Toshiba 32LV713 review

  • £380

Generally impressive and temptingly low-priced workhorse LCD TV

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Excellent picture quality and a friendly operating system make this Toshiba an improvement on some of the brand's previous efforts. As such, it competes well at the budget end of the market where 100Hz, Freeview HD and online dimensions are nowhere to be found.

We liked:

A simple and clearly presented user interface, together with a remote control that's fast and easy to use makes the 32LV713 an enticing prospect for anyone after a simple flatscreen TV. Add excellent pictures and a wealth of tweaks available for advanced users and the 32LV713 is quite a package.

We disliked:

For a chunky set such as this, speakers could do with an upgrade and could be more powerful than they are. Standard definition, though always watchable, isn't upscaled as smartly as it could be, though that's no crime at this relatively small size – and remarkably low price.

Verdict:

It may not possess the bells and whistles of the TVs the big brands like to shout about (including Toshiba), but this budget set has an enviable all-round performance that should see it do well in the mass market.

If you can find it bundled with a home cinema system, all the better, because this is a television that impresses only with pictures and usability. Those after Freeview HD, networking or an online dimension should look elsewhere, but anyone after a TV with quality at its uncomplicated core may find their match in the 32LV713.

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Tech Specs

Product TypeLCD TV
Scan Format1080p
Standard Refresh Rate50 Hz
Digital TunerDVB-T (MPEG4)
Video Signal StandardHDTV 1080p
Number of HDMI Ports4
Number of SCART Interfaces1
Product FamilyREGZA LV
Brand NameToshiba
Screen Size81.3 cm (32")
Aspect Ratio16:9
Horizontal Viewing Angle178°
Vertical Viewing Angle178°
USBYes
HDMIYes
Weight with Stand (Approximate)12.50 kg
Operating Power Consumption130 W
Standby Power Consumption900 mW
Dynamic Contrast Ratio40,000:1
RMS Output Power20 W
Electronic Program GuideYes
VGAYes
HeadphoneYes
Height with Stand578 mm
Width with Stand799 mm
Depth with Stand271 mm
Composite VideoYes
Component VideoYes
SCARTYes
Media PlayerYes
Height524 mm
Width799 mm
Depth95 mm
Brightness450 cd/m²
Comb Filter3D Y/C
Sound SystemDolby Digital Plus
Product SeriesLV
Maximum Resolution1920 x 1080
FeaturesChild Lock, Teletext, Auto Program
ManufacturerToshiba
Product Model32LV713
Product NameREGZA 32LV713 32" LCD TV
Product LineREGZA
Manufacturer Part Number32LV713B
Manufacturer Website Addresshttp://www.toshiba.co.uk
Marketing Information

A perfect option if you're looking to buy your first 1080p full HD LCD TV. The REGZA LV series combines a solid feature set with attractive pricing. Each model offers full HD 1080p resolution, multiple HD connectivity and a striking, high gloss design. Built-in Freeview provides access to 50 digital TV channel and 24 radio stations without subscription.

Package Contents
  • REGZA 32LV713 LCD TV
  • Pedestal Stand
Response Time8 ms
SpeakersYes
Weight (Approximate)10.70 kg