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Toshiba 47VL863

alaTest has collected and analyzed 98 reviews of Toshiba 47VL863. The average rating for this product is 4.2/5, compared to an average rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category for all reviews. Comments about the glare and design are on the whole positive. The usability and price also get good reviews, whereas the remote control and durability get mixed comments. Some have doubts about the reliability and size.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other products in the same category the Toshiba 47VL863 is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 89/100 = Very good quality.

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Consumer review (amazon.co.uk)

Amazon.co.uk review summary for Toshiba 47VL863

 

alaTest has collected and analyzed 1 user review of Toshiba 47VL863 from Amazon.co.uk. The average user rating for this product is 1.0/5, compared to an average user rating of 4.3/5 for other products in the same category on Amazon.co.uk.

0% of the reviews on Amazon.co.uk give this product a positive rating.

This summary is based on the products: Toshiba Regza 47VL863B 42" Full HD 1080p Freeview HD 200Hz 47" LED 3D TVToshiba Regza 47VL863B 42" Full HD 1080p Freeview HD 200Hz 47" LED 3D TV

Dec, 2018

Expert review by : Trusted Reviews (trustedreviews.com)

Toshiba 47VL863B

 

Toshiba‘s 47VL863B makes another persuasive case for passive 3D technology.

Comfortable 3D viewing, Four pairs of glasses included, Good value

Black level response not great, Some backlight inconsistency, Online service short of content

Aug, 2011

Expert review by : Steve May (t3.com)

Toshiba 47VL863 3D LED TV review

 

While passive 3D is still only mass-adopted by the cinema industry it's fast being shipped over TVs as the technology improves. Toshiba's passive 3D TV is a cut above, hitting the sweet spot on price and quality.

Corking 2D hi-def picture ; Stylish design ; Flicker free, low cost 3D

Mediocre media streaming ; No album art support ; Clunky Toshiba Places net port

Sep, 2011

Expert review by (homecinemachoice.com)

Toshiba 47VL863B review

 

Whatever issues you might have with passive 3D technology, the fact that it lets you watch 3D with flicker-free, cheap-as-chips glasses is a family- friendly boon.

Excellent calibration tools; fuss-free 3D; neat styling; Places smart TV portal

Suffers from a limited contrast range; 3D BDs lack detail

Dec, 2011

Expert review by : Steve May (pocket-lint.com)

Toshiba 47VL863

 

Toshiba deserves its reputation as a click-teaser. SED, Cell TV, Full-array LED: all mouth-watering TV technologies that it's promised that have come to nought. But there is hope. This year the company appears determined to be cutting-edge and not just...

Excellent 2D hi-def and motion clarity, sophisticated design, affordable, kid-friendly 3D

Uneven media playback support, Smart TV portal lags behind rivals

On balance, this 47-inch Toshiba can be considered a class act. It’s handsome and capable of an extremely refined 2D Full HD performance. While there’s still work to be done to get the Places smart hub fit for habitation, and media streaming struggles...

Nov, 2011

Expert review by : John Archer (techradar.com)

Toshiba 47VL863B review

 

Toshiba's 47VL863B is its first passive 3D TV. Can it take the fight to it's active wielding rivals?

Excellent calibration tools ; Fuss-free 3D ; Neat styling ; Places smart TV portal

Suffers from a limited contrast range ; 3D BDs lack detail

Oct, 2011

Expert review by : Steve May (reghardware.co.uk)

Toshiba Regza 47VL863 passive 3D TV

 

Review Although ostensibly an aperitif to Toshiba's incoming flagship LED TV models, this modestly priced 47-incher is a headline maker in its own right. Not only is it the first flatscreen from the brand to offer access to the newly-opened Toshiba...

The 47VL863 may not hit every ball out of the park - its media streaming capabilities are basic, and Toshiba Places needs work - but its HD picture quality and family friendly 3D tech make this a genuine mid-range contender. Well worth auditioning. ®

Sep, 2011

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 47VL863

 

Image quality and ability to tweak settings. Number & type of connections available.

Sound is not the best & found it difficult to get it to work with Surround sound system. Manual supplied is a bit limited, make sure you download the full version to get to grips with all the functionality USB recording does not work even though it is...

