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Toshiba 40L7355DB

40" 50Hz Apr 2013
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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Toshiba 40L7355DB review
Toshiba L7355DB Series Review | 50L7355DB, 40L7355DB | Full HD 1080P Smart 3D LED TV

11 Reasons For

Reasonably Priced

One Toshiba 40L7355DB reviewer mentioned in their reviews that it was good value for money. Whathifi.com wrote in their Toshiba 40L7355DB review “Excellent contrast for such an affordable TV”.

One Toshiba 40L7355DB owner who bought it concluded that it was cheap. Expert review site Expertreviews.co.uk mentioned “This budget TV has active 3D and decent picture quality.” in their review but despite that they only rated this TV 3 stars.

One person who reviewed the product concluded that it was a bargain for the price. Expert review site Tech.uk.msn.com mentioned in their review of the Toshiba 40L7355DB “Toshiba has become in recent times the most consistently cheap big-name TV brand” however they scored the product 60 out of 100.

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Nice Design

One person who bought it thought it was a good design. Whathifi.com said in their review of this TV “Nice design” yet they only gave the product a rating of 60 out of 100.

One Toshiba 40L7355DB reviewer who purchased it mentioned that it was good looking. Pcadvisor.co.uk mentioned “Combining internet TV functionality with 3D, at a price that generally undercuts rival brands (typically £650 or less), this fashionable thinscreen is certain to attract attention” in their Toshiba 40L7355DB review and rated the product 70 out of 100.

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Easy to Use

One Toshiba 40L7355DB reviewer said in their reviews that it was easy to handle. Whathifi.com said “Excellent sharpness and motion handling for a 3D TV”.

Good Product Quality

One Toshiba 40L7355DB owner reckoned that the Toshiba 40L7355DB was good quality.

Good Picture Quality

One Toshiba 40L7355DB owner thought the Toshiba 40L7355DB had a sharp image. One Toshiba 40L7355DB reviewer reckoned that it had good picture quality.

Toshiba Televisions Have Good Reviews

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.

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Supports Smart TV

The 40L7355DB supports smart TV, unlike most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 40L7355DB which do not support smart TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other televisions which support smart TV currently available including the Toshiba 40D3453[plb_2265684_price], or the Samsung UE32H6410[plb_2236817_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

Unlike most of the other televisions that are a comparable age to the 40L7355DB which do not have a wi-Fi, the 40L7355DB has a wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available including because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Samsung UE40H6700[plb_2232461_price], or the Sharp LC-42LE771[plb_2668818_price].

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The 40L7355DB supports a 2160p supported video modes which is better than most TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. Most mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago support a 1080p supported video modes. This Toshiba TV also support 1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p and 720i and 720p supported video modess.

A 2160p supported video modes is actually the best supported video mode amongst all televisions of this spec and age.

A 480p supported video modes is the worst supported video mode amongst similar types of TV.

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

The Toshiba 40L7355DB is a four HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other televisions of this type and age have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most frequently found comb filter on televisions that are a comparable age to it.

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9 Reasons Against

Poor Expert Reviews

On average, based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk and whathifi.com the average expert rating of this Toshiba TV is 64 out of 100. That puts this television in the bottom 17% of all the similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

Poor 3D Picture Quality

Two Toshiba 40L7355DB reviewers said in their reviews that the product did not have a good 3D picture quality. Three years ago Trustedreviews.com mentioned on Trusted Reviews “However, some pretty excessive backlight clouding raises its frustrating head during dark scenes, 3D” however despite that they gave the product a score of 4 stars. Whathifi.com wrote “Crosstalk with 3D”.

Very Slow High Frequency Rate

With a high frequency rate of only 50 hertz, the Toshiba 40L7355DB has one of the slower high frequency rates amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The slowest high frequency rate of similar spec TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 40L7355DB is 50Hz, the fastest is 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 180Hz.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 50Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including the 40L6363DG[pl_1564514_price], or the 32D1333B[pl_1540454_price] both from Toshiba or the Panasonic TX-L32C5[plb_1311141_price] which has better reviews.

If you would prefer a TV with a faster high frequency rate then you might want to consider the 46PFL4208T/12[pl_1564622_price] (60Hz and higher rated), the 32PHK4509/12[pl_2237006_price] (60Hz and higher rated), or the 48PFS6609/12[pl_2197361_price] (60Hz and higher rated) all from Philips.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of a similar type and age to the 40L7355DB do not have a built-in camera. The Toshiba 40L7355DB is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

It is worth also looking at other televisions which also have a built-in camera including the TX-L47WTW60[pl_1974164_price], or the TX-47ASW804[pl_2382069_price] both from Panasonic or the Samsung UE46ES8000S[plb_1355897_price].

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Only Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 40L7355DB is more than most televisions of a similar spec and age to it. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this television. 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 TV.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The number of image formats supported by the Toshiba 40L7355DB is more than most TVs that have been around for a similar time to it. This television supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for a comparable time to the 40L7355DB.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40L7355DB does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature OLED technology.

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Only Mega Contrast Contrast Ratio (dynamic)

This television has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as it.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 40L7355DB

Average Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+. The 40L7355DB is typical compared to the other 668 televisions of a similar spec and age that we have looked at for running costs. Based on typical energy prices and usage levels, we estimate the 40L7355DB will cost £79 over 5 years to run.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

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

This Toshiba television has been on the market for over three years.

Average Depth

With a depth of 69 millimeters, the 40L7355DB has a relatively typical depth compared to most of the other televisions of this age and type.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative 69mm thick TVs currently available including the Toshiba 40L6363DG[plb_1564514_price], or the Sony KDL-42W654[plb_1547019_price] which has better reviews.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Lifestyle Apps
Video Apps
Audio
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Digital Audio Optical Out
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Audio Return Channel (ARC)
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Child Lock
Design
Colour of Product
Mercury Content
Ergonomics
Wall Mountable
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
Swivelling
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Cables Included
Manual

Expert Reviews

(5)
29 January 2014

The Toshiba 50L7355DB has quite the fight on its hands. Up against a fiercely competitive marketplace filled with arguably more consistent-performing competition, it was never going to be a walk... Read more…

Vibrant picture
Reasonable black levels
Nice design
Excellent contrast for such an affordable TV
Excellent sharpness and motion handling for a 3D TV
Colours can look overblown
3D can be unstable
Sluggish menus
Backlight Clouding
Crosstalk with 3D
31 December 2013

To be fair to the 40L7355DB, for the majority of your normal viewing time it's a pretty stellar effort for a 40-inch TV that can be yours for under £450. However, some pretty excessive backlight...

10 September 2013

Toshiba has become in recent times the most consistently cheap big-name TV brand. So we guess we shouldn't be surprised to find its latest 50-inch TV, the 50L7355D, selling for just £850. What IS... Read more…

3 September 2013

This budget TV has active 3D and decent picture quality, but poor contrast lets it down...

28 August 2013

Toshiba's 40L7355 is nothing if not high value. Combining internet TV functionality with 3D, at a price that generally undercuts rival brands (typically £650 or less), this fashionable thinscreen... Read more…

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £77.08
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £78.91
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Toshiba 40L7355DBuses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Energy Rating
0.39T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.39 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
11
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 11 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 40l7355, toshiba 40l7355d, toshiba 40l7355db, toshiba 40l7355db40smart3, toshiba 40l7355db40smart3d, toshiba 40l7355db40smart3dl, toshiba 40l7355db40smart3dle, toshiba 40l7355db40smart3dled, toshiba 40l7355db40smart3dledt, toshiba 40l7355db40smart3dledtv
Barcodes 05900496528185

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