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Toshiba 46BL702B

46" Full HD Edge-LED Flat Dec 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date £131.49 Electricity cost over 5 years
Reasonably priced
Good high def TV
Difficult to use
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Price

Reasonably Priced

A few Toshiba 46BL702 owners who reviewed the product reckoned that it was good value for money. Trustedreviews.com said on expert website Trusted Reviews “The 32BL702 can look quite compelling for its money.” in their review however despite that they scored the product 3 stars. Digitalversus.com said in their review of the Toshiba 46BL702 on expert review site Digital Versus “The Toshiba 46BL702 is a pretty good TV—for the price”.

One person who purchased it reckoned that it was a bargain for the price. Digital Versus mentioned three years ago “Exceptionally cheap” but even so they rated the Toshiba 46BL702 60 out of 100.

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Design

Difficult to Use

One person who bought it reckoned that it was not easy to use the menus. Digital Versus mentioned “Image settings not amazing”.

One Toshiba 46BL702 reviewer who purchased this TV mentioned that it was not easy to handle. Expert website Techradar.com wrote “A generally poor handling of standard definition sources, Toshiba's back-to-basics 40BL702B might appeal to Virgin Media, BT Vision”.

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Nice Design

One customer mentioned that the Toshiba 46BL702 was good looking.


Audio

Inferior Sound Quality

One customer who purchased the Toshiba 46BL702 thought it did not have good sound quality. Digital Versus said “Mediocre sound”.


Reviews

Toshiba TVs Have Good Reviews

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

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Weight & Dimensions

Good Size

One Toshiba 46BL702 owner reckoned that this TV was thin. Expert website Techradar.com/au/ said “Reasonably slim and uncontroversially designed”.

Quite Thin

At only 40 millimeters, the 46BL702B has a fairly thin depth compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years. Across all the comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as this TV the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm.

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Display

Good High Def TV

One customer who reviewed this TV thought it was good at displaying high definition TV.

Good Picture Quality

One customer mentioned in their reviews that it had good colour saturation. Digital Versus wrote in their review “Colours and contrast generally good” but even so they scored it 60 out of 100.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec. 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 46BL702B is not 3D, although keep in mind that most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years are also not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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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 medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as it.

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Fairly Bright Display Brightness

The 46BL702B has a quite bright display brightness (400 candellas per square meter) compared to most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV. The dimmest display brightness of medium display diagonal TVs that are a comparable age to this TV is 200 cd/m² and the brightest is 1,500 cd/m².

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3D Comb Filter

This television has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it.

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The 46BL702B has a very slow response time (12 milliseconds) compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this television. Comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to this TV have response times of between 2ms and 20ms, and the average response time is 7.5ms.

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46 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 46 inch TV.

There are a number of alternative 46" televisions currently available which you might want to consider including because of their better review scores, the 46TL963, or the 46WX800U both from Toshiba.

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was December 2012 when this television was released.


Energy

Very High Running Costs

The average running cost of the 46BL702B is £132 over 5 years based on typical energy prices, which is in the most expensive 19% of all 661 televisions of this type and age.


Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 46BL702B does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs that are a similar age to this TV.

We think you might also be interested in other TVs which also support Wi-Fi including the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 46BL702B does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other televisions of this age and type which have an ethernet port.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The 46BL702B does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as this TV which support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The 46BL702B does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV which support internet TV.

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Performance

Has a Child Lock

The Toshiba 46BL702B has a child lock, as do most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as this TV.

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Supports 24p

The 46BL702B supports 24p. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years also support 24p.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

The Toshiba 46BL702B does not feature local dimming. Most of the other televisions of this age and type also do not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The 46BL702B has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to this TV also have a game mode.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 46BL702B has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other TVs of this age and spec do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 46BL702B has a desktop stand included. Most of the other TVs of this age and type also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 46BL702B has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other televisions that have been on the market for more than two years also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 46bl702b
Barcodes 05900496523036

Toshiba 46BL702B Review Sources

To prepare this Toshiba 46BL702B review we compared this TV to 4,717 other models. For each TV that we compared, we collated thousands of pieces of information including technical specs, reviews, and prices. In total we analysed 1,041,700 product attributes, 88,470 TV reviews and 4,110,900 historical TV prices from 204 TV retailers. We then picked out the standout features of this TV compared to the other models as well as any areas where this TV is lacking.

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