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Toshiba 40RL958B
Toshiba 40RL958B

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Toshiba 40RL958B

40" Full HD Edge-LED Flat Dec 2012
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £79.71 Electricity cost over 5 years
Four industry awards
Good value for money
Inferior sound quality
4 Reviews + 4 Awards
Techradar Recommended Trusted Reviews Recommended avforums.com Recommended Expert Reviews Budget Buy

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Reviews

Four Industry Awards

This medium display diagonal television has received four awards from TV experts.

The writers at Trusted Reviews, Techradar and Avforums.com all recommend this TV and have given it their "Recommended" award.

This medium display diagonal television was given a "Value for Money" award by Expert Reviews who wrote that this TV was great for its price.

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Expert Reviews Are Good

The average expert rating of this television is 80% based on four expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews, Expert Reviews, Techradar and avforums.com.

Toshiba Has Good Television Reviews

We checked 1,384 owner and expert reviews (including 166 verified purchases) for Toshiba TVs and found that on average Toshiba has good ratings. We also found that Toshiba has good ratings specifically for its medium display diagonal TVs. 92% of those that bought a Toshiba television would recommend the product that they bought to other buyers.


Price

Good Value for Money

Expert Reviews highlighted in their review that this Toshiba television provided a good bang for your buck.

Good Value for Money

Five Toshiba 40RL958B reviewers mentioned in their reviews that the product was good value for money. Expert Reviews said “Good picture quality for its price” however they rated it 1 stars. Expert Reviews also said “Outstanding value for money” in their review. Expert Reviews also said “Great value” in their review.

One customer who bought this TV considered that it was cheap. Trustedreviews.com said in their Toshiba 40RL958B review on expert review site Trusted Reviews “The 40RL958B is still a very attractive budget option, thanks to its surprisingly lengthy feature list”.

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Display

Good High Def TV

Two Toshiba 40RL958B owners who reviewed the Toshiba 40RL958B concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on televisions of a similar 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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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

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

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Good for Playing Games On

One Toshiba 40RL958B owner who reviewed the product mentioned that it had good picture quality. One person who reviewed the Toshiba 40RL958B thought it was good for playing games on. Expert Reviews wrote “Extremely responsive for gamers” in their review of the Toshiba 40RL958B.

One Toshiba 40RL958B owner reckoned that this TV had a good contrast ratio. Expert Reviews wrote “Good black levels and contrast” in their review of this TV however despite that they scored it 1 stars. One customer said in their reviews that the product had good colour saturation. Expert Reviews wrote four years ago “Accurate colours” .

One person mentioned in their reviews that it was good for watching standard definition TV. Five years ago expert website Techradar.com gave the product a rating of 7 stars and mentioned “Freeview HD channels are handled exquisitely, with the relatively small Edge LED-backlit LCD panel offering clean standard definition and H”.

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Not 3D

The 40RL958B is not 3D. Most of the other similar spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV are also not 3D.

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Features

Good Technical Features

Two customers said in their reviews that it had good features. Expertreviews.co.uk gave it a rating of 5 stars and said on expert website Expert Reviews “Many smart features, Freeview HD” in their Toshiba 40RL958B review. Expertreviews.co.uk also wrote “Such TVs often miss out on convenient features such as DLNA media streaming or internet connectivity” in their review.

Good Remote Control

One Toshiba 40RL958B owner who purchased this TV said that it had a good remote control.


Design

Good Product Quality

One customer who reviewed the Toshiba 40RL958B concluded that it was good quality.

Not Good Looking

One Toshiba 40RL958B owner wrote in their reviews that the Toshiba 40RL958B was not good looking. Expert Reviews wrote “Pretty feeble audio”.


Smart TV

Good for Watching Freeview TV

Two Toshiba 40RL958B owners who purchased this TV agreed that it was good for watching Freeview TV. Expert Reviews said “Upscaling of Freeview” in their Toshiba 40RL958B review. One customer who bought it thought it was good for watching on demand TV.

Has an Internet TV Function

The 40RL958B has an internet TV function, as do most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Supports Smart TV Features

The Toshiba 40RL958B supports smart TV features. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also support smart TV features.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 40RL958B supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also support Wi-Fi.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 40RL958B has an ethernet port, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

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Performance

Has a Child Lock

The 40RL958B has a child lock. Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television also have a child lock.

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Supports 24p Support

The Toshiba 40RL958B supports 24p support. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released around the same time as this TV also support 24p support.

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Has a Game Mode

The 40RL958B has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have a game mode.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The 40RL958B does not feature local dimming. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also do not feature local dimming.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub)

The Toshiba 40RL958B has a PC in (D-Sub). Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this television do not have a PC in (D-Sub).

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 40RL958B has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Inferior Sound Quality

Two customers who purchased it considered that it did not have good sound quality. Trustedreviews.com wrote in their review of the Toshiba 40RL958B on Trusted Reviews “Despite its rather feeble audio and minor issues showing dark scenes”.


Energy

Average Running Costs

The energy efficiency rating of this medium display diagonal television is A+, and the average running cost of the 40RL958B is £80 over 5 years based on average energy prices and usage levels, which is typical compared to the other 616 TVs of a similar type and age.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

This medium display diagonal television has been on the market since April 2017.

Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 40rl958b
Barcodes 05900496522947

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