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Toshiba 40 HL933 Full High Definition LED TV
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Toshiba 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV

40" Flat 63.5mm Aug 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type Screen Shape Depth Release Date
40" Full High Definition LED TV with built-in Freeview digital TV and USB playback of image, video and music files. Full High Definition 1080p resolutionLED TV super slim design, better... More
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Expert Reviews Are Average

This TV received an expert rating of 70 out of 100 from Trusted Reviews.

Reasonably Priced

One Toshiba 40HL933 reviewer who reviewed this TV considered that it was good value for money. Trusted Reviews mentioned in their review “Decent price for a 42-inch edge LED TV”. One customer considered that the product was a bargain for the price. Trusted Reviews wrote “It's very cheap for a 42in edge LED TV”.

Easy to Use

One customer who bought the Toshiba 40HL933 said that it was easy to use. Trusted Reviews said five years ago “Easy to use” and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100.

Good Connectivity

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it was good in terms of USB connections. Trusted Reviews gave it a score of 70 out of 100 and said “Decent USB multimedia flexibility” in their Toshiba 40HL933 review.

Good High Def TV

One Toshiba 40HL933 reviewer reckoned that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert website Trustedreviews.com mentioned in their Toshiba 40HL933 review five years ago “Toshiba's entry-level 42in full HD TV is a likeable enough effort.” .

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Mid-size TVs manufactured by Toshiba have good ratings on average compared to other brands. 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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3D Comb Filter

This television has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on TVs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Supports Sixteen Video Formats Supporteds

supports sixteen video formats supporteds

The 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV has a greater number of video formats than most comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to it. This television supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by comparable spec televisions that came out more than two years ago. The video formats supporteds "AVI", "DAT", "FLV", "H.264", "ISO", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "MPG", "TP", "TRP", "TS", "VOB" and "XVID" are also supported by this Toshiba TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Five Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV is more than most televisions of this age and type. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of a similar spec and age to the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "HE-AAC", "LPCM" and "MP4" are also supported by this Toshiba television.

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10 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV, the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV does not have a wi-Fi.

It is worth considering other televisions which also have a wi-Fi including the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Samsung UE40H6700[plb_2232461_price], or the LG 47LY761[plb_2903102_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Most televisions of a comparable type and age to the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV do not support smart TV. The 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV is no exception to this as it too does not support smart TV.

We compared this television to all the other televisions with a smart TV and we think the UE40H6590[pl_2256427_price], or the UE40H6470[pl_2233881_price] both from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released more than two years ago, the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV is not 3D.

Televisions which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the 48PFK6409[pl_2201783_price], or the 47PFK7109[pl_2165072_price] both from Philips or the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price].

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera 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 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. 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, PAL I, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K and SECAM L are also supported by this television.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of image formats supported by the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV is more than most comparable spec televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it. This Toshiba television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of this age and type.

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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 of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 80W. The 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV has a quite low RMS rated power (only 14 Watts) compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

At 10 milliseconds, the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV. Mid-size TVs that were launched around the same time as the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV have response times of between 2ms and 20ms, and the average response time is 8.3ms.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV

OK Running Costs

This mid-size TV has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and based on typical energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV is £77, which is typical compared to the other 670 mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Released Over Four Years Ago

This Toshiba TV has been on the market for over four years.

Average Depth

At 63.5 millimeters, the Toshiba 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV has a fairly average depth compared to most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to the 40" HL933 Full High Definition LED TV.

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Specification

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3D
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Comb Filter
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Auto Channel Search
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Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
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Built-In Speaker(s)
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Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
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Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
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Networking
Wi-Fi
WLAN-Ready
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Smart Modes
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Game Mode
24p Support
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
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VESA Mounting
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Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
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Expert Reviews

(1)
1 July 2011

Toshiba's entry-level 42in full HD TV is a likeable enough effort, but doesn't do anything truly special. It's at its strongest as a basic TV, showing typical TV broadcasts, or when showing bright...

It's very cheap for a 42in edge LED TV
Decent USB multimedia flexibility
Pictures sometimes look impressive
Decent price for a 42-inch edge LED TV
Bright pictures are surprisingly good
No Freeview HD tuner
No DLNA or online features
Contrastbacklight flaws
Black levels lack depth
Backlight inconsistency

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £75.15
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £76.98
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0.38T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.38 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40hl933, 40hl933g, 40hl933dg, toshiba 100, toshiba 100h, toshiba 1080, toshiba 1080p, toshiba 100hz, toshiba 40hl933, toshiba 40hl933b
Barcodes 05900496514362, 05900496519558

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