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Toshiba YL863 Series TV (42", 46", 55")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the value for money and usability. The sound and image quality also get good reviews, but there are some less positive reviews about the build quality.

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build quality

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Toshiba YL863 Series TV (42", 46", 55") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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Review analysis

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Toshiba 46YL863 review

 

The Toshiba 46YL863 is a marriage of science and art sporting Tosh's most ambitious picture processing tech yet along with a Jacob Jensen-designed chassis

Crisp Resolution+ enhanced HD ; Understated, classy design ; Range of IPTV services

Crosstalk heavy 3D ; Poor network streaming support ; Places net portal is limited

With its eye-catching Jacob Jenson design and inherently sharp, vibrant high-definition images, the Toshiba 46YL863 is an LED screen that’s comparable with the best of the competition. The user interface is slick and easy to navigate, and it hits all...

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Toshiba 46YL863 review

 

The 46YL863 is a fine-looking TV, although its heavy-duty stand lacks the coolness of the gorgeous brushed aluminium bezel and designer remote control. It is not, however, a TV for the impatient, taking a good 30 seconds for the blank screen to spring...

Adept at handling HD; needs little adjustment

Slow in use; excessive MPEG noise on Blu-rays

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Toshiba 46YL863 review

 

For this review we tested the 46in model in the current YL range, but it's also available in 42in (42YL863) and 55in (55YL863) screen sizes. All models have identical specifications except for their dimensions and power usage. We're confident that...

Its Cevo Engine processing does an excellent job, but it can't fully rectify the shortcomings of its panel

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Toshiba 46YL863 Review

 

With all the credentials of a flagship TV, this Toshiba telly is a performance powerhouse

Toshiba 46YL863 review – intro Toshiba's 46YL863 might have a knockdown price – you can now pick one up for less than £800 - but it's still got all the credentials of a flagship TV.Toshiba 46YL

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Toshiba Regza 46YL863 46in Smart TV

 

Review Powered by a multitasking image processor and dressed by Danish design house Jacob Jensen, Toshiba's 46YL863 is not your run-of-the-mill 3D TV. Indeed, its maker's herald it as one of the most sophisticated TVs ever. But can it really justify...

Smart LED 3D TV featuring Toshiba's CEVO picture processing engine.

Reddot design award winner 2010!

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55/46YL863 LCD TV

 

The design of the base is the remarkable feature of this LCD TV. The stand with its mirror effect virtually conceals the link between screen and base plate, creating the appearance of a floating screen.

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Amazon review summary for Toshiba YL863 Series TV (42", 46", 55")

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of Toshiba YL863 Series TV (42", 46", 55") from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.7/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk.

image quality, sound, design, value for money

100% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba 55YL863B 55-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 3D PRO-LED TV with FreeviewToshiba 42YL863B 42-inch Widescreen Full HD 1080p 3D PRO-LED TV with Freeview

Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: Yes
Application Store: Yes
Application Store (IPTV): Yes
DVB-C:DVB-C (MPEG4)
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG4)
DVB-T2:No / Yes
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: Yes
HDTV: Yes
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video
Picture and Picture (PAP): No
Picture and Text (PAT): No
Picture in Picture (PIP): No
USB Recording: Yes
Web Browser: Yes
Web Content Access: Yes

Connectivity

CI Plus: Yes
DLNA certified: Yes
DVI Interface: No
Ethernet: Yes
HDMI: Yes
HDMI PORT: Yes
Headphone Output: Yes
Memory Stick: No
PC Streaming:Audio/Video
S-Video: No
Secure Digital Card: No
USB: Yes
VGA / D-Sub Interface: Yes
WiFi Connectivity: Yes
YUV Interface: Yes

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 400 x 400

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:400
Full HD: Yes
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight:Edge LED

Energy Information

Energy Efficiency Class (EU):Unknown
Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

3D: Yes
3D Technology:Shutter Glasses
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
Type:LCD
Type of Monitor:LCD
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