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Toshiba 40L3455
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Toshiba 40L3455

40" Edge-LED 5000:1 Jan 2014
Screen Size HD Type LED Backlighting Typical Contrast Ratio Release Date
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5 Reasons For

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

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

Supports Smart TV Features

Unlike most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 40L3455 which do not support smart TV features, the 40L3455 supports smart TV features.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs which support smart TV features and we think the Samsung UE40H6700 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a WiFi Connection

has a WiFi connection

Unlike most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the 40L3455 which do not have a WiFi connection, the Toshiba 40L3455 has a WiFi connection.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions with a WiFi connection currently available including the Panasonic TX-L32E30, the Samsung UE48H6470, or the LG 47LB670 which has better reviews.

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2160p Video Mode

The Toshiba 40L3455 supports a better video mode than most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. This television supports a 2160p video mode, whereas most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it support a 1080p video mode. This Toshiba television also support 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i and 720p and 1080i video modes.

This TV's video mode (2160p) is in fact the best supported video mode amongst all mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 40L3455.

Amongst similar types of TV the worst supported video mode is 480p.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on televisions of a similar age and spec to it.

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10 Reasons Against

Not 3D Compatible

The 40L3455 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago are also not 3D compatible.

If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might want to consider the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE40H6470 which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 40L3455 does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider 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 number of analog signal format systems supported by the Toshiba 40L3455 is more than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to 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, PAL I, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K and SECAM L 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 televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40L3455 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also do not feature OLED technology.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also feature OLED technology including the Samsung UE46H7000 (£849.00) which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40L3455 have RMS rated power of between 2W and 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. At only 16 Watts, the Toshiba 40L3455 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 40L3455.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 40L3455 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the 40L3455 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Only 800 Channels

Most comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for more than two years have between 50 and 9,998 channels, including the 40L3455 which has 800 channels.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

At 90 kilowatt hours, the 40L3455 has a quite high annual energy consumption compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as the 40L3455. The lowest annual energy consumption of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 40L3455 is 0.22kWh, the highest is 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 76kWh.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The dimmest display brightness of televisions of this spec and age is 160 cd/m² and the brightest is 3,000 cd/m². The 40L3455 has a quite dim display brightness (only 300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 40L3455

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this mid-size TV is A, and the 40L3455 is typical compared to the other 714 comparable spec televisions that came out more than two years ago that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 40L3455 will cost £103 over 5 years to run.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago. 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the 40L3455 over two years ago.

Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
LED Backlighting
Typical Contrast Ratio
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
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
Channel
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Video App
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Audio Decoding Technology
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Digital Audio Coaxial Out Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
SCART Port
USB 2.0 Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
On/off Timer
Smart Mode
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Panel Lock
On Screen Display Language
Programming Period
Performance
Teletext Function
Stored Teletext Page
Design
Colour
Mercury Content
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
VESA Mounting
Power
Typical Power Consumption
Standby Power Consumption
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Maximum Power Consumption
Certificates
DLNA Certificate
RoHS Compliance Certificate
Weight & Dimensions
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
Remote Control Type
Cable Included
Manual
Warranty Card

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £99.35
Electricity cost when on standby £2.98
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Total running cost over 5 years £102.33
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Toshiba 40L3455uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.51T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 40l3455, toshiba 40l3455d, toshiba 40l3455db
Barcodes 05900496529847

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