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Toshiba 32W3453DB

32" 50Hz 1200:1 Flat Sep 2014
Display Diagonal High Frequency Rate Contrast Ratio (typical) Screen Shape Release Date
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8 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

A few Toshiba 32W3453 reviewers said in their reviews that the Toshiba 32W3453 was good value for money. Deborah C. scored it very highly and she mentioned “Great value for money” in her review. One Toshiba 32W3453 owner who reviewed it considered that it was a bargain for the price. Last year Dead_lucky wrote on Amazon “Was cheap and has a good range of Apps”.

Good Product Quality

Some customers wrote that it was good quality. Deborah Anne Plumb said “Great value quality picture” and rated it as very good. Last year Deborah C. scored it very highly and she mentioned “Amazing picture quality”. Francesca Shilton said on Amazon “The TV itself has a really attractive design and great quality picture” in her review of this TV but in spite of that she rated the Toshiba 32W3453 20 out of 100.

Good Picture Quality

One Toshiba 32W3453 reviewer mentioned that the product had good picture quality.

Good Connectivity

One person who bought the product mentioned that it was wifi compatible. In October last year Deborah C. wrote “Wifi so easy to set up” and rated it as very good.

Toshiba Has Good Television Reviews

On average Toshiba mid-size TVs have good reviews as do all TVs built by Toshiba.

Supports Smart TV

The 32W3453 supports smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 32W3453 do not support smart TV.

There are a number of alternative TVs which support smart TV currently available that you might want to look at including the Seiki SE32HO03[plb_3404273_price], the Toshiba 32W3451[plb_2280083_price], or the Cello C32227[plb_2134380_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 32W3453 which do not have a wi-Fi, the 32W3453 has a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Seiki SE32HO03[plb_3404273_price], the Sony KDL-32R433[plb_2169590_price], or the Toshiba 32W3451[plb_2280083_price].

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Light

The average weight of televisions of a similar type and age to the 32W3453 is 10kg, and the weights range from 1.4kg to 36kg. With a weight of only 7 kilograms, the 32W3453 is one of the lighter TVs of this type and age amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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23 Reasons Against

Average Owner Reviews

On average, 32W3453 owners rated this TV 69%.

Difficult to Use

Four people who reviewed the Toshiba 32W3453 concluded that it did not have a good interface. Francesca Shilton wrote “The whole interface is painfully slow”. Francesca Shilton also wrote “Given how slow the interface is, this got extremely annoying, extremely quickly”.

Inferior Remote Control

One customer said that it did not have a good remote control.

Poor Design

Three customers concluded that the Toshiba 32W3453 was not ugly. Francesca Shilton said on Amazon in October last year “Tldr; Slow, ugly interface and a system error that leaves you wanting to throw the remote through the screen.I recently purchased this TV, not from Amazon” and scored it 1 stars. Francesca Shilton also said “The Toshiba Portal (where you find the Smart TV features such as Netflix) is quite ugly and also very slow.”.

Inferior Sound Quality

Some people mentioned in their reviews that it did not have good sound quality. Last year Wil mentioned on Amazon “Picture good - sound poor”. Wil also mentioned “Very good picture - sound terrible - had to buy a sound bar!”.

Inferior Technical Features

One customer thought the Toshiba 32W3453 did not have good features. Susan Kelly wrote in her review of this TV on Amazon “Disappointed with the smart features”.

Poor Smart TV Features

One Toshiba 32W3453 owner wrote in their reviews that the Toshiba 32W3453 did not have great smart functions. One Toshiba 32W3453 owner considered that the product was not good for watching on demand TV.

Poor Support

One Toshiba 32W3453 owner who purchased the Toshiba 32W3453 reckoned that it did not have good technical guidance. Cg246 wrote in their review of this TV “Its not immediately obvious in the manual whats going on”.

Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The 32W3453 has a quite slow high frequency rate (only 50 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 32W3453. Across all the similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as the 32W3453 the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 180Hz.

There are a number of other 50Hz refresh rate TVs currently available which you might want to look at including the 32W1333[pl_1538669_price], or the 32W2433[pl_2161266_price] both from Toshiba which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might also want to consider the JVC LT-32C461[plb_3406110_price] (60Hz and higher rated), the Seiki SE32HO03[plb_3404273_price] (60Hz and higher rated), or the Hisense LHD32K370[plb_2591527_price] (100Hz and higher rated).

