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Toshiba 40L1533

40" 50Hz Direct-LED Jan 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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19 Reasons For

Good Owner Reviews

Based on 108 owner reviews the average owner rating of this TV is 80 out of 100.

Good Product Quality

Twenty-one people who reviewed it considered that it was good quality. Barbara Ann Debenham mentioned on Amazon “So nice to have quality picture thank you amazon you made my life easier” in her review. Barbara West wrote last year “Good quality” . Bill W said on Amazon “Great quality TV at a reasonable price” in his review.

Good Picture Quality

A few customers who reviewed this TV thought it had good picture quality. Bill W mentioned in his review of this TV “This one has a picture quality that is as good as, or better than, any of them” . F. Gu gave the product a rating of 5 stars and wrote in their Toshiba 40L1533 review on Amazon “The picture quality has been improved significantly”. Justin said in his Toshiba 40L1533 review “Very good picture quality, is fast, easy to navigate, obviously not cinema quality sound” .

One Toshiba 40L1533 owner concluded that the Toshiba 40L1533 had good colour saturation. Last year The Lambanana gave the Toshiba 40L1533 an excellent rating and said on Amazon “COLOURS ======= Bright, clear”. One Toshiba 40L1533 owner who purchased the Toshiba 40L1533 said that it had a wide viewing angle.

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Reasonably Priced

Several customers who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good value for money. Ann-Marie Keogh wrote “Good value and quick delivery” in her review of this TV. Eric Hewes mentioned “The PRICE Excellent clarity of picture Great contrast Extremely wide viewing angle As yet no motion blur when playing” in his Toshiba 40L1533 review. Last year F. Gu rated it as very good and mentioned “Overall, I'd definitely recommend the TV to anyone who wants a basic FullHD TV for a reasonable price”.

A few people who reviewed the product concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Ian Mann wrote in his review in October this year “Unable to set up using this cheap plastic stand so sending back”. Mark said on Amazon in October last year “Apart from that the monitor for how cheap it is work okay”. Whataboy mentioned on Amazon “It was cheap so off to the Bedroom for it” in their Toshiba 40L1533 review.

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Good Size

Several customers said in their reviews that the Toshiba 40L1533 was thin. Bill W mentioned in October last year “It is really light and slim line and is great for a bedroom where there is not much room” and gave the Toshiba 40L1533 a very good review. Bill W also mentioned “I bought a "Premier AV LT04 Slim Compact Glass TV stand for 60 inch LED/LCD TV" for about”. Dr. Bill rated this TV 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “It is really light and slim line and the compact size” in their review of this TV.

A number of Toshiba 40L1533 owners concluded that this TV was a good size. Kindle Customer wrote on Amazon “Nice size for a small room”. The Lambanana said in their review of this TV on Amazon “Decided that a 32 inch was the ideal size for us”.

One Toshiba 40L1533 reviewer who reviewed the product reckoned that it was heavy and bulky. Lorraine Reading said “Tidy looking, not bulky or chunky, or heavy”. One Toshiba 40L1533 owner reckoned that it was easy to carry around.

One customer who purchased it mentioned that it was compact. Bill W mentioned last year “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 the Toshiba 40L1533.

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Nice Design

A number of customers who purchased the product concluded that it was good looking. Last year Alan wrote on Amazon “Nice looking TV” in his review of this TV. Dr. Bill wrote “No flickering at the edges or anything like that; just a really clear and beautifully coloured picture right across the screen”. F. Gu wrote in their review of this TV “The frame rate of the TV is pretty good, I have absolutely no problem with playing games on my PS4 or watching movies” .

One customer mentioned in their reviews that the product was smooth. The Lambanana mentioned in their Toshiba 40L1533 review “It's smooth, has superb picture quality”. One customer thought it was neat.

One person reckoned that the product was a good design. In October last year Dr. Bill said “This one is a really good, practical design”.

One Toshiba 40L1533 owner wrote in their reviews that this TV was well designed. Dr. Bill mentioned on Amazon “The handset is solid and well designed” and scored the product very highly.

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Good Sound Quality

Ten Toshiba 40L1533 owners thought the product had good sound quality. Bill W wrote on Amazon “The sound is OK - more or less what you would with a flat screen”. Bill W also wrote “You can easily transform it and get excellent sound quality by installing a compatible sound bar that you can buy from Amazon”. Eric Hewes mentioned 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 40L1533.

Robust

Several Toshiba 40L1533 owners who purchased it thought it was well made. One customer wrote in their reviews that the product was reliable. T.j.sheppard wrote on Amazon “A good picture, reliable ( I gave my last one to my daughter” in their review.

