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Toshiba WL58 Series LCD TV (32",37",42")

alaTest has collected and analyzed 57 reviews from magazines and websites. People really like the usability and design. The color and price are also appreciated, whereas there are some mixed views about the sound. Some have doubts about the remote control.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other TVs the Toshiba WL58 Series LCD TV (32",37",42") is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 84/100 = Very good quality.

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Review analysis

(Based on 57 reviews)

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Toshiba 42WL58

 

Toshiba's 42WL58 does LCD technology proud, and it's a solid all-round performer if you've got cash to burn. If you're concerned about image quality or price, however, you're best to stick with a good plasma unit; spend the money you save on an HD...

Sharp, smooth picture ; Dual HDMI and multiple other inputs ensure good connectivity ; Seems to have overcome the smearing effect common to LCD TVs ; Side-mounted ports allow easy access when wall mounted ; Resolution of 1366x768 ; Reflection-free...

Bright colours but subtle tones were lost ; Most screen modes cropped out too much of the image ; Expensive ; Swivel stand manually operated and only offers 15 degrees' movement ; Lack of audio presets makes audio adjustment fidgety

The main deficiencies with the 42WL58 come from the limitations of LCD technology, rather than being specific to Toshiba. However, considering that it costs AU$2096 more than the Hitachi 42PD8800TA, it's hard to justify the extra expenditure for an...

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"this is an excellent Toshiba!"

 

Size (109 cm), matte screen finish is very important because it limits reflections even when TV is on, the menus are reasonably easy to navigate, very easy to set up. Nice picture, sharpness and brilliant sound. 5 yr WARRANTY!!!! (match that LG! lol)....

Size, design, matte screen finish, excellent for video games, great sound and picture quality, 5 years warranty

Cheap feeling remote, ambigious remote buttons

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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: No
DVB-T2: No
DVD Player / Recorder: No
Electronic Program Guide (EPG): No
HbbTV: No
HDTV: No
Loudspeakers: Yes
Media Player:Audio / No
PC Streaming: No
Picture and Picture (PAP): No
Picture and Text (PAT): Yes
Picture in Picture (PIP): No
USB Recording: No
Video-on-Demand (VoD): No
Web Browser: No
Web Content Access: No

Connectivity

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

Display

Frame Refresh Rate in Hz:50
Frequency: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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