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21 Reasons For
One Industry Award
The editor of one expert review site thought that this Toshiba TV was good. This television received a "Qualified Recommendation" award from Hdtvtest.co.uk.
Good 3D Picture Quality
A few Toshiba 47L7453 reviewers who bought it agreed that it had a good 3D picture quality. Amazon Customer mentioned in their review of this TV on Amazon “3D is stunning especially while gaming”.
Several Toshiba 47L7453 reviewers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was thin. Digital Versus wrote “Slim, unobtrusive design” but they only scored it 60 out of 100. Expert website Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote in their review of this TV “The 47in Toshiba L74 is a decent-looking set whose black bezel is surprisingly slim for a direct LED display” .
One Toshiba 47L7453 reviewer who reviewed this TV mentioned that it was neat. Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote in their review of the Toshiba 47L7453 two years ago “Tidy design”. One customer reckoned that this TV was a good design.
Good Technical Features
One person mentioned that this TV had good features. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned two years ago “Among the 47L7453's key features are an ultra bright direct LED p”.
Good High Def TV
One person who bought this TV concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Digitalversus.com said in their review on expert review site Digital Versus “The market for Full HD TV's isn't dead yet, as has been made clear by Toshiba's launch of the L7453DG” but despite that they only gave the Toshiba 47L7453 a score of 3 stars.
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Good Sound Quality
One person mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality.
Good Product Quality
One Toshiba 47L7453 reviewer said that the product was good quality. Digital Versus said two years ago “Good 3D picture quality with no crosstalk” yet they rated this TV 3 stars.
Toshiba TVs Have Good Reviews
We calculated the average reviews for all Toshiba televisions and also specifically for Toshiba mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Toshiba had good reviews compared to other brands.
The 47L7453 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 47L7453 are not 3D compatible.
We compared this TV to all the other 3D compatible TVs and we think the UE40F6800[pl_2161639_price], and the UE32F6800[pl_2161644_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews; or the LG 39LB650[plb_2229285_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.
Supports Smart TV Features
The 47L7453 supports smart TV features, unlike most of the other televisions that have been around for a similar time to the 47L7453 which do not support smart TV features.
We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this TV and we think the UE40F6800[pl_2161639_price], and the UE32F6800[pl_2161644_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews; or the LG 39LB650[plb_2229285_price] which is cheaper are also worth considering.
Has a WiFi Connection
The 47L7453 has a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago which do not have a WiFi connection.
Alternative TVs with a WiFi connection currently available that you might want to look at include the UE40F6800[pl_2161639_price], or the UE32F6800[pl_2161644_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews; or the LG 39LB650[plb_2229285_price] which is cheaper.
2160p Video Mode
The 47L7453 supports a better video mode than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This TV supports a 2160p video mode, whereas most mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago support a 1080p video mode. This Toshiba TV also support 1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p and 720i and 720p video modes.
A 2160p video mode is actually the best supported video mode amongst all TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 47L7453.
A 480p video mode is the worst supported video mode amongst similar types of TV.
Fairly Bright Display Brightness
At 700 candellas per square meter, the 47L7453 has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years. The display brightnesses of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 160 cd/m² to 3,000 cd/m².
Four HDMI Ports
Most mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 47L7453 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Toshiba 47L7453 which has four HDMI ports.
Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 47L7453 have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz. When compared to other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 47L7453, the motion interpolation frequency of the Toshiba 47L7453 of 1,500 hertz is one of the fastest.
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on TVs of this type and age.
Two USB 2.0 Ports
Most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 47L7453 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the 47L7453 which has two USB 2.0 ports.
Supports Seven Audio Formats
The Toshiba 47L7453 has a greater number of audio formats than most comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most commonly supported audio format supported by comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago. The audio formats "AAC", "ADPCM", "LPCM", "OGG", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.
Very Fast Response Time
The Toshiba 47L7453 has one of the faster response times (only 5 milliseconds) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. Televisions of this age and type have response times of between 2ms and 400ms.
The thinnest thickness of TVs of a similar spec and age to the 47L7453 is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm. When compared to other similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago that we have checked, the thickness of the Toshiba 47L7453 of only 17 millimeters is one of the thinnest.
If you don't mind having a thicker thickness then you might also want to consider the Samsung UE46F5000[plb_1551629_price] (49.4mm) which is also cheaper.
One customer wrote that this TV did not have good picture quality. Hdtvtest.co.uk mentioned “Missing shadow detail in dark areas”. One Toshiba 47L7453 reviewer concluded that it did not have image ghosting. Two years ago Digital Versus mentioned “Lack of responsiveness, obvious ghosting”.
One person who reviewed the Toshiba 47L7453 mentioned that it did not have clouding visible in the picture. Digital Versus scored it 3 stars and mentioned “Low risk of clouding”.
Price Has Recently Increased by £108.85
In the last couple of weeks the price of the 47L7453 has increased by £108.85.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The 47L7453 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 47L7453 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 Samsung UE48H8000[plb_2233903_price] which also has a higher rating.
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Televisions of a comparable age and spec range in price from £73 to £4,406. We think that this mid-size TV looks expensive compared to other televisions of a comparable age and spec.
Only Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems
The Toshiba 47L7453 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that were released 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, PAL I, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K and SECAM L are also supported by this TV.
Only Supports Twenty Video Formats
The 47L7453 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. This television supports an MKV video format, which is the most frequently supported video format supported by TVs of this age and spec. The video formats "3GP", "ASF", "AVI", "DIVX", "FLV", "M2TS", "M4V", "MOV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG", "RM", "RMVB", "SWF", "TP", "TRP", "VOB", "WMV" and "XVID" are also supported by this Toshiba TV.
Only Supports Two Image Formats
The number of image formats supported by the 47L7453 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and type to it. This Toshiba TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most frequently supported image format supported by comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 47L7453. The image format "BMP" is also supported by this TV.
Only Analog Tuner
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The 47L7453 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47L7453 also do not feature OLED technology.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with an OLED technology and we think the LOEWE Art 32[plb_2089147_price] is also worth considering.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
The 47L7453 has one of the lower RMS rated power (only 15 Watts) amongst televisions of this age. Televisions of a comparable age and type to the 47L7453 have RMS rated power of between 2W and 80W.
Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption
The average annual energy consumption of mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47L7453 is 76kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh. The 47L7453 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (93.5 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 47L7453.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Average Refresh Rate
At 100 hertz, the 47L7453 has a fairly average refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the 47L7453.
We compared all the other 100Hz refresh rate televisions to this television and we think a cheaper TV such as the Samsung UE46F5000[plb_1551629_price] or you might consider a higher scoring TV such as the LOEWE Xelos 32[plb_1809336_price] are also worth considering.
If this mid-size TV refresh rate is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the KDL-49WD752[pl_3406074_price] (200Hz and cheaper), or the KDL-49WD754[pl_3406082_price] (200Hz and cheaper) both from Sony; or the LG 42LB730[plb_2233840_price] (200Hz and higher rated).
For this review we tested the 47in model in the L7453DB range, but it's also available in 42in (42L7453DB) and 55in (55L7453DB) screen sizes. All models have identical specifications except for... Read more…