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Toshiba REGZA CV505DG Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 29 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviews about the usability and connectivity are generally positive. The design and value for money are also appreciated, but there are some less positive comments about the reliability and color.

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

sound, color, reliability

We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Toshiba REGZA CV505DG Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 85/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

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Toshiba Regza 32CV505D LCD television

 

Time for a new TV?

Considering the number of connections, the CV range gives you a big bang for your buck, especially at the small end. The design might not compete with some rivals, for example from Philips or Sony, but you do get a lot for your money.

Considering the number of connections, the CV range gives you a big bang for your buck, especially at the small end. The design might not compete with some rivals, for example from Philips or Sony, but you do get a lot for your money.

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Stuff magazine

 

This Toshiba's entry-level price belies its great picture and sound

Not the last word in outright picture quality, the Toshiba is a solid, competitively priced set

Recommended!

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Toshiba Regza 32CV505DB 32in LCD TV

 

Toshiba's latest 32in CV Series LCD TV promises a lot, and all for under £500!

Despite being a touch disappointing on the audio front, I really like the 32CV505DB. After all, it also delivers great connectivity, plenty of features and, best of all, cracking picture quality for a knock-down price. Here's hoping it's just the first...

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Toshiba Regza 37CV505D review

 

The Toshiba Regza 37CV505D is a strong, entry-level TV that has a lot to offer. We'd suggest this TV is ideal for people who aren't interested in keeping up with the Joneses but just want a decent 720p TV

Picture quality ; Styling ; Ease of use ; Price ; Support for 1080p/24

Sound quality is murky

If you're prepared to spend more, we'd suggest the Panasonic Viera TH-37PX80B as a very credible alternative, and of course, Toshiba's own 37XV505D. Whichever you choose, we're sure you'll be thrilled

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Review: Toshiba 32CV505DB LCD TV

 

Everybody's feeling the pinch right now when it comes to finances and we are all on the look out for a bargain. The Toshiba 32CV505DB is an HD Ready Digital LCD TV for those of us on a budget. And for only £349.99 at Empire Direct, it's definitely...

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Toshiba 32CV505DB

 

The Toshiba 32CV505DB is a Digital TV with 81.2 cm screen under Active Vision Technology. This provides precision images in 1366x768 resolution and 30000:1 contrast ratio. Other features include electronic programme guide, comb filter digital noise...

For a 32-inch screen, you really don’t need a Full HD panel. Instead, Toshiba has loaded up the CV505 with smart extras that really do make a difference. A total bargain. Toshiba 32CV505DB is tagged with Toshiba, LCD and TV. Select a tag (Toshiba, for...

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Toshiba 32CV505DB

 

The Toshiba 32CV505DB is a Digital TV with 81.2 cm screen under Active Vision Technology. This provides precision images in 1366x768 resolution and 30000:1 contrast ratio. Other features include electronic programme guide, comb filter digital noise...

Don’t be fooled by its low, low price, this 768-pixel gogglebox includes plenty of cutting-edge tech. A Luma Sens auto contrast system detects whether you’re watching at night or during the day and adjusts the image accordingly. Dynamic contrast keeps...

Tosh says the CV505’s Game Mode “automatically adjusts the picture to offer the online gamer a distinct advantage over your rivals”. This is nonsense. Having a fat, reliable broadband connection and the ability to play for hours (poop-socking, anyone?)...

For a 32-inch screen, you really don’t need a Full HD panel. Instead, Toshiba has loaded up the CV505 with smart extras that really do make a difference. A total bargain.

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Toshiba 37CV505DB

 

Looks rough around the edges but who cares with the diamond price!

Incredible value / Impressive pictures

Not full HD / Noisy SD images

There’s less to trouble us on the connections front, though. For the 37CV505DB shrugs off its lowly price to serve up the three v1.3 HDMIs we now look for as standard, as well as including the PC port that sometimes goes AWOL on relatively budget LCD TVs

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Amazon review summary for Toshiba REGZA CV505DG Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42")

 

alaTest has collected and analysed 3 user reviews of Toshiba REGZA CV505DG Series LCD TV (32", 37", 42") from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 4.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs on Amazon.co.uk.

image quality, 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 37CV505DB - 37" Widescreen HD Ready LCD TV - With FreeviewToshiba 37CV505DB - 37" Widescreen HD Ready LCD TV - With FreeviewTOSHIBA 32CV505DB 32" LCD TV with Freeview - SPECIAL EDITION MODEL - Avalible for selected outlets

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Toshiba 37CV505D

 

hd ready good picture

sound could be abit better

Product Specifications

Configuration

2D to 3D Conversion: No
Application Store: No
Application Store (IPTV): No
DLNA certified: No
DVB-C: No
DVB-S: No
DVB-T:DVB-T (MPEG2)
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): Yes
HbbTV: No
HDTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player: No
PC Streaming: No
Picture and Text (PAT): Yes
USB Recording: No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No

Connectivity

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

Dimensions / Weight

VESA Mount:VESA 200 x 200 / VESA 400 x 200

Display

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

Energy Information

Energy Saving Trust Feature: No

General Features

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