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Toshiba 32D3454

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32" 50Hz Edge-LED 1200:1 Dec 2014
Display Diagonal High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
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16 Reasons For

One Industry Award

This Toshiba television received a "Value for Money" award from Techradar who concluded that this Toshiba TV provided a good bang for your buck.

Reasonably Priced

Some Toshiba 32D3454 owners who bought this TV thought it was good value for money. Expert review site Whathifi.com wrote “You're after a competitively priced one-box solution to save on an extra DVD player or Freeview box taking up space, this Toshiba is a versatile option.”. Whathifi.com also mentioned “Good price”.

Good Technical Features

Several customers thought it had good features. Expert website Trustedreviews.com gave it a score of 70 out of 100 and wrote two years ago “The 32D3454DB offers plenty of features for your buck.” in their review of this TV. In the same month Whathifi.com wrote “Other features are decent for the price too, with essential smarts like”. Whathifi.com also wrote “Good multimedia features for this level of the market”.

Good Value for Money

Techradar highlighted in their review that this television provided a good bang for your buck.

Good High Def TV

Several Toshiba 32D3454 reviewers who reviewed the product mentioned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Techradar.com wrote on expert review site Techradar “For rather than trying to push the envelope on new technologies like curved screens, Ultra HD resolutions and OLED, instead it just wants”.

Nice Design

One customer thought it was a good design.

Easy to Use

One Toshiba 32D3454 reviewer who purchased it reckoned that it was easy to handle. Whathifi.com said in their review “Crisp HD and motion handling” but in spite of that they rated it 60 out of 100.

Robust

One person reckoned that the Toshiba 32D3454 was well made. Whathifi.com said “Attractive design and solid build” in their review.

Toshiba Has Good Television Reviews

Mid-size TVs manufactured by Toshiba have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all TVs (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Toshiba also has good ratings across its entire range.

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Supports Smart TV

The 32D3454 supports smart TV. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago do not support smart TV.

We compared all the other TVs which support smart TV to this television and we think the UE40H6590[pl_2256427_price], and the UE40H6470[pl_2233881_price] both from Samsung which has better reviews is also worth considering.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The 32D3454 has a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to the 32D3454 which do not have a wi-Fi.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a wi-Fi and we think because of it's better review score, the TX-L32E30[pl_30112_price], and the TX-42ASW654[pl_2252496_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung UE40H6470[plb_2233881_price] is also worth considering.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The 32D3454 supports a 2160p supported video modes which is better than the 1080p supported video modes supported by most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV also support 1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p and 720i and 720p supported video modess.

A 2160p supported video modes is in fact the best supported video mode across all televisions of a similar spec and age to the 32D3454.

The worst supported video mode amongst similar types of television is 480p.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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Supports One Video Formats Supported

The 32D3454 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs of this age and type. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MKV, but this video formats supported is not supported by this Toshiba TV. The video formats supporteds H.264 are also supported by this television.

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Supports One Audio Formats Supported

The number of audio formats supported by the Toshiba 32D3454 is more than most televisions that have been available for around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by televisions of this age and type.

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Light

The lightest TV of this age and spec is 1.4kg heavy and the heaviest is 36kg. At only 7 kilograms, the 32D3454 is fairly light compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 32D3454.

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17 Reasons Against

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar and whathifi.com the average expert rating of this television is 67 out of 100.

Inferior Picture Quality

A few people who purchased this TV thought it did not have good colour saturation. Whathifi.com gave this TV a score of 60 out of 100 and wrote in their Toshiba 32D3454 review “Dark colours look unnatural”. Whathifi.com also said “Colours struggle during dark scenes”.

One person who bought the Toshiba 32D3454 considered that it did not have a wide viewing angle. Whathifi.com said “Limited viewing angle”. One customer mentioned in their reviews that it did not have clouding visible in the picture. Two years ago Whathifi.com said in their review of this TV “Some backlight clouding”.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Across all the TVs that were released around the same time as the 32D3454 the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 180Hz. With a high frequency rate of only 50 hertz, the Toshiba 32D3454 has a fairly slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other televisions that have been available for a comparable time to the 32D3454.

