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Toshiba 40L3453

40" Full HD 5000:1 50Hz Aug 2014
A
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) High Frequency Rate Release Date £102.39 Electricity cost over 5 years
One industry award
Easy to use
Good value for money
82 Reviews + 1 Award
Techradar Great Value

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Reviews

One Industry Award

This medium display diagonal TV was given a "Value for Money" award by review websites Techradar who concluded that this TV was good value for money.

Average Expert Reviews

Based on three expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar and revolucaodigital.net the average expert rating of this TV is 79%.

Good Owner Reviews

On average, based on 119 owner reviews this TV has an overall owner rating of 85 out of 100. 45 reviewers (84% of all reviewers) gave this TV either 4 or 5 stars and 92% of those asked said they would recommend buying it to others.

Good Brand

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

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Design

Easy to Use

Four people who purchased this TV thought it was easy to use. Staff mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “Simple to use” in their Toshiba 40L3453 review and gave this TV the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5. Dave wrote in his review of this TV “Smart function is a bit slow and you really need a mouse & keyboard to use it properly so not sure how much we'll use that.” . Atul said on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Easy to use and install”.

Four owners considered that it was easy to setup. Robali mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Good value for money, easy to set up, easy to operate” and gave it a rating of 80 out of 100. Tinhead wrote “Piece of cake to set up and loads of good features” . Beast mentioned on expert website Argos.co.uk “Good picture and sound and extremely easy to set up” in their review of this TV.

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Robust

Two owners thought the Toshiba 40L3453 was well made. Waltman mentioned in their review of this TV on expert review site Argos.co.uk “No need for a dongle as it has its own web browser built in”. Jezza said in their review of this TV on expert review site Argos.co.uk “You can improve it with the built in equalizer therefore making it a lot better” and gave it the highest possible rating of 5 stars out of 5.

Good Picture Quality Generally

Eleven owners who reviewed the product thought it was good quality. Three years ago Techradar mentioned in their review of this TV “Good picture quality generally”. Shawny111 wrote on expert website Argos.co.uk “Picture quality is good and the sound is OK” in their review of this TV. Two years ago Pauline mentioned “Picture quality is very good” in her review of this TV.


Price

Good Value for Money

Expert review site Techradar highlighted in their review that this television was good value for money.

Attractive Price

Sixteen people who reviewed the Toshiba 40L3453 said that it was good value for money. Trusted Reviews said “Good picture quality for a budget set” in their review of this TV and gave it a rating of 70 out of 100. They also wrote “Reasonably aggressive price” in their review. Techradar mentioned “Attractive price”.


Energy

OK Running Costs

This Toshiba television is rated A for energy efficiency, and the average 5 year running cost of the 40L3453 is £103 based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 661 TVs of this age and type.


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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was August 2014 when Toshiba released the 40L3453.


Display

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 have been on the market for around the same time as 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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Good Picture Quality

Ten customers who bought this TV said that it had good picture quality. Two years ago Terry gave it a score of 4 stars out of 5 and he said “Apart from that picture quality good, sound quality a bit "tinny”. Bern25 mentioned in their review of this TV three years ago “Picture quality is fantastic, as is sound quality” . Ali said “Good colour and picture quality” in his review of this TV.

Not 3D

The 40L3453 is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other TVs of this age and type are also not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might want to look at the Samsung UE40H6470, or the LG 42LM670S.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The slowest high frequency rate of similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this television is 50Hz and the fastest is 1,600Hz. At only 50 hertz, the Toshiba 40L3453 has a quite slow high frequency rate compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

If you want a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might want to consider the Philips 42PFT6309 (£349.99) (60Hz).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type.

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3D Comb Filter

This television has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on TVs of this age and spec.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inches television.

Alternative 40" TVs currently available that you might want to look at include because of their better review scores, the UE40B6000, or the UE40B8000 both from Samsung.

If this Toshiba TV display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to look at the LG 42LF561 (42") which also has a higher rating.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Toshiba 40L3453 supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

We compared all the other televisions which support Wi-Fi to this TV and we think because of their better review scores, the Panasonic TX-47ASW654, and the Samsung UE48H6700 are also worth considering.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The Toshiba 40L3453 has an ethernet port. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this TV also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Supports 24p

The 40L3453 supports 24p. Most of the other televisions that have been available for more than two years also support 24p.

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The 40L3453 has a RoHS compliant. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this television also have a RoHS compliant.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 40L3453 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 40L3453 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40L3453 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Toshiba 40L3453 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The 40L3453 supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 40L3453 supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV also support Smart TV.

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Supports One Video Apps

The 40L3453 has a greater number of video apps than most medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by similar spec TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Audio

Fairly High RMS Rated Power

Medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 1,000W. At 20 Watts, the 40L3453 has a quite high RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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Good Sound Quality

Ten people mentioned in their reviews that it had good sound quality. Ren wrote “Very happy with picture and sound quality” in their review of this TV. TV Viewer mentioned on expert review site Argos.co.uk “Only thing that lets it down is the sound quality” in their review of this TV. Got wrote in their review of the Toshiba 40L3453 “Sound is average”.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers certified 40l3453db, toshiba 40l3453db, quick 40l3453, toshiba 200hz, 40l3453dn, 40l3453r
Barcodes 04660010554557, 05900496529670, 05900496529830, 05900496531840

Toshiba 40L3453 Review Sources

To prepare this Toshiba 40L3453 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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