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Techradar thought that this TV was good value for money and gave it their "Value for Money" award.
Some people agreed that the product was good value for money. expert website Whathifi.com wrote in their Toshiba 32D3454 review “Other features are decent for the price too, with essential smarts like”. Whathifi.com also wrote “You're after a competitively priced one-box solution to save on an extra DVD player or Freeview box taking up space, this Toshiba is a versatile option.”. Whathifi.com also wrote “Good price”.
Good Technical Features
A number of Toshiba 32D3454 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it had good features. Trustedreviews.com wrote on Trusted Reviews two years ago “The 32D3454DB offers plenty of features for your buck.” and scored this TVs 4 stars. expert website Whathifi.com and said in their review of the Toshiba 32D3454 “Other features are decent for the price too, with essential smarts like”. Whathifi.com also said “Good multimedia features for this level of the market”.
Good Value for Money
Expert review site Techradar highlighted in their review that this mid-size TV was great for its price.
Good High Def TV
Several Toshiba 32D3454 owners mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Two years ago expert website Techradar.com said “For rather than trying to push the envelope on new technologies like curved screens, Ultra HD resolutions and OLED, instead it just wants” in their review and scored the product 4 stars. Whathifi.com said “Crisp HD and motion handling” in their review although only scored the product 3 stars.
Toshiba Televisions Have Good Reviews
Based on 894 user and expert reviews, Toshiba has good reviews for its TVs. Toshiba also has good reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other brands.
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One customer who reviewed the Toshiba 32D3454 thought it was a good design. Whathifi.com wrote two years ago “Attractive design and solid build” yet only scored it 60 out of 100.
Easy to Use
One Toshiba 32D3454 owner who bought the product considered that it was easy to handle. Whathifi.com said “Crisp HD and motion handling”.
One Toshiba 32D3454 owner who purchased the Toshiba 32D3454 reckoned that it was well made. Whathifi.com mentioned “Attractive design and solid build” in their Toshiba 32D3454 review.
Has a WiFi Connection
The 32D3454 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the 32D3454 also have a WiFi connection.
There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might want to look at including the 39LY750 (£672.17), or the 32LY750 both from LG or the Samsung UE40JU6472 which has a better Rating.
The 32D3454 is Smart TV, as are most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago.
The Toshiba 32D3454 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec TVs that came out more than a year ago. This Toshiba television supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 32D3454.
The weights of televisions of this spec and age range from 3.6kg to 18kg, and the average weight is 9.3kg. At only 5.9 kilograms, the Toshiba 32D3454 is fairly light compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec.
Some Toshiba 32D3454 reviewers said that it did not have good colour saturation. Two years ago Whathifi.com wrote “Dark colours look unnatural” in their Toshiba 32D3454 review. Whathifi.com also said “Colours struggle during dark scenes”.
One Toshiba 32D3454 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that the product did not have clouding visible in the picture. Whathifi.com said two years ago “Some backlight clouding” in their review. One person who purchased the product concluded that it did not have a wide viewing angle. Two years ago Whathifi.com wrote in their review “Limited viewing angle”.
Very Slow Refresh Rate
Across all the mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 32D3454 the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average refresh rate is 200Hz. The Toshiba 32D3454 has one of the slower refresh rates (only 50 hertz) amongst similar spec TVs of this age.
If this television refresh rate is too slow for you then you might also want to consider the 32PHT4100 (£294.40) (60Hz and higher rated), the 32PFT4100 (60Hz and higher rated), or the 40PFH4100 (£269.99) (60Hz and higher rated) all from Philips.
Not 3D Compatible
Most TVs that are a comparable age to the 32D3454 are not 3D compatible. The Toshiba 32D3454 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D compatible.
The 32D3454 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UE40H6700 which also has a higher Rating is also worth considering.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 32D3454, the Toshiba 32D3454 does not feature OLED technology.
We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UN50J6200 which is also higher rated.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
At only 12 Watts, the Toshiba 32D3454 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than a year. The average RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that were released one year ago is 19W.
Only 25000:1 Dynamic Contrast Ratio
The 32D3454 has a maximum dynamic contrast ratio of 25000:1. That's 100% less dynamic contrast ratio than the most frequently found dynamic contrast ratio of Mega Contrast. TVs of a comparable age and type to the 32D3454 dynamic contrast ratios range from 1200:1 (worst) to Mega Contrast (best).
Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution
The highest display resolution supported by the 32D3454 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most common display resolution supported by mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago.
This TV's display resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) is in fact the worst supported display resolution across all mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 32D3454.
Across similar types of TV the best supported display resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.
The thicknesses of TVs of a comparable age and type to the 32D3454 range from 7.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 65mm. The 32D3454 has a fairly thick thickness (89.52 millimeters) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 32D3454.
Quite Slow Response Time
The average response time of similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 32D3454 is 11ms. With a response time of 10 milliseconds, the 32D3454 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that were released one year ago.
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