The energy efficiency classification of this Toshiba television is A+, and the L4353 is one of the most economic to run TVs of a comparable age and spec that we have assessed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the L4353 will cost only £57 over 5 years to run.
Toshiba TVs Have Good Reviews
Based on 1,407 owner and expert reviews, Toshiba has good reviews for its televisions. Toshiba also has good reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range.
Supports Smart TV Features
The Toshiba L4353 supports smart TV features, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do not support smart TV features.
We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV features to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the Samsung UE48H6470[plb_2240459_price], and the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] is also worth considering.
Has a WiFi Connection
The Toshiba L4353 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the L4353 do not have a WiFi connection.
We compared all the other TVs with a WiFi connection to this TV and we think the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], and the Sony KDL-48W600[plb_2238282_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.
Four HDMI Ports
The Toshiba L4353 is a four HDMI port TV. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age have between one and four HDMI ports.
3D Comb Filter
This television has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.
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Supports Two Video Formats
The Toshiba L4353 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 MKV, but this video format is not supported by this TV. The video formats H.264 and MPEG are also supported by this television.
Televisions of this age and type have weights of between 3.7kg and 36kg. With a weight of only 5.8 kilograms, the Toshiba L4353 is one of the lighter televisions of this spec and age amongst similar spec TVs of this age.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
Across all the mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the L4353 the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh. With an annual energy consumption of only 47 kilowatt hours, the Toshiba L4353 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst TVs of this age.
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Not 3D Compatible
The Toshiba L4353 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the L4353 are also not 3D compatible.
TVs which are 3D compatible that might also be worth looking at include the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], or the Samsung UE40H6470[plb_2233881_price] which is also higher rated.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Toshiba L4353 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 televisions which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which also has a higher rating.
Only Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems
The Toshiba L4353 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. 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.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
Across all the similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as the L4353 the RMS rated power range from 2W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. When compared to other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the L4353, the RMS rated power of the Toshiba L4353 of only 7 Watts is one of the lowest.
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Only Analog Tuner
This television has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
The Toshiba L4353 does not feature OLED technology, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available 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[plb_2232247_price] which is also higher rated.
The Toshiba L4353 has one of the thicker thicknesses (85 millimeters) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average thickness of mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the L4353 is 62mm.
Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio
This TV has a Mega Contrast dynamic contrast ratio, which is the most commonly found dynamic contrast ratio on televisions of a similar age and type to it.
Fairly Slow Response Time
At 12 milliseconds, the Toshiba L4353 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the L4353. Televisions that have been available for a similar time to the L4353 have response times of between 2ms and 400ms, and the average response time is 9.2ms.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many 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.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This television was released over three years ago.
Average Refresh Rate
The Toshiba L4353 has a relatively typical refresh rate (100 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to the L4353.
If you want a faster refresh rate then you might also want to look at the KDL-43WD754[pl_3406065_price] (200Hz), the KDL-43WD752[pl_3406072_price] (200Hz), or the KDL-49WD752[pl_3406074_price] (200Hz) all from Sony.
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Typical Contrast Ratio
Noise Reduction Feature
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
1920 x 1080
1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p
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Horizontal Viewing Angle
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
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Horizontal Viewable Size
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-T, DVB, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL B, PAL BG, PAL, PAL D, PAL DK, PAL, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM B/G, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM D/K, SECAM, SECAM L
Smart TV Features
RMS Rated Power
Digital, Digital Plus, Digital, Pulse, Digital Pulse, Digital
Audio Decoding Technology
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Pulse
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Output Port
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
Ethernet LAN Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
PC Audio in Port
Composite Video in Port
Component Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
PC in Port
Intel Wireless Display Technology
Audio in Port
Mobile High-Definition Link
Ethernet LAN Connection
Near Field Communication
Dynamic, Game, Movie, PC, Standard
On Screen Display
Electronic Programme Guide
Stored Teletext Page
VESA Mounting Interface
200 x 100
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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