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Toshiba 46BL702B

Toshiba 46BL702B

46" Edge-LED Flat Dec 2012
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Screen Shape Release Date
46 Full High Definition LED TV with built-in Freeview digital TV and USB playback of image, video and music files. Full High Definition 1080p resolutionLED TV slim design, better colour4 x HDMI inputs More
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13 Reasons For

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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Nice Design

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

Good Size

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

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.

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its TVs

Based on 1,217 owner and expert reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its TVs. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other manufacturers.

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2160p Supported Video Modes

The 46BL702B supports a 2160p supported video modes which is better than most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as it. Most similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago support a 1080p supported video modes. In addition, this television support 1080i, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p and 720i and 720p supported video modess.

This TV's video mode (2160p) is actually the best supported video mode amongst all TVs of a comparable type and age to the 46BL702B.

A 480p supported video modes is the worst supported video mode across comparable types of TV.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 400 candellas per square meter, the 46BL702B has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the 46BL702B. The display brightnesss of televisions of this age and spec range from 160 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m².

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3D Comb Filter

This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many televisions of this age and spec.

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Supports Twelve Video Formats Supporteds

supports twelve video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the Toshiba 46BL702B is more than most TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This television supports an MKV video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by similar spec televisions that came out more than two years ago. The video formats supporteds "AVC", "AVI", "DAT", "H.264", "MP4", "MPEG1", "MPEG2", "MPEG4", "MPG", "VOB" and "XVID" are also supported by this Toshiba TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Supports Five Audio Formats Supporteds

The 46BL702B has a greater number of audio formats than most mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio formats supported, which is the most commonly supported audio formats supported supported by similar spec TVs that are a comparable age to the 46BL702B. The audio formats supporteds "AAC", "HE-AAC", "LPCM" and "MP4" are also supported by this television.

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Has One Smart Modes

The Toshiba 46BL702B has a greater number of smart modes than most TVs that have been available for more than two years. The most frequently found smart modes is Game, but this smart modes is not found on this Toshiba TV. The smart modess Hotel are also found on this television.

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Quite Thin

Televisions of a similar spec and age to the 46BL702B have depths of between 3.5mm and 100mm, and the average depth is 61mm. At only 40 millimeters, the Toshiba 46BL702B has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that came out around the same time as the 46BL702B.

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14 Reasons Against

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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Inferior Standard Def TV

One Toshiba 46BL702 owner reckoned that the product was not good at displaying standard definition TV.

Inferior Sound Quality

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

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The Toshiba 46BL702B does not have a wi-Fi, although keep in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that are a similar age to the 46BL702B also do not have a wi-Fi.

Alternative televisions which also have a wi-Fi that you might also want to look at include the Panasonic TX-L32E30[plb_30112_price], or the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price].

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Does Not Support Smart TV

Like most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 46BL702B, the 46BL702B does not support smart TV.

There are a number of other TVs which also support smart TV which you might also want to look at including the LG 42LB670[plb_2232215_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Not 3D

The 46BL702B is not 3D. Most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 46BL702B are also not 3D.

If you want a TV that is 3D then you might also want to look at the 42LW579[pl_326450_price], or the 47LB670[pl_2232214_price] both from LG.

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Very High Running Costs

The average 5 year running cost of the 46BL702B is £132 based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which is in the most expensive 16% of all 670 TVs of this age and type.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 46BL702B does not have a built-in camera, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that have been available for more than two years also do not have a built-in camera.

We think you might also be interested in alternative televisions which also have a built-in camera including the UE46ES8000S[pl_1355897_price], the UN46ES8000[pl_1484430_price], or the UE40F7000[pl_1494094_price] all from Samsung which is also higher rated.

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Only Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems

The Toshiba 46BL702B has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most mid-size TVs that have been around 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, SECAM D/K and SECAM L are also supported by this TV.

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Only Supports One Image Formats Supported

The Toshiba 46BL702B has a greater number of image formats than most TVs that have been around for a comparable time to it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 46BL702B.

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Only Analog Tuner Type

This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is the most frequently found tuner type on TVs that came out more than two years ago.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 46BL702B do not feature OLED technology. The 46BL702B is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Heavy

TVs of this spec and age have weights of between 1.4kg and 36kg, and the average weight is 10kg. With a weight of 16 kilograms, the 46BL702B is quite heavy compared to most of the other similar spec televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 46BL702B.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of mid-size TVs that are a comparable age to the 46BL702B is 2ms, the slowest is 20ms, and the average response time is 8.3ms. At 12 milliseconds, the 46BL702B has a quite slow response time compared to most of the other televisions that have been around for around the same time as the 46BL702B.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 46BL702B

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a similar time 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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Released Over Four Years Ago

It was over four years ago when Toshiba released the 46BL702B.

Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
3D
LED Backlighting Type
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
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Channels Quantity
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Smart TV
Smart TV
Internet TV
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Dolby Technology
Audio Decoders
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
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
Networking
Wi-Fi
Ethernet LAN
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Smart Modes
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Hotel Mode
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
Child Lock
Game Mode
24p Support
Local Dimming
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Power Consumption (max)
Input Voltage
Weight & Dimensions
Depth
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Depth (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Package Height
Package Depth
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £129.79
Electricity cost when on standby £1.70
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Total running cost over 5 years £131.49
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.65 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
17
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 17 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 46bl702, toshiba 46bl702b
Barcodes 05900496523036

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