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Toshiba 32HL83

alaTest has collected and analyzed 95 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers are impressed by the design and usability. The sound and value for money are also mentioned favorably. There are some critical opinions about the color and remote control, while comments about the energy efficiency and tuner are different.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Toshiba 32HL83 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 83/100 = Very good quality.

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Amazon.co.uk review summary for Toshiba 32HL83

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 41 user reviews of Toshiba 32HL83 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk.

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85% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba 32HL833B 32-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LED TV with Freeview Toshiba 32HL833B 32-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p LED TV with Freeview

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Amazon.com review summary for Toshiba 32HL83

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 37 user reviews of Toshiba 32HL83 from Amazon.com. The average user rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Amazon.com.

value for money, image quality, sound, usability, design

95% of the reviews on Amazon.com give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba 32HLC56 32-Inch LCD Tunerless HD-Ready MonitorToshiba 32HLC56 32" LCD Tunerless HD-Ready MonitorToshiba 32HL83P 32-Inch LCD HDTV

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X-Mas came early for me this year!

 

My sole desicion for this LCD was PS3 compatibility. After being sold a Sony rear-projection WEGA that supposedly did 1080p, to then find out it only upscaled every source to 1080p with no 1080p inputs I decided to sell it and find a nice LCD. Great...

PS3 compatible, looks great even at 1080i. I've found the component looks better for some games though. HDMI with HDCP is definatley a plus. I've also tried the s-video and composite connections and they were all much clearer than other tube tv's I've...

No tuner or coax input, but if you have boxes for satelite or digital cable it should be no problem. I wish the remote had a button for each individual input, instead of having to cycle through them

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Awesome Picture Quality

 

AMAZING for the price. Your foolish if you don't get it. I was when I bought the Sharp and realized how bad the picture quality was compared to the Toshiba. I then quickly took the Sharp back and got my Toshiba again. P.S. - I use this TV to play to...

AMAZING picture quality. The in-store comparison (yes, I bought it in a store, not on here. I would've bought it on here if I knew about it earlier.) showed how good this TV is. Compared to the Sony 32" LCD's next,this TV look about the same. And for...

No built in ATSC/NTSC/QAM tuner. But, as I said above, no need to worry if you have a cable box or satellite TV

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My first LCD Flat Panel TV...I love it

 

This is my first flat-panel LCD HDTV. Right away, the only thing wrong with it, is that it doesn't have any type of tuner, so you will need a Cable or Satellite box. But other than that, the picture and color accuracy is right on the money. The HD ...

Great crisp picture, good sound, and enough inputs.

No HDTV tuner...but I have a box

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Very Good Deal for the Money

 

I purchased a comparably priced Westinghouse from Best Buy, but the colors just didn't pop, the actual viewing angle was narrow, and I couldn't get rid of a grey, dullness to the screen.

Picture brightness. Screen Display Modes - several formats to to choose from VGA-RGB computer connection

Contrast Spec is low, but difficult to see the difference. The high brightness makes up for it. A DVI connection would be nice

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Superb deal!

 

I decided it was time to join the 21st Century and retire my 22 year old Toshiba 20" CRT to the guest room.

Price, picture quality, features

None for me, but no TV tuner built in

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Great deal

 

This television has really amazing picture quality for the price.

AMAZING picture quality for the price

Takes a couple minutes to "warm up ; in that time, the picture is not as sharp

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great buy

 

easy to use, easy on the eyes, great speakers, great connections

uhi don't like how power is written twice on front... wow not important?

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32HLC56 32" LCD Display (16:9, 1366x768, 900:1, HDTV).

 

This haz great picture quality and nice features.

Great Picture clarity after it is hooked up to a cable converter

Must have cable converter or satellite receiver, cannot use cable coax plug in

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Toshiba LCD 32HLC56 32

 

I'm a loyal consumer of Toshiba products.

Everything the monitor has all the connections you could need. Bought this mostly for playing video games in my game room. A great compliment to this display is a sanus pffp lcd stand.

Only thing it's missing is tv tuner. but new that before purchasing.

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Decent overall value

 

Cheap, well built, good size, better picture quality than closely priced competitors

Color accuracy, no built in HDTV tuner

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Product Specifications

The Toshiba 32HL83 has 32" Theaterwide True 720p HD LCD display with built-in speakers and tuner. 500: 1 Contrast Ratio ensures a sharp, well-defined, clear image. CrystalScan HDSC upconverts all video signals (including 480i/p) to 1080i HD. This results in a significant reduction in jagged-line artifacts, which produces a smoother, more natural image. Selectable 540p, for users who want to display a progressive scan image from a progressive scan source, is available via the on-screen menu. 3D Y/C (4MB, 10 Bit) Digital Comb Filter with Vertical Contour Correction provides more accurate processing of RF and composite video signals for a sharper, cleaner picture This advanced Comb Filter significantly reduces detail noise, seen as shimmering or flicker, in complex or intricately detailed scenes. CableClear DNR+ Digital Noise Reduction circuitry optimizes poor NTSC signals from antenna or cable; this new video noise reduction system eliminates video noise (snow) for a clean crisp image. HD Window Multi-Scan 2-tuner POP now accepts 480i, 480p, 720p, and 1080i signals and can even display 2 different resolution signals at the same time. The split-screen function allows you to adjust the size of the POP boxes as well as displaying 16: 9 and 4: 3 images on the screen at the same time. The new 7 MultiWindow system allows you to view the main picture while viewing your favorites or doing a channel scan in the 7 smaller boxes.

Audio System

Sound Output Mode:Stereo
Speakers Included:2 speakers
Surround Mode: Yes

Header

Manufacturer:Toshiba
Model:32HL83P
Product Line:Toshiba

Television

Brightness:450cd/m2
Diagonal Size:32in
Diagonal Size (cm):82cm
Digital Television Certification:HDTV monitor
Display Format:720p
HDTV Ready: Yes
Image Aspect Ratio:16:9
Image Contrast Ratio:500:1
Progressive Scan:Progressive scanning (line doubling)
Resolution:1280 x 768
Series:TheaterWide HD
Technology:TFT active matrix
Type:LCD TV
Video Interface:Component / Composite / S-Video
Widescreen:Widescreen

TV Tuner

Multi-channel Preview:Picture-out-of-picture (POP) / Split screen
Secondary Audio Program (SAP): Yes
TV Tuner Presence: Yes
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