This mid-size TV received an expert rating of 79 out of 100 from Chip.de.
Mid-size TVs produced by Toshiba have good reviews on average. We also checked the reviews for all televisions (not just mid-size TVs) and found that Toshiba also has good reviews across its entire range.
The 48L3443 is Smart TV, which is unusual. Most of the other TVs of a similar age and type to the 48L3443 are not Smart TV.
We compared this TV to all the other Smart TVs and we think the LG 47LN575, and the Samsung UE40C8000 which has a better Rating is also worth considering.
TVs which are Smart TV that might also be worth considering include the Philips 48PFS5709.
Has a WiFi Connection
The Toshiba 48L3443 has a WiFi connection, which is unusual. Most of the other televisions of a similar age and type to the 48L3443 do not have a WiFi connection.
There are a number of other TVs with a WiFi connection currently available which you might also want to consider including because of it's better review score, the LG 47LN575.
The Toshiba 48L3443 has a greater number of image formats than most similar spec TVs that came out more than two years ago. The most commonly supported image format is JPG, but this image format is not supported by this television. The image formats BMP|JPG are also supported by this Toshiba television.
3D Comb Filter
This television has a 3D comb filter, which is typical of many TVs of this age and spec.
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Supports One Video Format
The 48L3443 has a greater number of video formats than most TVs that have been available for more than two years. The most commonly supported video format is H.264, but this video format is not supported by this television. The video formats 3GP|ASF|AVI|DIVX|FLV|M2T|M2TS|M4V|MKV|MP4|MPEG|MPG|RM|RMVB|SWF|TP|TRP|WMV|XVID are also supported by this TV.
MP4 stands for Moving Pictures Expert Group 4.
WMV stands for Windows Media Video.
AVI stands for Audio Video Interleave.
Has One Smart Mode
The number of smart modes found on the 48L3443 is more than most televisions that are a comparable age to it. The most commonly found smart mode is Game, but this smart mode is not found on this Toshiba TV. The smart modes Custom|Dynamic|Game|PC|Sports are also found on this television.
Supports One Audio Format
The number of audio formats supported by the 48L3443 is more than most TVs of a comparable spec and age to it. The most frequently supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this television. The audio formats AAC|AC3|ADPCM|LPCM|MP3|OGA|WAV|WMA are also supported by this TV.
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Only Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of the this TV is Full HD, which is the most frequently found HD type on televisions of a similar spec and age to it. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
It may also be worth also looking at one of the alternative Full HD televisions currently available including because of it's better review score, the 47LB580, or the 49LB550 both from LG or the Samsung UE48H6400.
If the display resolution of this Toshiba TV is too low for you then you might also want to consider the LG 42UB820 (4K Ultra HD), or the Samsung UE48HU7500 (4K Ultra HD) which also has a higher Rating.
Not 3D Compatible
The Toshiba 48L3443 is not 3D compatible, although it is worth keeping in mind that most of the other TVs of a similar type and age to the 48L3443 are also not 3D compatible.
If you want a TV that is 3D compatible then you might also want to consider the Samsung UE40C8000 which also has a higher Rating.
Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
Most TVs that have been on the market for around the same time as the 48L3443 do not have a built-in camera. The 48L3443 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.
We compared this TV to all the other TVs with a built-in camera and we think the Samsung UE40H6700 which also has a higher Rating is also worth considering.
Only Has One Screen Format Adjustment
The Toshiba 48L3443 has a greater number of screen format adjustments than most mid-size TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to it. The most commonly found screen format adjustment is 16:9, but this screen format adjustment is not found on this television. The screen format adjustments 16:9|Auto are also found on this TV.
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Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 48L3443, the 48L3443 does not feature OLED technology.
Only Digital Tuner
This TV has an Analog & Digital tuner, which is the most frequently found tuner on mid-size TVs that came out more than two years ago.
Only One Tuner
Most televisions that have been on the market for more than two years have between one and four tuners, including the Toshiba 48L3443 which has one tuner.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
Most TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 48L3443 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the 48L3443 which has one USB 2.0 port.
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Released Over Two Years Ago
It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the 48L3443.
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Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.36 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
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