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Toshiba 40L1400
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Toshiba 40L1400

40" 60Hz Edge-LED Apr 2014
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
In a sea of large-screen television choices, the 40L1400U strikes the perfect balance delivering great picture quality and value, with a slim modern design and elegant new frame stand. Energy... More
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Toshiba 40 Inch HDTV Set 40L1400 Unboxing
Toshiba 40L1400U 40 Inch 1080p 60Hz LED TV Review

5 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed the product considered that it had a good contrast ratio. Pc Mag mentioned in their Toshiba 40L1400 review “Good contrast ratio”. One person who bought the Toshiba 40L1400 considered that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

One person who purchased the product reckoned that it was good quality. Pcmag.com wrote in their Toshiba 40L1400 review “Good picture quality is a must when you're buying a new HDTV.” but they only rated the Toshiba 40L1400 60 out of 100.

Good High Def TV

One customer who bought it thought it was good at displaying high definition TV. Expert review site Pcmag.com said “Toshiba's budget-priced L1400U LED HDTV series offers impressive black levels.” but even so they only rated the Toshiba 40L1400 60 out of 100.

Good Brand

Based on 1,407 owner and expert reviews, Toshiba has good reviews for its TVs. Toshiba also has good reviews specifically within its mid-size TVs range.

1080p Video Mode

This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many mid-size TVs that were released around the same time as it.

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9 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

TV expert review site PC Mag scored this TV 60 out of 100. It seems that TV experts really don't rate this mid-size TV very highly.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

Most TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 40L1400 do not have a WiFi connection. The Toshiba 40L1400 is no exception to this as it too does not have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

The Toshiba 40L1400 does not support smart TV features, although this is within the context that most of the other TVs that came out more than two years ago also do not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 40L1400 is not 3D compatible. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age are also not 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The Toshiba 40L1400 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other mid-size TVs that have been around for around the same time as the 40L1400 also do not have a built-in camera.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 40L1400 does not feature OLED technology. Most of the other televisions of a comparable type and age to the 40L1400 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Quite Low RMS Rated Power

The lowest RMS rated power of mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 40L1400 is 2W, the highest is 80W, and the average RMS rated power is 18W. At only 14 Watts, the 40L1400 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The Toshiba 40L1400 is a two HDMI port TV. Most of the other televisions of this spec and age have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most TVs of a similar age and spec to the 40L1400 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the 40L1400 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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4 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 40L1400

Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when this TV was released.

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on similar spec TVs that were launched more than two years ago. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.

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Average Refresh Rate

With a refresh rate of 60 hertz, the 40L1400 has a relatively typical refresh rate compared to most of the other mid-size TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 40L1400.

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Average Thickness

At 68 millimeters, the 40L1400 has a pretty typical thickness compared to most of the other televisions that are a similar age to the 40L1400.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Screen Shape
OLED Technology
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Graphics Resolution
Smart TV
Smart TV Features
Internet Browser
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Ports & Interfaces
Common Interface Plus
Common Interface Connection
RF Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Audio in Port
Networking
WiFi Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Smart Mode
Performance
Design
Colour
Ergonomics
VESA Mounting Interface
Certificates
Weight & Dimensions
Thickness
Weight
Package Weight
Weight (with Stand)
Height (with Stand)
Width (with Stand)
Height
Width
Packaging Height
Packaging Content
Cable Included
Technical Details

Expert Reviews

(1)
31 October 2014

Toshiba's budget-priced L1400U LED HDTV series offers impressive black levels, but more accurate, better-equipped models are available for less...

Good contrast ratio
Impressive black levels for the price range
Skewed color accuracy
No internet connectivity
Only two HDMI ports

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 40l1400, 40l1400u, 40l1400um, toshiba 1080, toshiba 1080p, toshiba 40l1400, toshiba 40l1400u
Barcodes 00022265668733, 00222656687330
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