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Toshiba 32D3454

Toshiba 32D3454

Techradar Great Value
32" 50Hz Flat Dec 2014
Screen Size Refresh Rate Screen Shape Smart TV Features Release Date
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17 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This TV received a "Value for Money" award from Techradar who concluded that this mid-size TV was great for its price.

Reasonably Priced

A number of customers wrote in their reviews that the Toshiba 32D3454 was good value for money. Expert website Whathifi.com mentioned “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.” in their review of this TV but in spite of that they only gave it a score of 60 out of 100. Whathifi.com also said “Good price”.

Good Technical Features

Some Toshiba 32D3454 reviewers who bought the product reckoned that it had good features. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com gave it a rating of 4 stars and mentioned “The 32D3454DB offers plenty of features for your buck.” in their review of this TV. Expert review site Whathifi.com mentioned “Other features are decent for the price too, with essential smarts like”. Whathifi.com also wrote “Good multimedia features for this level of the market”.

Good Value for Money

Expert review site Techradar highlighted in their review that this television was great for its price.

Good High Def TV

Two customers who bought it considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Techradar.com mentioned in their review of this TV “For rather than trying to push the envelope on new technologies like curved screens, Ultra HD resolutions and OLED, instead it just wants”.

Nice Design

One Toshiba 32D3454 owner reckoned that this TV was a good design. Whathifi.com wrote “Attractive design and solid build” in their review of this TV.

Easy to Use

One person who reviewed this TV thought it was easy to handle. Whathifi.com mentioned in their review of the Toshiba 32D3454 two years ago “Crisp HD and motion handling” yet they only gave the product a rating of 3 stars.

Robust

One Toshiba 32D3454 owner said in their reviews that it was well made.

Good Brand

Toshiba mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Toshiba is one of the better rated brands.

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Supports Smart TV Features

Unlike most of the other TVs that are a similar age to the 32D3454 which do not support smart TV features, the 32D3454 supports smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support smart TV features currently available including because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE40H6590, or the Panasonic TX-40AS640.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Toshiba 32D3454 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 32D3454 do not have a WiFi connection.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30, the Samsung UE40H6670, or the LG 42LB670.

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2160p Video Mode

The 32D3454 supports a 2160p video mode which is better than the 1080p video mode supported by most televisions of this spec and age. In addition, this TV support 1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p and 720i and 720p video modes.

This television's video mode (2160p) is in fact the best supported video mode amongst all TVs of this age and type.

A 480p video mode is the worst supported video mode across comparable types of television.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it.

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Supports One Video Format

The Toshiba 32D3454 has a greater number of video formats than most similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as it. The most commonly supported video format is MKV, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats H.264 are also supported by this TV.

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Supports One Audio Format

The 32D3454 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by TVs of a comparable type and age to the 32D3454.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of only 58 kilowatt hours, the Toshiba 32D3454 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The average annual energy consumption of mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago is 76kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh.

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Light

The Toshiba 32D3454 is one of the lighter mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 32D3454 (only 7 kilograms) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The average weight of similar spec televisions that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 32D3454 is 10kg.

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14 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Average

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar and whathifi.com this Toshiba TV has an overall expert rating of 67 out of 100.

Inferior Picture Quality

Some people mentioned in their reviews that this TV did not have good colour saturation. Whathifi.com mentioned in their review of the Toshiba 32D3454 “Dark colours look unnatural” and rated it 60 out of 100. Whathifi.com also mentioned “Colours struggle during dark scenes”.

One person who bought the Toshiba 32D3454 considered that it did not have clouding visible in the picture. Whathifi.com mentioned two years ago “Some backlight clouding”. One Toshiba 32D3454 owner thought the product did not have a wide viewing angle. Whathifi.com said “Limited viewing angle” .

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Quite Slow Refresh Rate

The refresh rate of the Toshiba 32D3454 of only 50 hertz is one of the slowest amongst TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 32D3454. The slowest refresh rate of TVs that came out around the same time as the 32D3454 is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,600Hz.

Other 50Hz refresh rate televisions currently available which you might want to consider include because of it's better review score, the 48L3433, or the 32L1343 both from Toshiba or the Hanns.G AD40UMMB (£332.68).

If you would prefer a television with a faster refresh rate then you might want to consider the 40PFH4009 (60Hz and higher rated), or the 47PFT5209 (60Hz and higher rated) both from Philips or the JVC LT-32C461 (£179.98) (60Hz and higher rated).

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Not 3D Compatible

The 32D3454 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth considering include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE32H6410 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 32D3454, the Toshiba 32D3454 does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems

The Toshiba 32D3454 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions of this age and spec. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Toshiba television. The analog signal format systems NTSC 4.43, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K and SECAM L are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports One Image Format

The number of image formats supported by the Toshiba 32D3454 is more than most televisions of this age and type. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by televisions of a similar type and age to the 32D3454.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 32D3454 have RMS rated power of between 2W and 80W. At only 12 Watts, the 32D3454 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 32D3454.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 32D3454 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the 32D3454 also do not feature OLED technology.

Other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at include the LOEWE Art 32 (£699.00), or the Samsung UE46H7000 (£849.00).

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The 32D3454 is a two HDMI port TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 32D3454 have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The Toshiba 32D3454 supports a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels TV, which is the most frequently found display resolution supported by televisions of a similar age and spec to the 32D3454.

This TV's display resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) is in fact the worst supported display resolution amongst all mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

Amongst similar types of TV the best supported display resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Thick

The 32D3454 has a fairly thick thickness (88 millimeters) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 32D3454. Across all the similar spec televisions that were launched around the same time as the 32D3454 the thicknesses range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 62mm.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 88mm thick televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the Toshiba 32L3433, or the Cello C40227 (£364.78).

If you would consider a television with a thicker thickness then you might want to look at the Toshiba 32W3453 (£175.00) (88mm).

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 32D3454 is 2ms and the slowest is 400ms. At 10 milliseconds, the 32D3454 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 32D3454

OK Running Costs

This mid-size TV has an efficiency rating of A, and the 32D3454 is typical compared to the other 714 TVs of a similar age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 32D3454 will cost £68 over 5 years to run.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the 32D3454.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Motion Interpolation Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
TV Tuner
Channel
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoder
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
Electronic Programme Guide
Performance
Optical Disc Drive
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
24p Playback
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Quick Start Guide
Warranty Card
Other Features

1 Award

Techradar Great Value

Expert Reviews

(3)
4 November 2014

If convenience is key, and 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.But if you're...

Sharp, stable picture
Attractive design and solid build
Builtin DVD player
Good price
Good feature count
Lack of subtlety
Detail is secondbest to rivals
Brittle sound
Limited viewing angle
Dark colours look unnatural
16 April 2014

The 32D3454DB's focus on providing more content options as easily as possible to second rooms is welcome, and will be enough in itself to win the set many fans. Especially given its keenly...

Techradar

2 April 2014

The 32D3454DB offers plenty of features for your buck, but its picture quality is nothing to write home about...

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £64.10
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £67.14
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Energy Rating
0.33T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 32d3454, 32d3454d, 32d3454dn
Barcodes 05900496529656, 05900496529816

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