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Not 3D

Most similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 32W3453 are not 3D. The 32W3453 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might also be worth looking at include the Toshiba 32W3455[plb_2280082_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 32W3453 do not have a built-in camera. The Toshiba 32W3453 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The Toshiba 32W3453 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 TV. The analog signal format systems NTSC 4.43, PAL BG, PAL DK and PAL I are also supported by this Toshiba TV.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of a comparable age and type to the 32W3453 is 4W, the highest is 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. With an RMS rated power of only 12 Watts, the 32W3453 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst TVs of this age.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions of this age and type do not feature OLED technology. The Toshiba 32W3453 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Only Has Two Smart Modess

The 32W3453 has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs of this type and age. The most commonly found smart modes is Game, but this smart modes is not found on this television. The smart modess Dynamic and PC are also found on this TV.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba 32W3453 is a two HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 32W3453 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The 32W3453 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity television. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only 1366 X 768 Pixels Display Resolution

The 32W3453 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 amongst all televisions of this spec and age.

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

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Only 800 Channels Quantitys

Most TVs of a similar age and type to the 32W3453 have between 50 and 9,998 channels quantitys, including the 32W3453 which has 800 channels quantitys.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

At only 300 candellas per square meter, the 32W3453 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago the display brightnesss range from 160 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 330 cd/m².

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Fairly Thick

With a depth of 88 millimeters, the 32W3453 has one of the thicker depths amongst TVs of this age. The depths of TVs that have been on the market for more than two years range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 10 milliseconds, the 32W3453 has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other TVs of this spec and age. The fastest response time of comparable spec televisions that have been available for a similar time to the 32W3453 is 2ms, the slowest is 20ms, and the average response time is 8.3ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 32W3453

OK Running Costs

This Toshiba television has an efficiency rating of A. The average 5 year running cost of the 32W3453 is £68 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 670 TVs of this age and spec.

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this television was released.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
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
Audio
Audio System
Built-In Subwoofer
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
VGA (D-Sub) Ports Quantity
Audio (L,R) Out
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
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Card Reader Integrated
Teletext Function
Child Lock
Game Mode
24p Support
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
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)
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
Manual
Technical Details
LED Backlight

User Reviews

(17)
Reviewed 9 June 2015 by Rii Komeda
(Verified Purchase)

This TV is very slow. It takes it a long time to connect to the internet and also select things on netflix (internet at my house is fine on other devices). The remote control is also a bit strange... Read more…

Reviewed 14 May 2015 by Mrs. Margaret Cooper
(Verified Purchase)

We are really pleased with this TV. It has everything we need and is very easy to set up.

Reviewed 21 March 2015 by Philip Croft
(Verified Purchase)

Brought as a present for my sister and she loves it. Arrived quicker then expected.

Reviewed 31 January 2015 by Francesca Shilton

Tldr;
Slow, ugly interface and a system error that leaves you wanting to throw the remote through the screen.

I recently purchased this TV, not from Amazon but elsewhere, and had... Read more…

Reviewed 29 January 2015 by Susan Kelly
(Verified Purchase)

Lovely tv but disappointed with the smart features.

Reviewed 29 January 2015 by Wil
(Verified Purchase)

Very good picture - sound terrible - had to buy a sound bar!

Reviewed 28 January 2015 by Chris
(Verified Purchase)

Don't buy if you want the smart feature. It is awful. Before you can use you have to scroll down 10 times on T&Cs and agree, then set up a Toshiba account, email, user name, pin, password and date... Read more…

Reviewed 25 January 2015 by Deborah C.
(Verified Purchase)

Amazing picture quality. Wifi so easy to set up. Great value for money.

Reviewed 22 January 2015 by Conleth Kielty
(Verified Purchase)

Spot on.

Reviewed 18 January 2015 by KarlandMichele
(Verified Purchase)

Doesn't connect on its own to internet even though paid another

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Electricity cost when switched on £64.10
Electricity cost when on standby £3.04
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Total running cost over 5 years £67.14
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Energy Rating
0.33T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.33 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 32w3453, 32w3453d, 32w3453r, 32w3453dn, toshiba 32w3453, toshiba 32w3453d, toshiba 32w3453db
Barcodes 00767383433497, 05900496529632, 05900496529762

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