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Toshiba 50L2556

Toshiba 50L2556

£576.72
£299.00 £277.72 cheaper than 59 days ago
50" Edge-LED 1200:1 Mar 2015
Display Diagonal HD Type LED Backlighting Type Contrast Ratio (typical) Release Date
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6 Reasons For

Very Low Running Costs

This TV is rated A++ for energy efficiency. The 50L2556 has an average 5 year running cost of only £71 based on average usage levels and energy prices, which is in the cheapest 3% of all 135 large TVs that were released more than a year ago.

Toshiba Has Good TV Reviews

Whilst Toshiba is one of the superior TV manufacturers according to average reviews from experts and users, Toshiba has unexceptional ratings specifically within its large TVs range.

2160p Supported Video Modes

The Toshiba 50L2556 supports a better video mode than most TVs of a similar age and type to it. This Toshiba TV supports a 2160p supported video modes, whereas most TVs that were released around the same time as it support a 720i supported video modes. This TV also support 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720p and 1080i and 1080p supported video modess.

A 2160p supported video modes is in fact the best supported video mode across all TVs of a comparable age and type to the 50L2556.

Across comparable types of TV the worst supported video mode is 480p.

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Supports Twelve Video Formats Supporteds

supports twelve video formats supporteds

The number of video formats supported by the 50L2556 is more than most televisions of this age and type. This television supports an AVI video formats supported, which is the most commonly supported video formats supported supported by large TVs that were launched more than a year ago. The video formats supporteds "3GP", "FLV", "M-JPEG", "M2TS", "M4V", "MKV", "MP4", "MPEG", "MPG", "VOB" and "XVID" are also supported by this TV.

MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.

AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.

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Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption

When compared to other TVs of this spec and age that we have assessed, the annual energy consumption of the 50L2556 of only 62 kilowatt hours is one of the lowest. Across all the televisions of a comparable type and age to the 50L2556 the annual energy consumptions range from 62kWh to 230kWh.

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Analog Tuner Type

This television has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many large TVs that are a comparable age to it.

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12 Reasons Against

Does Not Support Smart TV

Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the 50L2556 support smart TV, however the 50L2556 does not support smart TV.

It is worth also looking at alternative televisions which also support smart TV including the LG 50LF652[plb_2854193_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Wi-Fi

The 50L2556 does not have a wi-Fi. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 50L2556 do have a wi-Fi.

We compared this TV to all the other televisions with a wi-Fi and we think the LG 50LF652[plb_2854193_price] which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.

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Not 3D

Most large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 50L2556 are not 3D. The 50L2556 is no exception to this as it too is not 3D.

TVs which are 3D that might also be worth considering include the LG 50LF652[plb_2854193_price] which also has a higher rating.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Toshiba 50L2556 does not have a built-in camera. Most of the other televisions of a comparable age and type to the 50L2556 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Only Supports Four Analog Signal Format Systems

The number of analog signal format systems supported by the Toshiba 50L2556 is more than most 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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Only Supports Two Image Formats Supporteds

The number of image formats supported by the 50L2556 is more than most large TVs that were launched around the same time as it. This TV supports a JPG image formats supported, which is the most commonly supported image formats supported supported by TVs of a similar age and type to the 50L2556. The image formats supported "BMP" is also supported by this television.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 50L2556 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other large TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 50L2556 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The Toshiba 50L2556 has one of the lower RMS rated powers (only 14 Watts) amongst large TVs of this age. Across all the large TVs that were launched more than a year ago the RMS rated powers range from 8W to 60W.

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Only Two HDMI Ports Quantitys

The Toshiba 50L2556 is a two HDMI ports quantity television.

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Only One USB 2.0 Ports Quantity

The 50L2556 is a one USB 2.0 ports quantity television.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

The average display brightness of televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 50L2556 is 340 cd/m². At only 300 candellas per square meter, the Toshiba 50L2556 has a quite dim display brightness compared to most of the other similar spec TVs that were launched around the same time as the 50L2556.

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Quite Slow Response Time

The fastest response time of televisions of a similar age and type to the 50L2556 is 6ms, the slowest is 9.5ms, and the average response time is 7.9ms. With a response time of 9.5 milliseconds, the 50L2556 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other large TVs that were released one year ago.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 50L2556

Released Over a Year Ago

It was over a year ago when Toshiba released the 50L2556.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on large TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as 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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Specification

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

Running Cost

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Electricity cost when switched on £68.90
Electricity cost when on standby £1.28
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Total running cost over 5 years £70.18
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Energy Rating
0.35T
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.35 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
9
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 9 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 50l2556, toshiba 50l2556d, toshiba 50l2556db, toshiba tv50l2556, toshiba tv50l2556d, toshiba tv50l2556db, refurbished 50l2556, refurbished 50l2556d, refurbished 50l2556db
Barcodes 05900496532939

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