound is reproduced without noticeable distortion.
For a greater effect, there is a surround sound mode. Volume leveling feature protects the viewer’s ears during sudden level changes in the original signal.
Available in preset sound modes: “standard”, “music”, “drama”, “sports”, the user can adjust the tone by adjusting the treble and bass.
The main menu is displayed in the center of the screen, slightly shading the picture when it appears, and during subsequent navigation is displayed in the upper right corner of the screen.
Stylish icons representing the main menu items are located at the top of the screen.
Via USB input the device can read image files JPEG, BMP, PNG , play music MP3, AAC, M4A and video files AVI, VOB, MPEG-1/2/3, TS/TP and even show text files in TXT format.
Available picture formats: “auto”, “16:9”, “4:3”, 2 modes “Zoom”, each of which can be selected when required.
Built-in clock, Sleep timer and on/off timer available.
If desired, you can block certain channels from being viewed by children. Also with the “hotel” mode you can set the source from which the TV will start when you turn on, the channel number, the volume level at which the TV will be turned on, as well as the maximum volume of the sound.
The buttons on the remote control are grouped by functional groups. Menu navigation is done with the help of a ring-shaped joystick located in the center of the remote control, the Enter button is placed in the center. Numeric program buttons on top of the remote control. Teletext control buttons on the bottom.