Close

Loading image...
Toshiba 47WL968
2 Images + 1 Video

Toshiba 47WL968

Techradar Recommended techradar.com/au/ Recommended
Full HD 1080p Smart LED 3D TV combining the latest technologies for a complete 3D and Smart TV solution - 3D TV with 4 pairs of glasses included- Sleek single sheet of glass, Jacob Jensen design-... More
Get Price Alerts
You are subscribed to price alerts for this product
Unsubscribe
Pluck Point
£828.00
Delivery unknown
Go to Store
Report an incorrect price Found it cheaper elsewhere?
Searching for international prices ...

Assumed Exchange Rates

Searching for prices in ...

13 Reasons For

Two Industry Awards

The writers at Techradar and Techradar.com/au/ both wrote that concluded that they would recommend this mid-size TV and gave it their "Recommended" award.

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on nine expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, CNET.co.uk and whathifi.com this TV has an overall expert rating of 73%.

Good Size

A number of people mentioned in their reviews that it was thin. Expert website Cnet.co.uk said “The Toshiba 47WL968 impresses with its supremely slim bezel and sharp, vibrant HD pictures”. Whathifi.com mentioned in their Toshiba 47WL968 review “Slim and stylish” but they only gave the Toshiba 47WL968 a score of 3 stars. Whathifi.com also mentioned “Supremely narrow bezel”.

Good Sound Quality

Four Toshiba 47WL968 owners said in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Whathifi.com said in their review three years ago “Good sound for such as slim TV” . Whathifi.com also said “Sounds surprisingly good”.

Nice Design

Several Toshiba 47WL968 owners who bought the product thought it was a good design. Whathifi.com wrote “Lovely, superslim design” in their review of the Toshiba 47WL968. Whathifi.com also said “Nice design”. A few people agreed that it was good looking. Whathifi.com said in their review “Its elegant, spacesaving design” but in spite of that they rated it 3 stars.

Good 3D Picture Quality

Seven customers thought this TV had a good 3D picture quality. Expert website Trustedreviews.com wrote “If you're interested in 3D” in their Toshiba 47WL968 review. Whathifi.com said in their review “Convenient 3D system” however they only scored the product 60 out of 100.

Reasonably Priced

One Toshiba 47WL968 reviewer said that this TV was cheap. One Toshiba 47WL968 reviewer mentioned in their reviews that this TV was a bargain for the price.

One Toshiba 47WL968 owner who reviewed it thought it was good value for money. Expert website Trustedreviews.com rated it 4 stars and wrote “As a pleasantly designed and reasonably affordable performer with 2D, though”.

Read more Less

Good High Def TV

A few Toshiba 47WL968 reviewers who reviewed this TV agreed that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Three years ago expert website Whathifi.com said in their review of the Toshiba 47WL968 “OK, so the 55ZL2 glasses-free 4K Ultra HD set is the cherry on that icing.”. Whathifi.com also said “Sharp HD pictures”.

Easy to Use

One Toshiba 47WL968 owner considered that it had a good experience. Avforums.com wrote “The WL863, by offering an active shutter 3D experience but, instead, passive 3D”. One customer thought it had a good interface. Whathifi.com said “Toshiba Places interface is quite striking”.

One Toshiba 47WL968 owner reckoned that the Toshiba 47WL968 was comfortable and easy to hold. Expert review site Techradar.com gave the Toshiba 47WL968 a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their review “The Toshiba 47WL968 offers awesome 2D Blu-ray and a comfortable, convenient 3D mode.”.

One person who bought it reckoned that it was easy to handle. Three years ago Trustedreviews.com rated this TV 80 out of 100 and mentioned on Trusted Reviews “The curious problems the 47WL968 has with handling 3D motion make it a no-go zone”.

Read more Less

Good Support

One Toshiba 47WL968 owner who purchased this TV concluded that it had good technical guidance.

Good Product Quality

One Toshiba 47WL968 reviewer who reviewed it concluded that it was good quality. Cnet.co.uk said on CNET.co.uk “It also has good sound quality for such a slimline set”.

Good Picture Quality

One Toshiba 47WL968 owner mentioned in their reviews that this TV was good for watching blu-ray discs.

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Toshiba mid-size TVs have good ratings on average and across all TVs Toshiba is one of the better rated brands.

Chart

8 Reasons Against

Poor Smart TV Features

Several Toshiba 47WL968 owners thought it did not have good apps. Techradar.com wrote “The chance to stream some movies within an otherwise limited selection of apps” in their review. Whathifi.com wrote in their Toshiba 47WL968 review “Limited smart TV apps”.

Inferior Remote Control

One customer said that it did not have a good remote control. Whathifi.com wrote “Poor remote control”.

Poor Connectivity

One Toshiba 47WL968 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Toshiba 47WL968 was not good in terms of HDMI connections. Whathifi.com mentioned in their review of the Toshiba 47WL968 “Lip Sync problems via HDMI connected sources”.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 47WL968 do not have a WiFi connection. The 47WL968 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

We compared all the other televisions which also have a WiFi connection to this television and we think the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Samsung UN48H5500[plb_2324604_price], or the Philips 46PDL8908[plb_1556269_price] which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 47WL968, the 47WL968 does not support smart TV features.

