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Toshiba 40L3453

73

Overall Score

Toshiba 40L3453

Toshiba 40L3453
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Techradar Great Value
A very economical to run and award winning 40" Full HD TV, with good features
40" Full HD No 5000:1 Jul 2014 A
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Typical Contrast Ratio Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Toshiba 40L3453 Review

With excellent reviews and low running costs, we have scored the Toshiba 40L3453 as follows:
91
Reviews
122 Reviews + 1 Award
66
Features
Good Features
70
Age
3 Years Old
82
Running Costs
£81 Over 5 Years
73
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 73?

It has good expert reviews and very good user reviews with 92% of buyers recommending this TV to others. This TV has received a "Value for Money" award from Techradar. Hisense televisions also have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer TVs with better features are available. However this Toshiba TV has good reviews so it may still be worth considering. View the latest TVs 2018.
The 40L3453 has an energy efficiency rating of A, and its running costs of £81 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have compared it to. View all energy saving TVs.
Customers report it is reasonably priced, it is easy to use and product quality.
It has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
Supports 24p
The smart TV with the smart price
All your smart TV essentials
Put your media on show
Easy streaming between devices
Smarter connections
Fully immersive viewing
Distinctive by design
Only Full HD
Smaller than average display diagonal

Toshiba 40L3453 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

One Industry Award

The author at website Techradar said that this television was good value for money and gave it their "Value for Money" award.

Average Expert Reviews

This TV has an average expert rating of 79 out of 100 based on three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar and revolucaodigital.net.

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Good User Reviews

On average, based on 119 user reviews the average user rating of this television is 85%. 45 reviewers (84% of all reviewers) gave this television either 4 or 5 stars and 92% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

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Customers Report That it is Reasonably Priced

12 people said in their reviews that it was good value for money.

Customers Report That it is Easy to Use

Four people concluded that it was easy to use and three owners who reviewed it considered that it was easy to setup.

Customers Report Excellent Product Quality

Eight people agreed that this TV was good quality.

Users Report That it is Robust

Two people agreed that the Toshiba 40L3453 was well made.

Customers Report Good Picture Quality

Seven people who reviewed this TV thought it had good picture quality.

Toshiba Has Very Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Based on 1,721 user and expert reviews (including 408 verified purchases), Toshiba has very good ratings for its TVs. 91% of those that bought a Toshiba TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.

Users Report Excellent Audio Quality

Eight owners who purchased this TV reckoned that it had good sound quality.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This TV is rated A for energy efficiency. The 40L3453 is typical compared to the other 4,318 TVs that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 40L3453 is £81.

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Age

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television has been on the market since July 2014.

Features

Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

Televisions have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46". The display diagonal of the 40L3453 of only 40" is smaller than average when compared to most other TVs. It is in the smallest 29% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Not 3D

Like most other TVs, the Toshiba 40L3453 is not 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 40L3453 supports Wi-Fi, as do 61% of televisions.

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Slower Than Average High Frequency Rate

The Toshiba 40L3453's high frequency rate of only 50Hz is slower than 99% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The high frequency rates of televisions range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 260Hz.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The 40L3453 has a greater number of video apps than most televisions. The most commonly supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this television. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this TV.

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Supports 24p

The Toshiba 40L3453 supports 24p. 85% of televisions do not support 24p.

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Dimmer Than Average Display Brightness

The 40L3453's display brightness of only 300 cd/m² is dimmer than average when compared to most other televisions. It is dimmer than 65% of all televisions when ordered by this feature. The display brightnesses of televisions range from 50 cd/m² to 4,000 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 360 cd/m².

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Higher Than Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The Toshiba 40L3453's contrast ratio (typical) of 5,000 is higher than 93% of all televisions when sorted by this feature. The contrast ratios (typical) of TVs range from 300 to 5,000,000, and the average contrast ratio (typical) is 38,000.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The 40L3453's response time of 8ms is slower than average when compared to most other TVs. It is slower than 70% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The response times of televisions range from 0.1ms to 50ms, and the average response time is 6.9ms.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 40L3453 does not feature local dimming. 76% of televisions also do not feature local dimming.

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RoHS Compliant

The 40L3453 is RoHS compliant, unlike 96% of televisions which are not RoHS compliant.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Toshiba 40L3453 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 70% of televisions do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many televisions.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

certified 40l3453db, toshiba 200hz, 40l3453dn, 40l3453r

Barcodes:

04660010554557, 05900496529670, 05900496529830, 05900496531840

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