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Toshiba 42L6453

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Toshiba 42L6453

42" Full HD 1200:1 50Hz May 2014
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) High Frequency Rate Release Date £81.50 Electricity cost over 5 years
Average expert reviews
Reasonably priced
Good picture quality
3 Reviews

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Price

Reasonably Priced

A few people wrote in their reviews that the Toshiba 42L6453 was good value for money. Waggie mentioned on Amazon “The TV's great for the price”. Trustedreviews.com mentioned on expert website Trusted Reviews “Its attractive price and great MediaGuide Replay feature give you a couple of compelling reasons to consider buying a 42L6453DB” in their review. Whathifi.com mentioned “Reasonably aggressive price”.

Several people who purchased it agreed that it was a bargain for the price. Waggie mentioned in their review on Amazon “At the end of the day, what could you expect from a TV that's so cheap for its size”. Expert website Trustedreviews.com said in their Toshiba 42L6453 review “Next, check out our pick of the Best Cheap T”.

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Energy

OK Running Costs

This television has an energy efficiency rating of A+, and the 42L6453 has an average 5 year running cost of £82 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 622 TVs of a similar type and age.


Reviews

Average Expert Reviews

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including Trusted Reviews and whathifi.com this television has an overall expert rating of 70%.

Good Brand

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


Design

Nice Design

One Toshiba 42L6453 owner who purchased the product wrote that it was aesthetic. In October last year Waggie mentioned in their Toshiba 42L6453 review “This TV is great! Its design is aesthetically nice, being matte black on the bottom”.


Display

Good Picture Quality

A number of Toshiba 42L6453 reviewers wrote that this TV had good colour saturation. Waggie wrote in their review of the Toshiba 42L6453 on Amazon “The colours are vivid and its very sharp” however despite that they rated the product 3 stars. Whathifi.com wrote “Colours could be more natural and subtle”.

One customer thought the product was good for playing games on. Whathifi.com said in their review two years ago “Exceptionally low input lag great for gaming”.

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Good High Def TV

Several Toshiba 42L6453 owners who reviewed it reckoned that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Trustedreviews.com wrote in their Toshiba 42L6453 review on Trusted Reviews “What is the Toshiba 42L6453DB? The 42L6453DB is a 42-inch full HD Smart TV sitting one level below Toshiba's recently tested ‘premium HD' L7453DB series” but in spite of that they scored the Toshiba 42L6453 3 stars. Expert review site Whathifi.com gave it a score of 4 stars and mentioned “It has a bright and colourful HD”.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age 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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Not 3D

The 42L6453 is not 3D, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth considering include the LG 42LW579, the Sony KDL-50W828, or the Samsung UE48H6470.

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Quite Slow High Frequency Rate

The high frequency rate of the 42L6453 of only 50 hertz is one of the slowest amongst comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as this TV. The high frequency rates of medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz.

It may also be worth considering one of the other 50Hz refresh rate TVs currently available including the 47L6453, the 40L1333, or the 48L5435 all from Toshiba which all of have better reviews.

If you want a faster high frequency rate then you might want to look at the 48PFK4100 (60Hz and higher rated), the 40PFT4009 (60Hz and higher rated), or the 40PFT4100 (60Hz and higher rated) all from Philips.

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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 televisions of a comparable age and type to it.

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42 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 42 inch TV.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 42" TVs currently available including because of their better review scores, the 42LH2000, or the 42LN5200 both from LG or the Sony FWD-42W800P/T.

If this Toshiba television display diagonal is not large enough for you then you might want to consider the Upstar P43EWX (42.5" and higher rated), the Sony KDL-43W809 (43" and higher rated), or the LG 43LF632 (43" and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

This television was released in May 2014.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One person who purchased this TV thought it was good in terms of connectivity. Whathifi.com mentioned “Good connectivity”.

Supports Internet TV

The Toshiba 42L6453 supports internet TV, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this television.

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Supports Smart TV

The 42L6453 supports Smart TV. Most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago also support Smart TV.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 42L6453 supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television also support Wi-Fi.

It may also be worth considering one of the alternative TVs which support Wi-Fi currently available including the 42LW579, the 43LF630, or the 43LF632 all from LG which all of have better reviews.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 42L6453 has an ethernet port. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for around the same time as this television also have an ethernet port.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a DVI Port

The 42L6453 has a DVI port, unlike most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV which do not have a DVI port.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 42L6453 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike most of the other televisions that are a similar age to this TV which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Performance

Has an Ambient Light Sensor

The 42L6453 has an ambient light sensor, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV.

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Supports 24p

The 42L6453 supports 24p. Most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this TV also support 24p.

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Has a Game Mode

The Toshiba 42L6453 has a game mode. Most of the other televisions of this type and age also have a game mode.

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The 42L6453 has a RoHS compliant. Most of the other TVs of this spec and age also have a RoHS compliant.

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Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Toshiba 42L6453 has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to this TV also have a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 42L6453 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that are a similar age to this TV also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 42L6453 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of this age and spec.

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 14 Watts, the 42L6453 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to this TV. The average RMS rated power of comparable spec televisions that were launched around the same time as this TV is 21W.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 42l6453db, toshiba 47l6453db, 42l6453dg
Barcodes 05900496530508

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