A number of customers who purchased the Toshiba 50L5200 thought it was good looking. Expert review site Televisioninfo.com said “Handsome appearance, is easy to set-up” in their review of this TV.
Good Product Quality
Three Toshiba 50L5200 owners who reviewed the product thought it was good quality. Cnet.com mentioned in their review of the Toshiba 50L5200 on expert website CNET.com “The bare-bones Toshiba L5200 series offers respectable value for the money with fine picture quality for an edge-lit LED TV”. Pcmag.com mentioned “Toshiba's L5200U HDTV line offers nice-looking LED-backlit screens that deliver solid color quality and a sharp HD picture.”. Hometheaterhifi.com mentioned “It is relatively bare bones without any of the internet "smart" TV features that are included in most models. Overall the picture quality was pretty good.” in their review.
Good Picture Quality
Some customers reckoned that the product had good picture quality.
Some people who reviewed it concluded that it was well made. Pcmag.com wrote in their review of this TV “The 49.1-inch 50L5200U we tested produced solid, accu” however they only rated this TV 60 out of 100.
Good High Def TV
One Toshiba 50L5200 owner who purchased this TV mentioned that it was good at displaying high definition TV.
Easy to Use
Several people who purchased this TV reckoned that it was easy to setup.
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Toshiba Has Good Reviews for Its TVs
Based on 1,407 expert and owner reviews, Toshiba has good ratings for its TVs. However, Toshiba has unexceptional ratings for its large TVs compared to large TVs made by other manufacturers.
1080p Video Mode
This television supports a 1080p video mode, which is typical of many similar spec TVs that have been on the market for more than two years.
Supports One Audio Format
The Toshiba 50L5200 has a greater number of audio formats than most televisions of a similar type and age to it. This TV supports an MP3 audio format, which is the most frequently supported audio format supported by televisions that have been available for around the same time as the 50L5200.
Supports One Analog Signal Format System
The number of analog signal format systems supported by the 50L5200 is more than most TVs of a comparable age and spec to it. This television supports an NTSC analog signal format system, which is the most commonly supported analog signal format system supported by similar spec TVs that have been available for a comparable time to the 50L5200.
9 Reasons Against
Poor Expert Reviews
Based on three expert reviews from sites including CNET.com, PC Mag and Digitaltrends.com this large TV has an average expert rating of 63 out of 100. It seems that TV experts really don't rate this TV very highly.
Does Not Have a WiFi Connection
Most of the other large TVs that have been on the market for more than two years have a WiFi connection, however the 50L5200 does not have a WiFi connection.
Does Not Support Smart TV Features
The Toshiba 50L5200 does not support smart TV features. Most of the other TVs that were released more than two years ago do support smart TV features.
Not 3D Compatible
The 50L5200 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other comparable spec TVs that were released around the same time as the 50L5200.
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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera
The 50L5200 does not have a built-in camera, although keep in mind that most of the other televisions of a similar spec and age to the 50L5200 also do not have a built-in camera.
Only Supports One Image Format
The 50L5200 has a greater number of image formats than most TVs of this spec and age. This TV supports a JPG image format, which is the most commonly supported image format supported by comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 50L5200.
Does Not Feature OLED Technology
Like most of the other large TVs that are a similar age to the 50L5200, the 50L5200 does not feature OLED technology.
Quite Low RMS Rated Power
Large TVs that are a similar age to the 50L5200 have RMS rated power of between 7.5W and 100W. At only 10 Watts, the 50L5200 has a quite low RMS rated power compared to most of the other TVs of a comparable type and age to the 50L5200.
Only One USB 2.0 Port
The 50L5200 is a one USB 2.0 port television. Most of the other large TVs that were released more than two years ago have between one and two USB 2.0 ports.
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Full HD HD Type
The display resolution of this TV is Full HD, which is typical of many TVs of this type and age. Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Full HD TVs have a resolution of 1920 x 1080 pixels.
Released Over Four Years Ago
It was over four years ago when Toshiba released the 50L5200.
Average Refresh Rate
At 120 hertz, the Toshiba 50L5200 has a pretty typical refresh rate compared to most of the other TVs of this type and age.