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Toshiba 40L2456
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Toshiba 40L2456

40" 50Hz Edge-LED Oct 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
Focus on every high-quality detail of your music, videos and photos with this slim, affordable Full HD TV. The Toshiba L2 series is the ideal setting for all your entertainment - whether you want... More
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4 Reasons For

Low Running Costs

This Toshiba television has an efficiency rating of A+. The 40L2456 has an average running cost of only £62 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is in the cheapest 15% of all 668 mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Mid-size TVs manufactured by Toshiba have good ratings on average. We also checked the reviews for all televisions (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Toshiba also has good ratings across its entire range.

2160p Supported Video Modes

The 40L2456 supports a better video mode than most mid-size TVs that are a similar age to it. This TV supports a 2160p supported video modes, whereas most TVs of a similar spec and age to it support a 1080p supported video modes. In addition, this television support 1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p and 720i and 720p supported video modess.

A 2160p supported video modes is actually the best supported video mode across all similar spec TVs that have been available for more than two years.

The worst supported video mode amongst comparable types of television is 480p.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

With an annual energy consumption of only 54 kilowatt hours, the 40L2456 has one of the lower annual energy consumptions amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The average annual energy consumption of TVs of a similar age and spec to the 40L2456 is 75kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 0.22kWh to 620kWh.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The 40L2456 does not have a wi-Fi, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of this type and age also do not have a wi-Fi.

It is worth considering alternative TVs which also have a wi-Fi including the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB730[plb_2233840_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The 40L2456 does not support smart TV. Most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 40L2456 also do not support smart TV.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rates of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz. With a high frequency rate of only 50 hertz, the Toshiba 40L2456 has a quite slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 40L2456.

Alternative 50Hz refresh rate TVs currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the Hannspree AD40UMMB[plb_1760008_price].

If you would prefer a faster high frequency rate then you might want to consider the Cello C32E69[plb_2795154_price] (60Hz) which is also higher rated.

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Not 3D

The 40L2456 is not 3D. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years are also not 3D.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might want to look at the LG 42LW579[plb_326450_price] which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Like most of the other comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 40L2456, the Toshiba 40L2456 does not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung.

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Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The Toshiba 40L2456 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most TVs of this age and type. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. The analog signal format systems PAL BG, PAL I, SECAM D/K and SECAM L are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The 40L2456 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this type and age. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. The image formats supported "BMP" is also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most commonly found tuner type on mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most televisions of this age and type do not feature OLED technology. The 40L2456 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 40L2456 is 4W, the highest is 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. At only 14 Watts, the Toshiba 40L2456 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 40L2456.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The 40L2456 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity television. Most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 40L2456 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports quantitys.

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Only Supports Eleven Video Formats Supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 40L2456 is more than most mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 40L2456. The video formats supporteds "3GP", "AVI", "FLV", "M2TS", "M4V", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG", "VOB" and "XVID" are also supported by this Toshiba TV.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 40L2456

Released Over Two Years Ago

This Toshiba TV was released over two years ago.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions that have been available for more than two years. 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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Average Depth

With a depth of 67 millimeters, the 40L2456 has a relatively typical depth compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Child Lock
Extended PVR
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Warranty Card

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £59.29
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £61.12
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Energy Rating
0.3T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.3 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 40l2456, toshiba 40l2456d, toshiba 40l2456dg
Barcodes 05900496532403

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