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Toshiba 32W1533

32" 50Hz Edge-LED 4000:1 Dec 2014
Display Diagonal High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
The Toshiba 32W1533 is ideal for your bedroom or kitchen - with a striking design and crystal-clear HD image, it's the TV with big possibilites. The built-in media player allows you to watch,... More
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User Reviews Are Average

Users have rated this television on average 79 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Several people mentioned in their reviews that the Toshiba 32W1533 was good quality. In October last year Barbara Ann Debenham rated the Toshiba 32W1533 as excellent and she wrote “So nice to have quality picture thank you amazon you made my life easier” in her Toshiba 32W1533 review. Bill W mentioned “Great quality TV at a reasonable price” in his review of this TV. Bill W also mentioned “I wanted something good quality at a reasonable price for a bedroom”.

Good Picture Quality

Several people who reviewed it agreed that it had good picture quality. Bill W wrote on Amazon “This one has a picture quality that is as good as, or better than, any of them”. F. Gu mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality has been improved significantly”. Justin wrote in his review of the Toshiba 32W1533 “Very good picture quality, is fast, easy to navigate, obviously not cinema quality sound”.

One Toshiba 32W1533 reviewer reckoned that it had good colour saturation. The Lambanana scored the Toshiba 32W1533 5 stars and mentioned on Amazon “COLOURS ======= Bright, clear”. One customer mentioned that it had a wide viewing angle.

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Nice Design

Several customers who reviewed this TV concluded that it was good looking. Alan mentioned “Nice looking TV” in his review. Dr. Bill mentioned in their review “No flickering at the edges or anything like that; just a really clear and beautifully coloured picture right across the screen”. In October last year F. Gu gave it a score of 5 stars and mentioned “The frame rate of the TV is pretty good, I have absolutely no problem with playing games on my PS4 or watching movies”.

One Toshiba 32W1533 owner wrote in their reviews that it was smooth. The Lambanana mentioned on Amazon in October last year “It's smooth, has superb picture quality”. One Toshiba 32W1533 owner who bought this TV said that it was neat.

One Toshiba 32W1533 owner who reviewed it reckoned that it was a good design. In October last year Dr. Bill scored this TV 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “This one is a really good, practical design”.

One Toshiba 32W1533 reviewer who purchased it considered that it was well designed. Dr. Bill wrote on Amazon “The handset is solid and well designed” in their Toshiba 32W1533 review and scored the product 5 stars.

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Reasonably Priced

Several customers said in their reviews that this TV was good value for money. Ann-Marie Keogh rated the product as excellent and she mentioned on Amazon “Good value and quick delivery” in her Toshiba 32W1533 review. Eric Hewes scored it very highly and he wrote in his review “The PRICE Excellent clarity of picture Great contrast Extremely wide viewing angle As yet no motion blur when playing”. F. Gu scored this TV 5 stars and said “Overall, I'd definitely recommend the TV to anyone who wants a basic FullHD TV for a reasonable price”.

Some Toshiba 32W1533 reviewers wrote in their reviews that it was a bargain for the price. In October this year Ian Mann mentioned on Amazon “Unable to set up using this cheap plastic stand so sending back” in his review of the Toshiba 32W1533 but he rated this TV 20 out of 100. Mark said in his review of this TV on Amazon “Apart from that the monitor for how cheap it is work okay”. Whataboy mentioned “It was cheap so off to the Bedroom for it” in their review.

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Good Size

Four Toshiba 32W1533 owners mentioned in their reviews that the Toshiba 32W1533 was thin. Last year Bill W wrote “It is really light and slim line and is great for a bedroom where there is not much room”. Bill W also said “I bought a "Premier AV LT04 Slim Compact Glass TV stand for 60 inch LED/LCD TV" for about”. Dr. Bill wrote on Amazon last year “It is really light and slim line and the compact size” in their review of this TV.

A few people agreed that the product was a good size. Kindle Customer gave the Toshiba 32W1533 a score of 4 stars and wrote in their review of the Toshiba 32W1533 “Nice size for a small room”. The Lambanana wrote “Decided that a 32 inch was the ideal size for us”.

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was heavy and bulky. Lorraine Reading wrote on Amazon “Tidy looking, not bulky or chunky, or heavy” in her review of this TV and scored it very highly. One person who bought the Toshiba 32W1533 considered that it was easy to carry around.

One customer who reviewed the Toshiba 32W1533 reckoned that it was compact. Bill W said on Amazon “The compact size and relative light weight mean you don't need a great big TV unit to stand it on” in his review of this TV.