There are a number of alternative TVs which also support smart TV features which you might want to look at including the UE40H6700[pl_2232461_price], or the UE46F7000[pl_1588337_price] both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Not 3D Compatible

The 47WL968 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the 47WL968 are also not 3D compatible.

TVs which are 3D compatible that might be worth considering include the Samsung UE32F6400[plb_2161640_price], or the Panasonic TX-L42FT60[plb_1654311_price] which is also higher rated.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Toshiba 47WL968 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 47WL968 also do not have a built-in camera.

We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this television and we think the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which is also higher rated is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 47WL968 do not feature OLED technology. The 47WL968 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with an OLED technology and we think the Samsung UE46H7000[plb_2232247_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

Read more Less Chart Edit

1 Other reason to consider the Toshiba 47WL968

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Toshiba released the 47WL968.

Specification

Display
TV Tuner
Smart TV
Audio
Ports & Interfaces
Networking
Management Features
Performance
Design
Ergonomics
Power
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Packaging Content
Operational Conditions
Technical Details
Other Features
Special Features

2 Awards

Techradar Recommended techradar.com/au/ Recommended

Expert Reviews

(12)
12 September 2013

Toshiba has turned out some very good sets over the past year or so, but with the TV market as competitive as it is at the moment, the 55WL968B is no better than average at this price. See all...

Slim and stylish
Integrated WiFi
BBC iPlayer
Big screen
Vivid pictures
Issues with fast motion
Lacks detail and definition compared to the best
3D is average
Some motion issue when showing 3D movies
Smart TV system is below par
18 March 2013

The Toshiba 47WL968 impresses with its supremely slim bezel and sharp, vibrant HD pictures. It also has good sound quality for such a slimline set. Its smart TV system is on the weak side,...

7 March 2013

With Toshiba's new 4K-resolution TVs not scheduled to launch until the summer, the WL968 range under scrutiny today - in the 55-inch shape of the £1300 55WL968 - represents the top end of the... Read more…

19 February 2013

If you're interested in 3D, the curious problems the 47WL968 has with handling 3D motion make it a no-go zone. Toshiba could do with ramping up its online service too. As a pleasantly designed and...

17 January 2013

Toshiba announced the WL968 late in 2012 at IFA in Berlin with the surprise detail that it would not follow in the footsteps of its predecessor, the WL863, by offering an active shutter 3D... Read more…

3 September 2012

The Toshiba 47WL968 offers awesome 2D Blu-ray and a comfortable, convenient 3D mode, but more besides. Those after a smart TV will find BBC iPlayer and the chance to stream some movies within an...

Techradar

3 September 2012

Buying Guide Best TV Far from being a second-rate technology designed for budget TVs, 3D Natural - a polarised, passive 3D tech - here continues its journey towards being a premium TV feature. It...

Techradar.com/au/

21 July 2013

Bu videomuzda Toshiba'n?n 55" boyutundaki, Jacob Jensen dizayn stüdyosu taraf?ndan tasarlanm??, pasif 3D ak?ll? led televizyonunu inceliyoruz...

6 March 2013

Toshiba 55WL968 to pot??ny, 55-calowy odbiornik zosta? zaprojektowany z my?l? o du?ych salonach. Wyposa?ony w matryc? Full HD oraz technologi? pasywnej polaryzacji, stanowi ?wietn? podstaw? dla... Read more…

7 January 2013

Ca?kiem nie tak dawno w po?owie pa?dziernika na polskim rynku mia? miejsce debiut nowej serii telewizorów Toshiba-WL968 . Postanowili?my zatem przetestowa? to 55-calowe cudo. I podzieli? si? z... Read more…

« Prev 1 of 2 Next »

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 47wl968, 47wl968f, 47wl968b, toshiba 47wl968, toshiba 47wl968b
Barcodes 05053785373376, 05900496522725, 05900496522732, 05900496522749

Save Money with These Great TV Vouchers & Offers

Save £200
Voucher
Save £200 on the Samsung HW-J6500R when you buy selected Samsung TVs
Valid 27 Oct 16 - 24 Dec 16
Save £200
Voucher
Save £200 on the Samsung HW-J7500R when you buy selected Samsung TVs
Valid 4 Oct 16 - 24 Dec 16
£75 Off
Voucher
£75 Off All TVs over £1000
Valid 24 Nov 16 - 15 Dec 16
£60 Off
Voucher
Save an extra £60 Off for an order over £700
Valid 30 Nov 16 - 13 Dec 16

Similar TVs to the Toshiba 47WL968

Samsung UE48H6700
(105)

Samsung
UE48H6700

£ 1,159.20
Sony KDL-40R453
(10)

Sony
KDL-40R453

£ 249.00
Toshiba 47L7453
(11)

Toshiba
47L7453

£ 669.00
Philips 40PUS6809
(5)

Philips
40PUS6809

£ 471.59
Samsung UE48H6400
(22)

Samsung
UE48H6400

£ 449.99
Feedback