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Toshiba 40L1533

40" Full HD 4000:1 50Hz Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) High Frequency Rate Release Date £75.60 Electricity cost over 5 years
Good owner reviews
Good picture quality
Good size
70 Reviews

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Price

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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Design

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.

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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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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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.


Energy

Low Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 40L1533 has an average 5 year running cost of only £76 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 19% of all 622 televisions of a comparable age and type.


Features

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”.


Reviews

Good Owner Reviews

This medium display diagonal TV has an average owner rating of 80 out of 100 based on 108 owner reviews. 39 reviewers (77% of all reviewers) gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

Toshiba TVs Have Good Reviews

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


Support

Good Technical Guidance

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”.


Audio

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.

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”.

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated powers of comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television range from 4W to 1,000W. At only 16 Watts, the 40L1533 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

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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Quite Thin

The Toshiba 40L1533 has one of the thinnest depths (only 27 millimeters) amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age. The thinnest depth of TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV is 3.5mm, the thickest is 100mm, and the average depth is 59mm.

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Smart TV

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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Smart TV Features Are Good

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”.

Does Not Support Smart TV

The Toshiba 40L1533 does not support Smart TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV do support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 40L1533 does not support internet TV. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age do support internet TV.

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Display

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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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.

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

The 40L1533 is not 3D. Most of the other TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this TV are also not 3D.

If you are looking for a television that is 3D then you might want to look at the LG 42LW579.

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Quite Slow High Frequency Rate

Televisions of this spec and age have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 1,600Hz. With a high frequency rate of only 50 hertz, the 40L1533 has one of the slowest high frequency rates amongst similar spec televisions of this age.

Televisions with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth looking at include the Philips 40PFK4100 (£413.98) (60Hz).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

We compared this TV to all the other 40" TVs and we think the Toshiba 40L3453 which has better reviews is also worth considering.

If this television display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the LG 42LF561 (42") which is also higher rated.

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Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was March 2015 when this medium display diagonal TV was released.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40L1533 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this television which support Wi-Fi.

Other TVs which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the 42LW579, or the 47LB730 both from LG.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Toshiba 40L1533 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV which have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Supports 24p

The 40L1533 supports 24p. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also support 24p.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Toshiba 40L1533 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this TV which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40L1533 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40L1533 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions of this age and type also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 40l1533dg, barbie 40l1533
Barcodes 05900496532984, 05900496533141

Toshiba 40L1533 Review Sources

To prepare this Toshiba 40L1533 review we compared this TV to 4,701 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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