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Toshiba 50L2200
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Toshiba 50L2200

50" 60Hz 99.06mm Feb 2012
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2 Reasons For

Good Picture Quality

One person concluded that this TV had good colour saturation. Four years ago expert website said in their review “This Toshiba produces good colors, has deep blacks”.

Toshiba Has Good TV Reviews

Whilst Toshiba is one of the superior TV brands according to average reviews from users and experts, Toshiba has unexceptional ratings specifically for its large TVs.

11 Reasons Against

Difficult to Use

One customer who bought the product concluded that it did not have a good interface. Expert website said “It’s also easy on the power consumption, which is a bonus since this TV’s menu interface isn’t so easy on the eyes” in their Toshiba 50L2200 review.

Does Not Have a WiFi Connection

The 50L2200 does not have a WiFi connection, unlike most of the other TVs of a comparable spec and age to the 50L2200 which have a WiFi connection.

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Does Not Support Smart TV Features

Most of the other similar spec TVs that have been around for more than two years support smart TV features, however the 50L2200 does not support smart TV features.

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Not 3D Compatible

The Toshiba 50L2200 is not 3D compatible, unlike most of the other TVs that were launched more than two years ago.

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Does Not Have a Built-In Camera

Most televisions of a similar age and spec to the 50L2200 do not have a built-in camera. The 50L2200 is no exception to this as it too does not have a built-in camera.

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Very Slow Refresh Rate

At only 60 hertz, the 50L2200 has a quite slow refresh rate compared to most of the other large TVs that have been around for more than two years. The average refresh rate of TVs of a similar type and age to the 50L2200 is 330Hz, and the refresh rates range from 50Hz to 3,000Hz.

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Does Not Feature OLED Technology

The 50L2200 does not feature OLED technology, although it is worth noting that most of the other comparable spec TVs that have been available for a similar time to the 50L2200 also do not feature OLED technology.

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Very Low RMS Rated Power

Comparable spec TVs that are a similar age to the 50L2200 have RMS rated power of between 7.5W and 100W, and the average RMS rated power is 21W. At only 14 Watts, the 50L2200 has a fairly low RMS rated power compared to most of the other televisions of this spec and age.

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Only Two HDMI Ports

Most large TVs that were launched around the same time as the 50L2200 have between one and four HDMI ports, including the Toshiba 50L2200 which has two HDMI ports.

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Only One USB 2.0 Port

Most TVs of a comparable type and age to the 50L2200 have between one and two USB 2.0 ports, including the 50L2200 which has one USB 2.0 port.

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Very Thick

The 50L2200 has one of the thickest thicknesses (99.06 millimeters) amongst large TVs of this age. The average thickness of televisions that came out around the same time as the 50L2200 is 56mm.

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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 televisions of a similar type and age to it. 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

This television was released over four years ago.


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Expert Reviews

7 August 2012

We were impressed with the Toshiba 50L2200U (MSRP $899). This Toshiba produces good colors, has deep blacks, and gets modestly bright. It?s also easy on the power consumption, which is a bonus...

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Electricity cost when switched on $109.50
Electricity cost when on standby $0.91
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Total running cost over 5 years $110.41
Running costs for this TV have been estimated based on other similar TVs. If you know how much electricity and water the Toshiba 50L2200uses then please let us know by entering those figures in the boxes above.
Running this TV over 5 years will generate 0.73 tonnes of carbon dioxide (CO2).
To offset that much CO2 you would need to plant 19 tree seedlings and grow them for 10 years.

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Product Identifiers

Manufacturer Part Numbers toshiba 50l2200, toshiba 50l2200u, toshiba etm400150l2200, toshiba etm400150l2200u
Barcodes 00001910775750, 00022265065808