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On average Toshiba mid-size TVs have good reviews compared to other brands as do all TVs manufactured by Toshiba.
Has a Wi-Fi
The Toshiba 40D3553 has a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 40D3553 which do not have a wi-Fi.
Supports Smart TV
The 40D3553 supports smart TV. Most of the other televisions that were released more than a year ago also support smart TV.
1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution
This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.
1080p Supported Video Modes
This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is the most commonly supported supported video modes on TVs of a comparable type and age to it.
Features Two Video Appss
The number of video apps featured on the 40D3553 is more than most TVs that were released around the same time as it. This Toshiba TV features a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently featured video apps featured on comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 40D3553. The video apps "NetFlix" is also featured on this TV.
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DVD Player Optical Disc Player Type
This television has a DVD player optical disc player type, which is the most frequently found optical disc player type on similar spec TVs that have been around for more than a year.
With a depth of only 27 millimeters, the 40D3553's depth is one of the thinnest amongst similar spec televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40D3553. The average depth of comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40D3553 is 66mm.
Televisions with a thicker depth that might be worth considering include the Toshiba 40L1534 (27mm).
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Like most of the other TVs that have been available for more than a year, the 40D3553 is not 3D.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The 40D3553 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 40D3553 also do not have a built-in camera.
Very Slow High Frequency Rate
With a high frequency rate of only 50 hertz, the Toshiba 40D3553 has one of the slower high frequency rates amongst TVs of this age. Across all the mid-size TVs that came out more than a year ago the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 400Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 100Hz.
TVs with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth considering include the Hisense LTDN40D36 (£269.99) (100Hz) which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most TVs of a similar type and age to the 40D3553 do not feature OLED technology. The 40D3553 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
We compared this TV to all the other televisions with an OLED technology and we think the UN50J6200, or the UE32J4500 (£199.99) both from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
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Only 800 Channels Quantitys
The 40D3553 is an 800 channels quantity TV.
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Average Running Costs
This Toshiba TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 40D3553 is typical compared to the other 366 TVs of this type and age that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on typical energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 40D3553 is £75.
Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when this mid-size TV was released.
Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of a comparable age and spec to it. 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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LED Backlighting Type
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Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
Active Motion, AMR+ (Active Motion & Resolution)
1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
Display Viewable Area (HxV)
886 x 498
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Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-T, DVB, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL B, PAL BG, PAL, PAL D, PAL DK, PAL, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM B/G, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM D/K, SECAM, SECAM L
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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