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Toshiba 50L2556

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Toshiba 50L2556

50" Full HD 1200:1 Edge-LED Mar 2015
A++
Display Diagonal HD Type Contrast Ratio (typical) LED Backlighting Type Release Date £70.18 Electricity cost over 5 years
Running costs are very low
Full HD
Good brand

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Energy

Running Costs Are Very Low

The energy efficiency rating of this Toshiba TV is A++, and the 50L2556 has an average running cost of only £71 over 5 years based on typical energy prices and usage levels, which makes it one of the cheapest to run TVs of this age and type.


Reviews

Good Brand

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


Other

Released Over Two Years Ago

Toshiba released the 50L2556 in March 2015.


Display

Full HD

Full HD

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many comparable spec TVs that were released 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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Not 3D

Like most of the other televisions of a comparable spec and age to this TV, the 50L2556 is not 3D.

If you want a television that is 3D then you might want to consider the LG 42LW579, or the Samsung UE48H6700.

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1920 X 1080 Pixels Display Resolution

This TV supports a display resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels, which is typical of many TVs of a comparable age and type to it.

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Quite Slow Response Time

At 9.5 milliseconds, the Toshiba 50L2556 has a fairly slow response time compared to most of the other televisions of a similar age and spec to this TV. Across all the comparable spec televisions that came out around the same time as this television the response times range from 2ms to 20ms, and the average response time is 7.5ms.

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50 Inches Display Diagonal

This is a 50 inch TV.

Other 50" TVs currently available which you might want to look at include the Panasonic TX-L50E6B which has better reviews.

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Networking

Does Not Support Wi-Fi

The 50L2556 does not support Wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to this TV do support Wi-Fi.

Alternative televisions which also support Wi-Fi that you might want to consider include the LG 42LW579, or the Panasonic TX-47AS650.

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Does Not Have an Ethernet Port

The 50L2556 does not have an ethernet port, unlike most of the other similar spec televisions that have been available for more than two years.

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Certificates

Has a RoHS Compliant

The 50L2556 has a RoHS compliant, as do most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to this television.

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Smart TV

Does Not Support Smart TV

The Toshiba 50L2556 does not support Smart TV. Most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago do support Smart TV.

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Does Not Support Internet TV

The Toshiba 50L2556 does not support internet TV. Most of the other medium display diagonal TVs that have been available for around the same time as this TV do support internet TV.

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Ports & Interfaces

Has a PC in (D-Sub) Port

The 50L2556 has a PC in (D-Sub) port. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to this TV do not have a PC in (D-Sub) port.

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Packaging Content

Has a Desktop Stand Included

The 50L2556 has a desktop stand included, as do most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to this television.

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Management Features

Has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)

The 50L2556 has an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG). Most of the other TVs of this type and age also have an Electronic Programme Guide (EPG).

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Audio

Quite Low RMS Rated Power

Medium display diagonal TVs that have been on the market for a similar time to this TV have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 1,000W. With an RMS rated power of only 14 Watts, the 50L2556 has one of the lower RMS rated powers amongst medium display diagonal TVs of this age.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers refurbished 50l2556db, toshiba 50l2556db
Barcodes 05900496532939

Toshiba 50L2556 Review Sources

To prepare this Toshiba 50L2556 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 1,041,409 product attributes, 85,840 TV reviews and 3,937,500 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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