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Toshiba 32W3453DB

32" Direct-LED 1600:1 Flat Jul 2014
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Now you can open up your viewing options, without overstepping your budget. With Toshiba's affordable W3 Smart TV series, you're all set to watch on-demand and browse online at any time. - 80 cm... More
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9 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

A few Toshiba 32W3453 reviewers said in their reviews that the Toshiba 32W3453 was good value for money. Deborah C. scored it very highly and she mentioned “Great value for money” in her review. One Toshiba 32W3453 owner who reviewed it considered that it was a bargain for the price. Last year Dead_lucky wrote on Amazon “Was cheap and has a good range of Apps”.

Good Product Quality

Some customers wrote that it was good quality. Deborah Anne Plumb said “Great value quality picture” and rated it as very good. Last year Deborah C. scored it very highly and she mentioned “Amazing picture quality”. Francesca Shilton said on Amazon “The TV itself has a really attractive design and great quality picture” in her review of this TV but in spite of that she rated the Toshiba 32W3453 20 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

One Toshiba 32W3453 reviewer mentioned that the product had good picture quality.

Good Connectivity

One person who bought the product mentioned that it was wifi compatible. In October last year Deborah C. wrote “Wifi so easy to set up” and rated it as very good.

Good Brand

We checked 1,407 owner and expert reviews for Toshiba TVs and found that on average Toshiba has good ratings compared to other manufacturers. We also found that Toshiba has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

Supports Smart TV Features

The 32W3453 supports smart TV features. Most of the other TVs of this age and type do not support smart TV features.

Alternative TVs which support smart TV features currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the JVC LT-32C650[plb_2955132_price], or the Seiki SE32HO03[plb_3404273_price].

It is worth also looking at alternative TVs which also support smart TV features including the JVC LT-32C655[plb_2955133_price].

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

The Toshiba 32W3453 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 32W3453 do not have a WiFi connection.

There are a number of alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might want to consider including the JVC LT-32C650[plb_2955132_price], or the Seiki SE32HO03[plb_3404273_price] which has better reviews.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a WiFi connection and we think the JVC LT-32C655[plb_2955133_price] is also worth considering.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

At only 58 kilowatt hours, the 32W3453 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 32W3453. The annual energy consumptions of mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 32W3453 range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh.

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Light

The average weight of TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 32W3453 is 10kg, and the weights range from 3.7kg to 36kg. With a weight of only 7 kilograms, the 32W3453 is one of the lighter TVs of this age and spec amongst TVs of this age.

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22 Reasons Against

Average Owner Reviews

On average, based on 17 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is 69%.

Difficult to Use

Four people who reviewed the Toshiba 32W3453 concluded that it did not have a good interface. Francesca Shilton wrote “The whole interface is painfully slow”. Francesca Shilton also wrote “Given how slow the interface is, this got extremely annoying, extremely quickly”.

Inferior Remote Control

One customer said that it did not have a good remote control.

Poor Design

Three customers concluded that the Toshiba 32W3453 was not ugly. Francesca Shilton said on Amazon in October last year “Tldr; Slow, ugly interface and a system error that leaves you wanting to throw the remote through the screen.I recently purchased this TV, not from Amazon” and scored it 1 stars. Francesca Shilton also said “The Toshiba Portal (where you find the Smart TV features such as Netflix) is quite ugly and also very slow.”.

Inferior Sound Quality

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it did not have good sound quality. Last year Wil mentioned on Amazon “Picture good - sound poor”. Wil also mentioned “Very good picture - sound terrible - had to buy a sound bar!”.

Inferior Technical Features

One customer thought the Toshiba 32W3453 did not have good features. Susan Kelly wrote in her review of this TV on Amazon “Disappointed with the smart features”.

Poor Smart TV Features

One Toshiba 32W3453 owner wrote in their reviews that the Toshiba 32W3453 did not have great smart functions. One Toshiba 32W3453 owner considered that the product was not good for watching on demand TV.

Poor Support

One Toshiba 32W3453 owner who purchased the Toshiba 32W3453 reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Cg246 wrote in their review of this TV “Its not immediately obvious in the manual whats going on”.

