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Toshiba 40L3455
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Toshiba 40L3455

40" Edge-LED 5000:1 Jan 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
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5 Reasons For

Good Brand

We calculated the average reviews for all Toshiba televisions and also specifically for Toshiba mid-size TVs and found that in both cases Toshiba had good reviews.

Supports Smart TV

Unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 40L3455 which do not support smart TV, the 40L3455 supports smart TV.

It may also be worth considering one of the other TVs which support smart TV currently available including because of it's better review score, the LG 42LB670.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 40L3455 which do not have a wi-Fi, the 40L3455 has a wi-Fi.

We compared all the other televisions with a wi-Fi to this television and we think because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30, and the LG 42LB670 is also worth considering.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The 40L3455 supports a better video mode than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. This television supports a 2160p supported video modes, whereas most televisions that were released more than two years ago support a 1080p supported video modes. This Toshiba television also support 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i and 720p and 1080i supported video modess.

This television's video mode (2160p) is actually the best supported video mode across all TVs of this type and age.

Across comparable types of television the worst supported video mode is 480p.

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3D Comb Filter

This television has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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8 Reasons Against

Not 3D

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years, the 40L3455 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the 42LW579, or the 47LB670 both from LG which is also higher rated.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 40L3455 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.

There are a number of other televisions which also have a built-in camera which you might want to consider including the UE46ES8000S, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Toshiba 40L3455 is more than most TVs of a similar age and spec to it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this TV. The analog signal format systems NTSC 4.43, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K and SECAM L are also supported by this television.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs of a similar type and age to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40L3455 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 40L3455 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The 40L3455 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity television.

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Only 800 Channels Quantitys

The 40L3455 is an 800 channels quantity television.

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Fairly High Annual Energy Consumption

The average annual energy consumption of mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 40L3455 is 75kWh. The 40L3455 has one of the higher annual energy consumptions (90 kilowatt hours) amongst TVs of this age.

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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 40L3455

Running Costs Are Average

This mid-size TV has an efficiency rating of A, and based on average usage levels and energy prices we estimate that the 40L3455 will cost £103 over 5 years to run, which is typical compared to the other 670 TVs of a comparable type and age.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. 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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Released Over Three Years Ago

This Toshiba television was released over three years ago.


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Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £99.35
Electricity cost when on standby £2.98
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Total running cost over 5 years £102.33
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Toshiba 40L3455uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.51 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 14 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 40l3455, toshiba 40l3455d, toshiba 40l3455db
Barcodes 05900496529847

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