This Toshiba TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+. Based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 24W1534 is only £30, which makes it one of the cheaper to run televisions of this age and type.
Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
Based on 1,407 owner and expert reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its TVs. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically within its small screen size televisions range compared to other manufacturers.
Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems
The Toshiba 24W1534 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions of a similar type and age to it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is PAL, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems NTSC 3.58, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K and SECAM L are also supported by this Toshiba television.
1080p Video Mode
This TV supports a 480i|480p|576i|576p|720i|720p|1080i|1080p video mode, which is the most frequently supported video mode on small screen size televisions that have been around for more than a year.
Supports Seven Audio Formats
The number of audio formats supported by the Toshiba 24W1534 is more than most televisions that were released around the same time as it. This Toshiba TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by small screen size televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 24W1534. The audio formats "AC3", "ASF", "IMA-ADPCM", "LBR", "LPCM" and "MS-ADPCM" are also supported by this television.
Supports Two Image Formats
The 24W1534 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by TVs of this age and type. The image format "BMP" is also supported by this television.
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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
The lowest annual energy consumption of televisions of this age and spec is 1kWh, the highest is 51kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 33kWh. The Toshiba 24W1534 has a fairly low annual energy consumption (only 26 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released one year ago.
The thicknesses of TVs of a similar spec and age to the 24W1534 range from 4mm to 94mm, and the average thickness is 50mm. At only 21 millimeters, the Toshiba 24W1534 has a very thin thickness compared to most of the other televisions that were launched around the same time as the 24W1534.
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Not 3D Compatible
Like most of the other televisions of this age and type, the 24W1534 is not 3D compatible.
If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to look at the Philips 22HFL2819[plb_3226404_price].
Does Not Support Smart TV Features
The 24W1534 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 24W1534 also do not support smart TV features.
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
The 24W1534 does not have a WiFi connection, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 24W1534 also do not have a WiFi connection.
We compared all the other TVs which also have a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-24CS500[plb_2819401_price] is also worth considering.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Toshiba 24W1534 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions that have been around for a similar time to the 24W1534 also do not have a built-in camera.
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Very Slow Refresh Rate
With a refresh rate of only 50 hertz, the 24W1534 has one of the slower refresh rates amongst small screen size televisions of this age. TVs that are a similar age to the 24W1534 have refresh rates of between 50Hz and 200Hz, and the average refresh rate is 77Hz.
If you want a TV with a faster refresh rate then you might also want to consider the 28HFL3010[pl_2954202_price] (60Hz), or the 24PHT4000[pl_2783239_price] (60Hz) both from Philips.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the 24W1534 does not feature OLED technology.
Only 800 Channels
Most televisions of this age and spec have between 800 and 4,999 channels, including the 24W1534 which has 800 channels.
Quite Slow Response Time
With a response time of 8.5 milliseconds, the Toshiba 24W1534 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. Televisions of a comparable type and age to the 24W1534 have response times of between 4.5ms and 14ms.
Very Old Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
The common interface plus (CI+) versions of TVs of a comparable type and age to the 24W1534 range from 1.1 to 1.3, and the average common interface plus (CI+) version is 1.3. The 24W1534 has one of the older common interface plus (CI+) versions (only 1.2) amongst small screen size televisions of this age.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
Toshiba released the 24W1534 over two years ago.
Typical Contrast Ratio
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Active Motion, AMR+ (Active Motion & Resolution)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1366 x 768
480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p, 1080i, 1080p
Screen Format Adjustment
Display Viewable Area (HxV)
521 x 293
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Horizontal Viewing Angle
1366 х 768
Vertical Viewing Angle
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-T
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC 3.58, PAL, PAL B, PAL BG, PAL, PAL D, PAL DK, PAL, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM B/G, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM D/K, SECAM, SECAM L
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.15 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 4 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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