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Toshiba 46SL417U

alaTest has collected and analyzed 14 reviews of Toshiba 46SL417U. The average rating for this product is 3.9/5, compared to an average rating of 4.2/5 for other TVs for all reviews. People really like the durability and design. The price and image quality also get good feedback, whereas views are divided on the reliability. The remote control and sound get critical views.

usability, image quality, price, design, durability

sound, remote control

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Toshiba 46SL417U is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Expert review by: PC Magazine (pcmag.com)

Toshiba 46SL417U

 

Excellent energy efficiency. Integrated Wi-fi. Plenty of Web apps

Mediocre black levels. Colors distort slightly when the screen is viewed from an even a slight angle. Menus are dense

Its picture isn't perfect, but the Toshiba 46SL417U is a feature-packed, energy-efficient 47-inch LED-backlit HDTV that comes at a very fair price.

Jul, 2011

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Expert review by: Caleb Denison (digitaltrends.com)

Toshiba 46SL417U

 

Toshiba SL417U series information: This review is based on our hands-on experience with the 46-inch 46SL417U TV. However, our observations also apply to the two other sizes in Toshiba's SL417U series of LED TVs, including the 42-inch 42SL417U and...

Excellent picture and response time ; Thin, attractive bezel ; Built-in Wi-Fi, Ethernet ; Full suite of Internet apps and widgets

Very poor sound quality ; Media player slow to load content ; Slow user interface ; No backlighting in remote

The Toshiba 46SL417U looks great on paper and presents a terrific image, but its drawbacks keep it from truly fulfilling its value proposition.

Jun, 2011

Consumer review by: wjamescan (newegg.com)

Toshiba 46

 

This Toshiba compares favorably with the Visio I have. The Vizio s a bit smoother for sports and action. The Toshiba, as a bed room TV is very good. We are enjoying it and appreciate the quality.

This TV installed and set up very easily. Once in operation tweeking from the remote is easy. Picture quality is very good

The sound is adequate without being exceptional. I have not added any sound enhancement to the unit. I have added surround sound to my other TV

Jun, 2012
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Consumer review by: kubius (newegg.com)

Nice tv, bad firmware

 

The TV is very nice picture wise, and very slim. Also it use very little energy

The TV will freeze up and not respond to the remote or key pad. I have to regularly unplug it to allow it to reset in order to use the remote again. Very annoying when you get done watching a bluray or playing a game and the tv remotes not working so...

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

An altogether excellent television!

 

Fast shipping. I love newegg always and forever.

This is a great set. First off, I got it at a steal from newegg- $545, what an awesome price. Set is really a beauty and the pics dont do it justice. The bezel is super thin, stand is tasteful, and its just plain pretty. Picture quality is excellent,...

Remote is a tad confusing, but I use a logitech harmony with it in lieu of the original. Also, sound is soso, but as the reviewers said, what can you expect with something so thin

Sep, 2011

Consumer review by: tfm147 (newegg.com)

Crisp like Corn Flakes

 

Newegg was great as usual. Add some speakers and a boxee and you've got gold.

Having Netflix/Vudu/ect. built in is great, it almost takes place of a dedicated streaming box (more on that later). The picture is very crisp and fluid, it even makes non-HD sources look good. As far as I can tell the panel as pretty accurate as...

The speakers are terrible on this, but with a price this low and a profile this thin I wasn't expecting anything great. It is kind of acceptable for watching things with just dialogue, but any music really shows how poor they are. Definitely don't...

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: N/A (newegg.com)

Good TV - If you have external audio

 

i believe that the firmware upgrade was necessary in order to get the settings to stick. It was a wonderful relief to have a unit which had no problems handling 1080p signals after nearly going crazy dealing with another brand which would lose the...

Good sharp picture once color is adjusted. Lots of HDMI inputs

Horrible internal speakers - they must use the same speakers found in laptops. It is not really usable without an external amp which can handle the optical audio output of the unit. i also needed to disable the ambient light adjustment to keep the...

Aug, 2011

Consumer review by: Mikey (abt.com)

Everything I expected

 

It takes a few seconds to turn on, undoubtedly a result of energy savings

Great Picture Quality, Energy Efficient, LED-backlit, Easy To Setup

Jan, 2012

Consumer review by: DT (abt.com)

Great TV!

 

Great TV...Got it for[$]. thank you price match policy....Super good picture and features....The TV is only an inch thick, clearly the speakers arent going to be the best...but who is this day and age buys a TV larger than 32 inches without a surround...

Energy Efficient, WiFi, Great Menu, Easy To Setup, Great Picture Quality, Super thin, Reduced Glare

Nov, 2011

Consumer review by: Roll Tide (abt.com)

This is a GREAT product!

 

This TV is ultra thin and very easy to install. I couldn't be happier with this product.

Good Remote Control, Best looking TV out there, Energy Efficient, Great Picture Quality, LED-backlit, Easy To Setup

Aug, 2011
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