Very Slow Refresh Rate

The 32W3453 has a fairly slow refresh rate (only 50 hertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 32W3453. The refresh rates of televisions that were released more than two years ago range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average refresh rate is 180Hz.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 50Hz refresh rate televisions currently available including the Sony KDL-32EX340[plb_1475872_price], or the Toshiba 32W2433[plb_2161266_price] which has better reviews.

If this TV refresh rate is too slow for you then you might also want to look at the Philips 32PHK4309[plb_2237064_price] (60Hz), the Seiki SE32HO03[plb_3404273_price] (60Hz), or the JVC LT-32C461[plb_3406110_price] (60Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D Compatible

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years, the 32W3453 is not 3D compatible.

If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Cello C32227[plb_2134380_price], or the Toshiba 32W3455[plb_2280082_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 32W3453 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the 32W3453 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The 32W3453 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Toshiba TV. The analog signal format systems NTSC 4.43, PAL BG, PAL DK and PAL I are also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The Toshiba 32W3453 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 12 Watts) compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 32W3453. The RMS rated power of TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 32W3453 range from 2W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 32W3453 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 32W3453 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

With a motion interpolation frequency of only 100 hertz, the 32W3453 has a quite slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 32W3453. The motion interpolation frequencies of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 260Hz.

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Only Has Two Smart Modes

The number of smart modes found on the 32W3453 is more than most TVs of this type and age. The most frequently found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this Toshiba TV. The smart modes Dynamic and PC are also found on this TV.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The 32W3453 is a two HDMI port television.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The highest display resolution supported by the 32W3453 is 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than the most frequently found display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is actually the worst supported display resolution across all mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago.

Across comparable types of TV the best supported display resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 32W3453 is 350 cd/m², and the display brightnesses range from 160 cd/m² to 3,000 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the 32W3453 has one of the dimmer display brightnesses amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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Quite Thick

With a thickness of 88 millimeters, the 32W3453 has one of the thicker thicknesses amongst TVs of this age. The average thickness of TVs that are a similar age to the 32W3453 is 62mm.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

At 10 milliseconds, the 32W3453 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than two years. The average response time of similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 32W3453 is 9.2ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 32W3453

Running Costs Are OK

This television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the 32W3453 has an average running cost of £68 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 714 TVs of a similar spec and age.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the 32W3453 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Screen Format Adjustment
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
HDMI Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Performance
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight (with Stand)
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
LED Backlight
Other Features
Special Features

User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 9 June 2015 by Rii Komeda
(Verified Purchase)

This TV is very slow. It takes it a long time to connect to the internet and also select things on netflix (internet at my house is fine on other devices). The remote control is also a bit strange... Read more…

Reviewed 14 May 2015 by Mrs. Margaret Cooper
(Verified Purchase)

We are really pleased with this TV. It has everything we need and is very easy to set up.

Reviewed 21 March 2015 by Philip Croft
(Verified Purchase)

Brought as a present for my sister and she loves it. Arrived quicker then expected.

Reviewed 31 January 2015 by Francesca Shilton

Tldr;
Slow, ugly interface and a system error that leaves you wanting to throw the remote through the screen.

I recently purchased this TV, not from Amazon but elsewhere, and had... Read more…

Reviewed 29 January 2015 by Susan Kelly
(Verified Purchase)

Lovely tv but disappointed with the smart features.

Reviewed 29 January 2015 by Wil
(Verified Purchase)

Very good picture - sound terrible - had to buy a sound bar!

Reviewed 28 January 2015 by Chris
(Verified Purchase)

Don't buy if you want the smart feature. It is awful. Before you can use you have to scroll down 10 times on T&Cs and agree, then set up a Toshiba account, email, user name, pin, password and date... Read more…

Reviewed 25 January 2015 by Deborah C.
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing picture quality. Wifi so easy to set up. Great value for money.

Reviewed 22 January 2015 by Conleth Kielty
(Verified Purchase)

Spot on.

Reviewed 18 January 2015 by KarlandMichele
(Verified Purchase)

Doesn't connect on its own to internet even though paid another

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Electricity cost when switched on £137.81
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £139.64
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Energy Rating
0.69T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.69 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
18
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 18 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 32w3453, 32w3453d, 32w3453r, 32w3453dn, toshiba 32w3453, toshiba 32w3453d, toshiba 32w3453db
Barcodes 00767383433497, 05900496529632, 05900496529762

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