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24 Reasons For
One Industry Award
This television received a "Qualified Recommendation" award from Hdtvtest.co.uk.
Good 3D Picture Quality
A few people mentioned in their reviews that the Toshiba 47L7453 had a good 3D picture quality. Amazon Customer scored it 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon last year “3D is stunning especially while gaming”. Digital Versus said in their review of this TVs “Good 3D picture quality with no crosstalk”.
Some people said in their reviews that the product was thin. Digital Versus mentioned “Slim, unobtrusive design” in their review. Expert review site Hdtvtest.co.uk said “The 47in Toshiba L74 is a decent-looking set whose black bezel is surprisingly slim for a direct LED display” in their review.
One person who bought the Toshiba 47L7453 concluded that it was neat. Hdtvtest.co.uk wrote in their review of the Toshiba 47L7453 “Tidy design”.
One Toshiba 47L7453 owner thought this TVs was a good design. Two years ago Digital Versus said “Slim, unobtrusive design” in their review of the Toshiba 47L7453 however despite that gave the Toshiba 47L7453 a rating of 60 out of 100.
Good Technical Features
One customer reckoned that the Toshiba 47L7453 had good features. expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned “Among the 47L7453's key features are an ultra bright direct LED p” in their review of this TVs.
Good High Def TV
One Toshiba 47L7453 reviewer considered that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. expert website Digitalversus.com wrote “The market for Full HD TV's isn't dead yet, as has been made clear by Toshiba's launch of the L7453DG” in their Toshiba 47L7453 review however only gave it a rating of 60 out of 100.
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Good Sound Quality
One customer who reviewed it thought it had good sound quality. Digital Versus wrote in their review of this TVs “Decent sound” yet only gave it a rating of 3 stars.
Toshiba is one of the superior TV manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and owners, and Toshiba also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.
Good Product Quality
One Toshiba 47L7453 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product was good quality. Digital Versus mentioned “Good 3D picture quality with no crosstalk” although only gave the product a score of 60 out of 100.
The 47L7453 is 3D compatible, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 47L7453 are not 3D compatible.
There are a number of other 3D compatible TVs currently available which you might want to look at including the Samsung UE40F6740 which is cheaper; or the Samsung UE32F6800 (£667.13) which has a better Rating.
If you would prefer a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to look at the Philips 42HFL7009 (£411.48).
The 47L7453 is Smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years 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 HG46EA590, or the HG46EA590 both from Samsung or you might consider a higher Rating TV such as the Samsung UE32F6800 (£667.13).
Has a WiFi Connection
Unlike most of the other TVs of this type and age which do not have a WiFi connection, the Toshiba 47L7453 has a WiFi connection.
The Toshiba 47L7453 has more HDMI ports than most of the televisions of this age and type. This television is a four HDMI port TV compared to most of the mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago which only have between one and three HDMI ports.
Quite Bright Display Brightness
With a display brightness of 700 candellas per square meter, the 47L7453 has a very bright display brightness compared to most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the 47L7453. The dimmest display brightness of televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the 47L7453 is 180 cd/m², the brightest is 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m².
Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency
With a motion interpolation frequency of 1,500 hertz, the 47L7453 has a very fast motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 47L7453. Mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago have motion interpolation frequencies of between 50Hz and 1,800Hz.
Four 3D Glasses Included
Most TVs of a similar spec and age to the 47L7453 have between one and five 3D glasses included, including the 47L7453 which has four 3D glasses included.
Quite High RMS Rated Power
The Toshiba 47L7453 has one of the higher RMS rated power (30 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of this age and spec is 2W and the highest is 80W.
Supports One Image Format
The number of image formats supported by the 47L7453 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. The most frequently supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this television. The image formats BMP|JPG are also supported by this TV.
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it.
Supports One Video Format
The number of video formats supported by the Toshiba 47L7453 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The most frequently supported video format is H.264, but this video format is not supported by this Toshiba TV. The video formats 3GP|ASF|AVI|DIVX|FLV|M-JPEG|M2TS|M4V|MKV|MOV|MP4|MPEG|MPG|RMVB|RV|SWF|TP|TRP|WMV|XVID are also supported by this TV.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.
MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.
WMV stands for Windows Media Video.
Has One Smart Mode
The Toshiba 47L7453 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this TV. The smart modes Dynamic|Game|Movie|PC|Sports|Standard|Store are also found on this Toshiba TV.
Supports One Audio Format
The number of audio formats supported by the Toshiba 47L7453 is more than most mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years. The most frequently supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this television. The audio formats AAC|ADPCM|LPCM|MP3|OGG|WAV|WMA are also supported by this TV.
Very Fast Response Time
With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the Toshiba 47L7453 has a quite fast response time compared to most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 47L7453. The fastest response time of televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 47L7453 is 2ms and the slowest is 400ms.
The thinnest thickness of mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47L7453 is 3.5mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average thickness is 63mm. With a thickness of only 17 millimeters, the 47L7453 has one of the thinnest thicknesses amongst mid-size TVs of this age.
Televisions with a thicker thickness that might be worth considering include the Grundig 40 VLE 7130 (43mm) which is also cheaper.
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
We compared all the other Full HD televisions to this TV and we think the TX-48AS640 (£509.79), and the TX-47AS650 (£549.90) both from Panasonic which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
If you are looking for a TV with a higher display resolution then you might also want to look at the LG 49UB830 (£599.00) (4K Ultra HD and cheaper), or the Samsung UE40HU6900 (£617.99) (4K Ultra HD and cheaper); or the Samsung UE48HU7500 (4K Ultra HD and higher rated).
Inferior Picture Quality
One Toshiba 47L7453 reviewer who reviewed the product wrote that it did not have good picture quality. Hdtvtest.co.uk mentioned “Missing shadow detail in dark areas” in their review. One Toshiba 47L7453 owner mentioned in their reviews that it did not have image ghosting. Two years ago Digital Versus said “Lack of responsiveness, obvious ghosting” in their review of this TVs.
One person who reviewed the product said that it did not have clouding visible in the picture. Two years ago Digital Versus gave it a score of 3 stars and wrote “Low risk of clouding” in their review.
£108.85 Price Increase
In the last 2 days the 47L7453 has increased in price by £108.85.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Toshiba 47L7453 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of this spec and age 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 UE48H8000 (£699.00), or the UE40H6700 both from Samsung which is also higher rated.
Pricey Compared to Other Televisions of a Similar Age and Spec
The cheapeast televisions of a similar age and spec that we found costs £73 and the most expensive costs £3,099. We thought that this television looks expensive for a similar spec television that has been on the market for more than two years.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the 47L7453, the 47L7453 does not feature OLED technology.
There are a number of other TVs which also feature OLED technology that you might want to look at including the Samsung UE46H7000 (£849.00) which is also higher rated.
Only Digital Tuner
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on TVs of this type and age.
Televisions of this spec and age have weights of between 1.5kg and 36kg. At 12.3 kilograms, the 47L7453 is fairly heavy compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age.
Quite High Annual Energy Consumption
Mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 47L7453 have annual energy consumptions of between 0.22kWh and 620kWh. The Toshiba 47L7453 has a fairly high annual energy consumption (93.5 kilowatt hours) compared to most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
Toshiba released the 47L7453 over two years ago.
Running Costs Are Average
This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The 47L7453 is typical compared to the other 423 mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 47L7453 is £111.
Average Refresh Rate
With a refresh rate of 100 hertz, the 47L7453 has a pretty standard refresh rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago.
We compared all the other 100Hz refresh rate TVs to this TV and we think a cheaper TV such as the Samsung UE32F5700 (£527.07) or you might consider a higher rated TV such as the LOEWE Xelos 32 (£799.00) are also worth considering.
Televisions with a faster refresh rate that might also be worth considering include the UE48H6410 (£592.29) (400Hz), or the UE40H7000 (£599.00) (600Hz) both from Samsung or the LG 42LB730 (£549.00) (200Hz) which also has a higher rating.
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1600:1 Typical Contrast Ratio
This television has a 1600:1 typical contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found typical contrast ratio on TVs of this age and spec.
We compared all the other TVs that have a 1600:1 typical contrast ratio to this TV and we think the Toshiba 55L7453 (£599.00) which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
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…