Nov, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 47VL863

 

Great value for money, picture quality excellent

Toshiba free on demand TV and applications platforms are no where near as good as Samsung, LG etc. However this can be overcome by the purchase of a cheap smart DVD player from a better manufacturer.

Nov, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 47VL863

 

Picture quality Lots of inputs Excellent for the price Ethernet and usb 3D is amazing

Sound is not great Smart function is very limited No web browser

Nov, 2012

Consumer review (reevoo.com)

Toshiba 47VL863

 

excellent value for money and a great quality tv.

none spring to mind

Oct, 2012

Product Specifications

Audio

Audio system:NICAM Stereo, Dolby Digital Plus
Built-in speaker(s):Y
Built-in speakers: Yes
Number of loudspeakers:2
Number of Speakers:2
RMS rated power:20

Design

Color of product:Black
LED Indicators: Yes

Display

3D:Y
3D compatibility: Yes
Aspect Ratio:16:9
Comb Filter:3D
Contrast ratio (dynamic):7000000:1
Display brightness:450
Display Diagonal:47
Display Diagonal (metric):46.9
Display Resolution:1920 x 1080
HD type:Full HD
High frequency rate:200
LED backlighting type:Edge-LED
Noise reduction: Yes
Response Time:8
Screen format adjustments:4:3, 16:9
Supported graphics resolutions:1920 x 1080 (HD 1080)
Supported video modes:1080i, 1080p, 480i, 480p, 576i, 576p, 720i, 720p
Viewing angle, horizontal:178
Viewing angle, vertical:178
Visible diagonal screen size:46.9

Energy Management

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:151.037
Energy efficiency compliance:B
Power consumption (max):163
Power consumption (PowerSave):103.45
Power consumption (standby):0.198
Power consumption (typical):103.45

Ergonomics

VESA mounting:Y
VESA mounting interfaces:400 x 400

Management Features

Control Type:Sensor
Electronic Program Guide (EPG):Y
Electronic Programme Guide (EPG): Yes
On/Off timer: Yes
Sleep Timer: Yes
Smart modes:Game, Movie, Standard

Networking

Ethernet LAN:Y
Ethernet LAN connection: Yes
Wi-Fi: No

Packaging Content

Batteries included: Yes
Cables included:SCART
Desktop stand: Yes
Handheld remote control: Yes
Manual: Yes
Quick start guide: Yes

Performance

Audio formats supported:MP3
Game mode: Yes
Image formats supported:JPG
Teletext:500
Teletext function: Yes
Video compression format:AVI, H.264, MKV, MP4, MPEG, MPEG2, MPG
Video formats supported:AVI,H.264,MKV,MP4,MPEG,MPEG2,MPG

Ports & interfaces

Common interface (CI): Yes
Common interface Plus (CI+): Yes
Component video (YPbPr/YCbCr) in:1
Composite video in:1
Consumer Electronics Control (CEC):Anynet+
Digital audio optical out:1
DVI port: No
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports:1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports quantity:1
HDMI ports quantity:4
HDMI version:1.4
Headphone outputs:1
PC in (D-Sub): Yes
SCART ports quantity:2
USB 2.0 ports quantity:2

Power

AC input frequency:50/60
AC input voltage:220 - 240
Annual Energy Consumption:151
Energy efficiency class:B
Power consumption (max):163
Power consumption (PowerSave):103.45
Power consumption (standby):0.198
Power consumption (typical):103.45

TV Tuner

Analog signal format system:NTSC 4.43, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K, SECAM L / NTSC, NTSC 4.43, PAL BG, PAL DK, PAL I, SECAM, SECAM B/G, SECAM D/K, SECAM L
Auto channel search: Yes
Channels quantity:9999
Digital signal format system:DVB-C, DVB-S, DVB-S2, DVB-T, DVB-T2
Tuner Type:Analog & digital

Weight & Dimensions

Depth:1.18
Depth (with stand):11.2
Height:26.8
Height (with stand):29.5
Weight:41
Weight with stand:48.5
Width:43.9
Width (with stand):43.9