We compared this television to all the other 50Hz refresh rate TVs and we think the 48L3433[pl_2161338_price], and the 32D1334B[pl_1494903_price] both from Toshiba or the Samsung UE40C5100[plb_1661045_price] which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this television high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the 47PFH5609/88[pl_2227335_price] (60Hz), or the 32PHH4109/60[pl_2183279_price] (60Hz) both from Philips or the JVC LT-32C461[plb_3406110_price] (60Hz) which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

Most TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 32D3454 are not 3D. The 32D3454 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might also want to look at the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price], or the Philips 48PFK6409[plb_2201783_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Toshiba 32D3454 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other televisions which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung.

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Only Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems

The Toshiba 32D3454 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to 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.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of image formats supported by the 32D3454 is more than most TVs that have been available for a similar time to it. This Toshiba TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a similar age and type to the 32D3454.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many televisions of a similar age and spec to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 32D3454, the 32D3454 does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The 32D3454 has a fairly low RMS rated power (only 12 Watts) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. The lowest RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago is 4W and the highest is 80W.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 32D3454 has one of the slower motion interpolation frequencys (only 100 hertz) amongst televisions of this age. The motion interpolation frequencys of televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 32D3454 range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

Most televisions that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the 32D3454 which has two HDMI ports quantitys.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The Toshiba 32D3454 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity television.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The 32D3454 supports a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than a 1920 x 1080 pixels television, which is the most common display resolution supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 32D3454.

This TV's display resolution (1366 x 768 pixels) is in fact the worst supported display resolution amongst all mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 32D3454.

Amongst similar types of TV the best supported display resolution is 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The 32D3454 has a quite dim display brightness (only 300 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 32D3454. The average display brightness of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago is 330 cd/m², and the display brightnesss range from 160 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m².

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Quite Thick

The Toshiba 32D3454 has one of the thicker depths (88 millimeters) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The thinnest depth of mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago is 3.5mm and the thickest is 100mm.

There are a number of alternative 88mm thick TVs currently available which you might want to consider including because of it's better review score, the Cello C40227[plb_2134431_price], or the Toshiba 32L1343[plb_1608684_price].

If you don't mind having a thicker depth then you might also want to look at the Toshiba 32W3453[plb_2165781_price] (88mm).

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The 32D3454 has a quite slow response time (10 milliseconds) compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 32D3454. The response times of mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 32D3454 range from 2ms to 20ms, and the average response time is 8.3ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 32D3454

Running Costs Are OK

This TV has an energy efficiency rating of A. The 32D3454 is typical compared to the other 670 televisions of a similar age and type that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 32D3454 will cost £68 over 5 years to run.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the 32D3454.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Viewable Area (HxV)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Channels Quantity
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Video Apps
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Panel Lock
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Programming Period
Performance
Disc Types Supported
Optical Disc Player Type
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
24p Support
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Mercury Content
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Quick Start Guide
Manual
Warranty Card
Other Features
DVD Region Code

1 Award

Techradar Great Value

Expert Reviews

(3)
4 November 2014

If convenience is key, and you're after a competitively priced one-box solution to save on an extra DVD player or Freeview box taking up space, this Toshiba is a versatile option.But if you're...

Sharp, stable picture
Attractive design and solid build
Builtin DVD player
Good price
Good feature count
Lack of subtlety
Detail is secondbest to rivals
Brittle sound
Limited viewing angle
Dark colours look unnatural
16 April 2014

The 32D3454DB's focus on providing more content options as easily as possible to second rooms is welcome, and will be enough in itself to win the set many fans. Especially given its keenly...

Techradar

2 April 2014

The 32D3454DB offers plenty of features for your buck, but its picture quality is nothing to write home about...

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £64.10
Electricity cost when on standby £2.98
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Total running cost over 5 years £67.08
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Toshiba 32D3454uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.33T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

+- Manufacturer's Description

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 32d3454, 32d3454d, 32d3454dn
Barcodes 05900496529656, 05900496529816

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