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Toshiba 40L7355DB

40" Full HD 5000:1 Apr 2013
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date £78.91 Electricity cost over 5 years
Nice design
Reasonably priced
Expert reviews are poor
5 Reviews

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Energy

Average Running Costs

This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency, and the 40L7355DB has an average 5 year running cost of £79 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 661 comparable spec televisions that came out more than two years ago.


Price

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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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

Based on five expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, PC Advisor.co.uk and tech.uk.msn.com this TV has an average expert rating of 64 out of 100. Experts don't rate this medium display diagonal TV very highly.

Toshiba Has Good Television Reviews

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


Design

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.


Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was April 2013 when this TV was released.


Display

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.

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”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many 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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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Televisions that have been available for a comparable time to this television have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 1,600Hz. The Toshiba 40L7355DB has a quite slow high frequency rate (only 50 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

TVs with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth looking at include the 48PFS5709 (£549.99) (60Hz and higher rated), the 40PFS5709 (£469.99) (60Hz and higher rated), or the 50PFH5300 (60Hz and higher rated) all from Philips.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most commonly supported display resolution on TVs of this age and spec.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 40L7355DB has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Only Mega Contrast Dynamic Contrast Ratio

This television has a Mega Contrast contrast ratio (dynamic), which is the most frequently found contrast ratio (dynamic) on medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to it.

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40 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 40 inch TV.

There are a number of other 40" TVs currently available that you might want to consider including because of its better review score, the Toshiba 40RL953B.

If you want a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the 42LB630 (£416.19) (42" and higher rated), or the 42LB650 (£479.09) (42" and higher rated) both from LG or the Panasonic TX-L42ET60E (42" and higher rated).

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The Toshiba 40L7355DB supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been around for a similar time to this TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the other TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the Philips 48PFS5709 (£549.99), the Samsung UE48H6400 (£549.99), or the Toshiba 40RL953B which all of have better reviews.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 40L7355DB has an ethernet port. Most of the other similar spec televisions that are a comparable age to this television also have an ethernet port.

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Performance

Has a Child Lock

The Toshiba 40L7355DB has a child lock. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years also have a child lock.

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Ergonomics

Supports Swivelling

The Toshiba 40L7355DB supports swivelling. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also support swivelling.

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The Toshiba 40L7355DB has a RoHS compliant, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this television.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The 40L7355DB has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a Common Interface (CI) Slot

The Toshiba 40L7355DB has a common interface (CI) slot. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a common interface (CI) slot.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 40L7355DB has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this television which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 40L7355DB has a pair of 3D glasses included, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 40L7355DB has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other televisions of this type and age.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40L7355DB has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for around the same time as this TV.

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Weight & Dimensions

Average Depth

With a depth of 69 millimeters, the 40L7355DB has a fairly typical depth compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for a comparable time to this television.

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Smart TV

Supports Internet TV

The Toshiba 40L7355DB supports internet TV. Most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television also support internet TV.

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Supports Smart TV

The 40L7355DB supports Smart TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years also support Smart TV.

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Supports One Video Apps

The number of video apps supported by the 40L7355DB is more than most medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as it. This television supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most commonly supported video apps supported by televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 40l7355db40smart3dledtv
Barcodes 05900496528185

Toshiba 40L7355DB Review Sources

To prepare this Toshiba 40L7355DB 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 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 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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