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Toshiba 42L7453

42" 50Hz Mar 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date
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16 Reasons For

Average Expert Reviews

This television received a score of 70% from TV expert review website Trusted Reviews.

Reasonably Priced

One Toshiba 42L7453 owner considered that this TV was good value for money. Trusted Reviews said “Good price”.

Nice Stand

One customer who bought this TV considered that it had a good stand.

Good Technical Features

One person thought it had good features. Two years ago Trustedreviews.com scored it 70 out of 100 and said “There are some interesting stand out features on the 42L7453DB – most notably its MediaGuide Replay system, low gaming lag” in their review of this TV.

Good Size

One Toshiba 42L7453 reviewer reckoned that this TV was a squeeze to fit in. Expert review site Trustedreviews.com mentioned “Such ‘premium' HD TVs are finding themselves increasingly squeezed as the prices of 4K/UHD TVs plummet.”.

Good Brand

Toshiba has good average reviews for its mid-size TVs as well as across its entire TV range compared to other brands.

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Supports Smart TV

The 42L7453 supports smart TV. Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than two years do not support smart TV.

There are a number of other televisions which support smart TV currently available which you might want to look at including the Samsung UE48H6700[plb_2232455_price], or the Philips 47PFH5609/88[plb_2227335_price] which has better reviews.

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Has a Wi-Fi

has a wi-Fi

The Toshiba 42L7453 has a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 42L7453 which do not have a wi-Fi.

Alternative TVs with a wi-Fi currently available that you might want to look at include the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], the Toshiba L4353[plb_2590649_price], or the Philips 47PFH5609/88[plb_2227335_price] which has better reviews.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The display brightness of the 42L7453 of 700 candellas per square meter is one of the brightest amongst mid-size TVs that have been available for more than two years. The average display brightness of mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 42L7453 is 330 cd/m².

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Four HDMI Ports Quantitys

four HDMI ports quantitys

Most televisions of this age and spec have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys, including the Toshiba 42L7453 which has four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Very Fast Motion Interpolation Frequency

The 42L7453 has a very fast motion interpolation frequency (1,500 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs that were released around the same time as the 42L7453. The average motion interpolation frequency of mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago is 260Hz, and the motion interpolation frequencys range from 50Hz to 1,800Hz.

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Quite High RMS Rated Power

With an RMS rated power of 30 Watts, the 42L7453 has one of the highest RMS rated powers amongst mid-size TVs of this age. The RMS rated powers of mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago range from 4W to 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W.

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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1080p Supported Video Modes

This television supports a 1080p supported video modes, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Supports Eight Audio Formats Supporteds

The 42L7453 has a greater number of audio formats than most TVs that came out around the same time as it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most frequently supported audio formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable type and age to the 42L7453. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "AC3", "ADPCM", "LPCM", "OGG", "WAV" and "WMA" are also supported by this television.

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Very Fast Response Time

Across all the televisions of this age and type the response times range from 2ms to 20ms, and the average response time is 8.3ms. With a response time of only 5 milliseconds, the 42L7453 has one of the faster response times amongst mid-size TVs of this age.

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7 Reasons Against

Poor 3D Picture Quality

One person who purchased it considered that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Two years ago Trusted Reviews said “Crosstalk and motion issues with 3D”.

Very Slow High Frequency Rate

Televisions that have been available for more than two years have high frequency rates of between 50Hz and 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 180Hz. The Toshiba 42L7453 has a fairly slow high frequency rate (only 50 hertz) compared to most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released more than two years ago.

Alternative 50Hz refresh rate TVs currently available that you might also want to look at include because of it's better review score, the 47L6453[pl_2290639_price], or the 32D1354[pl_2153925_price] both from Toshiba or the Samsung UE37C5100[plb_1661033_price].

If you would prefer a faster high frequency rate then you might want to look at the JVC LT-32C461[plb_3406110_price] (60Hz and higher rated), the Philips 40PFH4009[plb_2436845_price] (60Hz and higher rated), or the LG 32LY340[plb_2492930_price] (60Hz and higher rated).

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most TVs of this type and age do not have a built-in camera. The Toshiba 42L7453 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a built-in camera and we think the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung is also worth considering.

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Only Supports Six Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 42L7453 is more than most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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 and SECAM D/K are also supported by this Toshiba TV.

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The 42L7453 has a greater number of image formats than most televisions that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a similar type and age to the 42L7453. The image formats supported "BMP" is also supported by this Toshiba television.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 42L7453, the Toshiba 42L7453 does not feature OLED technology.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 42L7453

Running Costs Are OK

The efficiency rating of this Toshiba television is A+, and the 42L7453 has an average 5 year running cost of £92 based on typical usage levels and energy prices, which is typical compared to the other 670 televisions of a comparable age and type.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were launched more than two years ago. 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this mid-size TV was released.

Average Depth

At 49 millimeters, the Toshiba 42L7453 has a pretty average depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for more than two years.

Alternative 49mm thick televisions currently available that you might also want to consider include because of it's better review score, the UE32F5000[pl_2161641_price], or the UE32F5700[pl_1494117_price] both from Samsung.

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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
High Frequency Rate
3D Type
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Comb Filter
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Contrast Ratio (dynamic)
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
2D-3D Converter
Display Viewable Area (HxV)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Channels Quantity (analog Signal)
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Video Apps
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Digital Audio Coaxial Out
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
DVI Port
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Common Interface Plus (CI+) Version
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Browsing
Management Features
Sleep Timer
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Auto Power Off
Panel Lock
On Screen Display (OSD) Languages
Number of OSD Languages
Programming Period
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Child Lock
Game Mode
24p Support
Ambient Light Sensor
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Mercury Content
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
On/off Switch
Swivelling
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
RoHS Compliance
Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Specification
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
3D Glasses Included
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
3D Glasses Quantity
Battery Type
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Manual
Warranty Card

Expert Reviews

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11 September 2014

There are some interesting stand out features on the 42L7453DB ? most notably its MediaGuide Replay system, low gaming lag and intensely bright pictures ? that could be reasons enough in...

Good price
Bright, colourrich pictures
MediaGuide Replay is an excellent smart addition
Native black levels aren't great
Crosstalk and motion issues with 3D
Some key content absentees from the smart TV system

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £88.13
Electricity cost when on standby £2.98
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Total running cost over 5 years £91.11
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Energy Rating
0.45T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.45 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
12
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 12 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 42l7453, 42l7453d, 42L7453DB, 42l7453dg, toshiba 42l7453, toshiba 42l7453d, toshiba 42l7453db
Barcodes 05054484656715, 05900496530560, 05900496530607

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