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Toshiba 47WL968B

47" Full HD 100Hz Sep 2012
A+
Display Diagonal HD Type 3D High Frequency Rate Release Date £253.41 Electricity cost over 5 years
Expert reviews are poor
Does not have a good 3D picture quality
Does not have good apps

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Reviews

Expert Reviews Are Poor

TV expert review website whathifi.com scored this TV 60 out of 100. Experts don't rate this Toshiba TV very highly.

Toshiba TVs Have Good Reviews

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


Features

Does Not Have a Good Remote Control

One person said in their reviews that it did not have a good remote control. Whathifi.com mentioned in their review of the Toshiba 47WL968F “Poor remote control”.


Smart TV

Does Not Have Good Apps

Two Toshiba 47WL968F reviewers said in their reviews that the Toshiba 47WL968F did not have good apps. Whathifi.com said “Limited smart TV apps”. Whathifi.com also mentioned “Issues with apps and WiDi” in their review.

Supports Internet TV

The 47WL968F supports internet TV, as do most of the other TVs of this spec and age.

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Supports Smart TV

The Toshiba 47WL968F supports Smart TV. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to this TV also support Smart TV.

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Supports One Video Apps

The Toshiba 47WL968F has a greater number of video apps than most televisions of a comparable age and type to it. This Toshiba TV supports a YouTube video apps, which is the most frequently supported video apps supported by medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Design

Good Quality

One Toshiba 47WL968F reviewer who bought the product thought it was good quality. Four years ago Whathifi.com said in their review of the Toshiba 47WL968F “Some aspects of its picture quality especially its colours”.

Good Interface

One customer concluded that it had a good interface. Whathifi.com mentioned four years ago “Toshiba Places interface is quite striking”.

Well Designed

Three Toshiba 47WL968F owners wrote in their reviews that this TV was well designed. Whathifi.com wrote “Its elegant, spacesaving design” but in spite of that they only gave the Toshiba 47WL968F a score of 1 stars. Whathifi.com also said “Lovely, superslim design” in their review.

One customer who purchased it concluded that it was good looking.

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Display

Does Not Have a Good 3D Picture Quality

Five Toshiba 47WL968F reviewers who reviewed it considered that it did not have a good 3D picture quality. Whathifi.com wrote in their Toshiba 47WL968F review four years ago “Some motion issue when showing 3D movies” . Whathifi.com also mentioned “The screen struggles with dark scenes, its 3D pictures are weird” in their review. Whathifi.com also wrote “Horrible motion problems with 3D” in their review.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on medium display diagonal 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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Good At Displaying High Definition TV

Two Toshiba 47WL968F owners who purchased this TV thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Whathifi.com said “Sharp HD pictures” . Whathifi.com also said “OK, so the 55ZL2 glasses-free 4K Ultra HD set is the cherry on that icing.” in their review.

Average High Frequency Rate

The 47WL968F has a relatively typical high frequency rate (100 hertz) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

Alternative 100Hz refresh rate TVs currently available that you might want to look at include because of its better review score, the LOEWE Xelos 40 (£995).

Televisions with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth considering include the 49LX540 (£926.50) (120Hz and higher rated), or the 50LB671 (200Hz and higher rated) both from LG or the Samsung UE46F6800 (£827.99) (400Hz and higher rated).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is the most frequently supported display resolution on TVs of a comparable age and spec to it.

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Has a 2D-3D Converter

The 47WL968F has a 2D-3D converter, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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3D Comb Filter

This television has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years.

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Quite Bright Display Brightness

At 360 candellas per square meter, the 47WL968F has a quite bright display brightness compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for more than two years. The average display brightness of medium display diagonal TVs that have been around for around the same time as this television is 340 cd/m².

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Fairly Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of TVs of this age and type is 2ms, the slowest is 20ms, and the average response time is 7.6ms. At 10 milliseconds, the 47WL968F has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other TVs that are a comparable age to this television.

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47 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 47 inch TV.

We compared this TV to all the other 47" TVs and we think because of its better review score, the LG 47LG5000 (£863.99) is also worth considering.

If this TV display diagonal is too small for you then you might want to consider the Samsung UE48H6270 (£637.39) (48" and higher rated), the Sony FWL-48W705 (£847.18) (48" and higher rated), or the LG 49LX540 (£926.50) (49" and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Four Years Ago

It was September 2012 when Toshiba released the 47WL968F.


Audio

Good Sound Quality

Three people considered that the Toshiba 47WL968F had good sound quality. Whathifi.com mentioned “Sounds surprisingly good” in their review of the Toshiba 47WL968F.

Has an Equalizer

The 47WL968F has an equalizer, as do most of the other similar spec televisions that were released around the same time as this television.

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Networking

Supports Wi-Fi

supports Wi-Fi

The 47WL968F supports Wi-Fi. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago also support Wi-Fi.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative televisions which support Wi-Fi currently available including because of their better review scores, the Samsung UE46F6800 (£827.99), the Sony FWL-48W705 (£847.18), or the LG 42LY960 (£802).

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Supports Wi-Fi

The Toshiba 47WL968F supports Wi-Fi, as do most of the other TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.

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Has an Ethernet Port

The 47WL968F has an ethernet port, as do most of the other televisions that were released more than two years ago.

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Performance

Has a Child Lock

The 47WL968F has a child lock, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this television.

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Supports 24p

The Toshiba 47WL968F supports 24p. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this TV also support 24p.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most of the other TVs of a comparable age and spec to this TV, the 47WL968F does not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The Toshiba 47WL968F has a game mode, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that came out around the same time as this TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP)

The 47WL968F supports High-Bandwidth Digital Content Protection (HDCP), as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this TV.

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Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The Toshiba 47WL968F has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a similar time to this television which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Pair of 3D Glasses Included

The 47WL968F has a pair of 3D glasses included. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago also have a pair of 3D glasses included.

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Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 47WL968F has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to this TV.

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Certificates

Has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified

The Toshiba 47WL968F has a Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) certified, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 47WL968F has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to this TV.

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Energy

High Running Costs

Whilst this Toshiba TV is rated A+ for energy efficiency, based on average energy prices and usage levels we estimate that the 5 year running cost of the 47WL968F is £254, which makes it one of the more expensive to run medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.


Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

The depths of televisions of this type and age range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 59mm. With a depth of only 42 millimeters, the Toshiba 47WL968F has a quite thin depth compared to most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 47wl968b, 47wl968f
Barcodes 05053785373376, 05900496522725, 05900496522732, 05900496522749

Toshiba 47WL968F Review Sources

To prepare this Toshiba 47WL968F review we compared this TV to 4,701 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 1,018,001 product attributes, 85,134 TV reviews and 3,292,400 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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