Toshiba 40TL868 TV reviews and prices: 40" Full HD 1080p LED screen

121 customer reviews

+ This TV has no outstanding positive points. - It scores poorly on sound quality.

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8.8 out of 10 based on 121 reviews.
Toshiba 40TL868 with 40" Full HD 1080p LED screen, 4 HDMI ports and Freeview. See full product description

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RICHARD, GREENFORD Multi-purpose viewer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great value 3d smart full hd tv. Stylish looks. Easy setup. Generous 4 hdmi inputs, also has satellite input but not fully freesat compliant.
Bad points:
Slow to respond to changes made using remote control. Program guide not as easy to use as panasonic's for example.
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 30 Jun 2012

Ahmad, Leicester Sports and games fan

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Great Picture Quality, Great Sound, Good Value for money
Bad points:
The design not so slick
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 6.0
Image quality 8.0
Sound quality 6.0
Design 5.0
Value for money 6.0
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Confirmed purchase: 28 Jun 2012

Param, London Multi-purpose viewer

Score 1.0/10
Good points:
3D TV Smart TV for a good price
Bad points:
Smart TV: Toshiba Place is not easy to use and limited compared to say Samsung TVs.
TV developed a fault, with a line across the screen. Toshiba support was not too helpful... waited 3 weeks for them to "get approval from HQ". Turned out replacement screen is not available.
Got my money back, but had to take three days off work. For Toshiba Support to pick up TV, for Toshiba Support to return unfixed TV, then for "the biggest high street retailer" to pick up TV, so I could get my money back. No offer of equivalent replacement.
Overall rating 1.0
Ease of use 3.0
Image quality 5.0
Sound quality 5.0
Design 4.0
Value for money 5.0
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Confirmed purchase: 24 Jun 2012

Laszlo, Isleworth, Middlesex Multi-purpose viewer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Super slim, amazing picture quality, great allrounder. Easy to use and ticks all the boxes a TV in 2012 should be about.
Bad points:
Sound is OK but not amazing but at this price and keeping it as slim as it is it's completely fine. Toshiba Places do not do much, most of the functions are not available yet. But it tells you that they are coming soon.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 10.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 10 Aug 2012

Michael, Tunbridgewells High spec fanatic

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
Easy of navgation through Menues. Noise free picture under all modes of operation.
Bad points:
As with all Panels the Audio leaves alot to be desired but I never rely on the receiver built in audioo devices any rate.
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 5.0
Design 6.0
Value for money 8.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Jul 2012

Amanda, Cornwall Multi-purpose viewer

Score 8.0/10
Good points:
excellent tv for the money
Bad points:
needs more applications for the smart tv
Overall rating 8.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 8.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 04 Jul 2012

Kayus, Brockley Occasional TV watcher

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Great image
Sound is amazing
Slim and lightweight profile
Bad points:
Takes too long to turn on
Remote control is sluggish
Smart TV is limited - only Toshiba places, YouTube and BBC iPlayer are interesting; should allow for easier access to computers via wireless network
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 7.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 10.0
Design 8.0
Value for money 9.0
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Confirmed purchase: 01 Jul 2012

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 40
Type of screen LED
3D Yes
HD TV Full HD 1080p
Built-in disc player No Disc Player
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview
Freeview or Freesat tuner FreeSat HD
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of scart ports 1
Connections Ethernet
Connections HDMI
Smart TV Yes
Frequency (Hz) 200
Response time (Milliseconds) 8
Screen aspect ratio 16:9
Contrast Ratio (X:1) 5000000
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 192
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 1080
Brightness (Candela per square metre) 400
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Yes
Headphone Socket Yes
Weight (kg) 12.2
Release date 2011-11-09

Also known as: Toshiba 40TL868B

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Manufacturer's Description

The great value Toshiba REGZA TL868 3D LED TV will bring to life your movies and give you the content you want, when you want it. Access great online content with a press of a button, watch free to air HD programming courtesy of Freeview HD and share media between devices thanks to DNLA and multiple connectivity options.
Key features:

Enjoy access to internet TV (via an optional wireless dongle) including your favourite videos on YouTube, BBC iPlayer and photos via Flickr. You can also get access to a range of other online content from Viewster, Woomi, Box Office 365 and more through the Toshiba Places internet portal accessed via the TV at the touch of a button.
The TL868 supports Full HD 1080p resolution content, the highest definition resolution currently available. It offers outstanding picture quality and lifelike image reproduction. Ideal for sports, movie and documentary enthusiasts, you’ll see the action in the finest of details.
Built-in Freeview HD is the easiest way to enjoy free-to-air terrestrial HD broadcast for free. You can also access up to 50 standard definition Freeview digital TV channels and 24 radio stations. No subscription, no contract, no fuss. It also includes a built-in 8 day electronic programme guide for your viewing planning. To watch Freeview HD broadcasts you’ll need to check that you can receive it in your area. Click here to find out more about Freeview HD.
With Resolution+ upscaling technology, this TV will instantly upgrade everything you watch to near high definition quality. It has been engineered to upscale any non-1080p source to provide sharper and clearer images with improved edge detail and better textural content of the final image, meaning whatever you watch, you’ll enjoy great pictures.
USB connectivity provides an easy way to playback your compatible videos, music and photos directly via your TV for all to enjoy.
Wi-Fi allows you to wirelessly connect your TV to the internet (via optional wireless dongle), with DLNA technology giving you access to content stored on your compatible Windows 7 laptop over your home network. DLNA allows you to stream multimedia content including music, video and images to be enjoyed on your TV.
Toshiba’s 200Hz Active Motion Rate provides vivid images and ultra smooth refresh rates. Motion blur is drastically reduced in fast moving pictures, such as action sequences or sports, delivering more defined movement on screen.

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