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Good Sound Quality

Some customers said in their reviews that this TV had good sound quality. Bill W he said “The sound is OK - more or less what you would with a flat screen” in his review. Bill W also said “You can easily transform it and get excellent sound quality by installing a compatible sound bar that you can buy from Amazon”. Eric Hewes he said on Amazon “It's possible if you're used to high quality audio the trebley sound will get on your nerves” in his review of the Toshiba 32W1533.

Robust

A few Toshiba 32W1533 reviewers who bought the product agreed that it was well made. One Toshiba 32W1533 reviewer who reviewed the product considered that it was reliable. T.j.sheppard mentioned “A good picture, reliable ( I gave my last one to my daughter” in their Toshiba 32W1533 review.

One person considered that the Toshiba 32W1533 was easy to damage or scratch. In October Jessica mentioned on Amazon “Not the best screen broke really easily”.

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Very Low Running Costs

This TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 32W1533 is in the cheapest 6% of all 670 TVs of this age and spec that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 32W1533 is only £50.

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Good Connectivity

Two people who reviewed the Toshiba 32W1533 agreed that it was good in terms of HDMI connections. F. Gu said on Amazon last year “After switching off the HDMI true black option” in their review of the Toshiba 32W1533. John wrote on Amazon in October last year “The tv has 2 HDMI, PC VGA connection” and gave it a very good review score.

Two Toshiba 32W1533 reviewers who reviewed the product thought it was good in terms of USB connections. Eric Hewes said in his review “Ground Zeros & BattlefieldVGA, 2x HDMI, SPDIF (jack like connector) & USB connection so great compatibilityWall MountableSmall Bezel SizeCons” and scored the Toshiba 32W1533 very highly.

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Good High Def TV

Some Toshiba 32W1533 reviewers mentioned in their reviews that it was good at displaying high definition TV. In October Jessica said on Amazon “Good hd tv for the price” in her review of the Toshiba 32W1533. The Lambanana mentioned on Amazon “RECOMMENDED =========== If you're after a reasonably priced TV set with a good HD image this is certainly one to consider” in their review of the Toshiba 32W1533.

Good Stand

Four people who bought the Toshiba 32W1533 concluded that it had a good stand. Lorraine Reading said on Amazon “Just set it up yesterday, lovely picture quality, no assembly required besides fastening a few screws to secure the stand in place” in her review.

Good Support

Two Toshiba 32W1533 owners who bought this TV concluded that it had good technical guidance. Dr. Bill said “It comes with a really good set of printed instructions”.

Good Smart TV

One Toshiba 32W1533 reviewer said in their reviews that this TV was good for watching Freeview TV. Kindle Customer mentioned in their review of the Toshiba 32W1533 “Good choice of freeview channels”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One person reckoned that the Toshiba 32W1533 was noisy. Eric Hewes rated it as very good and he mentioned on Amazon “It's perfectly usable to watch shows on with the inbuilt bar (eg loud enough”.

Easy to Use

One Toshiba 32W1533 owner wrote that it was easy to setup. One Toshiba 32W1533 reviewer who purchased the product reckoned that it was easy to use.

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Toshiba is one of the better rated television manufacturers according to average reviews from users and experts, and Toshiba also has good ratings for its mid-size TVs.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Supports Six Audio Formats Supporteds

The Toshiba 32W1533 has a greater number of audio formats than most similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to it. This Toshiba TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by TVs that have been available for more than two years. The audio formats supporteds "AC3", "ASF", "IMA-ADPCM", "LBR" and "LPCM" are also supported by this TV.

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Quite Low Power Consumption (average)

The lowest power consumption (average) of TVs that were launched more than two years ago is 25W, the highest is 140W, and the average power consumption (average) is 59W. The 32W1533 has one of the lower power consumption (average)s (only 30 Watts) amongst TVs of this age.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

The annual energy consumptions of similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 32W1533 range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 75kWh. At only 43 kilowatt hours, the Toshiba 32W1533 has a very low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 32W1533.

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Quite Thin

The average depth of televisions of a comparable age and type to the 32W1533 is 61mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. With a depth of only 25 millimeters, the 32W1533 has one of the thinnest depths amongst comparable spec televisions of this age.

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13 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The 32W1533 does not have a wi-Fi, although this is within the context that most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 32W1533 also do not have a wi-Fi.

Other televisions which also have a wi-Fi that you might also want to consider include the 42LY760[pl_2591476_price], or the 47LY960[pl_2905116_price] both from LG or the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The 32W1533 does not support smart TV. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also do not support smart TV.

