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Toshiba 40L2556

Toshiba 40L2556

40" Edge-LED 1200:1 Mar 2015
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Typical Contrast Ratio Release Date
Focus on every high-quality detail of your music, videos and photos with this slim, affordable Full HD TV. The Toshiba L2 series is the ideal setting for all your entertainment - whether you want... More
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7 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Toshiba TVs and also specifically for Toshiba mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Toshiba had good reviews.

1000 DVB-C Channels

Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 40L2556 only have between 1 and 999 DVB-C channels, however the 40L2556 has 1000 DVB-C channels.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as it.

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2160p Video Mode

The 40L2556 supports a 2160p video mode which is better than most TVs of this spec and age. Most TVs that were launched around the same time as it support a 1080p video mode. This Toshiba TV also support 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i and 720p and 1080i video modes.

This television's video mode (2160p) is in fact the best supported video mode amongst all televisions that were released more than a year ago.

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

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Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The 40L2556 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is PAL, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this TV. The analog signal format systems PAL BG, PAL I, SECAM D/K and SECAM L are also supported by this television.

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Supports Eleven Video Formats

supports eleven video formats

The number of video formats supported by the Toshiba 40L2556 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as it. This television supports an AVI video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs that are a similar age to the 40L2556. The video formats "3GP", "FLV", "M2TS", "M4V", "MKV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG", "VOB" and "XVID" are also supported by this Toshiba TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Five Audio Formats

The number of audio formats supported by the 40L2556 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. This television supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by televisions of a similar spec and age to the 40L2556. The audio formats "AAC", "ADPCM", "LPCM" and "WAV" are also supported by this TV.

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6 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The 40L2556 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for more than a year do support smart TV features.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also support smart TV features including the Philips 48PFH5500[plb_2861476_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The Toshiba 40L2556 does not have a WiFi connection. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 40L2556 also do not have a WiFi connection.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 40L2556 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 40L2556 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 40L2556 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats

The 40L2556 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. This television supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 40L2556. The image format "BMP" is also supported by this TV.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40L2556 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that were released more than a year ago also do not feature OLED technology.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might also want to look at including the Samsung UN50J6200[plb_2958294_price] which also has a higher rating.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 40L2556

OK Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the 40L2556 is £63 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 344 comparable spec TVs that came out more than a year ago.

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Toshiba released the 40L2556.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction Feature
Motion Interpolation Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Display Viewable Area (HxV)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio (marketing Name)
Display Diagonal
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
DVB-C Channel
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
SCART Port
USB 2.0 Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
VGA Port
Management Features
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Panel Lock
On Screen Display Language
Programming Period
Performance
Video Format
Audio Format
Image Format
Teletext Function
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Mercury Content
Peak Luminance Ratio
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
RoHS Compliance Certificate
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Manual
Warranty Card

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £60.89
Electricity cost when on standby £1.77
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Total running cost over 5 years £62.66
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Energy Rating
0.31T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.31 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 40l2556, toshiba 40l2556d, toshiba 40l2556db
Barcodes 00013088325385

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