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Toshiba 42RL853B review

Toshiba's 42RL853B is tailor-made for the mainstream, but that doesn't preclude a few surprises

By  from TechRadar Issue 199
Product Type
LED-LCD TV
Scan Format
1080p
Standard Refresh Rate
50 Hz
Digital Tuner
DVB-C (MPEG4), DVB-T (MPEG4)
Video Signal Standard
HDTV 1080p
Number of HDMI Ports
4
Number of SCART Interfaces
1
Product Family
REGZA RL853
Brand Name
Toshiba
Screen Size
106.7 cm (42")
Aspect Ratio
16:9
Horizontal Viewing Angle
178°
Vertical Viewing Angle
178°
Ethernet
Yes
Analog Tuner
NTSC
Ethernet Technology
Ethernet
USB
Yes
HDMI
Yes
Weight with Stand (Approximate)
13.30 kg
Backlight Technology
Edge LED
Operating Power Consumption
138 W
Standby Power Consumption
200 mW
Dynamic Contrast Ratio
3,000,000:1
RMS Output Power
20 W
Electronic Program Guide
Yes
DLNA Certified
Yes
VGA
Yes
Headphone
Yes
Digital Audio Output
Yes
Height with Stand
680 mm
Width with Stand
1005 mm
Depth with Stand
215 mm
CI+
Yes
Composite Video
Yes
Component Video
Yes
SCART
Yes
PC Streaming
Yes
Media Player
Yes
Height
620 mm
Width
1005 mm
Depth
40 mm
Brightness
360 cd/m²
Comb Filter
3D Y/C
Sound System
Dolby Digital Plus
Product Series
RL853
Maximum Resolution
1920 x 1080
Features
Ambient Lighting, Hotel Mode, Child Lock, Teletext, Web Browser, Auto Program
Manufacturer
Toshiba
Product Model
42RL853
Product Name
REGZA 42RL853 LED-LCD TV
Product Line
REGZA
Manufacturer Part Number
42RL853B
Manufacturer Website Address
http://www.toshiba.co.uk
Marketing Information

The 42" REGZA RL LED series brings more quality content and connectivity to your living room. Delivering stunning Full HD 1080p image quality the RL series features built-in Freeview HD for access to terrestrial HD programmes, catch-up TV and other internet content including YouTube, BBC iPlayer and Flickr.

You also have the added convenience of wireless content sharing in your home via DLNA. Content is always delivered in quality thanks to Resolution+ image enhancement technology that ensures even lower quality images are displayed in near HD quality, along with an ambient light sensor that adjusts the brightness of your TV automatically dependent on the changing lighting conditions in your home.

Package Contents
  • REGZA 42RL853 LED-LCD TV
  • Remote Control
  • 2 x 'AAA' Batteries
  • Instruction Manual
  • TV Stand
Response Time
8 ms
Speakers
Yes
Limited Warranty
1 Year
Weight (Approximate)
11.90 kg

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