This television is rated A+ for energy efficiency. The L4353 is in the cheapest 11% of all 668 TVs that have been on the market for more than two years that we have looked at for 5 year running costs. Based on average usage levels and energy prices, we estimate the 5 year running cost of the L4353 is only £57.
Based on 1,218 owner and expert reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its televisions. Toshiba also has good ratings specifically within its mid-size TVs range compared to other brands.
Supports Smart TV
The Toshiba L4353 supports smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of this age and type do not support smart TV.
Alternative televisions which support smart TV currently available that you might also want to look at include the LG 42LB670 which has better reviews.
Has a Wi-Fi
The Toshiba L4353 has a wi-Fi. Most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the L4353 do not have a wi-Fi.
Other TVs with a wi-Fi currently available which you might want to look at include because of it's better review score, the Panasonic TX-L32E30.
Four HDMI Ports Quantitys
The Toshiba L4353 is a four HDMI ports quantity TV. Most of the other TVs of a similar spec and age to the L4353 have between one and four HDMI ports quantitys.
3D Comb Filter
This TV has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many televisions of a comparable age and spec to it.
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Supports Two Video Formats Supporteds
The Toshiba L4353 has a greater number of video formats than most televisions of this type and age. The most frequently supported video formats supported is MKV, but this video formats supported is not supported by this Toshiba TV. The video formats supporteds H.264 and MPEG are also supported by this television.
The Toshiba L4353 is fairly light (only 5.8 kilograms) compared to most of the other comparable spec televisions that have been available for around the same time as the L4353. The average weight of TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the L4353 is 10kg, and the weights range from 3.7kg to 36kg.
Quite Low Annual Energy Consumption
With an annual energy consumption of only 47 kilowatt hours, the Toshiba L4353 has a quite low annual energy consumption compared to most of the other televisions that were launched more than two years ago. Mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the L4353 have annual energy consumptions of between 0.22kWh and 620kWh, and the average annual energy consumption is 75kWh.
8 Reasons Against
The Toshiba L4353 is not 3D. Most of the other mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as the L4353 are also not 3D.
If you are looking for a television that is 3D then you might also want to consider the LG 42LW579 which also has a higher rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The Toshiba L4353 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago also do not have a built-in camera.
We compared all the other TVs which also have a built-in camera to this TV and we think the UE46ES8000S, the UN46ES8000, or the UE40F7000 all from Samsung which also has a higher rating is also worth considering.
Only Supports Seven Analog Signal Format Systems
The Toshiba L4353 has a greater number of analog signal format systems than most televisions of this age and type. The most commonly supported analog signal format system is NTSC, but this analog signal format system is not supported by this Toshiba television. The analog signal format systems NTSC 4.43, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K and SECAM L are also supported by this TV.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
Televisions that are a similar age to the L4353 have RMS rated powers of between 4W and 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. At only 7 Watts, the Toshiba L4353 has a very low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable age and type to the L4353.
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Only Analog Tuner Type
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner type, which is typical of many televisions of this type and age.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Most similar spec televisions that were released more than two years ago do not feature OLED technology. The Toshiba L4353 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.
Across all the televisions of this age and spec the depths range from 3.5mm to 100mm. With a depth of 85 millimeters, the Toshiba L4353 has a quite thick depth compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.
Fairly Slow Response Time
The fastest response time of TVs of a comparable age and type to the L4353 is 2ms and the slowest is 20ms. With a response time of 12 milliseconds, the Toshiba L4353 has one of the slower response times amongst televisions of this age.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this television is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this age and type. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Three Years Ago
Toshiba released the L4353 over three years ago.
Average High Frequency Rate
At 100 hertz, the Toshiba L4353 has a relatively typical high frequency rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the L4353.
We compared this TV to all the other 100Hz refresh rate TVs and we think because of it's better review score, the LOEWE XELOS 32 (£799.00) is also worth considering.
TVs with a faster high frequency rate that might be worth looking at include the KDL-43WD754 (£449.00) (200Hz), the KDL-43WD752 (£449.00) (200Hz), or the KDL-49WD752 (£499.00) (200Hz) all from Sony.
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LED Backlighting Type
Contrast Ratio (typical)
1920 x 1080
Supported Video Modes
1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p
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Screen Format Adjustments
Display Diagonal (metric)
Viewing Angle, Horizontal
Supported Graphics Resolutions
1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Viewable Size, Vertical
Viewing Angle, Vertical
Viewable Size, Horizontal
Digital Signal Format System
DVB, DVB-C, DVB, DVB-T, DVB, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Analog, Analog & Digital, Digital
Analog Signal Format System
NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL, PAL B, PAL BG, PAL, PAL D, PAL DK, PAL, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B, SECAM B/G, SECAM, SECAM D, SECAM D/K, SECAM, SECAM L
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Number of Loudspeakers
Audio Decoding Technologies
Dolby Digital Plus, Dolby Digital Pulse
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Common Interface Plus (CI+)
Common Interface (CI)
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) Ports
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Digital Audio Optical Out
PC Audio in
Composite Video in
Component Video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in
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PC in (D-Sub)
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Intel® Wireless Display (Intel® WiDi)
Audio (L,R) in
Mobile High-Definition Link (MHL)
Near Field Communication (NFC)
Dynamic, Game, Movie, PC, Standard
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Electronic Programme Guide (EPG)
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Video Formats Supported
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VESA Mounting Interfaces
200 x 100
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Digital Living Network Alliance (DLNA) Certified
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.28 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 8 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.
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