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Toshiba 40L2433

40" Full HD 5000:1 200Hz Jun 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) High Frequency Rate Release Date £78.42 Electricity cost over 5 years
Owner reviews are good
Reasonably priced
Good picture quality
76 Reviews
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Price

Reasonably Priced

Thirty-four customers mentioned that it was good value for money. Two years ago Mrs. M. A. Turner said “Best value for money TV out there!”. They also mentioned “Excellent tv for the price” in their review. Kenthejock rated the Toshiba 40L2433 4 stars out of 5 and said on expert review site Amazon “Good value no complaints” in their review of this TV.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This medium display diagonal TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 40L2433 has an average running cost of £79 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of this type and age.


Reviews

Owner Reviews Are Good

The average owner rating of this television is 88 out of 100 based on 149 owner reviews. Over 86% of reviewers gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars.

Toshiba Has Good TV Reviews

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


Features

Good Remote Control

Three people wrote that it had a good remote control. Rachelparkes gave it a rating of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Only complaint is remote looks and feels cheap”. Spegbore mentioned in their review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “Yes the remote looks and feels cheap”. Jack of All Trades, Master of None he wrote “Negatives* Cheap looking remote -- which is expected for the price.* power cable doesn't detach from the tv, which may be due to such a low price”.


Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

Four people who bought the product considered that it was thin. Shaun gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5 and he said on expert website Amazon “Taking into account the nice styling (very thin frame) big name brand - Toshiba”. Jack of All Trades, Master of None wrote on expert website Amazon “The TV has a thin bezel that is about 15cm around the top” and scored the product 5 stars out of 5.

Quite Thick

The average depth of TVs that are a comparable age to this television is 59mm, and the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. With a depth of 72 millimeters, the 40L2433 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other televisions that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Design

Good Product Quality

Thirteen owners who bought it considered that it was good quality. Miss Zoe Lynch said on expert website Amazon “Sound quality is pretty good” in her Toshiba 40L2433 review. She also wrote “Great image quality” in her review. John Wafford scored it the highest possible rating of 5 stars and he said “40 inch television I've found and I am very pleased with the quality of the picture”.

Nice Design

Six customers mentioned in their reviews that it was good looking. Christy Ezeilo scored the product 5 stars out of 5 and she mentioned “Beautiful, sharp pictures, quick delivery good price”. Jay Mistry wrote on expert website Amazon “Very nice looking TV, does what it says”. Jack of All Trades, Master of None scored this TV 5 stars out of 5 and he said on expert website Amazon “And that they want a stylish modern looking TV with fantastic picture quality”.

Easy to Use

Five customers concluded that it was easy to setup. Natalie Bawden said three years ago “Very clear picture and easy to set up” in her review of the Toshiba 40L2433. Rachelparkes wrote “Amazing tv- great sound and picture and easy to set up” in their review of this TV and scored the product the highest possible rating of 5 stars. Two years ago Catherine Burns said “Very happy with this tv easy to set up” and gave it a score of 5 stars out of 5.

Three people considered that this TV was easy to use the menus. Mrs. M. A. Turner said on expert review site Amazon two years ago “Need to fiddle a lot with the display settings to get a nice crisp picture” and scored it a maximum of 5 stars. Milen Stefanov wrote in their review of this TV on expert review site Amazon “Easy menu and quick setup”. Carl Sutton mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Loads of options in settings so ideal for getting your own personal picture setting” in his review of this TV and gave the product a score of 5 stars out of 5.

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in June 2014.


Display

Good Picture Quality

Ten owners who reviewed it considered that it had good picture quality. Kirren J. S. Mayo wrote on expert review site Amazon “Great picture and crisp clear graphics perfect for a front room tv”. Two years ago Leeds_lassie said on expert review site Amazon “Happy with the purchase, mainly used for Xbox gaming and the picture quality is great for that, glad I purchased the 40" model”. Carl Sutton mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Amazing picture quality, especially for the bargain price” in his review of this TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for a similar time 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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Not 3D

The 40L2433 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs that have been around for more than two years are also not 3D.

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

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Average High Frequency Rate

At 200 hertz, the Toshiba 40L2433 has a relatively average high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

There are a number of alternative 200Hz refresh rate TVs currently available which you might want to look at including because of its better review score, the LOEWE Art 50 (£1,499).

If this TV high frequency rate is not fast enough for you then you might want to consider the Samsung UE40F6800 (£668.39) (400Hz) which also has a higher rating.

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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 commonly supported display resolution on televisions that have been on the market for a similar time to it.

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Very Dim Display Brightness

The 40L2433 has one of the dimmer display brightnesses (only 250 candellas per square meter) amongst similar spec TVs of this age. The average display brightness of televisions of this spec and age is 340 cd/m².

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Quite Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago is 2ms, the slowest is 20ms, and the average response time is 7.5ms. With a response time of 8 milliseconds, the 40L2433 has one of the slower response times amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 40" TVs currently available including because of its better review score, the Samsung UE40B6000.

If this TV display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the LG 42LB5610 (£332.79) (42").

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Good High Def TV

Two customers said in their reviews that the product was good at displaying high definition TV. Kenthejock gave this TV a score of 4 stars out of 5 and said in their review of the Toshiba 40L2433 on expert website Amazon “Sanyo 40 inch widescreen full hd”. Alastair B. Cameron wrote on expert website Amazon two years ago “Having to use the HD channels on the built in Freeview” yet they only rated it 2 stars out of 5.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40L2433 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this television which support Wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a Wi-Fi and we think the 42LW579, or the 47LB730 both from LG are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The Toshiba 40L2433 does not have an ethernet port. Most of the other TVs of this type and age do have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The 40L2433 has a RoHS compliant, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The 40L2433 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and type which support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 40L2433 does not support internet TV. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV do support internet TV.

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Performance

Supports Parental Controls

The 40L2433 supports parental controls. Most of the other comparable spec TVs that came out more than two years ago also support parental controls.

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Supports 24p

The 40L2433 supports 24p. Most of the other televisions of this age and spec also support 24p.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 40L2433 does not feature local dimming, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for a similar time to this television also do not feature local dimming.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Toshiba 40L2433 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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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40L2433 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40L2433 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Good Sound Quality

Eight customers mentioned in their reviews that the product had good sound quality. John Wafford mentioned in his review of the Toshiba 40L2433 three years ago “Unlike other reviewers, I have found the sound to be perfectly adequate”. Yusuf Costu gave this TV a score of 5 stars out of 5 and said “Just connected my N64, looks and sounds great although it was obviously a little pixelated as those games were never designed for screens this big” in their review of this TV. Jack of All Trades, Master of None mentioned on expert review site Amazon “Nevertheless, for the amount of money you can save, you can get a very good surround sound for that, which will result in the Toshiba having better sound quality” in his review of this TV.

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 14 Watts, the Toshiba 40L2433 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago. The lowest RMS rated power of TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV is 4W and the highest is 1,000W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 40l2433db, 40l2433dg
Barcodes 05900496530034, 05900496530164

Toshiba 40L2433 Review Sources

To prepare this Toshiba 40L2433 review we compared this TV to 4,717 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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