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Toshiba 50L5200
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Toshiba 50L5200

50" 120Hz Edge-LED Feb 2012
Screen Size HD Type Refresh Rate LED Backlighting Release Date
Looking for a television that's right for sports, movies, games, and just about everything else The L5200 series LED TV is designed to grace your living room or den with its aesthetically... More
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Toshiba 50L5200U Features and Review [technobreaks]

10 Reasons For

Nice Design

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.

Robust

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.

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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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3 Other reasons to consider the Toshiba 50L5200

Full HD HD Type

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.

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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.

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Specification

Display
Screen Size
HD Type
3D Compatible
Refresh Rate
LED Backlighting
Noise Reduction Feature
Response Time
Display Brightness
Display Resolution
Video Mode
Aspect Ratio
Horizontal Viewing Angle
Graphics Resolution
Vertical Viewing Angle
TV Tuner
Auto Channel Search Feature
Digital Signal Format System
Tuner
Analog Signal Format System
Audio
Audio System
RMS Rated Power
Loudspeaker
Built-In Speaker
Ports & Interfaces
RF Port
Digital Audio Optical Out Port
Composite Video in Port
USB 2.0 Port
DVI Port
PC in Port
HDMI Port
Consumer Electronics Control
Networking
WiFi Connection
Bluetooth Connection
Ethernet LAN Connection
Management Features
Sleep Timer
Smart Mode
Performance
Audio Format
Image Format
Game Mode
Design
LED Indicator
Colour
Ergonomics
On/off Switch
Power
Input Frequency
AC Input Voltage
AC Input Frequency
Input Voltage
Packaging Content
Desktop Stand
Battery Included
Handheld Remote Control
Manual
Warranty Card

Expert Reviews

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28 June 2012

The bare-bones Toshiba L5200 series offers respectable value for the money with fine picture quality for an edge-lit LED TV...

The Toshiba 5200 series has good all-around performance for the price, with relatively good black levels and shadow detail and minimal uniformity issues
Accurate colors
Good viewing angles
Robust audio output
Outstanding contrast and brightness
Color accuracy is a problem, with occasional greenish midtones
The backlight can fluctuate slightly between light and dark material
Unlike some TVs at this price level, there's no 3D or Smart TV
No Internet connectivity
Only three HDMI ports
22 June 2012

Toshiba's L5200U HDTV line offers nice-looking LED-backlit screens that deliver solid color quality and a sharp HD picture, but come up short on contrast ratio and features...

From the outside, the Toshiba 50L5200U appears to be a fine, affordable TV. It?s got a plain but handsome appearance, is easy to set-up, and follows smart guidelines as to its port and on-set...

Toshiba's 50L5200U is part of their lower line of LED LCD's. It is relatively bare bones without any of the internet "smart" TV features that are included in most models.  Overall the picture...

Toshiba set out to provide a large, premium-quality picture backed with its recognized name in a TV with an accessible price tag. In that regard, the 50L5200U succeeds. However, a number of...

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers 50l5200, 50l5200u, toshiba 50l5200, toshiba 50l5200u
Barcodes 00022265062609
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