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39

Overall Score

Toshiba 40RL953B

Trusted Reviews Recommended
An award winning 40" Full HD TV, but with poor features and high running costs
40" Full HD No Edge-LED Mar 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D LED Backlighting Type Release Date

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Toshiba 40RL953B Review

With very good reviews, we have scored the Toshiba 40RL953B as follows for Summary.
71
8 Reviews + 1 Award
35
Missing Some Features
25
5 Years Old
7
Overall Score
39
Mediocre

Why Has it Scored 39?

It has average expert reviews with an average expert rating of 68%. This TV has received a "Recommended" award from Trusted Reviews. Samsung televisions have excellent reviews in general.
It is over 2 years old and it is likely that newer, better televisions are available. View the latest televisions 2017.
This Toshiba TV is missing some features:
Only Full HD
Not 3D
Does not feature local dimming
Quite slow response time

Toshiba 40RL953B In-Depth Analysis

Reviews

One Industry Award

This TV received a "Recommended" award from website Trusted Reviews who concluded that this Toshiba TV was very good.

Average Expert Reviews

This TV has an average expert rating of 68% based on eight expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Techradar, gadgetshow.channel5.com and CNET.co.uk.

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Very Good Brand

Based on 1,616 expert and user reviews (including 247 verified purchases), Toshiba has very good ratings for its televisions. 92% of those that bought a Toshiba TV would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Features

Average Display Diagonal

The Toshiba 40RL953B's display diagonal of 40" is fairly average compared to most other TVs. It is in the largest 32% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Only Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Not 3D

The 40RL953B is not 3D. 74% of TVs are also not 3D.

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Average Thickness

The 40RL953B's thickness of 57mm is fairly standard compared to most other televisions. It is in the thickest 47% of all televisions when sorted by this feature.

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Supports Wi-Fi

Wi-Fi

The 40RL953B supports Wi-Fi, as do 59% of TVs.

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Supports a YouTube Video App

The number of video apps supported by the 40RL953B is more than most TVs. The most frequently supported video app is Netflix, but this video app is not supported by this TV. The video apps YouTube are also supported by this Toshiba television.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most other TVs, the 40RL953B does not feature local dimming. 76% of TVs do not feature local dimming.

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Quite Slow Response Time

Across all the TVs the response times range from 0.002ms to 180ms, and the average response time is 7.4ms. The response time of the 40RL953B of 10ms is in the slowest 10% of all TVs when ordered by this feature.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Toshiba 40RL953B has a PC in (D-Sub) port. 74% of TVs do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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3D Comb Filter

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

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Supports Wi-Fi

The 40RL953B supports Wi-Fi, unlike 91% of televisions which do not support Wi-Fi.

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Has a Child Lock

The 40RL953B has a child lock, which is unusual. 90% of TVs do not have a child lock.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The RMS rated power of the Toshiba 40RL953B of only 10W is fairly low compared to most other TVs. It is in the lowest 14% of all TVs when sorted by this feature. TVs have RMS rated powers of between 2W and 120W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Very Slow Motion Interpolation Frequency

The motion interpolation frequencies of TVs range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz, and the average motion interpolation frequency is 440Hz. The Toshiba 40RL953B's motion interpolation frequency of only 100Hz is in the slowest 24% of all TVs when sorted by this feature.

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Supports 24p

The Toshiba 40RL953B supports 24p. 84% of TVs do not support 24p.

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Age

Released Over Five Years Ago

Toshiba released the 40RL953B in March 2012.


Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40rl953b
Barcodes 05900496521230

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