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Toshiba AV500 Series TV (19",22",26",32",37",42")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 644 reviews of Toshiba AV500 Series TV (19",22",26",32",37",42"). The average rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People really like the size and sound. The usability and price also get good views, whereas there are some mixed reviews about the durability and reliability. The energy efficiency and connectivity get negative opinions.

image quality, price, usability, sound, size

tuner, connectivity, energy

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Toshiba AV500 Series TV (19",22",26",32",37",42") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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alaTest has collected and analyzed 490 user reviews of Toshiba AV500 Series TV (19",22",26",32",37",42") from The average user rating for this product is 4.1/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.1/5 for other TVs on Reviews about the size and sound are overall positive. The price and usability are also mentioned favorably, but some have doubts about the connectivity and tuner.

image quality, usability, price, sound, size

reliability, tuner, connectivity

88% of the reviews on give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba 19AV500U 19-Inch 720p LCD HDTV (Black)Toshiba 32AV500U 32-Inch 720p LCD HDTVToshiba 22AV500U 22-Inch 720p LCD HDTV

Nov, 2015

Expert review by: PC Magazine (

Toshiba 19AV500U


Not yet reviewed by editors.

Feb, 2009

Expert review by: (

Toshiba 26AV500U Review – 26-inch LCD HDTV


Toshiba 26AV500U. Equipped with Toshiba's CineSpeed LCD Panel and DynaLight Dynamic Backlight Control, the 26AV500U adjusts the backlight intensity automatically based on the image content. The dynamic contrast rate is improvised up to 5 times in the...

The Toshiba 26AV500U is a great option if you’re shopping in the 26” LCD range. It’s quality and features compete with that of some big name brands like Sony but you can probably hunt this TV down for cheaper.

Dec, 2008

Expert review by: Consumer Guide (

Toshiba Regza 32AV500 32-inch LCD HDTV Review and Prices


The falling prices of LCD TVs have made larger sizes available for prices that would have seemed hard to believe just a few years ago. For entry-level models, the prices might seem too good to be true. The Toshiba Regza 32AV500 is a 32-inch set at a...

Good price, dynamic black light controls

Only two HDMI inputs, black levels not perfect, only 720p resolution

May, 2008

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Toshiba 26AV500U


The AV500U Series of LCD televisions is Toshiba's entry level offering in their 2008 lineup of TVs. These sets feature a 720p native resolution and provide the standard set of features for this range of HDTVs. For more information refer to the full...

Feb, 2008

Expert review by: Dave Jansen (

Toshiba Regza 42AV500A


The Toshiba Regza 42AV500A is a great mid-range unit with an attractive price point. It's not perfect but it will certainly please the budget consumer.

Supports 1080p and 24p ; Good sound quality ; Adequate standard definition performance ; Reasonable PC performance ; Integrated HD Tuner

Bulky Design ; Poor calibration options ; Image noise at 720p resolution

Finally, we looked at the sound quality of the speakers. In standard mode, the sound was clear without any distortion at high volume but sounded a little flat at times. Switching to "Movie" allowed a richer sound while also successfully blending sound...

Aug, 2008

Consumer review by: cpa (

Toshiba 22" HDTV


great price- on sale at Ultimate Electronics $349 this week

speaker sounds a bit tinny

Oct, 2008

Consumer review by: Hank (

Great little TV


We got this for our 5th wheel RV, light and small filled the bill, the picture quality and good sound are a bonus.

The picture and sound are up to the standards I was expecting for this little TV, good array of hookup options to boot

None I have found

Jun, 2009

Consumer review by: hammondbeans (

Good Value


Newegg continues to impress with excellent selection and service. I have purchased numerous electronic devices, PCs and components through Newegg and have never been let down. I seldom purchase electronics from a brick-and-mortar store anymore.

I purchased this for a home gym in my garage. I wanted an inexpensive but reliable set, and this appeared to fit the bill. Aside from the "refurbished" mark in back of the set, it arrived in "like new" condition and packaging, without so much as a...

There is a 90 day limited warranty on this product as opposed to 1 year for the new. Given the general reliability of the brand, I consider it worth the risk. Performance so far has been trouble-free. Sound quality could be better, but acceptable for...

Jun, 2009

Consumer review by: Jim (

Happy so far...


We'll see how the tv holds up after time... It's been great this first week or so, I'll be sure to update the review after a few months to a year, but I've heard/read great things about NewEgg customer service, and this model comes with a decent return...

The recertified model so far seems to be in great condition. Not too difficult to set up or use. Remote is better than I expected with easy programming and the built in speakers put out pretty good sound. This is my first real experience with NewEgg...

TV does take a moment to turn on, but that doesn't bother me. The contrast is pretty dark in the dark scenes of generally dark movies. I definitely would have prefferred a 1080p TV at this size, but I'm not complaining too much for the price

Jun, 2009

Consumer review by: thomas1837 (

Looks Good So Far! 1080i ! No defects!


Ideal for a kitchen or office.Also, a wide aspect display such as this one is well suited for DVD movies recorded in the popular 16:9 format, as well as high definition programming. Given its relatively inexpensive price, this TV has good features for...

Can do 1080i HDTV via cable & HDMI! this unit can display images that are significantly sharper and more realistic than regular television, as long as the source is high definition.(It can easily render standard-resolution digital TV broadcasts and...

Has only a rear connector location

Feb, 2009

Product Specifications

The perfect combination of "Quality and Value", the new AV500 Series features 720p HD resolution, DynaLight dynamic backlight control for deep black levels, and built-in ATSC/QAM Digital Tuning for over-the-air and cable-in-the-clear digital tuning capability. These models also include HDMI Digital Inputs, and a PC Input for easy connection to a personal computer.


2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
HbbTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio/Video / No
PC Streaming: No
Picture and Text (PAT): Yes
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No


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

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:Unknown / VESA 200 x 100


4K Upscaling: No
Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:100 / 50
Frequency:50 Hertz
Full HD: No
HD ready: Yes
LED Backlight: No
LED Technology: No

Energy Information

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

General Features

3D: No
3D Ready: No
3D Technology:Not Applicable
Product Type:LCD
Screen Format:16:9
Type of Monitor:LCD