We compared this television to all the other TVs with a smart TV and we think the Samsung UE40H6203[plb_2531642_price], or the Philips 32PHT4509/60[plb_2227289_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of only 50 hertz, the Toshiba 32W1533 has a quite slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 32W1533. Mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 1,600Hz.

There are a number of alternative 50Hz refresh rate TVs currently available which you might want to consider including the 40L1533[pl_2699643_price], or the 32D1333B[pl_1540454_price] both from Toshiba or the Samsung UE40C5100[plb_1661045_price] which has better reviews.

If you want a faster high frequency rate then you might want to look at the Cello C32E69[plb_2795154_price] (60Hz), or the LG 47LY760[plb_2816590_price] (60Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other TVs of this type and age, the 32W1533 is not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might also want to consider 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

Most TVs of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The 32W1533 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other televisions which also have a built-in camera that 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 which also has a higher rating.

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Only Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 32W1533 is more than most TVs of a similar type and age 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.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

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

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 32W1533, the 32W1533 does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The Toshiba 32W1533 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 12 Watts) amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of this type and age is 4W, the highest is 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba 32W1533 is a two HDMI ports quantity television.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The 32W1533 supports a maximum display resolution of 1366 x 768 pixels. That's 49% less display resolution than the most common display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

A 1366 x 768 pixels display resolution is in fact the worst supported display resolution across all mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 32W1533.

A 1920 x 1080 pixels display resolution is the best supported display resolution amongst comparable types of TV.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the Toshiba 32W1533 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. TVs that were released more than two years ago have display brightnesss of between 160 cd/m² and 1,500 cd/m².

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Very Slow Response Time

The response times of mid-size TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 32W1533 range from 2ms to 20ms. With a response time of 20 milliseconds, the 32W1533 has one of the slowest response times amongst TVs of this age.

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1 Other reason to consider the Toshiba 32W1533

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television was released over two years ago.

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
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Channels Quantity
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
S-Video Inputs Quantity
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
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
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
24p Support
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Mercury Content
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Power Consumption (average)
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight

User Reviews

(68)
Reviewed 15 August 2016 by Amazon Customer

Lasted about 2 weeks before the On/Off switch started playing up. Initially the TV came on with picture but no sound then within seconds turned itself off for about seconds. It would then restart... Read more…

Reviewed 19 April 2016 by Richard Vaughan
(Verified Purchase)

Do not buy this TV if you want a product that lasts more than 12 months. Got a strange error where the TV refuses to turn on and just flashes and wont turn on.

Reviewed 23 February 2016 by Jessica
(Verified Purchase)

Not the best screen broke really easily but thats because our 4 yr old tried using it as a touch screen board like the on in his school :| apart from braking after 4 months it was a good clear... Read more…

Reviewed 4 January 2016 by IAN MANN

Never got to use this tv as the stand is complete rubbish. unable to set up using this cheap plastic stand so sending back.

(Verified Purchase)

Apart from the on off switch, which does not turn off or it looks like it turns off & then suddenly turn its self on again (you have to press & hold the button, watch the monitor screen turn black... Read more…

Reviewed 7 December 2015 by Mr. P. Skeldon
(Verified Purchase)

A friend came by to catch Wimbledon and said it was like being there. Nuff said?

Reviewed 24 November 2015 by MRS M A MARR
(Verified Purchase)

Good buy...

Reviewed 10 October 2015 by Lea Rawlings | 11 Comments

Tv worked for 7 months then died. Not able to find any info on factory warranty. Not very happy! If this company is only about selling and not about service to the customers, you would be better... Read more…

Reviewed 9 October 2015 by McRobert
(Verified Purchase)

Could be 5 star but for tinny speakers.

(Verified Purchase)

Delivery quite quick. Not impressed at all with this TV, the sound is very poor and most times that it is switched on, the backgound and faces on the screen are green. Each time this happens, you... Read more…

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Electricity cost when switched on £48.07
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £49.90
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Energy Rating
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.25 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 7 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 32w1533, 32w1533d, 32W1533DB, 32w1533dg, toshiba 1080, toshiba 2160, toshiba 1080p, toshiba 2160p, toshiba 1080i, toshiba 32w1533, toshiba p222390, toshiba 32w1533d, toshiba p222390p, toshiba 32w1533dg, toshiba 32w1533db, refurbished 32w1533, refurbished 32w1533d, refurbished 32w1533db
Barcodes 05054629705803, 05900496532854, 05900496533011

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