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Expert review site Techradar highlighted in their review that this mid-size TV was good value for money.
Good 3D Picture Quality
Several people reckoned that this TVs had a good 3D picture quality. Four years ago Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned in their Toshiba 46TL963 review “Just don’t buy it if you want clean 3D” and gave the product a score of 4 stars.
A few Toshiba 46TL963 owners considered that it was good value for money. Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their review of the Toshiba 46TL963 “Toshiba's increasingly uncanny knack for understanding what the mainstream consumer wants from an affordable telly has seen it notch up some impressive sales volumes in recent years.” and gave it a score of 80 out of 100. Techradar.com wrote on expert website Techradar four years ago “Although it's not without its issues, there's no doubt that Toshiba has delivered another cracking affordable TV in the Toshiba 46TL963” in their review of this TVs.
One Toshiba 46TL963 owner who reviewed the Toshiba 46TL963 considered that it was good looking. Four years ago expert review site Pcadvisor.co.uk wrote in their Toshiba 46TL963 review “Has a trendy, slim-line chassis”. One Toshiba 46TL963 owner who purchased the Toshiba 46TL963 said that it was a good design. Four years ago Techradar.com wrote “Its slim design is as space-saving as it is attractive” in their review.
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One person who bought it said that it was thin. Techradar.com wrote on Techradar “Its slim design is as space-saving as it is attractive”.
Good Smart TV
One Toshiba 46TL963 reviewer reckoned that this TVs was good for watching TV catchup services. Pcadvisor.co.uk rated it 80 out of 100 and said on expert review site PC Advisor.co.uk “The cosmetics are swish and there’s a reasonable selection of catch-up and video on demand” in their review of the Toshiba 46TL963.
Good High Def TV
One person wrote in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Pcadvisor.co.uk said on expert website PC Advisor.co.uk “Its HD performance is generally fine”.
Based on 1,263 expert and user reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its TVs. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically for its mid-size TVs compared to other brands.
The 46TL963 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 46TL963 are not 3D compatible.
Alternative 3D compatible televisions currently available which you might also want to look at include the UE32F6400, or the UE48H6700 both from Samsung which has a better Rating; or the Sony KDL-42W807 (£599.99) which is cheaper.
The 46TL963 is Smart TV, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago which are not Smart TV.
We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative Smart TVs currently available including a cheaper TV such as the Sony KDL-42W807 (£599.99) or you might consider a higher scoring TV such as the UE32F6400, or the UE48H6700 both from Samsung.
Has a WiFi Connection
The Toshiba 46TL963 has a WiFi connection. Most of the other televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 46TL963 do not have a WiFi connection.
We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think a cheaper TV such as the Sony KDL-42W807 (£599.99) or you might consider a better rated TV such as the UE32F6400, and the UE48H6700 both from Samsung are also worth considering.
Fairly Fast Refresh Rate
Across all the TVs of this age and type the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz. The 46TL963 has a quite fast refresh rate (200 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.
TVs with a faster refresh rate that might also be worth looking at include the UE48H6410 (£592.29) (400Hz), the UE48H6500 (£469.00) (400Hz), or the UE32H6410 (400Hz) all from Samsung which also has a higher Rating.
Four HDMI Ports
The 46TL963 has more HDMI ports than most of the TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 46TL963. Most of the TVs of a similar type and age to the 46TL963 only have between one and three HDMI ports, however this television has four HDMI ports.
The Toshiba 46TL963 is a 9,999 channel TV.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
The display brightnesses of TVs of this age and spec range from 180 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m². With a display brightness of 400 candellas per square meter, the 46TL963 has a fairly bright display brightness compared to most of the other TVs that came out around the same time as the 46TL963.
Supports One Video Format
The Toshiba 46TL963 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. The most commonly supported video format is H.264, but this video format is not supported by this Toshiba television. The video formats DIVX HD|MKV are also supported by this TV.
Supports One Image Format
The 46TL963 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by TVs of this type and age.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
With an RMS rated power of 20 Watts, the 46TL963 has one of the higher RMS rated power amongst televisions of this age. The RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 46TL963 range from 2W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 19W.
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Has One Smart Mode
The Toshiba 46TL963 has a greater number of smart modes than most televisions of a comparable spec and age to it. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this television. The smart modes Dynamic|Game|Movie|PC|Standard are also found on this TV.
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Only Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
We compared all the other Full HD televisions to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE48H8000 (£699.00), and the Panasonic TX-48AS640 (£509.79) is also worth considering.
TVs with a higher display resolution that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE48HU7500 (4K Ultra HD and higher rated), or the LG 49UB850 (£826.79) (4K Ultra HD and higher rated).
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The 46TL963 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec also do not have a built-in camera.
We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE40H6700, or the UE48H8000 (£699.00) both from Samsung which is also higher rated.
Only Supports One Audio Format
The number of audio formats supported by the Toshiba 46TL963 is more than most TVs of this type and age. The most frequently supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this TV. The audio formats MP3|MP4 are also supported by this television.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Toshiba 46TL963 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 46TL963 also do not feature OLED technology.
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Only Digital Tuner
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it.
Not Cheap Compared to Other Televisions of a Similar Age and Spec
The price range of televisions of a similar age and spec is from £73 to £3,099. We thought that this television looks expensive for a mid-size TV that came out more than two years ago.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
The lowest annual energy consumption of TVs of this age and spec is 0.22kWh and the highest is 620kWh. The Toshiba 46TL963 has a quite high annual energy consumption (97 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 46TL963.
Across all the TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 46TL963 the weights range from 1.5kg to 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg. The 46TL963 is fairly heavy (15.1 kilograms) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.
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OK Running Costs
This Toshiba TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 46TL963 has an average 5 year running cost of £109 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 423 mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years.
Released Over Four Years Ago
This television has been on the market for over four years.
With a thickness of 56 millimeters, the 46TL963 has a relatively average thickness compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.
Televisions with a thicker thickness that might be worth looking at include the Samsung UE46EH5300 (94.3mm) which is also cheaper.
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