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.
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.
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.
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].
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.
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.
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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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.
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.
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.
Only Analog Tuner Type
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.
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.
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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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
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.
Released Over Three Years Ago
This Toshiba television has been on the market for over three years.
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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.
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Motion Interpolation Technology
AMR (Active Motion Rate), Active Motion, Motion Rate
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Excellent contrast for such an affordable TV
Excellent sharpness and motion handling for a 3D TV
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