Toshiba 42YL863 TV reviews and prices: 42" Full HD 1080p LCD screen

13 customer reviews

This TV is a good all rounder.

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9.2 out of 10 based on 13 reviews.
Toshiba 42YL863 with 42" Full HD 1080p LCD screen, 4 HDMI ports and Freeview. See full product description
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Nick, Bridlington Film and documentary lover

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Fantastic design , superb features very high tech- why buy Samsung this is superb
Bad points:
Couldn't afford 2! (No bad points)
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 30 Sep 2012

nigel, Rochester High spec fanatic

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
Amazing picture. Brilliant upscaling software.Excellent 3D. Superb looks.Stupidly cheap,especially as it is the best tv in it's class.
Bad points:
Not as many smart tv apps as some.
Overall rating 10.0
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: 29 Jun 2012

Gary, Northampton Multi-purpose viewer

Score 10.0/10
Good points:
A great looking TV, the picture quality is superb.
Bad points:
Doesn't linkup automatically with my Sky box when it's switched on, you have to select the input.
Overall rating 10.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 28 Oct 2012

T , Runcorn Multi-purpose viewer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
picture quality is superb, premium built quality, the stand mount can be swirved.
Bad points:
start up could be faster
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 9.0
Image quality 9.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 10.0
Value for money 10.0
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Confirmed purchase: 25 Jun 2012

Saverio, Clayton Staffordshire Multi-purpose viewer

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Super smart, full of goodies,fantastic value. if your after a top of the range tv this is the one to have
Bad points:
None
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 8.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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2 of 2 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 09 May 2012

Edwin, Waterlooville Hants. Film and documentary lover

Score 9.0/10
Good points:
Superb picture quality. Very fast refresh time, 3ms. no sign of picture blurring.
46in. 4ms. (LT model 8 ms.)
Bad points:
Rather thick frame around the screen. 46in model has a thin frame.
For good sound you should go for external speakers. (T10s are good)
Overall rating 9.0
Ease of use 8.0
Image quality 10.0
Sound quality 7.0
Design 9.0
Value for money 10.0
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1 of 1 people found this review helpful

Confirmed purchase: 02 Aug 2012

Product Features

Screen size (Inches) 42
Type of screen LCD
3D Yes
HD TV Full HD 1080p
HD TV HD Ready
Freeview or Freesat tuner Freeview
Number of HDMI ports 4
Number of scart ports 2
Connections Wireless
Connections HDMI
Connections Ethernet
Smart TV Yes
Frequency (Hz) 400
Frequency (Hz) 800
Response time (Milliseconds) 3
Screen aspect ratio 16:9
Contrast Ratio (X:1) 7000000
Reflection angle 178
Horizontal resolution (Pixels) 192
Vertical resolution (Pixels) 1080
Brightness (Candela per square metre) 450
Energy efficiency C
Electronic Program Guide (EPG) Yes
Headphone Socket Yes
Release date 2011-07-27

Also known as: Toshiba 42YL863B

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Manufacturer's Description

Optionally wired or wireless over the integrated WLAN module, with the 42YL863 (107 cm diagonal screen size) you can easily use the Internet or connect to your home network. Thanks to USB Video Recording you never miss your favorite show anymore and are even able to pause the program with the push of a button.

In LED televisions, LEDs (Light Emitting Diodes) are used for backlighting purposes. When LEDs are used in televisions, they vastly improve picture quality and lower power consumption.

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