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Toshiba 48L1433

48" Full HD 4000:1 50Hz Feb 2014
A++
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) High Frequency Rate Release Date £73.55 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are low
Reasonably priced
Good stand
3 Reviews
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Energy

Running Costs Are Low

This television is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The 48L1433 has an average 5 year running cost of only £74 based on average energy prices, which makes it one of the cheaper to run similar spec televisions that were launched more than two years ago.


Price

Reasonably Priced

One Toshiba 48L1433 reviewer thought it was good value for money. Gadget Fan said on Amazon “Good value big screen with small bezel”.


Features

Good Stand

One Toshiba 48L1433 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the product had a good stand. Gadget Fan said on Amazon “The stand could be better.” in their review of the Toshiba 48L1433.


Design

Good Product Quality

One person who bought this TV concluded that it was good quality.

Poor Design

One person mentioned in their reviews that this TV was not smooth. Gadget Fan mentioned on Amazon “The picture quality is exactly the same as other Toshiba TVs we've bought recently, not silky smooth like the 600Hz models you find from other manufacturers.” in their review although they still scored the product 80 out of 100.

One Toshiba 48L1433 reviewer reckoned that it was not good looking. Two years ago Suzanne Hesketh mentioned on Amazon “It is picture perfect my only major gripe is the motion flow its only 50hz and sports are not good horse racing is pretty sad”.

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Reviews

Toshiba Has Good TV Reviews

Based on 1,384 expert and user reviews (including 166 verified purchases), Toshiba has good ratings for its TVs. Toshiba also has good ratings 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.

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Audio

Unacceptable Noise Level

One Toshiba 48L1433 owner reckoned that this TV was not noisy. Gadget Fan mentioned “I turn off all the things like noise reduction, as I can't see enough of a difference” in their Toshiba 48L1433 review.

Inferior Sound Quality

One customer mentioned in their reviews that this TV did not have good sound quality. Suzanne Hesketh said on Amazon “The sound is not as bad as i thought might be quite descent actually overall a descent budger 48ich tv hope that helps”.

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

At only 16 Watts, the 48L1433 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type. The RMS rated powers of TVs that are a similar age to this television range from 4W to 1,000W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W.

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Display

Good Picture Quality

One Toshiba 48L1433 reviewer said that the product had good picture quality.

Good 3D Picture Quality

One Toshiba 48L1433 owner who purchased the Toshiba 48L1433 thought it had a good 3D picture quality.

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions that have been around for more than two years. 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

Like most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago, the 48L1433 is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might be worth looking at include the 42LW579, or the 42LB670 both from LG or the Panasonic TX-47ASW654.

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Very Slow High Frequency Rate

The 48L1433 has a fairly slow high frequency rate (only 50 hertz) compared to most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for a comparable time to this television. The high frequency rates of TVs of this spec and age range from 50Hz to 1,600Hz, and the average high frequency rate is 220Hz.

There are a number of alternative 50Hz refresh rate televisions currently available that you might want to consider including because of their better review scores, the UE46EH5000W, or the UE40C5100 both from Samsung or the Toshiba 40L1333.

If this Toshiba TV high frequency rate is too slow for you then you might want to consider the 50PFH4009 (£455.39) (60Hz and higher rated), or the 40PFT4009 (60Hz and higher rated) both from Philips or the LG 49LF5400 (60Hz and higher rated).

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This television supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many similar spec televisions that have been around for a comparable time to it.

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3D Comb Filter

This television has a 3D comb filter, which is the most commonly found comb filter on medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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48 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 48 inch TV.

It may also be worth also looking at one of the other 48" TVs currently available including the Toshiba 48L3443 (£444.79), or the Sony KDL-48W585 which both of have better reviews.

If you are looking for a larger display diagonal then you might want to consider the 49LX540 (£926.50) (49" and higher rated), or the 49LF632 (49" and higher rated) both from LG or the Salora 49LED9112 (49" and higher rated).

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Other

Released Over Three Years Ago

Toshiba released the 48L1433 in February 2014.


Smart TV

Good Connectivity

One Toshiba 48L1433 reviewer wrote in their reviews that the Toshiba 48L1433 was wifi compatible. Amazon Customer wrote on Amazon “For a little more money the LG 47" is 3D and has wifi” in their review of this TV but they gave this TV a score of 40 out of 100.

Does Not Support Smart TV

The 48L1433 does not support Smart TV, unlike most of the other comparable spec televisions that are a similar age to this TV which support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The Toshiba 48L1433 does not support internet TV, unlike most of the other TVs of this age and spec.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The Toshiba 48L1433 does not support Wi-Fi, unlike most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago.

We compared all the other televisions which also support Wi-Fi to this television and we think the 42LW579, or the 49LF632 both from LG or the Samsung UE40H6470 are also worth considering.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 48L1433 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched more than two years ago which have an ethernet port.

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The 48L1433 has a RoHS compliant. Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have a RoHS compliant.

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Performance

Has a Child Lock

The 48L1433 has a child lock. Most of the other TVs that were launched around the same time as this television also have a child lock.

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Supports 24p

The 48L1433 supports 24p, as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Does Not Feature Local Dimming

Like most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that were launched around the same time as this TV, the 48L1433 does not feature local dimming.

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Has a Game Mode

The 48L1433 has a game mode. Most of the other TVs of a comparable 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 48L1433 has a PC in (D-Sub) port, unlike most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago which do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 48L1433 has a desktop stand included. Most of the other similar spec televisions that came out more than two years ago also have a desktop stand included.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The Toshiba 48L1433 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG), as do most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for more than two years.

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Weight & Dimensions

Quite Thin

Across all the televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average depth is 59mm. The 48L1433 has one of the thinner depths (only 40 millimeters) amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

We think you might also be interested in some of the alternative 40mm thick TVs currently available including because of their better review scores, the Toshiba 46BL702B, or the Finlux 40FLHZR160.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 48l1433db, 48l1433dg
Barcodes 05900496531833, 05900496531840

Toshiba 48L1433 Review Sources

To prepare this Toshiba 48L1433 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 1,041,547 product attributes, 85,382 TV reviews and 3,802,500 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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