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Toshiba 40D3453

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Toshiba 40D3453

40" Full HD 4000:1 50Hz Apr 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) High Frequency Rate Release Date £63.93 Electricity cost over 5 years
Very low running costs
Full HD
Toshiba TVs have good reviews

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Energy

Very Low Running Costs

This television is rated A for energy efficiency. The 40D3453 is one of the most economic to run televisions of a comparable age and type that we have analysed for running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 40D3453 will cost only £64 over 5 years to run.


Reviews

Toshiba TVs Have Good Reviews

We checked 1,384 user and expert reviews (including 166 verified purchases) for Toshiba TVs and found that on average Toshiba has good reviews. We also found that Toshiba has good reviews specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 92% of those that bought a Toshiba television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Toshiba released the 40D3453 in April 2014.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on medium display diagonal TVs that came out 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.

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Not 3D

Like most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV, the 40D3453 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 42LW579.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

At only 50 hertz, the 40D3453 has a quite slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this television. Across all the similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz.

If you are looking for a faster high frequency rate then you might want to look at the Philips 50PFH4009 (£455.39) (60Hz).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on televisions of this spec and age.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time to it.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

At only 100 hertz, the 40D3453 has a fairly slow motion interpolation frequency compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,800Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 320Hz.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years have display brightnesses of between 200 cd/m² and 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 340 cd/m². With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the 40D3453 has one of the dimmer display brightnesses amongst TVs of this age.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

We compared all the other 40" TVs to this TV and we think because of its better review score, the Samsung UE40F6800 (£668.39) is also worth considering.

TVs with a larger display diagonal that might be worth looking at include the 42LB6200 (£392.59) (42"), or the 42LY960 (£802) (42") both from LG.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 40D3453 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs of this age and type.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of its better review score, the LG 42LW579.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Toshiba 40D3453 has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Performance

Has a Child Lock

The 40D3453 has a child lock, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television.

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Supports 24p

The 40D3453 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television also support 24p.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Toshiba 40D3453 does not feature local dimming, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The 40D3453 has a game mode. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have a game mode.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 40D3453 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Toshiba 40D3453 has a common interface (CI) slot, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec do not have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 40D3453 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The Toshiba 40D3453 supports internet TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 40D3453 supports Smart TV, as do most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40D3453 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of only 16 Watts, the 40D3453 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst televisions of this age. Across all the TVs of this type and age the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 1,000W.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thick

The average depth of similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV is 59mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. With a depth of 89.52 millimeters, the 40D3453 has one of the thicker depths amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

If you are not worried about having a thicker depth then you might want to consider the Sony KDL-40R453 (£249) (89mm).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 40d3453db
Barcodes 05054484658597, 05054533658592, 05054629167380, 05900496532175

Toshiba 40D3453 Review Sources

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