One Toshiba 40L1533 owner thought it was easy to damage or scratch. Jessica said on Amazon this month “Not the best screen broke really easily” although she only scored the Toshiba 40L1533 3 stars.

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Good Connectivity

A number of Toshiba 40L1533 owners who reviewed the product thought it was good in terms of HDMI connections. Last year F. Gu scored the Toshiba 40L1533 5 stars and wrote on Amazon “After switching off the HDMI true black option”. John said on Amazon “The tv has 2 HDMI, PC VGA connection” and rated the Toshiba 40L1533 as very good.

Two Toshiba 40L1533 reviewers considered that it was good in terms of USB connections. Eric Hewes wrote in his review of the Toshiba 40L1533 on Amazon last year “Ground Zeros & BattlefieldVGA, 2x HDMI, SPDIF (jack like connector) & USB connection so great compatibilityWall MountableSmall Bezel SizeCons”.

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Good High Def TV

A number of people who reviewed it considered that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Jessica wrote on Amazon this year “Good hd tv for the price” in her review of this TV. The Lambanana wrote in their review of this TV “RECOMMENDED =========== If you're after a reasonably priced TV set with a good HD image this is certainly one to consider” and gave it a rating of 5 stars.

Nice Stand

Some people wrote that it had a good stand. Last year Lorraine Reading scored it very highly and she said “Just set it up yesterday, lovely picture quality, no assembly required besides fastening a few screws to secure the stand in place”.

Good Support

A few Toshiba 40L1533 reviewers who reviewed it reckoned that it had good technical guidance. Dr. Bill said in their review in October last year “It comes with a really good set of printed instructions”.

Good Smart TV

One Toshiba 40L1533 owner said that the product was good for watching Freeview TV. Kindle Customer gave this TV a score of 4 stars and mentioned “Good choice of freeview channels”.

Acceptable Noise Level

One customer who bought the Toshiba 40L1533 thought it was noisy. Eric Hewes rated the product 5 stars and he said in his Toshiba 40L1533 review “It's perfectly usable to watch shows on with the inbuilt bar (eg loud enough”.

Easy to Use

One Toshiba 40L1533 owner mentioned in their reviews that it was easy to setup. One person who reviewed the Toshiba 40L1533 reckoned that it was easy to use.

Toshiba TVs Have Good Reviews

Toshiba has good average reviews for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other brands.

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Supports Two Video Formats Supporteds

The 40L1533 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions that have been around for more than two years. The most commonly supported video formats supported is MKV, but this video formats supported is not supported by this TV. The video formats supporteds ASF and H.264 are also supported by this television.

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Supports Six Audio Formats Supporteds

The number of audio formats supported by the Toshiba 40L1533 is more than most TVs of this spec and age. This Toshiba TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by mid-size 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 Thin

When compared to other mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 40L1533, the Toshiba 40L1533's depth of only 27 millimeters is one of the thinnest. The depths of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm.

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9 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

Like most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 40L1533, the 40L1533 does not have a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also have a wi-Fi including the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price].

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The 40L1533 does not support smart TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to the 40L1533 also do not support smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in other televisions which also support smart TV including the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Across all the mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the 40L1533 the high frequency rates range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz. At only 50 hertz, the Toshiba 40L1533 has a quite slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that were released around the same time as the 40L1533.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 50Hz refresh rate televisions currently available including the Samsung UE46EH5000[plb_1540970_price] which has better reviews.

If this television high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might also want to look at the Cello C32E69[plb_2795154_price] (60Hz) which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

The Toshiba 40L1533 is not 3D, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 40L1533 are also not 3D.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might also want to consider the 42LW579[pl_326450_price], or the 47LB670[pl_2232214_price] both from LG which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 40L1533, the Toshiba 40L1533 does not have a built-in camera.

Alternative TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to consider include 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 40L1533 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of this age and spec. 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 the most frequently found tuner type on TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40L1533 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 40L1533 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba 40L1533 is a two HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 40L1533 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 40L1533

OK Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this mid-size TV is A+. The 40L1533 has an average running cost of £76 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 670 mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the 40L1533 over two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of this age and type. 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Motion Interpolation Frequency
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
Audio System
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
VGA (D-Sub) 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
Number of OSD Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Child Lock
Game Mode
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
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

(70)
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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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £73.71
Electricity cost when on standby £1.89
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Total running cost over 5 years £75.60
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Energy Rating
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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 40L1533DB, barbie 40l1533, toshiba 40l1533, toshiba p221508, toshiba p221508p, toshiba 40l1533d, toshiba 40l1533db, toshiba 40l1533dg, refurbished 40l1533, refurbished 40l1533d, refurbished 40l1533db
Barcodes 05900496532984, 05900496533141

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