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Toshiba VL863 Series TV (42", 47")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 123 reviews of Toshiba VL863 Series TV (42", 47"). The average rating for this product is 4.4/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other TVs for all reviews. Opinions about the size and design are on the whole positive. The price and usability are also appreciated. Many are critical about the sound. There are some mixed views about the color and reliability.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Toshiba VL863 Series TV (42", 47") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 87/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review by: Confirmed purchaser (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 42VL863

 

The design is good, a solid unit, solidly build and nicely finished. The stand was easy to attach and I completed the setup in about 5 minutes. The picture quality is good, bright and vibrant after the "auto adjust" is disabled. The sound quality is...

The online features, while they work well, remain a work in progress and this is evident from the start. Most are subscription only and the iPlayer and YouTube features aren't available from the "Toshiba Places" home screen, instead they invested the...

Nov, 2014

Consumer review by: Michael (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 42VL863

 

42" is big enough for any normal room. Image quality is excellent. 3D effects are eye-poppingly excellent.

SMART TV does not have Lovefilm, and has a narrow range of internet apps.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: carl (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 42VL863

 

Style & picture quality

Sound is slightly tinny

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: elizabeth (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 42VL863

 

Great picture quality

quite slow to respond to the on switch but no complaints really

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Nick (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 42VL863

 

Easy to set up and use, great picture, 3D is great (once you have a device that can provide a 3D signal!). Overall, excellent value for money.

Toshiba Smart TV apps are very restricted. Currently can only get Youtube and BBC iPlayer. Sound is not great. Anything over about 40% just distorts. Can be sorted with surround sound system.

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Eniko (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 42VL863

 

good price, good value

Feb, 2013

Consumer review by: Niza (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 42VL863

 

All round good telly . Value for money

Need to buy additional adapter to get smart tv functionality

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Michael (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 42VL863

 

42" is big enough for any normal room. Image quality is excellent. 3D effects are eye-poppingly excellent

SMART TV does not have Lovefilm, and has a narrow range of internet apps

Jan, 2013

Consumer review by: Nick (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 42VL863

 

Easy to set up and use, great picture, 3D is great (once you have a device that can provide a 3D signal!). Overall, excellent value for money

Toshiba Smart TV apps are very restricted. Currently can only get Youtube and BBC iPlayer. Sound is not great. Anything over about 40% just distorts. Can be sorted with surround sound system

Dec, 2012

Consumer review by: Bob (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 42VL863

 

Everything - easy to set up, stylish good sound great image does what it says on the box.

None as yet

Dec, 2012

Product Specifications

Display

Screen shape:Flat