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Toshiba 40RL858

Toshiba 40RL858
alaScore 86

49 reviews

Feb, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 49 reviews of Toshiba 40RL858. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews.

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Toshiba 40RL858 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 86/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: Steve May (

Toshiba 40RL858 TV review


We're increasingly living in a connected world. Last year, 400 of the world's 600 million broadband homes deployed home networking technology. By 2015, upwards of 700 million homes will be running local networks. Small wonder then that TV makers have...

Slim design; Freeview HD; BBC iPlayer; USB media playback

Average build quality; limited media support across a LAN; thin audio; lacklustre Smart portal

May, 2012

Expert review by: Jason Denwood (

Toshiba 40RL858


Toshiba doesn't actually manufacture the panels and tech inside its TVs, but this 40-incher provides yet more proof of why – as a brand – it continues to be one of the most popular around. One word: value. There's no sniff of absolute top quality here,...

Price, BBC iPlayer, digital media support, versatile picture quality

No Wi-Fi, audio, user interface quirks, Toshiba Places

It may lack the pizzazz and must-have appeal of higher-end brands, but an extraordinarily thin bezel and good-value pictures make this a decent budget buy.

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: Jamie Carter (

Toshiba 40RL858B review


A versatile mid-range Edge LED TV offering excellent value for money

Good value ; Slim bezel ; Freeview HD & Blu-ray pictures ; BBC iPlayer ; Comprehensive digital file support

Poor Freeview EPG ; Poor sound ; Toshiba Places lacks content ; No built-in Wi-Fi ; Some LED light leakage

Being first out of the blocks is important in the world of consumer tech, but the most successful gadgets tend to be carefully thought out responses to what's already on the market - and that's exactly what this 40-inch Edge LED backlit LCD TV tries to...

Feb, 2012

Expert review by: (

Toshiba 40RL858 review


The Toshiba 40RL858 LED TV sports Smart connected tech yet doesn't cost the Earth

Sleek design and thin bezel ; Streaming IPTV services ; Decent media playback from USB

Shrill audio ; No Resolution+ processing ; Shonky network media playback

Expert review by: Steve May (

Toshiba Regza 40RL858 40in LED TV


Review Toshiba is a bit of a wild card when it comes to TVs. While some of its screens are genuinely exciting, others are merely bargain bin fillers. Buying a cheaper Tosh is a classic case of caveat emptor.

40in LED edge-lit set with IPTV extras.

Feb, 2012

Consumer review by: Sue (

Toshiba 40RL858B


I love this TV and it just looks fabulous in my living room. I like the fact that it's not to big and in your face! It's very sleek and I'm really, really happy with it.

None so far.

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: margaret (

Toshiba 40RL858B


very easy to set up, bright images and very good sound quality

none i can think of

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: ANNE (

Toshiba 40RL858B



Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: William (

Toshiba 40RL858B


internet does not work

Jun, 2012

Consumer review by: John (

Toshiba 40RL858B


To save paper (their words) documentation provided with the TV is very basic for a TV which provides some smart facilities. But a major part of the document is about digital switchover, of which there is already too much thrown at us. Full...

Jun, 2012