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Toshiba 50L1400
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Toshiba 50L1400

49.5" 60Hz Edge-LED Apr 2014
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
Extra large and vibrant, the 50L1400U slim LED TV delivers 1080p Full HD andgreat value in big-screen entertainment. The 50L1400U stands out with vibrant picture quality and sharp contrast that... More
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Toshiba 50L1400U Review 50 Inch 1080p 60Hz LED TV
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9 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

One person who reviewed this TV reckoned that it had a good contrast ratio. Pc Mag wrote in their review “Good contrast ratio” however despite that they only rated it 3 stars. One Toshiba 50L1400 owner who purchased the Toshiba 50L1400 concluded that it had good picture quality.

Good Product Quality

A few people concluded that the Toshiba 50L1400 was good quality. Expert website Pcmag.com mentioned “Good picture quality is a must when you're buying a new HDTV.” in their Toshiba 50L1400 review. Two years ago expert website Reviewed.com mentioned “Sure, this TV has some quality features” in their Toshiba 50L1400 review.

Easy to Use

One Toshiba 50L1400 owner thought the product was easy to use the menus. Expert website Reviewed.com wrote in their review of this TV “Even a good menu interface.”.

Good High Def TV

One Toshiba 50L1400 reviewer who bought it concluded that it was good at displaying high definition TV. Pcmag.com said in their review of this TV on PC Mag “Toshiba's budget-priced L1400U LED HDTV series offers impressive black levels.” however despite that they only gave this TV a rating of 60 out of 100.

Good Technical Features

One Toshiba 50L1400 reviewer concluded that the Toshiba 50L1400 had good features.

Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its Televisions

Toshiba has unexceptional ratings for its large TVs, however it has good average ratings when measured across its entire TV range.

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1080p Video Mode

This TV supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many TVs of this spec and age.

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Light

The average weight of large TVs that came out around the same time as the 50L1400 is 20kg. The 50L1400 is quite light (only 15.3 kilograms) compared to most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the 50L1400.

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Supports One Audio Format

The number of audio formats supported by the 50L1400 is more than most televisions of a similar age and type to it. The most frequently supported audio format is MP3, but this audio format is not supported by this TV. The audio formats MP3,MP4,WAV,WMA are also supported by this television.

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13 Reasons Against

Expert Reviews Are Poor

On average, based on two expert reviews from sites including PC Mag and reviewed.com the average expert rating of this television is 57 out of 100. That puts this large TV in the bottom 4% of all the TVs that were released more than two years ago.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 50L1400 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other large TVs that are a comparable age to the 50L1400 which have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most of the other TVs that have been available for around the same time as the 50L1400 support smart TV features, however the 50L1400 does not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The 50L1400 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other televisions that have been around for more than two years which are 3D compatible.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

The 50L1400 does not have a built-in camera, although it is worth noting that most of the other TVs of this spec and age also do not have a built-in camera.

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Quite Slow Refresh Rate

At only 60 hertz, the 50L1400 has a very slow refresh rate compared to most of the other televisions of this type and age. The slowest refresh rate of TVs that were released around the same time as the 50L1400 is 50Hz, the fastest is 3,000Hz, and the average refresh rate is 330Hz.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

Most TVs of a similar type and age to the 50L1400 do not feature OLED technology. The 50L1400 is no exception to this as it too does not feature OLED technology.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

The average RMS rated power of TVs that have been on the market for more than two years is 21W. With an RMS rated power of only 14 Watts, the 50L1400 has one of the lower RMS rated power amongst large TVs of this age.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

The 50L1400 is a two HDMI port television. Most of the other TVs of this type and age have between one and four HDMI ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

The 50L1400 is a one USB 2.0 port TV. Most of the other TVs of this age and type have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.

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Quite Dim Display Brightness

With a display brightness of only 300 candellas per square meter, the 50L1400 has a fairly dim display brightness compared to most of the other large TVs that came out around the same time as the 50L1400. The average display brightness of similar spec TVs that have been on the market for a comparable time to the 50L1400 is 380 cd/m².

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Fairly Thick

The thicknesses of televisions of a comparable type and age to the 50L1400 range from 3.5mm to 100mm, and the average thickness is 56mm. At 73 millimeters, the Toshiba 50L1400 has a quite thick thickness compared to most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago.

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Only One Audio in Port

The Toshiba 50L1400 is a one audio in port TV.

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2 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 50L1400

Full HD HD Type

Full HD HD type

The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is the most commonly found HD type on large TVs that have been around for more than two years. 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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Released Over Two Years Ago

It was over two years ago when Toshiba released the 50L1400.

Specification

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

Expert Reviews

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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
31 March 2014

For its MSRP of $649.99, the Toshiba 50L1400U is a tempting purchase. Sure, this TV has some quality features: a thin profile, a dark black level, and even a good menu interface. But unfortunately...

Brochures and Manuals

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 50l1400, 50l1400u, 50l1400um, 50l1400uc, toshiba 50l1400, toshiba 50l1400u, toshiba 454c4z51l01
Barcodes 00022265668740, 00022265673362, 00222656687408, 00732773966039
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