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Toshiba 40L2556

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Toshiba 40L2556

40" Full HD 1200:1 Edge-LED Mar 2015
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) LED Backlighting Type Release Date £62.66 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are very low
Full HD
Toshiba has good TV reviews

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

This medium display diagonal TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The 40L2556 is one of the cheapest to run similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago that we have analysed for running costs. Based on typical usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 40L2556 will cost only £63 over 5 years to run.


Reviews

Toshiba Has Good TV Reviews

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


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

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


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions 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

Like most of the other TVs of this age and spec, the Toshiba 40L2556 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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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 TVs of this spec and age.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 8.5 milliseconds, the 40L2556 has one of the slower response times amongst televisions of this age. Medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this television have response times of between 2ms and 20ms.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

If this television display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to look at the 42LF580 (£299) (42" and higher rated), or the 42LF561 (42" and higher rated) both from LG.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 40L2556 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to this TV.

Alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to look at include the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 40L2556 does not have an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV do have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The Toshiba 40L2556 has a RoHS compliant, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The 40L2556 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 40L2556 does not support internet TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV do support internet TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Toshiba 40L2556 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, which is unusual. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this television do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40L2556 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40L2556 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 14 Watts, the Toshiba 40L2556 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of a similar type and age to this TV. Across all the similar spec televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this television the RMS rated powers range from 4W to 1,000W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 40l2556db
Barcodes 00013088325385

Toshiba 40L2556 Review Sources

To prepare this Toshiba 40L2556 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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