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Toshiba 50L2436

Toshiba 50L2436

50" 50Hz Edge-LED Oct 2014
Display Diagonal HD Type High Frequency Rate LED Backlighting Type Release Date
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7 Reasons For

Very Low Running Costs

This large TV has an energy efficiency classification of A++. The 50L2436 is in the cheapest 3% of all 320 TVs of this age and spec that we have analysed for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the 50L2436 is only £74.

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Average reviews across all Toshiba TVs are good, however average reviews across just Toshiba's large TVs are unexceptional.

2160p Supported Video Modes

The 50L2436 supports a better video mode than most large TVs that have been available for a comparable time to it. This television supports a 2160p supported video modes, whereas most large TVs that have been available for around the same time as it support a 1080p supported video modes. This TV also support 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i and 720p and 1080i supported video modess.

This TV's video mode (2160p) is actually the best supported video mode across all large TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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

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Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 50L2436 is more than most large TVs that came out around the same time as it. The most frequently supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Toshiba TV. The analog signal format systems PAL BG, PAL I, SECAM D/K and SECAM L are also supported by this TV.

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Supports Eleven Video Formats Supporteds

supports eleven video formats supporteds

The 50L2436 has a greater number of video formats than most large TVs that have been around for more than two years. This television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most frequently supported video formats supported supported by TVs of a comparable age and spec to the 50L2436. The video formats supporteds "3GP", "FLV", "M2TS", "M4V", "MKV", "MP4", "MPEG", "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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Light

Across all the TVs of a comparable type and age to the 50L2436 the weights range from 2.3kg to 63kg. The Toshiba 50L2436 is one of the lighter comparable spec TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to the 50L2436 (only 16 kilograms) amongst large TVs of this age.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

When compared to other TVs of this type and age, the annual energy consumption of the 50L2436 of only 66 kilowatt hours is one of the lowest. The average annual energy consumption of TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 50L2436 is 120kWh, and the annual energy consumptions range from 60kWh to 320kWh.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The 50L2436 does not have a wi-Fi, unlike most of the other televisions of a comparable age and spec to the 50L2436.

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Does Not Support Smart TV

The Toshiba 50L2436 does not support smart TV, unlike most of the other TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 50L2436.

It is worth also looking at other TVs which also support smart TV including the Samsung UE55D7000.

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Not 3D

Most of the other TVs of this type and age are 3D, however the Toshiba 50L2436 is not 3D.

If you are looking for a TV that is 3D then you might want to consider the Panasonic TX-60AS802 which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 50L2436 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and spec to the 50L2436 also do not have a built-in camera.

Other TVs which also have a built-in camera that you might want to look at include the UN55ES8000, or the UE55F8000 both from Samsung which also has a higher rating.

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Quite Slow High Frequency Rate

The 50L2436 has a very slow high frequency rate (only 50 hertz) compared to most of the other TVs of this age and spec. The high frequency rates of TVs of this spec and age range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz.

Televisions with a faster high frequency rate that might also be worth looking at include the Seiki SE50FO04 (60Hz).

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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the Toshiba 50L2436 is more than most TVs of a comparable type and age to it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most frequently supported image formats supported supported by large TVs that are a similar age to the 50L2436. The image formats supported "BMP" is also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most large TVs that are a comparable age to the 50L2436 do not feature OLED technology. The Toshiba 50L2436 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with an OLED technology and we think the Samsung KE55S9, or the LG 55EC930 (£1,199.00) which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Across all the TVs of this spec and age the RMS rated powers range from 7.5W to 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. At only 14 Watts, the Toshiba 50L2436 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of this age and type.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba 50L2436 is a two HDMI ports quantity television. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for a similar time to the 50L2436 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The 50L2436 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity TV.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

Across all the TVs of a comparable age and type to the 50L2436 the display brightnesss range from 200 cd/m² to 1,500 cd/m², and the average display brightness is 370 cd/m². The Toshiba 50L2436 has one of the dimmer display brightnesss (only 300 candellas per square meter) amongst comparable spec TVs of this age.

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Quite Slow Response Time

With a response time of 9.5 milliseconds, the 50L2436's response time is one of the slowest amongst comparable spec TVs that have been available for more than two years. The response times of large TVs that were released more than two years ago range from 2ms to 16ms.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 50L2436

Released Over Two Years Ago

This television has been on the market for over two years.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many televisions that have been on the market 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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Specification

Display
Display Diagonal
HD Type
High Frequency Rate
LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
Screen Shape
Motion Interpolation Frequency
Noise Reduction
Motion Interpolation Technology
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Supported Video Modes
Aspect Ratio
Display Viewable Area (HxV)
Dynamic Contrast Ratio Marketing Name
Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Viewing Angle, Vertical
TV Tuner
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner Type
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Number of Loudspeakers
Built-In Speaker(s)
Audio Decoding Technologies
Ports & Interfaces
Headphone Outputs
Common Interface (CI)
SCART Ports Quantity
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
USB 2.0 Ports Quantity
PC in (D-Sub)
HDMI Ports Quantity
Management Features
On/Off Timer
Smart Modes
On Screen Display (OSD)
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
Panel Lock
Number of OSD Languages
Programming Period
Performance
Video Formats Supported
Audio Formats Supported
Image Formats Supported
Teletext Function
24p Support
Teletext
Design
Colour of Product
Mercury Content
Peak Luminance Ratio
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interfaces
VESA Mounting
Power
Power Consumption (typical)
Power Consumption (standby)
Energy Efficiency Class
Annual Energy Consumption
Power Consumption (max)
Certificates
RoHS Compliance
Weight & Dimensions
Weight
Package Weight
Weight With Stand
Height (with Stand)
Height
Package Height
Package Width
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Batteries Included
Handheld Remote Control
Remote Control Type
Cables Included
Manual
Number of Batteries Supported
Warranty Card
Technical Details
LED Backlight

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £72.11
Electricity cost when on standby £1.83
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Total running cost over 5 years £73.94
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Energy Rating
0.37T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.37 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
10
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 10 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers refurbished 50l2436, refurbished 50l2436d, refurbished 50l2436db
Barcodes 05900496531567, 05900496532694

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