Toshiba 40L5453DB


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Toshiba 40L5453DB

Toshiba 40L5453

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A very economical to run and good spec 40" Full HD TV, good for playing games
40" Full HD No Yes May 2014 A++
Display Diagonal HD Type OLED/QLED Technology 3D Release Date Energy Efficiency
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Toshiba 40L5453 Review

With very low running costs, we have ranked the Toshiba 40L5453 number 175 in 3D TVs and number 258 in 40 inch TVs.
Value for Money
Good Features
3 Years Old
Running Costs
£59 Over 5 Years
Overall Score
Very Good

Why Has it Scored 72?

It has good user reviews with an average user rating of 80%. Hisense TVs also have excellent reviews in general.
This TV is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better TVs are available. View the latest TVs 2018.
It has an efficiency rating of A++, and its running costs of £59 over 5 years are typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions that we have compared it to. View all energy saving televisions.
This Toshiba TV has some good features, but is also missing a couple of features:
Supports Wi-Fi
The l5 is a smart 3d LED TV with access to toshiba smart TV services, freeview HD and amr400 picture processing
40" (102cm) smart 3d LED TV
Toshiba smart TV including youtube, BBC iplayer, netflix and much more
Wi-Fi built-in
Full HD 3d (active shutter technology)
Glasses sold separately - (fpt-ag04)
Full high definition resolution
Freeview HD digital TV (saorview eire)
AMR+400 (active motion & resolution)
Connectivity: HDMI, VGA, SCART, USB & LAN port
Only Full HD
Smaller than average display diagonal

What is This TV Best Used For?

Having compared the 40L5453 with other relevant TVs, we have concluded that it is very good for playing games, ranking number 495 in TVs for gaming. It is also very good for watching films, ranking number 883 in TVs for film as well being good for watching sport, ranking number 868 in TVs for sport.
Watching Films
Very Good
Watching Sport
Playing Games
Very Good

Toshiba 40L5453 In-Depth Analysis

Reviews Summary

Toshiba TVs Have Very Good Reviews

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

Value For Money

Disappointing Value for Money

Whilst the product is in the cheapest 80% of televisions, it has mediocre features, is over 6 months old and at £299.00 we think it does not represent good value for money overall.

Running Costs

Running Costs Are Average

This Toshiba television is rated A++ for energy efficiency, and the average running cost of the 40L5453 is £59 over 5 years based on average energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 4,306 televisions.

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Released Over Three Years Ago

Toshiba released the 40L5453 in May 2014.


Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Smaller Than Average Display Diagonal

The display diagonal of the 40L5453 of only 40" is in the smallest 30% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. TVs have display diagonals of between 13" and 110", and the average display diagonal is 46".

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Does Not Feature OLED/QLED Technology

The 40L5453 does not feature OLED/QLED technology. 98% of televisions also do not feature OLED/QLED technology.

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The 40L5453 is 3D. 75% of TVs are not 3D.

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Supports Wi-Fi


The 40L5453 supports Wi-Fi. 61% of TVs also support Wi-Fi.

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Lower Than Average RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the 40L5453 of only 16W is in the lowest 26% of all TVs when ordered by this feature. The average RMS rated power of all TVs is 21W, with the lowest being 2W and the highest being 200W.

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Average Contrast Ratio (typical)

The contrast ratio (typical) of the 40L5453 of 3,000 is relatively average compared to most other TVs. It is in the highest 60% of all televisions when ordered by this feature.

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Faster Than Average Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequency of the 40L5453 of 400Hz is faster than 65% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. The slowest motion interpolation frequency of TVs is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 450Hz.

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Supports 24p

The 40L5453 supports 24p, unlike 85% of TVs which do not support 24p.

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3D Comb Filter

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

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Toshiba 40L5453 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike 70% of TVs which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Slower Than Average Response Time

The response times of TVs range from 0.1ms to 50ms, and the average response time is 6.9ms. The response time of the 40L5453 of 20ms is very slow compared to most other televisions. It is in the slowest 1% of all televisions when ranked by this feature.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 40L5453 has a 2D-3D converter, which is unusual. 87% of TVs do not have a 2D-3D converter.

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Average High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the Toshiba 40L5453 of 100Hz is relatively standard compared to most other TVs. It is in the fastest 40% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers:

toshiba 40l5453db


05054629721230, 05900496531604

Toshiba 40L5453DB

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